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Legislators OK $410 million for Ford, Our Next Energy plants; Gotion project still waits
LANSING — Michigan will give companies $410 million to open two electric vehicle battery plants following approval of transfers by a legislative panel on Wednesday.
Shape CEO discusses EV transition opportunity, state incentives strategy, inclusion in Ottawa County
Mark White sees the massive disruption in the automotive industry caused by electric vehicles as an opportunity rather than a threat.
Gotion exec: $2.4 billion EV battery plant near Big Rapids ‘not a done deal’
Gotion Inc. hopes to move forward with a $2.4 billion EV battery parts plant in the Big Rapids area, but it has a backup plan that could involve leaving the state if the deal falls apart, said Chuck Thelen, the company’s vice president for North American operations.
Why Ford chose Marshall for $3.5 billion EV battery plant
Ford Motor Co. announced Monday plans to build BlueOval Battery Park Michigan, a $3.5 billion electric vehicle battery plant that would create 2,500 jobs in Marshall. But it wasn’t always destined for Michigan.
Ford set to announce $3.5 billion EV battery plant in Marshall, sources say
Ford Motor Co. will announce Monday details of a massive electric vehicle battery plant it has decided to build in Marshall, two people with knowledge of the company's plans told Crain’s.
Michigan’s chief mobility officer to step down — for a year of travel
The state's first chief mobility officer is on the move.
Lear Corp. plans $112M expansion in SE Mich., Traverse City to grow EV components
Tier 1 automotive supplier Lear Corp. plans a $112.5 million expansion at three facilities in southeastern Michigan and Traverse City to support the manufacturer’s ongoing growth in the electric vehicle market.
SW Mich. automation manufacturer to add 100 jobs, expands footprint to accommodate growth
SHOREHAM — Southwest Michigan automation manufacturer Eagle Technologies Group will add 100 jobs by 2024 and is leasing additional engineering and manufacturing space near St. Joseph to accommodate recent growth.
Michigan plans $110M statewide electric vehicle charging network
Multiple highway corridors through West Michigan would land high-speed electric vehicle charging stations in the coming years under a plan submitted last week for federal infrastructure funding.
State, partners launch lakeshore electric vehicle charging network in Holland
HOLLAND — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appeared in Holland today to launch a partnership with an electric vehicle manufacturer, a nonprofit and energy companies to build out an electric vehicle charging network in state parks along the Lake Michigan shoreline.
MiBiz on WOOD-TV8: Consumers Energy supporting EV charging rollout
Consumers Energy announced plans today that it will issue 200 rebates over the next two years to help offset the cost for site hosts to install electric vehicle charging stations.
Consumers Energy plans 200 more electric vehicle chargers over next 2 years
JACKSON — Consumers Energy plans to provide 200 rebates for electric vehicle charging stations in its Lower Peninsula service territory over the next two years.
Shyft Group prepares to unveil electric delivery truck
NOVI — The Shyft Group Inc. will unveil its electric delivery truck at a March trade show in Indiana ahead of route testing in the coming months and anticipated production next year.
The Shyft Group launches electric vehicle R&D facility in Plymouth
PLYMOUTH — Specialty vehicle manufacturer The Shyft Group Inc., formerly headquartered in Charlotte, announced today that it has opened a new research and development center in Wayne County.
West Michigan startup plans subscription-based home battery, electric vehicle charging system
GRAND HAVEN — A West Michigan-based startup in the early stages of raising capital wants to lower the cost of and better manage energy storage and electric vehicle charging in homes.
Whitmer’s COVID-19 relief spending plan includes tens of millions of dollars for clean energy
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s latest plan for spending $2.1 billion in federal COVID-19 relief includes tens of millions of dollars for clean energy initiatives.
Consumers Energy plans to ramp up electric vehicle fast-charging stations
JACKSON — Consumers Energy plans to help ramp up the number of fast-charging electric vehicle stations across the Lower Peninsula in the coming years to ensure EV drivers can travel longer distances while maintaining access to charging equipment.