Electric Vehicles

Event Notices From November 17

The latest meeting and event notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2011

MSU Opens Vehicle Charging Station For Public

A public electric-vehicle charging station has opened on the Michigan State University campus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2011

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

Battery Show Highlights Growth In EVs, Solar Power

The Battery Show in Novi has more than 160 exhibitors showing off the latest technology for electric vehicles and solar power installations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2011

(WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Installed In Mt. Clemens

The two stations, now in the Macomb County Administration Building parking lot, were a gift from DTE.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2011

The Ford Transit Connect electric small delivery van

Hertz Adds Five Transit Connect Electric Vans to Its Fleet

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2011


GGT Electrics Approved for U.S. Electric Vehicle Credit, Up to $2,500

GreenGoTek Electric says its electric cars and trucks have been certified for the United States plug-in electric vehicle tax credit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2011

The Chevrolet Spark minicar. Chevrolet/General Motors photo

Chevrolet to Produce Spark EV All-Electric Vehicle

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2011

ev charging station front view

Mall At Partridge Creek Michigan’s First To Install EV Charging Stations

The Mall at Partridge Creek has become the first regional shopping center in Michigan to offer electric vehicle charging stations at its property.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2011

A Chevy Volt charging. (Credit: General Motors)

Seven Auto Manufacturers Collaborate On EV Fast Charger

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2011

Kettering University Map

Tech Tour Day Nine: Kettering Is Cool

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2011