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Bertone Nuccio Concept Car: The Stratos HF Zero For A New Generation

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Italian design house Stile Bertone is famous for some of the most beautiful cars in history and none of the company’s concepts are more famous than the 1970 Lancia Stratos HF Zero. The futuristic design of that prototype will always be alive in the hearts of many sports car fans around the world. And it appears like the company is planning to keep it that way.

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Environmentally friendly concept car breathes CO2 like a tree

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In order for humans to survive, we inhale oxygen and expel carbon dioxide. On the flip side, the plants and trees in your neighborhood "inhale" carbon dioxide and "exhale" oxygen for us. Well, this newest concept car from GM and Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation has more in common with trees than with us. What you see here is their YeZ Concept, a vehicle that will photosynthesize, just like that big maple tree in your backyard. It'll absorb carbon dioxide from the air around it and emit oxygen back into the atmosphere.

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Ford START concept is a 1.0-litre EcoBoosted three-banger

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There's more to creating an environmentally-friendly vehicle than just plopping in an electric motor or a hybrid powertrain of some kind. Ford agrees and that's why the American carmaker is showing off its Ford START concept vehicle at the Beijing International Auto Show. You see, the Ford START Concept isn't a hybrid. It isn't an electric. Instead, it makes use of a forthcoming 1.0L EcoBoost three-cylinder gas engine with a CO2 rating of under 100 g/km. It's not zero emissions either, but that's still very good considering it's still a three-banger.

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