The latest meeting and event notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions
A public electric-vehicle charging station has opened on the Michigan State University campus.
The Battery Show in Novi has more than 160 exhibitors showing off the latest technology for electric vehicles and solar power installations.
The two stations, now in the Macomb County Administration Building parking lot, were a gift from DTE.
The car rental service Hertz Corp. will add five Ford Transit Connect Electric small vans to its fleet, according to Oak Park-based Azure Dynamics Corp., the company that builds the electric powertrains for the Ford vehciles.
GreenGoTek Electric says its electric cars and trucks have been certified for the United States plug-in electric vehicle tax credit.
Chevrolet Wednesday announced it will produce an all-electric version of the Chevrolet Spark mini-car, the Spark EV. It will be sold in limited quantities in select U.S. and global markets starting in 2013, including California.
The Mall at Partridge Creek has become the first regional shopping center in Michigan to offer electric vehicle charging stations at its property.
Recognizing the importance of a single international approach for DC fast charging, Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford, General Motors, Porsche and Volkswagen have agreed on the combined charging system as an international standardized approach to charge electric vehicles in Europe and the United States.
Kettering University still has plenty of automotive heritage, and boy, does it have a lot of other cool research going, as I learned Friday morning on the final tour stop of the Great Lakes IT Report Fall Tech Tour for 2011.