"Green cars" — so named by the British the types of vehicles which are not provided with the usual motors the internal combustion engine, they work through the use of alternative energy, it is driven by an electric motor.
The history of the eco dates back to 70-ies of the last century, when the oil crisis forced companies that produce cars, to look for alternative fuels. Serial production of these machines started in the 90 years of the twentieth century.
Production of electric vehicles involved in virtually all the largest companies in the world, competition in this market is very large, since the last time this type of transport is particularly popular among consumers. Leader in the production of the most eco-friendly cars at this time is the Honda Civic Hybrid.
Boom in the "green machine" turned and inventors, hobbyists, so the farmer Hee Lianchi created a motorized scooter from his own suitcase, placing in it the electric motor and batteries, he also equipped his invention with a burglar alarm and GPS navigation! On a single charge, the Chi can travel up to 60 kilometers at a speed of about 20 km/h and his scooter weighs only 7 pounds.
In the world there are several types of environmentally friendly types of vehicles. These include hybrid vehicles, which reduce emissions of harmful substances from 20 to 90%; vozduhonosnye, the principle of which is based on the use of compressed air; sodomobile – vehicles driven by hydrogen fuel cells.
Advantages environmentally friendly mode of transport are obvious and highly valued by consumers, and projections of increasing scarcity of energy resources, stimulate manufacturers to improve this area of production.