Stories tagged: "electric vehicles"


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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.

President Joe Biden stops to talk to the media as he drives a Ford F-150 Lightning truck at Ford Dearborn Development Center, Tuesday, May 18, 2021, in Dearborn, Mich..
What Does Michigan Need to Become the Electric Vehicle Capital of the World?

Having a car guy in the White House is exciting to car designer-turned-state Sen. Mallory McMorrow, who knows what it'll take to base the electric vehicle revolution in Michigan.

Detroit Edison Power Station and river Raisin at sunset, Monroe, Michigan, USA
How Biden’s Executive Orders Fighting Climate Change Impact Michigan

While Biden’s executive orders can only go so far, the case for their importance was made in Michigan, and Michigan shows their potential for future impact clearly.

Mark Reuss, General Motors president speaks at their Detroit- Hamtramck assembly plant on January 27, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. - GM announced a $2.2 billion USD investment at its Detroit- Hamtramck assembly plant to produce a variety of all-electric trucks and SUVs. GM's first all-electric truck will be a pickup with production scheduled to begin in late 2021. Detroit-Hamtramck will be GM's first fully-dedicated electric vehicle assembly plant. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY / AFP) (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images)
Big Three Commit to Electrifying Auto Industry Under Biden

The commitments from General Motors, Ford and Fiat-Chrysler to pivot toward electric gives Michigan drivers hope for a greener future.