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Edmonton families can celebrate Earth Day by using a hybrid vehicle

Edmonton BMW offers energy-efficient solutions for those hoping to make a difference

EDMONTON, Alberta, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Although a spotlight on conserving Mother Earth is typically only shone once annually on Earth Day, an Edmonton dealership is encouraging families to stretch the trend year-round with the purchase of a hybrid vehicle.

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Earth Day is April 22, and although there are a variety of ways to conserve energy on this inspiring day, many environmentalists argue it's just as important to spread awareness of energy conservation throughout the year. One way to conserve energy is switching to a hybrid vehicle.

An Edmonton, Alberta dealership, Edmonton BMW, has three models of hybrid vehicles: the 2014 BMW ActiveHybrid 3, the 2014 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 and the BMW ActiveHybrid 7. While the dealership is emphasizing its hybrid models on its model-specific web page this month in conjunction with the celebration of Earth Day, these ergonomic, efficient vehicles are available year-round.

The 2014 BMW ActiveHybrid 3 gives off fewer carbon emissions than many other vehicles on the road, all the while maintaining the brand's luxury vehicle status. The hybrid energy management system works through using a combustion engine and electric motor in conjunction with a lithium-ion high-performance battery to provide maximum energy and immense efficiency.

Edmonton families who value the environment this Earth Day, as well as year-round, will be excited to learn that the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 has a start-stop function that eliminates unnecessary fuel consumption and emissions in stop-and-go traffic. This function works by switching off the engine when the vehicle is stopped in order to use less fuel. This means that traffic jams, road construction, or anything else that could hinder an energy-efficient commute, no longer has an effect on fuel consumption.

Interested consumers are encouraged to call Edmonton BMW directly at 877-846-9389 for more information on any of the available models. Drivers are also able to go to the dealer's website for more model-specific information at www.edmontonbmw.com.

Media Contact: Corey Pearson, Edmonton BMW, 877-846-9389, [email protected]

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