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101 Futuristic Eco-Friendly Vehicles

From Electric Pod Cars to Hand Controlled Snowmobiles

— January 27, 2013 — Autos
Design meets green in these awesome futuristic eco-friendly vehicles, many of which are coming soon to highways, bike paths, air strips and dirt roads near you.

Vehicular design is fluid and constantly changing and evolving. The biggest buzz words in vehicular design these days are ones like eco, environmentally friendly, green, efficient and so on. With that in mind, these eco-friendly vehicles of the future give a stunning glimpse into the designs of the future.

From incredibly efficient pod cars to pedal powered sports cars, there's a ton of imagination on display from these designers. You may not see all of these going through the local drive-thru, but the concepts are fascinating to explore regardless.

With these eco-friendly vehicles on the horizon, the future looks very green for both the environment and these designers' wallets.
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Activity
Freshness
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Green Car Carriers
Green Car Carriers
Nissan's Nichioh Maru Cuts Carbon Using Solar Panels and Advanced Engineering
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99
Excessively Powerful Pedal Pushers
Excessively Powerful Pedal Pushers
The 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe Goes 0 to 60mph in 4.1 Seconds
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98
Economically Viable Vehicles
Economically Viable Vehicles
The Project Rwanda 'Coffee-Bike' Offers Farmers Affordable Transports
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97
Spider-Shaped Vehicles
Spider-Shaped Vehicles
The Stompy Robot Will Intimidate Onlookers
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96
Collapsible Electric Vehicles
Collapsible Electric Vehicles
The Hiriko Fold Can Crumple into a Compact Shape for Parking
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95
Armored Eco Roadsters
Armored Eco Roadsters
The Dartz Jo-Mojo is an EV With a Bulletproof Body
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94
Dedicated Eco Auto Shops
Dedicated Eco Auto Shops
BMW i Store Opens in London to Promote its Eco-Friendly Vehicles
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93
Electrifying Environmentally Friendly Supercars
Electrifying Environmentally Friendly Supercars
The Infinity Emerg-E Hybrid is Stunning
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92
Smart Car Test Runs
Smart Car Test Runs
The Twizy Way Car-Sharing Scheme Lets People Take the Vehicles for a Spin
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91
No Frills Eco-Roadsters
No Frills Eco-Roadsters
The EnviroTech Lightning Offers Green Driving in its Purest Form
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90
Space Age Eco Cars
Space Age Eco Cars
The 'Electra' by Raymundo Burgueno Has Independent Motored Wheels
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89
Multifiunctional Eco Two-Wheelers
Multifiunctional Eco Two-Wheelers
The Modulated Bicycle by Eric Zhang Can Adapt to a Rider's Needs
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88
Snail-inspired Transporters
Snail-inspired Transporters
J.D Truck Has the Sinuous Form of the Escargot for Streamlined Design
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87
Single Person Pod Autos
Single Person Pod Autos
Sanu K R Has Designed Transportation for the Future
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86
Low-Slung Eco Cars
Low-Slung Eco Cars
The Fisker Karma Supercar at CES 2012 is Equipped with Large Solar Panels
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85
Extreme Insectile Autos
Extreme Insectile Autos
The Firanse R3 Concept Car is a Vision of the Future Eco Vehicle
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84
High-Voltage Hybrid Vehicles
High-Voltage Hybrid Vehicles
Siemens eHighway Trucks are Powered by Overhead Electrical Wires
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83
Zinc-Powered Eco Cars
Zinc-Powered Eco Cars
The Eos by Marco Aurelio Galan is a Lean City Three-Wheeler
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82
Throwback Collapsible Motorcycles
Throwback Collapsible Motorcycles
Honda Motor Compo Scooter Revamps an Old Classic
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81
Itty-Bitty Eco Vehicles
Itty-Bitty Eco Vehicles
The Smart Fortwo 'Electric Drive' Car is a Pint-Sized Plug-In
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80
Funny Eco Vehicles
Funny Eco Vehicles
The Yamaha Giggle is Sure to Make You Smile
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79
Hand-Controlled Snow Vehicles
Hand-Controlled Snow Vehicles
The HPS is a Human-Powered Eco Vehicle for those Wintry Months
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78
100-MPG Car Competitions
100-MPG Car Competitions
2009 Progressive Automotive X Prize Seeks the Fastest Eco Car (UPDATE)
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77
1,300-MPG Eco Cars
1,300-MPG Eco Cars
Hydrogen-Powered 'SAHIMO' Enters Global Green Challenge
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76
Space-Saving Urban EVs
Space-Saving Urban EVs
The Folding Electric Vehicle is Designed for Short Commutes
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75
Jurassic Eco Car
Jurassic Eco Car
Helios Off-Roader Spreads Solar Panels When Stopped
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74
Eco Auto Tech Talks
Eco Auto Tech Talks
'Making Green Cool' Webchat With SEMA, Trend Hunter and GM
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73
Green Celebrity Dream Cars
Green Celebrity Dream Cars
The Tesla Roadster & Stars Who Love It
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72
College Cruisers
College Cruisers
The Campus Eco Car is an Eco-Friendly Way to Trek Across Campus
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71
Pedal-Powered Sports Cars
Pedal-Powered Sports Cars
The Fahrradi Farfalla FFX Runs on Human Horsepower
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70
Cyclist City Cars
Cyclist City Cars
The Cygo Electric Car Features Built-in Bicycle Storage
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69
Fierce Futuristic Hovercrafts
Fierce Futuristic Hovercrafts
The Mercier-Jones Hovercraft is a Speedboat-Inspired Machine
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68
Green Inline Vehicles
Green Inline Vehicles
Phoenix is an Efficient Two-Wheeler for Highway Travel
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67
Carbon Fiber Eco Cars
Carbon Fiber Eco Cars
The First Images of the BMW Megacity Vehicle are Revealed
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66
Elevator-Sized Electric Cars
Elevator-Sized Electric Cars
The 'Volpe' can be Driven Right Up to Your Desk
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65
Supersonic Eco Cars
Supersonic Eco Cars
The Touch Down Car Tackles Some Serious Speed Records
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64
One-Eyed Monster Motorcycles
One-Eyed Monster Motorcycles
The Cyclop Scooter Sports a Third Wheel and a Single Headlight
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63
Pinwheel Concept Cars
Pinwheel Concept Cars
The Streamlined Renault Captur Will Catch Flight
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62
Sci-Fi Compact Cars
Sci-Fi Compact Cars
The Honda Micro-Commuter City Car is Future and Technology-Friendly
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61
Hydrogen-Powered ATVs
Hydrogen-Powered ATVs
The Trakrok from Alexei Mikhailov is for Eco-Friendly Off-Roading
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60
Eco Single Subcompacts
Eco Single Subcompacts
The Uno Personal EV is Ideal for Commuters Who Hate to Carpool
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59
Human Car
Human Car
a Bicycle Built For Four
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58
Lightweight Eco Vehicles
Lightweight Eco Vehicles
Pandur by Popescu Lucian is a Complete Eco-Friendly Car
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57
High-Class Pedicabs
High-Class Pedicabs
The Eclipse Rickshaw Features an iPod Dock and Speaker System
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56
Adorable Electric Mini Autos
Adorable Electric Mini Autos
The Debut of the Ample Auto EO e-Quadricycle is Exciting
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55
Eco Off-Road Vehicles
Eco Off-Road Vehicles
The Electric Race Xtreme Buggy Proves Green Can be Mean
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54
Today's Greenest Cars
Today's Greenest Cars
The 28 Most Eco-Friendly Vehicles of 2009
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53
Wood Gas Cars
Wood Gas Cars
These Old-School Eco Vehicles Use Timber for Combustible Gas
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52
Nutty Eco Cars
Nutty Eco Cars
Honda P-NUT Unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show
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51
Eco Cars Without Doors
Eco Cars Without Doors
Peugeot M-Please-V
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50
Single-Seat Sail Cars
Single-Seat Sail Cars
The Solo Concept Car Gets 100 mpg and Can be Assembled On-Site
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49
Tech Hero Hybrid Vehicles
Tech Hero Hybrid Vehicles
The Ironman/Tron Cycle Concepts are Highly Imaginative
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48
Fishy Eco Cars
Fishy Eco Cars
The Nemo Electric Truck is a Small, Earth-Friendly Vehicle
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47
Super Skinny Eco Cars
Super Skinny Eco Cars
Space Efficient Vehicles
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46
Egg-Shaped Automobiles
Egg-Shaped Automobiles
The uCar by Garcia-Verdugo Makes the One Man Commute More Eco-Friendly
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45
Green Exotic Cars
Green Exotic Cars
Lamborghini Gallardo Hybrid to Tear Up Streets in 2015
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44
Short-Distance Eco Vehicles
Short-Distance Eco Vehicles
CD2 Grasshopper Vehicle is Green Like Grass
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43
Safari-Style Eco Vehicles
Safari-Style Eco Vehicles
Volteis V + Strives to Put You in Touch with Your Natural Surroundings
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42
Tryke Eco Cars
Tryke Eco Cars
Look Uber Cool in the 'Peugeot Velocite' Eco Concept Car
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41
3-Wheel Eco Cars
3-Wheel Eco Cars
T3 Motion Unveils CT3 Personal Commuter EV X-Prize Entry
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40
Transparent Eco Vehicles
Transparent Eco Vehicles
The Delasalle Electric Car is Super Efficient
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39
Uber-Efficient 3-Wheelers
Uber-Efficient 3-Wheelers
The E-Rex Trike by OptaMotive is 3 Times More Efficient Than a Prius
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38
Spoke-Wheeled Eco Cars
Spoke-Wheeled Eco Cars
Retro Meets Eco in Joystick-Controlled Mercedes Hybrid F-Cell Roadster
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37
Sharply Angular Autos
Sharply Angular Autos
This Mi Otra Electric Car Concept is Sleek
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36
Eco Vehicle Magnets
Eco Vehicle Magnets
The Magnetic Fluxion Concept Car by Slave Popovski Goes Way into the Future
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35
Futuristic Open-Air Cars
Futuristic Open-Air Cars
The Stellar P-Eco Vehicle by Jung-Hoon Kim
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34
Undercover Eco Cars
Undercover Eco Cars
The OneTicket Car Has Invisible Solar Panels
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33
Portable Powered Bicycles
Portable Powered Bicycles
BlueSkyBike Boasts a Plethora of Features from Foldability to Electrics
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32
Super Hybrid Cars
Super Hybrid Cars
Antro Solo is Solar, Human & Gas-Electric
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31
Green Group Transportation
Green Group Transportation
The EntaStudio Electric Minibus Makes Group Travel Eco-Friendly
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30
Futuristic Road Patrol Cars
Futuristic Road Patrol Cars
The SHARC Concept Car is Nible, Quick and Equipped with Emergency Aid
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29
Electric Transport Bicycles
Electric Transport Bicycles
The iBullitt Solar Cargo eBike Reduces Energy in Freight Businesses
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28
Mega Compact Eco Cars
Mega Compact Eco Cars
Capca
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27
Teeny Tiny Dump Trucks
Teeny Tiny Dump Trucks
The Compact e-Cargo Box was Designed to Carry Out Small Urban Deliveries
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26
3-Wheeled Eco Vehicles
3-Wheeled Eco Vehicles
The Peugeot+
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25
Boxy Accessible Autos
Boxy Accessible Autos
The T3 Biodiesel Hibrido Has an Interior Optimized for Functional Space
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24
Eco Solar  Cars
Eco Solar Cars
The Brisa Three Wheeler
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23
Four-Seater Electric Airplanes
Four-Seater Electric Airplanes
The Panthera by Pipstrel is Eco-Friendly and Sleek
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22
Aerodynamic Eco Vans
Aerodynamic Eco Vans
Creative Unit's Hinterland Electric Cars
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21
Eco Urban Pod Trikes
Eco Urban Pod Trikes
The Uniq Electric Trike Carves Through Traffic of 2040
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20
Luxury Electric Bikes
Luxury Electric Bikes
The BMW i Pedelec is the Newest Addition to the i Series
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19
Winged Eco Vehicles
Winged Eco Vehicles
The Felix Concept Car is Charged by the Earth Below it
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18
Sharp Eco Vehicles
Sharp Eco Vehicles
The Petal Velomobile Promises Increased Efficiency of Human-Powered Transport
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17
Multi-Vehicle Hybrids
Multi-Vehicle Hybrids
Jameson Klug's City is an All-in-One Eco Car and Motorbike
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16
Triple-Threat Pod Cars
Triple-Threat Pod Cars
The Prisma EV is Able to Travel Anywhere in the World
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15
Egg-Shaped Eco Vehicles
Egg-Shaped Eco Vehicles
Peugeot 2-Wheeled Concept Car
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14
Sleek Reimagined E-Bikes
Sleek Reimagined E-Bikes
The eCycle Electric Bike Has a Frame Reworked for its Hi-Tech Operation
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13
Transparent Eco Cars
Transparent Eco Cars
The 'Element' Concept Car Clears Up Traffic
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12
Emission-Free Solar Cars
Emission-Free Solar Cars
The Nau Ecco Design is a Zero-Emission Example of Mobile Living
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11
Futuristic Amphibious Autos
Futuristic Amphibious Autos
The Urban Pod is Evolved For Modern Metropolitan Transportation
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10
Encapsulated Eco Bikes
Encapsulated Eco Bikes
The C-1 Electric Motorcycle is Designed for Safety and Speed
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9
Compact Personal Planes
Compact Personal Planes
The Air-Elf Anticipates Jetsons-Style Urban Transportation for Two
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8
Modular Pod Cars
Modular Pod Cars
The Citi Transmitter Uses Special Attachments to Effortlessly Change Its Shape
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7
Slick Eco Scooters
Slick Eco Scooters
The H I Scooter is a Fierce and Green Motorcycle Alternative
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6
Elliptical Electric Vehicles
Elliptical Electric Vehicles
The Veu Instantly Goes from Tricycle to Rolling Trolley
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5
5 Exceptional Eco Vehicle Innovations (Sponsored)
5 Exceptional Eco Vehicle Innovations (Sponsored)
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4
Innovative Reorienting EVs
Innovative Reorienting EVs
The MONO Electric Vehicle Would Improve the State of Urban Traffic
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3
Glass Egg Concept Cars
Glass Egg Concept Cars
The Citroen EGGO is a Curvy Coupe Designed for the Youth of the Future
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2
19th Century EVs
19th Century EVs
The Fayton Concept Car is Inspired by the Horse-Drawn Buggy
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1
Closed-Cabin Skidoos
Closed-Cabin Skidoos
This Snowmobile by Michal Bonikowski Increases Speed and Comfort
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