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10 great green moments in planes, trains and automobiles

By: Shea Gunther on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:21 p.m.

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Honda Insight

 The Honda Insight is the car that started it all, at least in North America. In 1999, Honda released a funky little car with funny wheel covers that could get you 70 mpg down the highway, 61 in the city. It beat the Prius to the U.S. market by a year and sold for around $20,000.