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A Toyota Motor Corp.'s new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle Mirai arrives at a charge station near Toyota's showroom on Nov. 17, 2014, in Tokyo.  (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
Michigan Joins Midwest Partnership to Back Hydrogen as Clean Energy Source

Michigan has joined six other Midwestern states in teaming up to accelerate the development of hydrogen as a clean-energy alternative for automobiles and factories that rely largely on climate-warming fossil fuels, governors said Monday.

A Buick Wildcat EV concept is shown during the media previews for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
A Less-Glitzy Detroit Auto Show Returns After 3-Year Absence—With President Joe Biden

Michigan automakers have figured out that new models can make a bigger splash when they're unveiled to a digital audience on a day where they don't have to share the spotlight with their rivals. Not to mention that making a debut at an auto show can be hugely expensive.

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EV Myths: Test Driving Common Claims About Electric Vehicles in Michigan

People have strong opinions on EVs. We've circled around with the facts on some of the most common claims.

The CHIPS Act will give $52 billion in subsidies in hopes of incentivizing manufacturers to move or expand their production in the U.S. (Getty Images)
Explainer: What is the Chips Act? What Will it do for Michigan?

Michigan’s automotive industry may get a big boost after the US House voted on Thursday to pass the Chips and Science Act.

Privacy advocates are watching for new moves by law enforcement agencies in states with abortion bans.
Democrats Widen Scrutiny of Tech Over Abortion Data Privacy

Democratic representatives—like US Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn)—are widening their scrutiny into the role of tech companies in collecting the personal data of people who may be seeking an abortion.

General Motors, Pilot Travel Centers and EVgo said that they will build 2,000 charging stalls at “up to” 500 Pilot Flying J sites across the nation. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
GM Announces Partnership to Build 500 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

General Motors, Pilot Travel Centers and EVgo said they will build 2,000 charging stalls at "up to" 500 Pilot Flying J sites across the nation.

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The State of Michigan Is Going to Text You About Free Wi-Fi. It’s a Real Offer.

More than a million Michigan households could qualify for free Wi-Fi. Here’s how.