Michigan Matters: The Ambassadors Speak Up; The Great Lakes State Vs. OthersFormer U.S. Ambassadors John Rakolta Jr. and David Fischer appear on CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” this Sunday to talk about their time in those diplomatic jobs and how they ended up helping the Abraham Accords get signed. 
Energy Chief Jennifer Granholm Touts $3B Plan To Boost EV BatteriesContinuing its push to dramatically boost sales of electric vehicles, the Biden administration on Monday announced $3.1 billion in funding to U.S. companies that make and recycle lithium-ion batteries.
Ford Loses $3.1 Billion In First Quarter, Hit By Investment & Chip ShortageFord Motor Co. reported Wednesday that it lost $3.1 billion in the first quarter, weighed down by its investment in an electric-vehicle startup, and its revenue slid as a shortage of chips limited the supply of pickups and SUVs in North America.
Ford Launches F-150 Lightning EV, Built At Rouge Electric Vehicle Center In DearbornFord Launches its first pickup EV, the F-150 Lightning will be produced at the new Rouge Electric vehicle center in Dearborn on the grounds of the Ford Rouge Plant.
Toyota Unveils First Electric Vehicle Since RAV4 EV In 2014The bZ4X, which will be sold globally, adds to the 38 electric vehicle models now on sale in the U.S., with more than 120 expected by 2025.
General Motors Announces Multi-Year Cobalt Supply Agreement For EVsOfficials say Switzerland-based company Glencore will supply cobalt, which is used in the production of EV batteries. It will be processed and used in GM's Ultium battery cathodes that power vehicles including the Chevy Silverado EV, GMC Hummer EV and Cadillac Lyriq.
US Electric-Vehicle Tax Credits Ending For New Toyota BuyersToyota customers soon won't be able to get U.S. federal tax credits for buying electric or hybrid vehicles.
GM, Honda To Co-Produce 'Affordable' Electric VehiclesGeneral Motors and Honda announced Tuesday they plan to codevelop affordable electric vehicles based on a new global architecture using next-generation Ultium battery technology.
Stellantis, LG To Make EV Batteries In OntarioA joint venture between Stellantis and South Korea's LG Energy Solution plans to build a large electric vehicle battery factory in Windsor, Ontario, employing about 2,500 people just across a river from Detroit.
Ford Plans To Produce 1.2M EVs In Germany Over 6 YearsFord says it will have three new electric passenger vehicles and four new electric commercial vehicles in Europe by 2024, part of the automaker's continued push to grow its presence in the EV market.
Ford CEO: No Plan To Spin Off EV Business, But Change ComingThe CEO of Ford Motor Co. says the automaker has no plans to spin off its electric vehicle or internal combustion businesses, but is reinventing itself by removing costs and ramping up for large-scale EV and software sales.