Kandi Launches Carsharing In Luzhou; Grassley Fights For Renewables In Tax Bill
Kandi adds 1,500 EVs for carsharing in Luzhou, China. Urban Air Institute says E0 is more harmful to engines than E10. Senator Grassley fights for inclusion of renewable energy in tax bill. Scientists develop microcapsules for self-extinguishing batteries.
Aldi Offers Free EV Charging In Germany; DOE Funds Algal Biofuel Projects
BMW's electric truck will move parts through Munich. Aldi installs fast chargers at 50 locations in Germany. London's double-decker EV bus is made by BYD. DOE funds projects to reduce algal biofuel prices.
Audi's Engine Head Quits Amid Electrification Campaign
The BMW i8's gas/electric hybrid system wins several International Engine of the Year awards. As Audi tries to match Mercedes in electrification, its engine chief steps down. Philip Rivkin falsely claimed and sold renewable fuel credits.
European Automakers Concerned About Further CO2 Restrictions
Tanner Foust will drive in the One Tank Across The USA challenge. Carlos Ghosn suggests measures other than limiting new cars to reduce emissions. The Biofuels Infrastructure Partnership is now accepting applications from states.
BMW finds "technical challenges" with Malaysia's proposed B10 biodiesel blend. A new real estate lease allows Tesla to expand manufacturing in California. Pacific Ethanol becomes the fifth-largest US producer.
Total Converting French Refinery To Make Biodiesel
Meet Tesla's assembly robots named after X-Men characters. Carlos Ghosn says China needs to ramp up EV incentives before Nissan will introduce more. Total will convert French petroleum refinery to make biodiesel.
Ford Recognized For Water Saving; Boston Proposes Emissions Ordinance
The EIA predicts production of 944,000 barrels of ethanol of per day for 2015. Boston's Diesel and Vehicular Emissions Ordinance would retrofit city cars to be cleaner. Ford is recognized for saving water in the Michigan Blue Economy report. Nissan has earned an Energy Star award for the fourth year in a row.