Electric Vehicle Digest

This week in electric vehicles, BMW makes a great deal with Green Mountain, Mini MINI’s take the field in London, city of Austin expands amount of charging stations, and Tesla’s Model S to be a big hit!

Autobloggreen: BMW’s ActiveE gets all greener with Green Mountain solar partnership

Photo Credit: autobloggreen

Photo Credit: autobloggreen

BMW released a 2011 ActiveE electric vehicle that now has capability of being 100% renewable energy because of a partnership between BMW and Green Mountain Energy. This agreement entails all drivers of the ActiveE the opportunity to purchase renewable energy certificates (RECs) from Green Mountain.

Electronics News: Mini electric cars take to field at Olympics

Photo Credit: Electronic News

Photo Credit: Electronic News

The BMW’s Mini MINI has taken center field at the 2012 Olympics! See this cute little electric vehicle roaming around the field at the London Olympic Stadiums to ferry javelins, discuses, hammers, and shots back to the throwing area.

Electric Vehicle News: Austin Texas: proving ground for electric cars

Photo Credit: ACC

Photo Credit: ACC

Austin Energy, servicing most of Austin, has given the residents of the city the opportunity to let electric cars “become that alternative in the future.” They have set up 113 charging stations throughout the city allowing for more convenience to the drivers.

Vanity Fair: Is the Tesla Model S the Most Important Car of the 21st Century?

Photo Credit: Vanity Fair

Photo Credit: Vanity Fair

The new Telsa Model S makes huge strides in the retail vehicle industry and the electric vehicle industry. This car is now much more competitive with other Suburban type vehicles while also almost tripling the driving range of any other electric vehicle.

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