A new partnership between Johnson Controls Inc. and Lawrence Technological University is starting with an advanced dynamometer to test advanced vehicle powertrain and energy storage concepts, and could lead to a whole lot more.
Johnson Controls Inc. has announced plans to add an energy storage laboratory and testing center at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield.
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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.