President Obama Announces 48 Projects to Receive $2.4B in Grants for Next-Generation of Batteries and Electric Vehicles; To be Combined with $2.4B in Industry Cost-Share

Green Car Congress

Industry officials expect that this $2.4 billion in cost-share from the award winners, will result directly in the creation tens of thousands of manufacturing jobs in the US battery and auto industries. Production of lithium-ion cells, modules, and battery packs for industrial and agricultural vehicles and defense application markets. Outfitting of a high-volume manufacturing facility to build DC Bus Capacitors for the electric drive vehicle industry.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Our PRIUS+ Project Photos PHEV Resources Global Warming Take Action News and Events Contact Us How Carmakers are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity If you ask, "have major auto-makers come around on PHEVs?", Fisker $80,000 Karma series luxury 50-mile range series PHEV, S Sunset convertible version.Partnering with Quantum Technologies. General Motors Chevy Volt series PHEV, which it calls "extended range electric vehicle" (EREV), part of "E-Flex" multi-fuel platform.

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