Green News Roundup: Friday, December 6th, 2012

So here we are, at the end of the first week of the new year. It’s been an interesting one, to be sure. Time for your final dose of morning green news stories. Some of today’s highlights include Volvo’s 50 MPG SUV, Tesla will unveil the Model X in February, and recycling Prius batteries is big bucks.

Volvo Unveils XC60 Plug-In Hybrid, Aims For 50 MPG [Autoblog Green]

Ford Opening Silicon Valley Lab [Green Car Congress]

Tesla To Unveil Model X SUV In Feburary [Green Car Reports]

C-1 Is A Combination Car And Bike [CleanTechnica]

How Hybrid Battery Recycling Helps Sales [Automotive News]

Tato eMO, An EV That Will Never Be Made [New York Times]

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.