Green News Roundup: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Two days until winter…but it is feeling more like September than December here in New England, despite a freak October snow storm. But at least we’ve got some green news to keep cool things down. Some of today’s highlights include a Norwegian freighter converted to LPG, Infiniti and Mercedes start sharing, and the death of the surburban fringe.

Bit Viking Freighter Converts from Heavy Oil to LPG [Green Car Congress]

Smart 341 Parkour Wins L.A. Auto Show Design Challenge [Motor Authority]

Infiniti and Mercedes to Share FWD Car Platform [Benz-Insider]

Daimler to End Maybach Production in 2013 [Edmunds Inside Line]

The Death of the Surburban Fringe [NY Times]

20,000 Nissan LEAFs Sold Worldwide, 10,000 In U.S. [Autoblog Green]

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.