Stories tagged: "electric vehicles"

Stellantis Says New EVs Will Get up to 435 Miles per Charge

To visualize how far that is, you could go from Jackson to Marquette on one charge—we did the math.

Hundreds of students prepare to graduate with a degree from Henry Ford College. (Henry Ford College via Facebook)
Michigan Colleges Launch New EV Battery Programs to Help Students Earn the Big Bucks

A new battery job training program from Henry Ford College is enticing students with the prospects of making $30 an hour after graduation.

A rendering of Toyota's new research lab, which is set to open in 2024. (Courtesy/Toyota Newsroom)
New Toyota Lab Includes Plan to Help Michigan Students Land Better Jobs

A new $50 million expansion project from Toyota is poised to lead to future investments in Michigan, and it comes with a new statewide initiative designed to prepare Michigan students for lucrative new careers.

(Photo via Ernie Journeys on Unsplash)
Following Ford, GM’s Electric Vehicles Will Gain Access to Tesla’s Widespread Charging Network

GM is joining Ford in shifting its electric vehicles to work with much of Tesla's extensive charging network beginning early next year.

Mark Gendregske of Alger, charges his Kia EV6 in Ypsilanti. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Range Anxiety Relief: Michigan Amps Up Efforts to Build Out Electric Vehicle Charging Network

A new federal grant program will accelerate the installation of hundreds of new electric vehicle chargers across Michigan—and ensure EV drivers can traverse both peninsulas with ease.

Ford Mustang Mach-E is seen on display in Austin, Texas, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Ford Responds to Tesla’s Model Y Sticker Price by Cutting Mustang Mach E Prices Even Lower

Tesla's cut prices four times in 2023—but a new Ford Mustang Mach E is still less expensive, after the Michigan automaker announced new pricing (and more space on the wait list).

Eventually, state officials aim to convert 27 more Mackinac Island ferries to electric power as part of the Mackinac Economic Alliance’s latest strategic plan to create full-time, year-round marine and shipbuilding jobs in the straits region.
Mackinac Ferry Kicks Off New Electric Future for Michigan’s Great Lakes

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy this month announced a $3 million grant to Mackinac Island Ferry Co., formerly known as Star Line, to replace two 1988 diesel engines with two new electric propulsion motors on a ferry called the Chippewa.