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Want an Eco-Friendly Car? Buy a BMW!

2009-09-16_bmw.jpgIf your carbon footprint is an important consideration to you when you’re car shopping, you may picture yourself in a Toyota Prius. Or perhaps, if you pay close attention to the auto industry, you’ve got your eye on a Chevy Volt or Nissan Leaf. These cars aren’t likely to win you any stoplight drag races, but their fuel economy ratings make them the greenest rides on the road, right? Not according to Dow Jones. In their estimation, if you really care about your carbon footprint, you’ll buy a fine European sport sedan with a turbocharged engine and a fourteen speaker stereo. Or perhaps a V8-powered roadster. Autoblog explains, “That’s the case if you’re consulting the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World, which has declared BMW Group to be the ‘most sustainable automobile company worldwide.'” The German luxury automaker “has won the title for five years in a row now. In fact, BMW reminds us it is the only automaker that has been listed on the Index since it was created in 1999.” Image source: . > Continue.

News selected by Covalence | Region: Global | Company – EthicalQuote link: BMW | Source: US News and World Report

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