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Michigan State University deploys full-size autonomous electric bus

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Michigan State University officially has deployed its full-size autonomous electric bus ( earlier post ) and is accepting passengers on the 2.5-mile campus route.

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Magna investing $500M+ to expand in Michigan; two new plants, 1 expansion

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Magna is investing more than $500 million to expand its operations in three different locations in Southeast Michigan. Magna has 32 facilities and more than 10,000 employees throughout Michigan.

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Michigan awards $285K to new mobility initiatives that improve roadway safety and sustainability, and customer service

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Michigan will enable four new mobility services to help address challenges across the state related to sustainable transit, roadway safety, parking and staffing shortages in the service industry.

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Michigan Tech receives $2.5M ARPA-E MINER award for carbon storage and extraction of critical minerals from mine tailings

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A Michigan Tech project to help mines in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and Minnesota achieve net-zero emissions while extracting critical minerals from mine tailings has received $2.5 The Michigan Tech process will achieve a carbonization reaction in four hours.

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Mustang Mach-E first EV to pass Michigan State Police tests

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The Ford Pro all-electric police pilot vehicle based on the 2021 Mustang Mach-E SUV has become the first all-electric vehicle to pass the rigorous Michigan State Police 2022 model year evaluation. Michigan State Police will publish results for vehicles tested on its website later in the fall.

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ONE to invest $1.6B in 20 GWh Michigan gigafactory; LFP cell production in 2024

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Our Next Energy (ONE), a Michigan-based energy storage technology company focusing on lithium iron phosphate chemistries ( earlier post ), will invest $1.6 billion in a new battery cell manufacturing plant, called ONE Circle, in Van Buren Township, Michigan. The company will partner with Detroit-based Focus: HOPE and Walker-Miller Energy Services to help transition Michigan’s automotive workforce with emphasis on equitable economic development.

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LG Energy Solution investing $1.7B to quintuple battery plant capacity in Michigan

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Michigan. LGES’ expansion will quintuple the plant’s capacity to help produce battery components into the future as Michigan’s electric vehicle industry grows. The two companies have a longstanding relationship, and GM acted as a key partner in bringing LG to Michigan in 2010. LG Energy Solution, formerly known as LG Chem Michigan, manufactures large lithium-ion polymer battery cells and packs for electric vehicles. LG Energy Solution (LGES) is investing $1.7

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Bollinger commercial EVs to use batteries from Michigan's ONE

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Bollinger Motors will source battery packs for its commercial EVs from Michigan-based startup Our Next Energy (ONE), Bollinger announced Thursday in a press release.

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Ford submits all-electric police pilot vehicle for Michigan State Police testing

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As part of its more than $30-billion investment in electrification through 2025, Ford is exploring all-electric, purpose-built law enforcement vehicles.

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University of Michigan researchers lay out hurdles for Li-metal, solid-state batteries

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In a perspective piece in the journal Joule , researchers at the University of Michigan lay out the main questions facing lithium-metal, solid-state batteries.

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Graphex Group to build graphite processing facility in Warren, Michigan

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The talent base, existing automotive supply chain infrastructure, available state and local support and available incentives, and proximity to customers at the heart of the automotive industry, helped to differentiate Michigan from competing regions for this first foothold for Graphex in the US.

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Bollinger commercial EVs will use batteries from Michigan's ONE

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Bollinger Motors will source battery packs for its commercial EVs from Michigan-based startup Our Next Energy (ONE), Bollinger announced Thursday in a press release.

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Michigan announces wireless charging pilot, state-funded EV charging network

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Over the past decade, Michigan, the traditional home of the U.S. Last week, Michigan Governor Gretchen Witmer introduced two projects that could go a long way to turn that impression around: one involving.

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Report: GM plans more Michigan EV assembly, battery plant

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billion at two Michigan sites for EV assembly and battery production, Automotive News (subscription required) reported Friday. General Motors plans to invest $6.5

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Michigan Ford dealership rethinks used-car commissions

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The post Michigan Ford dealership rethinks used-car commissions appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

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Roush will assemble Bollinger Motors’ electric trucks in Michigan

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The companies announced Monday that Roush will assemble Bollinger’s lineup of Class 3 through Class 6 electric trucks at a scalable facility in Livonia, Michigan. Bollinger Motors’ lineup of commercial electric trucks has a contract manufacturer: Roush Industries.

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Responsible Battery Coalition and U Michigan launch study to compare electric and gas vehicle lifetime costs

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The Responsible Battery Coalition, in partnership with the University of Michigan Center for Sustainable Systems, launched a comprehensive research project to compare the total cost of ownership of gas and electric vehicles (EVs). Gregory Keoleian, Director of the Center for Sustainable Systems at the University of Michigan.

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DOE collaborating with Michigan to advance hydrogen and fuel cells

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) aiming to enhance collaboration on hydrogen and fuel cell research and development (R&D) with the state of Michigan to promote private investment and domestic job creation. Michigan and DOE will also work to develop emerging hydrogen infrastructure technologies and grow the domestic supply chain.

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ONE Announces $1.6 Billion Investment in 20 GWh Michigan Cell Factory

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Our Next Energy (ONE), a Michigan-based energy storage technology company, today announced a $1.6 billion investment in a new battery cell manufacturing plant, called ONE Circle, in Van Buren Township, Michigan. Electric Car News Michigan One Our Next Energy

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Gotion to build $2.36 billion battery materials plant in Michigan

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It's the largest economic development project ever in northern Michigan and will shore up the state's position as a global hub for mobility and electrification, said Michigan's governor. billion battery materials plant in Michigan appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Michigan EGLE awards $1.7 million for 36 EV fast charger stations

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Drivers of electric vehicles will have more locations to recharge their vehicle’s batteries as they travel across Michigan through $1.7 million ($1,683,297.84) in grants announced by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) for direct current fast chargers (DCFC) along well-traveled routes. million allocated to Michigan from the Volkswagen diesel emissions settlement.

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Ford to produce 50,000 Airon ventilators in Michigan in next 100 days; partnering with GE Healthcare

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Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with GE Healthcare, will begin producing in Michigan the Airon pNeuton model A ventilator with the goal to produce 50,000 of the needed units within 100 days and up to 30,000 a month thereafter as needed.

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Even misrepresented, Michigan Senator makes case for electric car amid record gas prices

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a Michigan Senator bragged about driving an expensive electric car to Washington, D.C., According to the reporting from Fox News, one of the most popular news organizations in the U.S., while avoiding gas stations amid historic prices. Not true.

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Rivian Waypoint EV Chargers Now Operational On Lake Michigan Shore

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This is a collaborative effort by Rivian, the state of Michigan and nonprofit Adopt a Charger

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Carvana sues Michigan to reverse license loss

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is looking for a courtroom’s reversal of a Michigan regulatory company’s Oct. 7 determination to droop and revoke the used-vehicle retailer’s license in Michigan. The post Carvana sues Michigan to reverse license loss appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E passes Michigan State Police test

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Ford Mustang Mach-E, or rather the ‘Ford Pro all-electric police pilot vehicle’ based on the Mach-e, has passed the Michigan State Police test. more… The post Ford Mustang Mach-E passes Michigan State Police test appeared first on Electrek.

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GM, University of Michigan show automated safety features preventing crashes

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General Motors partnered with the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute to understand the real-world effectiveness of some of its available active safety, driver assistance, and advanced headlighting features that may prevent or mitigate different types of crashes.

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Michigan allocates $130 million for new EV training center

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The project’s existence came to light Friday following Michigan lawmakers’ approval of a $77 billion budget that included $1 billion in earmarks. The post Michigan allocates $130 million for new EV training center appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

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Michigan State University introduces electric autonomous bus through collaboration with state, Karsan and ADASTEC

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Michigan State University introduced an electric autonomous bus that will serve students, staff and faculty beginning early 2022 as part of the campus’ smart mobility ecosystem.

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Stellantis invests $24.7 million to retool Michigan engine plant

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million to rework its Trenton Engine Complex in Michigan. million to retool Michigan engine plant appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News. Stellantis is investing $24.7 The automaker says the site’s south plant will be retooled to a be flexible engine line capable. Read more.

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Consumers Energy commits to powering 1M EVs in Michigan by 2030

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Michigan utility Consumers Energy is committing to powering 1 million electric vehicles by 2030. Lauren Youngdahl Snyder, Consumers Energy’s vice president of customer experience, said Consumers Energy expects to see 1 million EVs in just the communities where it provides electricity, which means most of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula excluding the Detroit area. Today, there are about 30,000 registered EVs in Michigan, but electric vehicle sales have been growing by 20% annually.

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Michigan, Cavnue to create corridor for connected and autonomous vehicles between Ann Arbor and Detroit

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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced an initiative to develop a first-of-its-kind corridor for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) designed to improve transportation for communities in Southeast Michigan.

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Tesla Cybertruck Shows Up In Michigan At Formula SAE Booth

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The event at Michigan International Speedway was an engineering competition where Tesla could recruit new employees

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Chevy Bolt EV discounts, 600-mile BMW iX, Cadillac Celestiq made in Michigan: Today’s Car News

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And Cadillac plans to make its Celestiq electric flagship in Michigan—by hand. General Motors is making sure the 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV is priced at least as low as incoming 2023 versions. A startup claims it can boost the BMW iX to 600 miles of range.

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In Pursuit of 0 Emissions, Ford Submits All-Electric Police Pilot Vehicle for Michigan State Police testing

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The post In Pursuit of 0 Emissions, Ford Submits All-Electric Police Pilot Vehicle for Michigan State Police testing appeared first on EV Obsession. 100% Electric Vehicles Electric Vehicles Ford EV Michigan Police EVSDEARBORN, Mich.,

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General Motors makes $7B EV investment in Michigan official

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Today, General Motors made its $7 billion plan to expand electric vehicle and EV parts manufacturing in Michigan official. billion to develop new facilities in Michigan and contribute 4,000 new jobs while retaining an additional 1,000.

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Michigan schools select Proterra powered electric school buses and charging systems for 5y pilot

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In Michigan, Ann Arbor and Roseville public schools have selected the Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric school bus powered by Proterra electric vehicle technology ( earlier post ) and the Proterra 60kW charging system for a five-year pilot program, in partnership with DTE Energy and Hoekstra Transportation. Ann Arbor and Roseville will share their findings on pupil transportation with the electric school buses with the Michigan Association of Pupil Transportation.

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Tesla Cybertruck makes its most recent appearance in Michigan

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The Tesla Cybertruck made its most recent public appearance this past weekend at the Michigan Formula SAE competition at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan. The 2022 Formula SAE competition at Michigan took place from the 18 to the 21 of May.

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FTC Calls Michigan's Tesla Ban 'Protectionism' For Dealers

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The electric-car maker lost a round in Michigan last fall, but now a government agency has weighed in on Michigan's revision to its franchise law. Politics sales dealers Michigan Tesla Motors New car sales plug-in cars dealerships state lawsTesla Motors has had varied success in its efforts to fight state laws making its direct online-sales model illegal.

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Toyota Research Institute constructing automated vehicle test facility in Michigan

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Construction permits were filed this week to transform an approximately 60-acre site at Michigan Technical Resource Park (MITRP) in Ottawa Lake. This new site expands TRI’s closed-course testing capabilities, adding to partnerships with GoMentum Station in California, and Mcity and the American Center for Mobility in Michigan. Toyota Research Institute (TRI) is constructing a closed-course test facility to develop automated vehicle technology.

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College of Michigan lands $11 million grant to check subsequent era EV batteries

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The College of Michigan has been awarded an $11 million federal grant that can fund analysis for ceramic batteries in EVs which have the potential to double vary and eradicate.

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GM investing $6.6B in Michigan to ramp up battery cell and electric truck manufacturing

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General Motors will invest more than $7 billion in four Michigan manufacturing sites, significantly increasing battery cell and electric truck manufacturing capacity. The investment includes construction of a new Ultium Cells battery cell plant in Lansing with LG and the conversion of GM’s assembly plant in Orion Township, Michigan for production of the Chevrolet Silverado EV and the electric GMC Sierra.

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Michigan says selling Tesla electric cars in state is illegal, again

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Tesla Motors has, once again, been blocked from selling its electric cars directly to customers in Michigan. Over the past couple of years, Tesla has been engaged in a battle with Michigan's franchised car dealers who—like dealers in several other states—view Tesla's direct-sales model as a threat. dealers Michigan Tesla Motors New car sales plug-in cars dealerships

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