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..

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Jeep Grand Cherokee Definitely Getting Diesel, Other Large Chryslers to Follow

With looming fuel efficiency standards dictating future car products, major automakers are investing a lot of time and money into developing EV’s and hybrid cars. Well…except for Chrysler. Instead, the Pentastar brand has announced that the Jeep Grand Cherokee will offer a diesel engine option in 2013, with other models to follow.

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Green News Roundup: Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Good morning greenies! It’s been a fun week thus far, with plenty of interesting news tidbits from across the globe. This morning we have highlights stretching from the Himalyas back to the 19th century. As it turns out, the Himalayas are a goldmine of solar power, Central Park may replace horses with EV’s, and racing old school, big-wheel bikes is pretty fun!

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Ford Ending Ranger Production While GM is Bringing a New Colorado to America

Two American companies. Two class-leading mid-size pickups. Two completely different paths. Ford has announced that as of December 19th, 2011, Ford Ranger production will cease and the historic Twin Cities Assembly Plant will shut down. Meanwhile, GM announced that it will bring the new global Colorado pickup to America.

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Green News Roundup: Monday, October 17th, 2011

A new week and a new look for Gas2, along with a no tagline…”This time, it’s sustainable!” Thank Mr. Borras for that bit of cleverness. This is just the first of many new features we will be bringing you. For now though, let’s rehash some of the last week’s big stories, including a new line of little GM engines and 10 vehicles that are selling worse than the Nissan Leaf.

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