Toshiba Delays Fuel Cell Launch: Toshiba said today it will not begin selling its first fuel cell product — a battery charger that produces electricity from a reaction between methanol, water and air — before the end of this month, as planned. The launch is now slated for sometime in 2009. — PC World
Vying for Stimulus Dollars: Foreign-based firms and nations are stepping up their lobbying efforts in Washington and U.S. state capitals to drum up business from the economic stimulus package. — Washington Post
Nano’s Cheap, But Could Be Environmentally Costly: Environmentalists have decried the itty bitty $2,000 Tata Nano as an impending disaster, saying it will allow huge numbers of people to trade in lower-emission scooters for more fuel-thirsty cars. — NYT’s Green Inc.
British Airways Suspends Biofuels Program: Rolls Royce and British Airways have suspended an alternative-fuels testing program, saying they cannot find 15,000 gallons of biofuels that meet sustainability and performance criteria. — Gas 2.0
Nissan Plans 2010 Hybrid: Nissan plans to launch a hybrid version of its Infinity M in the U.S. in 2010 using a system developed completely in-house, rather than borrowed from Toyota as in Nissan’s current hybrid Altima sedan. — Left Lane News