The city of Novi has recently installed two electric vehicle charging stations; one at the police station and another at the library.
Electric car owners have a new place to juice them up … in Royal Oak.
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.
As the auto industry continues to develop alternative powertrain vehicles, consumer consideration for these vehicles is on the rise, but its a slow process.
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.
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.
A second vehicle–converted from a regular gasoline-powered car to an electric vehicle by the owner–was also in the garage.
Michigan Senator Carl Levin says he plans to introduce legislation next week to create charging stations for electric vehicles on Capitol Hill.
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
The Chevrolet Volt is more than a revolutionary car. It’s also a “great Michigan story,” Chevy Volt Vehicle Line Director Tony Posawatz said at the “Last Thursdays Unwired @ Lawrence Technological University” monthly breakfast at Lawrence Tech. […]