The latest car from the house of the prancing pony — the first-ever Ferrari hybrid — has a Livonia connection.
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.
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.
New TV commercials for C-MAX start to air.
Drivers of the coming Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid will enjoy the auto industry’s top electric-only speed among all plug-in hybrid vehicles, 85 mph. And the non-plug-in version of the C-Max hybrid has received EPA mileage certification of 47 mpg in both city and highway driving.
The new C-Max Energi is Ford Motor Co.’s first production plug-in hybrid. It will also be America’s most affordable plug-in hybrid when it goes on sale.
Ford Motor Co. said it will offer its largest-ever EcoBoost engine lineup in the all-new Ford Escape debuting next month, and with an all-new C-Max Hybrid that’s 25 percent more fuel-efficient than today’s Escape Hybrid.
The city of Novi has recently installed two electric vehicle charging stations; one at the police station and another at the library.
Buick is looking for growth in new areas.
A Lincoln Park couple have pleaded not guilty in death of a 5-year-old boy, who prosecutors say was mauled by a wolf hybrid.