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Auto supplier wins Range Rover contract

December 19, 2014
The 2015 hybrid Range Rover will hit the road with lithium-ion batteries produced in the region. Read More

Auto supplier and Chinese partner form $7.5B joint venture

May 22, 2014
An auto supplier with a large presence in the region and its Chinese partner are entering into a joint venture that will be the world’s largest supplier of automotive interiors. Read More

Johnson Controls sells automotive electronics business for $265M

January 13, 2014
Johnson Controls said Monday that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its automotive electronics business to Visteon Corp. for $265 million. Read More

Gentex acquires Johnson Controls' HomeLink for $700M

July 18, 2013
Auto parts supplier Gentex is buying Johnson Controls' HomeLink business for $700 million. Read More

Johnson Controls supplies hybrid truck batteries for $45M DOE grant

June 7, 2013
Johnson Controls, which makes lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles at its Holland plant, will provide the batteries for a U.S Department of Energy project involving large plug-in hybrid trucks. Read More

Johnson Controls lithium-ion auto battery powers Torqeedo boat motors

March 1, 2013
Johnson Controls is scheduled to begin production of battery packs this spring at its advanced battery plant in Holland for a German company’s 80-horsepower all-electric outboard boat motor. Read More

Newsmaker: Argonne lab taps Johnson Controls for battery development

January 18, 2013
West Michigan — already an important area in the state for electrical vehicle battery production — accepted an expanded role in advanced battery research with the news from the Department of Energy in late 2012 that a new $120 million multi state research effort led by Argonne National Laboratory will include Johnson Controls in Holland. Read More

Jump start for 5-5-5

West Michigan has a role in federal-funded electric vehicle battery research.

December 8, 2012
New, expanded research on smaller, cheaper and more powerful batteries for electric vehicles, funded with $120 million from the U.S. Department of Energy over the next five years, will be led by the prestigious Argonne National Laboratory and will include Johnson Controls in Holland, plus the University of Michigan and Dow Chemical Co. in Midland. The announcement from the DOE came Nov. 30. Read More

Holland charges up with new battery-research facility

November 30, 2012
A new energy research team funded by the U.S. Department of Energy to work on advanced batteries and energy storage will include the MSU Bio-economy Institute in Holland and another research lab at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Read More