AutoblogGreen for 08.24.10

Demand for gas drops .03% for July, while overall petroleum usage climbs 3.8%
Is it the economy or what?
New details emerge on BMW’s 2013 Megacity vehicle
Another OEM looks to the skateboard idea for future models.
Hybrids’ high costs might end U.S. federal government’s plans to purchase more
Turns out, hybrids cost an extra $11k each. Ouch.
Other news:

  • Renault Fluence Z.E. field tests begin in Israel
  • Focus ST fails to meet Euro 5 standard, Ford gives it the axe
  • Solar parking lot with electric car charging stations opens in Tennessee

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