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NH2 Tractor

NH2 Tractor

Tractors score only slightly above station wagons in terms of sex appeal, but the NH2 scores green points as a zero-emission vehicle with an electric motor; it doesn’t look half bad, either.

Bauhaus Bag

Bauhaus Bag

This Bauhaus Bag keeps things utilitarian, with plenty of interior and exterior zip pockets, double handles and a shoulder strap; it’s vegan friendly and made with canvas and suede.

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EDAG Light Car

EDAG Light Car

The EDAG bakes innovation right into its OLED skin, which displays lights and turn signals; the rear displays braking strength, road hazards and virtual middle fingers to trailing drivers.

Opel Ampera

Opel Ampera

Opel’s Ampera is one heckuva sexy plug-in hybrid with a 300+ mile range; its switchback-shaped headlights send daggers straight to the now pedestrian-looking Chevy Volt’s heart.

Zero Emission Machines

Zero Emission Machines

Taking the bicycle-built-for-two and making it (sorta) cool, Zero Emission Machines come in two- and four-seater versions with Shimano race components and hydraulic disc brakes.

Sony Portable Fuel Cells

Sony Portable Fuel Cells

Sony recently showed off portable fuel cells which charge devices via a USB port; it’s a hybrid system that uses a methanol fuel cell with Li-ion battery for storage and backup power.

Toyota HC-CV

Toyota HC-CV

A flowing, sharklike fascia and vertical foglights: sounds like a hot roadster, but it’s actually the Hybrid Camry Concept Vehicle; it celebrates Toyota Australia building its own Camry Hybrids.

Solar-powered DS Lite

Solar-powered DS Lite

Not bad for a 14 year-old: this DS Lite is solar-powered thanks to four cells, two diodes and a chip to prevent overcharging; it trickles power to the battery so you’ll never wall charge again.

Freestyle Boiler Watch

Freestyle Boiler Watch

Freestyle’s Boiler Watch is not only eco-friendly but a true time saver: this solar-cell packing, 100m water resistant watch can run for a lengthy 12 months on a single charge.

Concept: WattBlocks

Concept: WattBlocks

Part of Core77’s Greener Gadgets competition, WattBlocks offer a single, foot-pedal activated switch to disable all the electronics in a home that are in standby mode (“vampires”).

Concept: SunCat Batteries

Concept: SunCat Batteries

Making perfect sense those who live in sunny climes, this SunCat Batteries concept uses photovoltaic cells glued onto NiMHs to trickle charge depleted batteries with sunlight.

Samsung Blue Earth

Samsung Blue Earth

Samsung’s Blue Earth is green all the way: it’s a solar-powered full touchscreen phone with a case made out of recycled water bottles, and includes an energy efficient charger.

Budapest L Bag

Budapest L Bag

Making good use out of punctured bicycle inner tubes, the Budapest L is a shoulder bag for up to 15″ laptops; it sports one outer and two inner pockets, contrast piping and is waterproof.

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Zero-Lift Honda Insight

Zero-Lift Honda Insight

Most aero-kits do everything but make cars more aerodynamic, but Mugen’s Zero-Lift bodykit for the 2010 Honda Insight is a rarity: it claims to create zero lift and improve handling.

Waldmeister Bikes

Waldmeister Bikes

Wood is good, or at least that’s what Waldmeister Bikes wants you to believe; beyond the swoopy profile, each bicycle frame is made with PEFC-certified woods from a German forest.

Mission One Electric Bike

Mission One Electric Bike

The Ultimate Aero EV’s little bro, the Mission One EV aims to be the world’s fastest electric bike; it’ll top out at 150 mph and sports a 150 mile range, CVT and 2 hour charge time.

Ultimate Aero EV

Ultimate Aero EV

With 1,000 hp, 800 lb-ft of torque, and a 0-60 of 2.5s, SSC aims to make the Ultimate Aero EV the fastest electric vehicle in the world; it’ll go 150-200 miles on a charge. Thanks, Larry!

Concept: eCO2 Watch

Concept: eCO2 Watch

A lot of eco-friendly ideas are just hot air, but this eCO2 watch concept actually features a kinetic-energy powered scrubber that collects carbon dioxide and expels clean air.

Owl Recycled Backpack

Owl Recycled Backpack

With a smart, squared-off design and even smarter construction, Leeds’ Owl backpack is made from 100% recycled material; it’ll hold up to a 17″ laptop, accessible both from the side and top.

Solio Solar Power Charger

Solio Solar Power Charger

Want to keep your eco-proclivities on the down-low? This Solio Solar Power Charger features three fan-shaped panels that fold away; it’s good for charging your mp3 payer or phone.

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Fisker Karma S

Fisker Karma S

Now that we’ve already seen the Karma, Fisker’s folding hardtop Karma S should come as no surprise; still, as the world’s first plug-in hardtop convertible it’s both sexy and green.

Lexus HS 250h

Lexus HS 250h

While it looks a bit too Corolla-ish for our tastes, Lexus’ HS 250h targets Prius lookie-loos with upscale tastes; it’ll be powered by a 2.4L four cylinder with 187 hp and a CVT transmission.

Volkswagen Bluesport

Volkswagen Bluesport

It’s usually no fun being green, but VW’s sporty Bluesport concept does away with such notions; its 2.0L turbodiesel not only gets 180hp and 260 lb-ft of torque but 57 mpg in Eco mode.

Concept: Cadillac Converj

Concept: Cadillac Converj

We’d be all over Cadillac’s Converj concept even without its electric motor; this swoopy 2+2 goes 40 miles on a charge but also gets a backup flex-fuel motor good for hundreds of miles.

Enertia TTXGP

Enertia TTXGP

Seen at SEMA to promote next year’s clean emission Grand Prix, Brammo’s Enertia is an electric motorcycle with a range of 45 miles, making this ideal for workplace commutes.

Honda Insight Dashboard

Honda Insight Dashboard

Formally called the Ecological Drive Assist System, the 2010 Honda Insight’s dash is basically a big one-up on the Prius; it glows green and grows leaves when you’re driving efficiently.

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