A local steelmaker is getting a $730 million loan from a federal program aimed at making vehicles more fuel efficient.
The 264,000 square foot project will go into an area that used to be a parking lot on the grounds of the company’s Detroit-Hamtramck plant, which is home to the Chevy Volt.
A new J.D. Power study shows Americans are more interested in hybrids and electric vehicles than ever before. They just aren’t ready to buy one.
The Chevrolet Volt and the Nissan Leaf are getting top safety marks in their very first independant crash tests.
WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert a week in a Chevy Volt extended range electric car. This is his narrative, along with several quick videos.
GM is using the Washington Auto Show to withdraw its request for up to $14 Billion in loans from the energy department.
As President Obama uses his State of the Union message to promote electric vehicles, the companies that build those vehicles are looking to find ways to produce more of them.
Chrysler is working with the federal government on a project that could someday take a technology that’s starting to save fuel in big trucks, and use it to make passenger vehicles more fuel efficient.
Calling all Oakland County High School Students. The Oakland County League of Women Voters is holding a competition for students to produce a radio or tv Public Service Announcements promoting Energy Conservation…”The Green Power Of One.”
Several Michigan members of Congress, among those asking the Obama administration not to give vehicles letter grades to rate their fuel economy performance, saying the proposed grading system, “unfairly promotes certain vehicles over others.”