Cameron Diaz Going Green

83_cameron_diaz.jpgCameron Diaz is not only a good actress, she is now taking a part in saving our environment by driving a Toyota Prius. This “angel” is often using her Prius than her Porsche 911 Carrera and Mercedes SL to get around Los Angeles. The Toyota Prius is a hybrid car which can be switched between a conventional petrol engine and an electrical engine. It can either run on just the engine, just the batteries, or a combination of both. This Green Car has very good performance because the battery/electric motor booster automatically provides more than enough extra power for acceleration and hill climbing.

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The Prius initially attracted buyers interested in the vehicle’s low particulate emissions, advanced technology, and high fuel economy. In 2006, the demand for the Prius broadened for several reasons: the rising price of gasoline made the vehicle’s fuel economy more attractive. It also has a more efficient use of the internal combustion engine (ICE), reducing gasoline/petrol consumption.

The Prius is said to be set for a redesign for the 2009 model with a number of upgrades. The upcoming Prius will have an upgrade of the petrol (gasoline) engine from 1.5 litres to 1.8 litres. It will have an improved mileage and acceleration.

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