29 Aug '11, 4pm

Green Auto News: Volkswagen's Offshore Wind Investment; GM's Partnership with

Germany's Volkswagen plans to invest nearly EUR 1 billion in renewable energy, according to the Financial Times Deutschland. Reuters reported on the story, which states the company is considering buying shares in two or more offshore wind farms and may partner with wind developer WindReich later this year. It won't be Volkswagen's first commitment to renewable power. In June the automaker invested roughly EUR 600 million in clean energy generation for its facilities. General Motors is partnering with Korea's LG Electronics to design and engineer new electric vehicles. LG already provides batteries for GM's Chevrolet Volt and Opel Ampera extended-range EVs. GM says working together in the design stage will help expand the company's line-up of EVs. The companies gave no details about project ambitions or timelines. Hertz Global Holdings announced plans to offer electric vehi...

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