Electric Vehicles (EV) were the most popular theme in most of the auto shows held across the world in 2011.

As the need for green technology is all the more important in the twenty-first century, major automakers are engaged in a healthy competition to bring about the most sustainable brands.

Many automotive giants have come up with their concept cars with the latest innovations to make their product more appealing in appearance and performance.

Chevrolet Volt, Nissan Leaf, Coda, Fisker Karma are some of the electric vehicles featured here.

Have a look at the head turners in the EV segment:

Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle.Reuters
Fisker KarmaReuters
Nissan LEAF.Reuters
Mercedes F-CellReuters
Ford C-MAX Hybrid concept vehicleReuters
Coda Electric Vehicle.Reuters