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.
Shenzen, China To Fund $799 Million In Green Car Programs
Shenzen, China will fund EV incentives and infrastructure to the tune of nearly $800 million. The US Air Force will turn its used cooking oil into biodiesel at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. Falken is developing a tire specifically for plug-in hybrid SUVs.
Nissan Dealership Opens Six Fast Chargers; NY Considers Biodiesel In Heating Oil
NVIDIA founder Jen-Hsun Huang interviews Elon Musk about autonomous cars. ZENN Monte-Carlo Rally for EVs takes place March 20 through 22. Bellevue Nissan in Seattle opens six fast chargers. New York considers a two-percent biodiesel mandate for heating oil.
The BMW i8 is now available as a rental from LA-based, green-car-focused MPG Car Rental. The service allows those curious about the car to give it a try without committing to buy one, or to serve as a test drive if the dealership doesn't have one available. It also allows those on a waiting list to purchase the i8 to take some of the sting out of the wait and get behind the wheel much sooner. And, of course, renting the i8 is a way to dress up your drive for a night on the town. Read more in the