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Electric Vehicles International

Electric Vehicles International Establishes Michigan Office, Expands California Manufacturing

Electric Vehicles International Tuesday announced the opening of a new office in Southfield. The Michigan office will primarily support EVI’s national marketing and sales efforts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2012

City of Novi Electric Vehicle Charging Station (Credit: City of Novi)

Novi Installs 2 Electric Car Charging Stations

The city of Novi has recently installed two electric vehicle charging stations; one at the police station and another at the library.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2011

Electric car charging. (WWJ Photo)

Free Charging Station In Royal Oak For Electric Car Owners

Electric car owners have a new place to juice them up … in Royal Oak.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2011


Lawrence Tech Signs Agreement With German School For Green Mobility

Lawrence Technological University and the Thuringia Center for Innovation and Mobility, which is associated with Ilmenau University of Technology in Germany, have signed a three-year agreement to cooperate in the development of mechatronic vehicle systems and other innovative technologies for “green” mobility such as hybrid and electric ground vehicles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2011

Consumers Weigh Options In Car Purchases

As the auto industry continues to develop alternative powertrain vehicles, consumer consideration for these vehicles is on the rise, but its a slow process.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2011

The Ford Focus Electric. (Ford Motor Co. photo.)

New Ford Focus Electric Keeps Its Cool When the Temperature Heats Up

When the mercury starts to rise, people have all sorts of ways for cooling themselves down: sprinklers, lemonade and ice cream all come to mind. But the engineers at Ford have developed a system that cools the lithium-ion battery in the all-new Focus Electric and keeps it working at its prime, even in the hottest of conditions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2011

The Ford Focus Electric. (Ford Motor Co. photo.)

Ford To Triple Production Capacity Of EVs In North America By 2013

Ford Motor Co. announced Thursday it is tripling production capacity of its electrified vehicle lineup through 2013, further boosting volumes of its all-new C-Max Hybrid and C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid, which begin production next year and adding hundreds of green auto jobs in the Detroit area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2011

A battery pack for the Chevy Volt awaits installation into the vehicle on the assembly line after General Motors celebrated the official launch of the Chevrolet Volt hybrid electric vehicle at GM's Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly November 30, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. The Volt is an extended-range electric vehicle. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Garage Fire: 2 Electric Cars, 1 Converted From Gas, Origin Of Fire Investigated

A second vehicle–converted from a regular gasoline-powered car to an electric vehicle by the owner–was also in the garage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2011


Levin Looks To Have Charging Stations On Capital Hill

Michigan Senator Carl Levin says he plans to introduce legislation next week to create charging stations for electric vehicles on Capitol Hill.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2011

Stabenow Wants Rebate Up Front For Electric Cars

Consumers who buy plug-in electric vehicles could get a rebate of up to $7,500 at the point of sale. This, under legislation proposed by U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2011