Stories tagged: "electric vehicles"


Regulators hae warned about rolling blackouts in Michigan this summer. The state's biggest utility companies aren't worried.
Are Rolling Blackouts Coming to Michigan? Utility Companies Doubt It.

Michigan's two largest electricity providers say that 8.8 million residents won’t have to worry about rolling blackouts this summer.

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Semiconductor Shortages Have Hobbled the Auto Industry. Michigan Leaders Are Trying to Fix It.

The semiconductor shortage has limited auto production and driven up prices for available cars.

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Charging on the Go: Michigan Building Innovative Electrified Road to Power Electric Vehicles While Driving

Michigan's new electrified road is the first of its kind in the US. Best of all, the state’s not footing the whole bill.

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A Historic Infrastructure Bill Passed In DC. Here’s What It All Means For Michiganders.

A new infrastructure bill from Washington means “shovels in the ground” for Michigan projects that will lead to better roads, hospitals, and internet access. 

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Electric Vehicles Are Being Built in Michigan—Here’s How the Workforce Is Preparing

The US wants electric vehicles to be half of auto sales by 2030. Here’s how Michigan is preparing.

Jim Farley, Ford Motor Company's chief executive officer, stands next to the company's new Ford F-150 Lightning, Wednesday, May 19, 2021, in Dearborn, Mich. On the outside, the electric version of Ford's F-150 pickup looks about the same as the wildly popular gas-powered truck. The new truck called the F-150 Lightning can go up to 300 miles per charge, with a starting price of just under $40,000.
Ford’s F-150 Lightning Is a Watershed Moment for the Industry, Says CEO

The president test-drove an F-150 Lightning, and in a Q&A with reporters, Ford CEO Jim Farley said it’s future is even more ambitious.

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Should We Revolutionize Futurism with the Auto Show? One Local Leader Shares Her Big Vision for Michigan

State Sen. Mallory McMorrow designed cars for Mazda and reported on the auto industry. She’s seen the Detroit Auto Show from all sides, and is ready to reinvent it.