Recharge Wrap-up: Tesla kills gray seats, Kentucky biodiesel leak kills fish

Tesla opens up sales to Spain.

A biodiesel leak in Kentucky has killed about 2,000 fish. 3,000 gallons of biodiesel leaked from a truck stop into Little Eagle Creek near Sadieville last month, and while it is nontoxic, the fish suffocated as a result of the fuel absorbing the oxygen in the water. While the leak has been contained, cleanup will take some time, and the folks at Love's Travel Stop haven't been able to pinpoint the source of the leak. The situation will be handed over to the EPA's Superfund program for cleanup. Read more from Biofuels International.

Tesla has opened up sales of the Model S and Model X to customers in Spain. Customers can order from Tesla's online Design Studio, and deliveries will begin around the end of the first quarter of 2017, according to the automaker. Tesla will open its first stores and service centers in Madrid and Barcelona in the second half of 2017. Tesla will also introduce its energy products to the Spanish market, and is partnering with Bornay to distribute and install its Powerwall. Read more at Electrek.

Tesla has removed gray seats as an option in the Model S and Model X. For the Model S, this leaves the various black options, tan, and in the case of the 90D and P100D, Ultra White as the remaining seating choices. The Model X bundles include white, black, or tan seats. Tesla recently bundled interior color options for the Model X to streamline production, and the removal of gray seats might be part of the same process. Interestingly, a Reddit user called ElonsVelvetJacket posted " Bye bye grey seats" the night before their discontinuation. This Redditor has a history of giving clues to changes at Tesla before they happen. Read more at Inside EVs.

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