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BMW i3

BMW i3 electric: 2015 Yahoo Autos Green Vehicle of the Year

July 28, 2013

From its skinny tires to the recycled plastics in its body, everything about the BMW i3 has been designed for efficiency in electric driving — even if that meant creating one of the odder-looking vehicles to emerge from a major manufacturer. Built from a carbon-fiber frame, the $47,000 i3 can travel on less energy per mile than any other vehicle available, with 81 miles of range from its battery pack, which can be doubled with a small 1.3-liter engine. Read more here.