Greenius On The Scene: Plug-In 2009

Here’s a few shots from yesterday first full day of the Plug-In 2009 conference in Long Beach, California.  I’ll be back there today for more Greenius coverage to be published later this week.

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The Creative Greenius with the new Nissan Leaf flat lithium ion battery.  They’ll be making Leafs in Tennessee and they will be making many more batteries than cars.  The Nissan spokesman told me they will be selling the battery as a standalone product too.  I’d like a set to convert my 1997 del Sol to an EV.                       Continue reading

Green Manhattan Beach Going Plug-In. Here Comes BMW’s Mini E!

The Mini E - Soon to be seen Plugged-into Manhattan Beach

And we’ll have fun, fun, fun, till daddy takes the Min-E Away

Reliable sources inform your Creative Greenius that Manhattan Beach is about to be named the first Southern California city to be part of BMW’s test of the new plug-in Mini E, the EV version of the popular Mini Cooper.

The local paper had a piece on April 26 that said MB was under consideration and outlining the unbeatable $10 a month cost of the cars.

Expect an official announcement after the Manhattan Beach city council approves the arrangement.

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Electrified Blondes in Convertibles For Everyone!

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I have seen the future my friends and it looks exactly like a 76 degree January day filled with beautiful people driving gorgeous plug-in hybrid and plug-in electric cars.  Come with me now as I take you there…

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And do not let anyone tell you that you must wait for this tomorrow, because you don’t.  It is already here today.  Your Greenius was there and I have the photos. Continue reading