Items Tagged with 'electric vehicles'


Distillery installs Tesla chargers

December 28, 2017
A distillery in the area has installed charging stations for Tesla cars. Read More

Michigan lags in charging stations for electric vehicles

December 11, 2015
LANSING — Michigan has only 2 percent of the nation’s public charging stations for electric vehicles. Lansing has the most — 27 — followed by Detroit with 25. 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

LG Chem turns on car battery production in Holland

May 6, 2013
| By AP
An advanced battery maker said it plans to launch commercial production of automotive lithium-ion battery cells in Holland in July. Read More

Federal energy report calls out LG Chem

February 13, 2013
| By AP
A federal energy report accuses a Michigan-based battery maker of wasting federal funds and failing to move production to the state from South Korea. 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