Perspective Shift: Greener Cars From Treehugger

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This week at TreeHugger: TreeHugger TV goes to MIT in Boston for a gander at the this year's AltWheels Festival. General Motors has plans to revive the electric car, at least in part, and has a plug-in prototype on the way. After the midterm elections, hopes for greener leadership grow a bit dim in the House where US automakers still get off easy. High tech, energy-efficient LEDs seem to be popping up everywhere, including on Amish buggies. A new study finds that around a quarter of hybrid owners also keep an SUV in the stable. And for the guilty sport-utilitarian who can't afford a Prius, imagine if you could just buy the label.

[TreeHugger's Perspective Shift roundup appears every Wednesday]

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