Electric Vehicles

Green Living Festival

Michigan Energy Fair, Green Living Festival Both This Weekend

The seventh annual Michigan Energy Fair is being held Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Mason County Fairgrounds in Ludington. And the Green Living Festival is Friday, Saturday and Sunday in downtown Rochester.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2012

ev charging station front view

Ann Arbor To Formally Open EV Charging Stations

The Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority and the Clean Energy Coalition will celebrate the installation of 18 electric vehicle charging stations in a ceremony Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2012

Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company Bill Ford (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

Ford On Mackinac: Michigan Can Be Silicon Valley Of High Tech Auto Future

The great-grandson of Henry Ford told the Mackinac Policy Conference Thursday morning that America has a newfound respect for manufacturing, a field that can and should be green.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2012

The Fisker Karma Electric Luxury Car

EVs Pay Taxes In Their Own Way, Study Finds

In some states around the country, legislators have responded to the declining revenues from gas taxes by calling for a special tax on electric vehicles, an approach that a new study from Ann Arbor’s Ecology Center says isn’t justified.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2012


A123 Recalling $55M In EV Batteries Made In Livonia

The Massachusetts-based battery maker A123 Systems said Monday it will spend $55 million recalling defective automotive batteries made at its Livonia plant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2012

This Lincoln Continental concept car was designed by Lawrence Tech transportation design students Colin Bonathan and Jeeho Cha. A quarter-scale model will be on display at the Lawrence Tech exhibit at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Lawrence Tech Students Propose 2025 Lincoln Continental

A concept for an electric Lincoln Continental for 2025 will be displayed as a quarter-scale model at the Lawrence Technological University exhibit at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2012

insight institute

Flint Neurosurgery Institute Opens Public Electric Car Charging Stations

Insight Institute of Neurosurgery & Neuroscience said Tuesday that it has opened two electric car charging stations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2011

An EV charging station (File)

Village of Milford Installs 6 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Electric vehicle owners now have more incentive to shop and dine in downtown Milford. It’s now possible to charge electric vehicles for free while enjoying the amenities the Village has to offer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2011

A Chevy Volt charging. (Credit: General Motors)

Electric Charging Station To Open At I-75 And Dixie Highway

Grand Blanc Township and the Michigan Department of Transportation demonstrated Genesee County’s first public electric charging station at a ribbon-cutting event held last week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2011

Dow Kokam's plug-in hybrid electric Ford F-150 at the Battery Show in Novi

Battery Show Plans 2012 Expansion

On the heels of a successful second year, The Battery Show announced Tuesday that it will return to metro Detroit Nov. 13-15, with double the exhibition hall space, and a brand new exhibition and conference on electric vehicle charging and infrastructure.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/22/2011