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Feb 13 2023
Former Vice president Mike Pence will travel to Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Wednesday. According to an announcement, Pence will deliver remarks, "on defending parents' rights and combatting the Radical Left's indoctrination of children." The speech will be given during oral arguments in Parents Defending Education v. Linn-Mar Community School District, which challenges aFox9
Feb 13 2023
The Michigan Strategic Fund approved Monday an incentive package worth more than $1 billion to support Ford Motor Co. on a multibillion-dollar investment to build an electric-vehicle battery plant in Calhoun County. Ford officials said Monday the company expects to invest $3.5 billion to construct the battery plant, called “Blue Oval Battery Park Michigan.” The plant will employ 2,500 peopleDetroit News
Jan 05 2023
Mercedes-Benz, MN8, and ChargePoint are joining forces to install 400 fast electric vehicle charging hubs across the US in a major bid to boost EV sales and improve the nation’s struggling EV charging infrastructure. The project will cost approximately €1 billion ($1 billion), which will be split 50-50 between Mercedes and MN8.
Starting this year, the companies will begin the work toThe Verge
Feb 06 2023
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it appears someone is attacking the electrical power grid of the Seattle area, which comes after a series of similar incidents elsewhere in the Pacific Northwest as well as in Florida. And the FBI never caught the guy who attacked the electrical grid down in North Carolina earlier this month. Shooting up a power substation is apparently the latest fadJim Geraghty
Feb 09 2023
Voters chime in on Biden administration so far MSUM students chime in as President Biden reaches the halfway point of his first term. MINNESOTA (KVRR) — Vice President Harris’ visit to St. Cloud focuses on Minnesota’s push for clean energy in the coming decades. By 2030, the movement requires 80% of the state’s electricity to come from carbon-free sources. That goal will be increased to 100%KVRR
Jan 12 2023
The world around us was built to cater to gas-powered cars. Tank trucks carrying thousands of gallons of fuel are a near-ubiquitous presence on the highway. Auto repair shops are stocked with drain pans and wrenches for oil changes. Gas prices are a central focus in politics. Even pedestrians and cyclists depend on the hum of the internal combustion engine — it’s a powerful audio signal that aVox
Feb 13 2023
ROMULUS − Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer celebrated Monday Ford Motor Co.'s decision to create a new electric vehicle battery plant in Marshall expected to create 2,500 jobs after Michigan economic development officials approved an investment of nearly $250 million in taxpayer-funded incentives to land the facility. "It's thrilling, it's thrilling," Whitmer told reporters following a FordDetroit Free Press
Dec 29 2022
Attacks on the nation’s power grid are suddenly on the rise, according to federal regulators, who are now weighing additional security requirements for power stations to fend off vandalism.
Some of the attacks were with gunfire which cut off electricity to thousands of customers since October.
The latest incident happened on Christmas Day in Washington state. Thousands of homesWashington Times
Feb 08 2023
MEXICO CITY, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Wednesday that electric carmaker Tesla's (TSLA.O) new plant could be installed in either the states of Nuevo Leon or Hidalgo. Lopez Obrador referred to both states as a possibility when asked about the firm's plans, which Tesla has not yet commented on, during a regular news conference. Mexican presidentialReuters
Jan 05 2023
Despite appearances, the United States is still a nation of laws, and every January first, we wake up to a gaggle of new ones that were passed by our hard-working legislators over the previous year. 2023 promises many new and exciting rules that must be followed or you’ll thrown into a cage, so here’s a cross-country tour of new statutes, codes, regulations, and ordinances we should all knowLifehacker