Green News Roundup: Monday, October 24th, 2011

Who else has a case of the Mondays? Because I do. None the less, I’ve got a job to do, part of which involves rounding up some interesting green news for you, our dear readers. Some of the highlights over the weekend include Fisker’s promise of an affordable plug-in hybrid by 2013, reflective paint keeps your car cool, and the first round of Top Gear vs. Tesla goes to Top Gear..Fisker; Affordable “Nina” Plug-In Hybrid Coming in 2013 [Green Car Reports]

BMW Working on Flexible EV Rapid Charging Options [Green Car Congress]

Diesel Cruze to be Built in America, Sold by 2013 [Carscoop]

Diesel Car Sales to Take Off Soon [Wards Auto]

Nissan Building Plug-In Hybrid, Aims for 1.7 Million EV’s by 2017 [Green Car Reports]

Reflective Paint Can Keep Your Car Cooler [Treehugger]

Tesla vs. Top Gear Libel Case Dismissed [Venture Beat]

GM Invests $325 Million Into Electric Vehicle Plant in America [GM-Volt

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.