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Hello there, and welcome to your Friday! Hoping you had a great week — I sure did. And let’s take a look at a bunch of cool local tech news and events, and then the national news…
Wright named trustee of Lawrence Technological University: MaryAnn Wright, vice president of global engineering and product development for power solutions at Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls Inc., has been named to the board of trustees of 4,500-student […]
Navitas Systems LLC, a provider of energy systems and energy storage products for commercial, industrial and government customers, announced that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has approved the sale of A123 Systems’ Ann Arbor-based government business, including all U.S. military contracts, for $2.3 million.
New battery research laboratories will be built in Holland and Ann Arbor under a $120 million federal Enegy Department grant that will create the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research at Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago.
Electric car battery maker A123 Systems has filed for bankruptcy protection and its automotive assets are being acquired by Johnson Controls. The deal is for $125 million.
Detroit-area teens are putting their green thumbs to work thanks to Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and industry leader serving customers in more than 150 countries.
The topic is innovation. Ford CEO Alan Mulally opened a keynote panel by giving his views on it, and then a whole bunch of Michigan technology companies presented their versions of it, at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas Wednesday.
Though the visit was partially overshadowed by partisan gridlock, President Barack Obama talked up the advanced battery industry in Holland Thursday, his second visit to the West Michigan city in 13 months.
President Barack Obama plans to visit an advanced battery facility in Holland, Mich., next week to highlight his administration’s efforts to boost the economy by promoting cutting-edge industries.
Automakers seek interior and battery solutions that improve flexibility, spaciousness and sustainability in their vehicles while offering a compelling user experience for consumers. At the 2011 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Johnson Controls unveiled the ie:3 demonstrator vehicle, a fully electric vehicle based on the popular small car segment that addresses these needs.