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  • Driverless, folding cars closer to street-ready

    Driverless, folding cars closer to street-ready
    Leave the driving — to your car. General Motors' prototype EN-V (Electric Networked Vehicle) promises to let you do just that. No place to park? The all-electric CityCar, developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, can help out by...
  • High-performance hybrids help power Detroit auto show

    High-performance hybrids help power Detroit auto show
    The North American International Auto Show in Detroit has always been known for power and performance but in 2014 the industry was also showcasing technology that includes alternative sources of power. Though they weren’t front and center, auto...
  • Dead car battery? Recycler gives new life

    Dead car battery? Recycler gives new life
    Tractor trailers filled with dead car batteries made their way up to Gopher Resource's recycling plant in Eagan, Minn. The 30-plus pound blocks were fed into a giant industrial blender and soon became material for new batteries and ammunition. Eagan-...
  • Lead-acid batteries power new car technology

    Lead-acid batteries power new car technology
    Start/stop systems in cars, paired with traditional gas engines, are up to the task of bringing cars to the mandated higher fuel economy numbers, according to a major automotive supplier. Johnson Controls says its present lead-acid absorbent glass mat...
  • Solar energy will help power Back River treatment plant

    Solar energy will help power Back River treatment plant
    An array of solar panels, spreading across nearly five acres at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant in Essex, could deliver significant energy savings and will pay for itself within a decade, officials said Tuesday. The 4,200 American-made panels,...
  • Nagin: Past corruption no bar to city contracts

    New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin says he doesn't see any problem giving city contracts to companies connected to people who have pleaded guilty to corruption charges. "I would say, hopefully, they've learned their lesson and we're smart enough to not let them...
  • District seeking investors for bond

    Bethlehem Area school directors on Monday authorized their financial officer to seek investors for the district's proposed $43 million bond issue. The bond, which the school directors could approve as early as Oct. 15, would allow the district to...
  • Program Aims to Help Unemployed Start Their Own Business

    Program Aims to Help Unemployed Start Their Own Business
    It's called the Fast-Trac Venture program, which allows people to evaluate opportunities and develop a plan for owning their own business. So far, 15 people have completed the program in Ottawa County and have started their own business, including Ray...
  • Holland Company Awarded Millions to Make Batteries

    Holland Company Awarded Millions to Make Batteries
    A big announcement was made on Wednesday for Michigan's economy. More than a billion dollars is coming to the state to make batteries for electric cars. It's all federal stimulus money. A Holland company says, it'll help recharge business and add...
  • Governor Takes "Victory Lap" For Johnson Control Jobs

    Governor Takes "Victory Lap" For Johnson Control Jobs
    The big news was two days old, but Friday morning Governor Jennifer Granholm was in Holland to celebrate federal grants to produce batteries for electric vehicles. Johnson Controls (JCI) received a $299 million grant from the federal government to...
  • The end of the road for U.S. carmakers?

    Are the Big Three worth saving? The U.S. auto industry's downward spiral has accelerated dramatically in recent weeks. In a desperate bid for solvency, General Motors Corp. is seeking a merger with Chrysler. Chrysler has talked with Renault and Nissan...