Video: Lotus Eco Elise

CNET Car Tech posts video on the Lotus Eco Elise from the 2008 British International auto show.

Who says sports cars can't hug trees? Lotus' eco car uses hemp body panels and organic interior materials. Its weight has been reduced so it can get better fuel economy, as well. Too bad it's just a concept.

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Wayne Cunningham reviews cars and writes about automotive technology for CNET. Prior to the Car Tech beat, he covered spyware, Web building technologies, and computer hardware. He began covering technology and the Web in 1994 as an editor of The Net magazine. He's also the author of "Vaporware," a novel that's available as a Nook e-book.

 

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