Ford Plans To Develop, Produce Electric Vehicle BatteriesSaying that it wants to control the key technology for electric vehicles, Ford plans to open a battery development center near Detroit by the end of next year.
Stanford Scientists Develop Batteries That Are Greener, Last Longer Than Today’s BatteriesScientists at Stanford University said they have developed a high-performance aluminum-ion battery that could replace the alkaline and lithium-ion batteries that are used to power devices today.
Arotech Receives $3.2 Million In Orders For Batteries And ChargersArotech Corp. (Nasdaq: ARTX), a provider of defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, announced that its Battery and Power Systems Division has recently received $3.2 million in new orders.
Arotech Showcases Battery System For Advanced Robotics, Unmanned VehiclesArotech Corp. (NasdaqGM: ARTX), a provider of defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, announced that it will be showcasing its batteries for robotics and unmanned vehicles at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems show, being held this week in Washington, D.C.
Arotech Reports Record Revenues In 2012Arotech Corp. (NasdaqGM: ARTX), a provider of defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and security markets, reported record revenue for the quarter and full year ended Dec. 31.
Daylight Saving Time = Replace Batteries In Smoke, Carbon Monoxide AlarmsAfter waking up Sunday morning and adjusting your clocks ahead one hour for Daylight Saving Time, it's a good time to replace the batteries in the smoke and carbon monoxide alarms around your home.
Novi Hosts Battery Show And Charging Infrastructure ExpoHow many times do you go to make a call and the battery on your phone is dead? Wouldn't it be nice to have never-ending battery life?
Firefighters Deliver Smoke Detectors To Detroit NeighborhoodFirefighters will go door-to-door through a Detroit neighborhood Friday afternoon, passing out free smoke detectors and batteries.
GE, Ford, University of Michigan Working to Extend Battery Life for EVsIn what could propel electric vehicles miles down the road toward commercial viability, GE researchers, in partnership with Ford Motor Co. and the University of Michigan, will develop a smart, miniaturized sensing system that has the potential to significantly extend the life of car batteries over conventional battery systems used in electric vehicles today.
Van Dyke Public Schools Closed After Bus Batteries StolenVan Dyke Public Schools in Warren are closed Friday because of bus vandalism.
State Democrats Promote New Battery BillsDemocratic lawmakers are holding news conferences around the state to talk about the need to grow Michigan's advanced battery sector.
Obama Sees 'Worst Kind Of Partisanship' In DCSpeaking in Michigan, President Barack Obama said that there is nothing wrong with America, but there is something wrong with American politics.
Obama's Michigan Visit To Highlight TechnologyPresident Barack Obama's visit to an advanced battery facility in western Michigan is expected to highlight how technology could help automakers reach new fuel efficiency standards.
Battery Maker Marks 1,000th HireMuch of Michigan's Democratic political establishment congratulated A123 Systems Inc. for making its 1,000th Michigan hire Monday in an event at A123's new Romulus battery components plant.
Electric Powertrain Company ALTe Forms Joint Venture For StorageALTe Powertrain Technologies, the Auburn Hills developer of a range-extended electric powertrain, last week signed a letter of intent to form a joint venture with Plymouth-based Inmatech Inc., a developer of advanced supercapacitors, to produce and sell hybrid electric storage devices composed of batteries, supercapacitors and control electronics.