Ford-CATL EV battery plant being "aggressively" pursued by Michigan

Michigan appears poised to land the lithium iron phosphate battery project between Ford and China's Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd., but Ford has yet to confirm or announce such a project......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsJan 30th, 2023

VW diesel settlement helping to cut Great Lakes emissions

The Mackinac Island Ferry Co. plans to use a $3 million grant from Michigan's Volkswagen settlement fund to convert one of its boats from diesel to electric power......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 20th, 2023

African land snails found in luggage at Michigan airport

Six giant African land snails have been found in the luggage of a traveler who flew to Michigan from the west African country of Ghana......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 18th, 2023

Xcel is cleaning up radioactive water spill at Minnesota plant

A broken pipe at Xcel Energy's Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant leaked about 400,000 gallons of water containing radioactive tritium, and the utility is working to clean up the contaminated plume, state regulators said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

DEAL: Grab the Garmin Instinct Solar for up to 26% Off!

The watch packs a solar-powered battery, a rugged design, GPS navigation, and up to 100 meters of water resistance. The post DEAL: Grab the Garmin Instinct Solar for up to 26% Off! first appeared on Phandroid. While a lot of tech enthusiast.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

VW to invest in mines in bid to become global battery supplier

VW plans long-term to build enough cells to meet half of its global battery needs, with most production capacity located in Europe and North America......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

Nissan technicians vote down union effort in Tenn.

The workers at the automaker’s plant in Smyrna, Tenn., voted down the Machinists' unionization effort, 62-9......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

Update of a local tree field guide offers "antidote for plant blindness"

Asked to name his favorite tree, Paul W. Meyer, the former director of Penn's Morris Arboretum, likens the task to "asking a parent to name their favorite child.".....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

An elegant new orchid is found hiding in plain sight

It is extremely rare for a new plant species to be discovered in Japan, a nation where flora has been extensively studied and documented. Nevertheless, Professor Suetsugu Kenji and his associates have recently uncovered a stunning new species of orch.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

South Korea’s battery giants are in hot demand from US to Europe

South Korea's biggest battery event of the year turned into a beauty parade of US, European and Australian officials all trying to lure investments to their regions......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

ABB Robotics to invest $20M in Michigan plant expansion

Zurich-based robotics giant ABB Ltd. is planning to invest $20 million and create 72 jobs at its Auburn Hills, Mich., plant in response to the growth of automation in the automotive industry and others. The company will increase robot production a.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Audi: Decision on new U.S. plant will come this year

Audi CEO Markus Duesmann said the German brand will make a decision in 2023 on whether to build an assembly plant in the United States to take advantage of the Inflation Reduction Act's EV subsidies......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Pulvinar slits in the cell wall of legume motor cells facilitate control of leaf movement

Plant movement has long fascinated many researchers. Legumes are a group of plants famous for exhibiting various leaf movements, including "nyctinastic movement," in which the leaves open in the day and close at night. Similar plant movements include.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

HP Dragonfly Pro review: a strong debut

The HP Dragonfly Pro is a premium modern laptop with speed, a solid built, and great battery life. It's held back only by its low-resolution display......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Ford recalls more than 1.3M Fusion, Lincoln MKZ cars globally for braking defect

The recall covers certain 2013-18 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles. It affects nearly 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S., about 66,000 in Canada and 18,000 in Mexico, Ford said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Scientists identify 100 important questions facing plant science

An international panel of scientists have identified 100 of the most important questions facing plant science. The international initiative has identified key research priorities and highlights the importance of diversity, collaboration, and funding.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

GlobalWafers says new US plant on track for volume production in 1Q25

Silicon wafer supplier GlobalWafers is constructing a new 300mm (12-inch) silicon wafer plant in Sherman, Texas, and expects it to be ready for volume production in the first quarter of 2025......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

CATL partners with BAIC for EV battery development

China-based battery maker CATL continues to consolidate relationships with automotive OEMs. The company signed an agreement with Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC) on March 13 to co-develop batteries for the carmaker......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Dell’s first Windows 11 ARM laptop is priced like a Chromebook

Dell's new Inspiron 14 might be the budget ARM laptop you've been looking for, with long battery life, plenty of ports, and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 true wireless earbuds are $40 off

The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2, which Samsung is selling for $40 off, offer active noise cancellation and up to 29 hours of battery life with their charging case......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

29 Ford dealers drop out of EV program after changes

Dealers in North Carolina are the latest group to file a legal challenge against Ford over the program, following similar actions in New York and Illinois......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023