Electric cars like the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt may have gotten most of the attention this year but electric motorcycles also turned heads.
The year also brought innovations such as an electric vehicle that you can also use to power your house. SmartPlanet takes a look back at the evolution of EVs in 2011.
This video originally appeared on SmartPlanet with the headline "Electric vehicles: 2011's hottest headlines."
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