Hybrid Technology

Shanshan Du -- Yu Qin (Booking Photos)

Judge Gives Major Break In GM Theft Case

An ex- General Motors engineer convicted of stealing hybrid technology was sentenced to just a year and a day in prison, far below the punishment sought by the government in a case that involved an alleged scheme to take the trade secrets to China.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2013

Shanshan Du -- Yu Qin (Booking Photos)

GM Wants Tough Punishment In Hybrid Secrets Theft

General Motors Co. wants a long prison sentence next week for a former employee and her husband who were convicted of stealing hybrid vehicle technology for potential use by competitors in China.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2013

Shanshan Du -- Yu Qin (Booking Photos)

Two Convicted In Conspiracy To Steal GM Trade Secrets

A former General Motors engineer and her husband were convicted by a federal jury in Detroit for conspiring to steal hybrid technology trade secrets from GM with the intent to use them in a joint venture with an automotive competitor in China.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2012

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid (Ford Photo)

New Ford Hybrid Feature Learns To Deliver More Electric-Only Driving

Ford Motor Co. is touting a new patented system on its hybrid vehicles, called EV+, that allows vehicles to learn frequent destinations and changes the way power is used to deliver more electric-only driving.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2012

The Azure Dynamics hybrid version of the Ford medium-duty van chassis

Azure Dynamics Adds New Ford F-Series Super Duty Trucks To Hybrid Lineup

The Oak Park hybrid truck powertrain developer Azure Dynamics Corp. Wednesday announced a deal with Ford Motor Co. to integrate its proprietary plug-in hybrid technology into the market-leading Ford F-Series Super Duty product line.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2011

Consumers Weigh Options In Car Purchases

As the auto industry continues to develop alternative powertrain vehicles, consumer consideration for these vehicles is on the rise, but its a slow process.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2011

Great Lakes IT Report 10/05

WWJ Newsradio’s Technology Editor, Matt Roush reports on Stem Cell experts share potential cures, hybrid research center opening and tissue deal for Detroit.

10/05/2010

John Thomas Interview 09/01

WWJ Newsradio 950 technology editor Matt Roush talks with John Thomas, co-founder and CEO of Alt-E in Auburn Hills, a developer of hybrid electric powertrains for light and medium duty fleet vehicles.

09/01/2010

Automotive Insight A 08/19

WWJ Newsradio 950’s John McElroy report on electric car battery strength from ten years ago till today.

08/19/2010

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