Green News Roundup: Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Another day, another batch of day-old news. Today’s green news story highlights include Bob Lutz joining electric car maker Via, the Germany Pirate Party (logo above!) demands free public transportation, and Tesla asks for more government money.

Former GM Exec Bob Lutz Joins EV Car Converter Via [Jalopnik]

Tennessee Gas Station First to Offer Fast Charging in State [Green Car Reports]

Pirate Party Gains Power in Germany, Calls for Free Public Transportation [Treehugger]

U.S. Petrol Demand Hits 10-Year Low [Autoblog Green]

Tesla Asks for More Department of Energy Loans [SF Gate]

Nissan Delivers First Leaf EV to Canadian Customer [Autoblog 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.