07 Oct '11, 2pm

Is Smart the Most Sustainable Car on the Planet?

Is Smart the Most Sustainable Car on the Planet?

All anyone really ever talks about when it comes to automobiles is what's coming out of the tailpipe. But fuel type is only one aspect of a cars sustainability. For the better part of three weeks, I've been driving around the country in a smart promoting my new book Urban Green . The car company is a sponsor of my nationwide book tour. I've headed out into America to visit more than 20 colleges and university to engage millennials to discover what they really think about sustainability and the future of green. Along the way, I've gotten a real-world view at just how smart smart is by logging more than 2800 miles and spending not so much money to do it. With a list of other green features such as high recyclable percentage, intelligent design, well-thought out life-cycle, good fuel economy and affordability, I'm starting to wonder if it is the most sustainable car on the pl...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/10/in-smart-the-most...

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