Tag: Michigan

Oct 26, 2022 - 05:27 pm

Magna expands EV component production in the USA

The automotive supplier Magna International is investing more than 500 million US dollars in two new production sites and the expansion of an existing plant in the US state of Michigan. An important customer for the eMobility components is General Motors.

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Oct 9, 2022 - 03:20 pm

Michigan to fund new battery plants in the state

Michigan is about to approve $400 million in incentives to help companies build battery factories worth $4 billion in the state. Preliminary funding approvals confirm earlier rumours of VW partner Gotion High Tech planning to manufacture in the (former) centre of the US car industry. There are also implications for BMW.

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Sep 23, 2022 - 03:36 pm

Mahle to invest in Michigan factory

Mahle Powertrain is investing $4m in a new powertrain dynamometer facility in Plymouth, Michigan, aimed at accelerating vehicle development as manufacturers continue the shift towards electrified vehicles. The facility is planned to be ready for operation in the third quarter 2022.

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Jul 26, 2022 - 01:31 pm

US DoE to loan Ultium Cells $2.5 billion

The US Department of Energy has announced that it will provide a $2.5 billion loan to the battery joint venture between General Motors and LG Energy Solution. Ultium Cells will use the money to finance the construction of new battery cell production facilities.

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Jun 27, 2022 - 06:10 pm

Stellantis invests in two new test centres

Stellantis has invested €33Mn in two of its test centres to advance the development of electric vehicles and autonomous driving functions. The capital will support a safety test centre in Italy and a wind tunnel in the USA.

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Jun 27, 2022 - 02:16 pm

GM temporarily shuts Hamtramck plant to upgrade

In the USA, General Motors has shut down production at its Factory Zero electric car factory in Detroit-Hamtramck for four weeks from today to prepare the plant for the production of more models. The aim is not only a wider variety of models but also to increase overall production capacity.

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Jun 8, 2022 - 03:22 pm

FLO plans to build a new factory in the USA

FLO plans to open its first US manufacturing facility in Michigan in late 2022. The factory will help the EV charging business execute its US strategy, says the company. FLO plans to produce more than 250,000 EV chargers by 2028.

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Jun 3, 2022 - 01:12 pm

Ford to invest $3.7 billion in US production

Ford has announced an investment of 3.7 billion dollars in its production in the US states of Michigan, Ohio and Missouri. With the equivalent of 3.4 billion euros, the production of electric cars is to be strengthened and 6,200 new jobs created.

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May 10, 2022 - 03:30 pm

Roush to manufacture for Bollinger Motors

US electric vehicle start-up Bollinger Motors announced Roush Industries as the contract manufacturer to assemble its line of all-electric platforms and chassis cabs for commercial vehicles in Classes 3 through 6.

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May 10, 2022 - 01:48 pm

Sodium-ion batteries progress in Sweden and the USA

Sodium-ion batteries are moving forward. In Sweden, Altris has announced its first industrial-scale cathode material production facility. Over in the USA, a project for the production of sodium-ion batteries is also becoming concrete with the collaboration of Natron Energy and Clarios.

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Apr 27, 2022 - 12:00 pm

Ford completes the first serial electric F-150

Ford has started series production of the F-150 Lightning. The battery-electric pickup truck is built at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn in the US state of Michigan. Bill Ford even speaks of the “Model T of the 21st century”.

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Mar 24, 2022 - 02:44 pm

LG Energy Solution to expand Michigan plant

LG Energy Solution is planning to expand its own battery factory in Holland in the US state of Michigan. With investments amounting to 1.7 billion US dollars, the production capacity for battery cells and battery packs is to be increased fivefold there.

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Feb 2, 2022 - 03:27 pm

Electreon to build inductive test track in the USA

Electreon, an Israeli company specialising in inductive charging of electric vehicles, has announced its first project in the USA. This envisages a section of road up to one mile long in Detroit where electric vehicles will be dynamically and stationarily charged wirelessly. Operations are scheduled to begin in 2023.

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Jan 24, 2022 - 12:55 pm

General Motors invests in NY components plant

General Motors is investing almost 154 million US dollars in its Lockport Components plant in western New York to produce components for electric motors in the future. Investments are also to be made in two locations in the state of Michigan.

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Jan 4, 2022 - 02:49 pm

Ford raises F-150 Lightning production targets again

Ford has again increased the production target for the all-electric F-150 Lightning. At the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn, production of the electric vehicle is to be nearly doubled to 150,000 units annually in order to meet the high demand.

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Dec 22, 2021 - 03:08 pm

TÜV Süd invests $44 million in Michigan EV testing facility

The German standards testing company TÜV SÜD has announced that it will invest 44 million US dollars in an approximately 7,400 square meter test facility for electric vehicle batteries near Detroit in the US state of Michigan. This is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2023 and will create 40 jobs.

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Nov 25, 2021 - 04:32 pm

Allison launches first e-axle production

The US supplier Allison Transmission has completed a new production line for e-axles at its plant in Auburn Hills in the state of Michigan. The new 10,000 square metre facility will produce Allison Transmission’s eGen Power electric axles for commercial vehicles.

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Nov 18, 2021 - 01:52 pm

NFI scores orders from Michigan and New York state

NFI’s streak in the US market continues as the Group writes its first order from the University of Michigan. The transportation department expects three large e-buses to arrive on campus shortly. There’s also news from Nassau Inter County Express (NICE) in New York state.

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Nov 18, 2021 - 12:35 pm

General Motors opens ‘Factory Zero’

General Motors has opened its ‘Factory Zero’ in Detroit-Hamtramck in the presence of US President Joe Biden. The company sees the conversion of the factory into an all-electric car plant as “a model for future renovations” of its existing facilities.

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Oct 6, 2021 - 11:43 am

GM invests in battery cell development

General Motors is building a new battery cell innovation centre on its Global Technical Center campus in Warren, Michigan. The facility will be dedicated to the development and production of GM’s next-generation Ultium cells and will be operational by mid-2022.

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Oct 3, 2021 - 04:19 pm

Midwest states to build up EV infrastructure

In the USA, five Midwest states gave announced that they will work together to increase the deployment of electric vehicle charging stations. Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin will form the Regional Electric Vehicle Midwest Coalition, or “REV Midwest.”

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Sep 17, 2021 - 12:35 pm

Pre-series production of Ford F-150 begins

Ford has started pre-series production of the F-150 Lightning. The electric pickup truck is scheduled for market launch in spring 2022. Due to the high demand, Ford has now confirmed that it will significantly increase production.

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Apr 28, 2021 - 12:43 pm

Ford wants a battery plant in Michigan

Ford is taking its first steps towards producing its own battery cells. The US carmaker has now announced that it will build a global battery centre of excellence called Ford Ion Park in southeast Michigan. Lithium-ion and solid-state batteries are to be developed and manufactured in small series there.

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Apr 7, 2021 - 04:21 pm

General Motors announces electric Chevy Silverado

General Motors has officially announced a pure battery-electric Chevrolet Silverado. The electric Chevrolet pickup truck is to be produced at the electric vehicle plant ‘Factory Zero’ in Detroit-Hamtramck. However, GM has not yet given a concrete schedule for production.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/10/26/magna-expands-ev-component-production-in-the-usa/
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