lithium-ion batteries

Event Notices From January 11

The latest technology-related meeting notices, before they’re posted on the GLITR IT Calendar


Engineering Society Talks Energy Over Breakfast

Well over 100 people gathered Monday morning for the inaugural “Eggs and Energy” breakfast session sponsored by the Engineering Society of Detroit. The ESD plans sessions every other month on the latest in advanced energy […]


Lithium-Ion Batteries 09/20

WWJ Newsradio 950 technology editor Matt Roush interviews Mujeeb Ijaz, vice president of cell product development at A123 Systems. A123 is building the world’s largest lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant in Livonia. 400 people already work […]


Sakti3 Announces Investments From GM, Japanese

Sakti3 Inc., an Ann Arbor-based developer of lithium-ion batteries, announces the investment of $4.2 million by General Motors Ventures LLC and Itochu Technology Ventures to advance the firm’s manufacturing capabilities. The companies also plan to […]


Great Lakes IT Report 09/08

WWJ Newsradio’s Technology Editor, Matt Roush reports on lithium ion batteries made in Livonia, agricultural content in windows and more.


Liquid-Cooled Batteries To Boost Focus Electric Range

Ford Motor Co. said Thursday that its Focus Electric, which debuts in the U.S. late next year and in Europe in 2012, will be powered by an advanced lithium-ion battery that uses heated and cooled […]


Bloomfield Hills Firm Announces Battery Design Service

Bloomfield Hills-based KUBT Inc. announced a new service, prototype engineering development and design optimization for developers of lithium ion and lithium polymer batteries. KUBT — an acronym for Korea-USA Battery Technology — will provide application […]


Eaton To Use CPI Batteries Too

Cleveland-based Eaton Corp. (NYSE: ETN) has selected Compact Power Inc., a United States subsidiary of Korea’s LG Chem, to provide batteries for certain future Eaton hybrid electric drive systems. The announcement was made Thursday during […]


Ford Picks Troy's Compact Power For Focus Batteries

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) Tuesday announced it has selected Troy-based Compact Power Inc. to build lithium-ion battery packs for the Ford Focus Electric, which will go on sale in the United States in 2011.