Green News Roundup: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Happy Hump Day! I woke up later than usual this morning, so sorry for the delay. Actually scratch that, I’m not sorry. I never sleep in anymore. I needed this, damnit. Anyway, on with the news! Today’s highlights include Volvo’s $70,000 diesel-hybrid, a 400 horsepower hybrid Supra, and take your next vacation to space on the gravity plane.

Volvo Announces $70,000 Plug-In Hybrid Diesel [Autoblog]

CAFE Changes Could Lead To Larger Cars [Auto News]

Gravity Plane Concept Launches Tourists Into Orbit [Inhabitat]

NYPD Stands By Its 20 Chevy Volts [Green Car Reports]

Rumors Continue Of 400 HP Toyota Supra Hybrid [Motor Trend]

NTSB Wants Nationwide Ban On Using Devices While Driving [Green Car Congress]

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.