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When debris on the freeway pierced the battery of a $70,000-plus Tesla Model S and touched off a raging fire, it raised new safety concerns for electric-vehicle owners.
More Ford Motor Co. employees will be able to drive to work entirely on electricity, soon thanks to a new workplace charging network being installed at nearly every Ford building in the United States and Canada.
Electric vehicle “range anxiety” — the fear that EVs don’t go far enough between lengthy charges — could someday be eased thanks to a team of Michigan State University researchers.
The Clean Energy Coalition’s Green Fleets Program, funded by the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act — better known as the federal stimulus — has brought together a diverse cross-section of Michigan fleets to deploy alternative fuel and advanced vehicles and supporting infrastructure.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. promises to boost the number of fast-charging stations in the U.S. and Canada to make cross-country travel by electric car possible in the next year.
Charging stations and battery swap locations are the most crucial to developing a sustainable electric vehicle infrastructure, according to more than 40 percent of respondents to PwC’s Electric Vehicle Survey 2012.
Ford Motor Co. says its new C-Max hybrids are gaining momentum with new customers and are luring more Toyota hybrid owners out of their cars and into Ford’s new hybrids.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced 13 major U.S. employers — including Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Co. — and eight stakeholder groups — including Detroit’s NextEnergy — joined the new Workplace Charging Challenge to help expand access to workplace charging stations for American workers across the country.
Aisin’s Director of Customer Sales Richard Gorski updates WWJ on the latest in the world of electric and hybrid vehicles and describes the Drive Green Experience at the North American International Auto Show.