Bentley's new Continental-coupe-based supercar will be capable of running on biofuel, which the company says represents "Stage One of Bentley's environmental commitment." The car will sport 630 horsepower and go from 0 to 60 mph in four seconds.
The American Le Mans Series has signed a two-year agreement with Green Earth Technologies to make its official motor oil G-Oil, a green motor oil made mostly from American-grown beef tallow. It will initially be used in ALMS trucks and official vehicles.
Newly revived automaker Detroit Electric plans to have two electric sedans -- the e46 and e63 -- in production this year by working with Malaysian automaker Proton. The cars are expected in the U.S. mid-2010 and will reportedly start around $23,000.
--NWautos staff, Wheelbase Communications