Green News Roundup: Friday, September 30th, 2011

It’s the end of another work week, which means…the weekend! So let’s end on a positive note with some upbeat green news stories, eh? Nissan Leaf sales surge to over 7,000 this year, five shovel-ready infrastructure projects to do now, and Fisker says it will fulfill most of its Karma pre-orders by the end of the year.

Nissan Leaf Availability Expands As Sales Surge Past 7,000 [Autoblog Green]

Diesel Ford Mondeo Travels Over 1,200 Miles on a Single Tank [Carscoop]

Five Shovel Ready Projects We Need To Do Now [Infrastructurist]

Lotus Ethos Plug-In Hybrid Could Come to U.S. [Green Car Reports]

BMW ActiveHybrid 5-Series Coming to U.S. in 2012 [Green Car Congress]

Mexico City Gets Nissan Leaf Taxicabs [Electric Vehicle News]

Fisker to Fill Most Pre-Orders By End of 2011 [Auto Observer Green]

Chris DeMorro is a writer and gearhead who loves all things automotive, from hybrids to HEMIs. You can read about his slow descent into madness at Sublime Burnout or follow his non-nonsensical ramblings on Twitter @harshcougar.

 

Christopher DeMorro

A writer and gearhead who loves all things automotive, from hybrids to HEMIs, can be found wrenching or writing- or else, he's running, because he's one of those crazy people who gets enjoyment from running insane distances.