Crushed BMW Electric Cars, Brazil's Ethanol History, Google Glass Charging App: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: BMW ActiveE electric cars get crushed, a new Google Glass App for locating charging stations, and a brief history of ethanol in Brazil. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Crushed cars from the BMW ActiveE electric-car test fleet head to the scrapyard, underscoring the fate of all low-volume electric cars in lease programs.

Everything you ever wanted to know about ethanol in Brazil.

A new app lets electric-car drivers find charging stations using Google Glass.

Toyota is named "most valuable" car brand in the influential BrandZ Top 100 survey.

General Motors' headaches continue as the Detroit carmaker announces a recall of 218,000 Chevrolet Aveo subcompacts due to fire risk.

Finally, brace yourself for Memorial Day-weekend traffic. The AAA says it will be particularly rough this year.


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