Hankering for a hybrid, clean diesel, electric car, or high mpg gasoline model but are perplexed by the wide range of eco options? Join Ron Cogan from Green Car Journal and CarsOfChange.com, who will offer test drives and ride-alongs in the best new green cars on the market.

On Friday, June 21, and Saturday, June 22, get behind the wheel of the world’s smartest automobiles and take their new technologies out for a spin. Cogan will be on-hand to answer your questions on peppy micro vehicles, sustainable roadsters, and hyper-efficient SUVs. So step just outside the L.A. Convention Center's West Hall doors where Green Car Journal will be revving up a fleet of the most responsive, well-designed cars on the streets today. Opportunity open to all Dwell on Design ticket holders.

Come on out and give them a whirl! After all, "improved environmental performance is as important on the road as it is in our homes, offices, and in all other facets of our lives,” says Cogan. Scroll down to preview the vehicles that will be present at Dwell on Design 2013.

Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
Notable: Hybrid


 Audi A8 L TDI
Notable: Cean diesel

 Mazda CX-5 SkyACTIV 
Notable: High mpg gasoline

 Mazda6 SkyACTIV 
Notable: High mpg gasoline

Honda Fit EV
Notable: Electric 

Honda Accord Plug-In 
Notable: Plug-in hybrid

Honda FCX Clarity 
Notable: Hydrogen fuel cell

 Fiat 500e 
Notable: Electric


Fiat 500
Notable: High mpg gasoline

 

Nissan LEAF
Notable: Electric

Green Car Ride & Drive 2012

The 2012 Green Car Ride & Drive included Infiniti’s M® Hybrid, Chevy’s high-profile Volt electric car, Fisker’s souped-up electric supercar, the Karma (pictured below, right), along with a long list of great advanced technology vehicles. Those include the new Acura ILX Hybrid, CODA electric car (pictured below, left), electric Audi A3 e-tron, Ford Focus Electric, Mercedes-Benz F-Cell hydrogen vehicle, VW Touareg hybrid, and the VW Passat running on biodiesel.

Coda_Dwell on Design 2013 Fisker Karma_Dwell on Design 2012

Green Car Ride & Drive 2011

The 2011 Green Car Ride & Drive included Mitsubishi’s Euro-style i-MiEV (Innovative Mitsubishi Electric Vehicle), Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, 2012 Fiat 500 (pictured below, left), Kia Optima Hybrid, VW Passat TDI and Audi A7 sedan (pictured below, right).

Fiat_Dwell on Design 2011 Audi_Dwell on Design 2011

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