'Electric Route 66': Whitmer Announces Lake Michigan EV Circuit Tour Collaboration With Illinois, Indiana, WisconsinGov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the collaboration with Govs. Eric Holcomb (Indiana), JB Pritzker (Illinois) and Tony Evers (Wisconsin) for the Lake Michigan EV Circuit Tour.
Ford Touts Ample Supply Deals To Hit EV GoalsFord says it has contracts to deliver enough batteries to produce electric vehicles at a rate of 600,000 globally per year by late in 2023.
Automakers Targeting Average Households With New Crop Of EVsIn their first rollouts of electric vehicles, America's automakers targeted people who value short-range economy cars. Then came EVs for luxury buyers and drivers of pickups and delivery vans.
GM, Partners To Build 500 EV Charging StationsA major automaker, large truck stop chain and an electric vehicle charging company are proposing a network that would put charging plugs at 50-mile intervals along U.S. highways.
General Motors Delivers 150 Electric Vans To FedExGeneral Motors' electric delivery van subsidiary, BrightDrop, has delivered 150 vans to FedEx, the companies announced Tuesday. This comes after five of the vans were delivered to FedEx last December and it marks BrightDrop's first sizable delivery of vans.
Nearly 400 Crashes Of Automated Tech Vehicles, Report SaysAutomakers reported nearly 400 crashes over a 10-month period involving vehicles with partially automated driver-assist systems, including 273 with Teslas, according to statistics released Wednesday by U.S. safety regulators.
Ford Announces $3.7 Billion Investment To Build EVs, Trucks, New MustangFord announced a new $3.7 billion investment Thursday across three mid-western states to build a new yet-to-be-revealed Mustang and to ramp up production of trucks and vans, including new electric models.
Ford CEO Sees Electric Vehicle Price War As EV Costs DeclineFord's chief executive says the global auto industry is headed for a huge price war in the coming years as electric vehicle costs drop and multiple companies sell EVs priced around $25,000.
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.