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Hyundai-Kia surpasses Honda as 'greenest' automaker.

Washington, May 28 ( ANI ): The Union of Concerned Scientists has named Hyundai-Kia as the greenest automaker, which has beat Honda.

The scientists' group has ranked the eight top-selling automakers based on carbon and smog-forming emissions of their fleets, who they say have reduced pollution for the first time, Fox News reported.

Hyundai-Kia beat Honda by equipping many models with smaller turbocharged engines and the researchers said that the automaker introduced gas-electric hybrid versions of its two top-selling models, the Hyundai Sonata and Kia Optima.

Toyota, Nissan and Volkswagen tied for third place, while Detroit automakers, finished at the bottom and Ford was the highest-ranked Detroit company. ( ANI )

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