HOLLAND — Reports this month that LG Chem plans to build a second U.S. lithium-ion battery plant underscore how much the automotive industry has evolved in the six years since the company started making advanced batteries in West Michigan.
DETROIT — The push to offer autonomous driving, innovate new mobility options and differentiate models with new technology has upended many parts of the automotive industry.
HOLLAND — While many producers of advanced electrical systems have their sights set on electric vehicles, one West Michigan manufacturer is pursuing a more underserved sector.
As automakers have invested in high-profile technologies and lightweighting, they’ve also started to pay more attention to the place in their vehicles where drivers spend the most time: the interiors.
Lower fuel prices may have shifted consumers’ buying habits toward trucks and SUVs, but most automotive suppliers believe electric vehicle technology is here to stay.
While Robert Haveman served as a trusted financial executive for the former Holland-based auto supplier Prince Corp., he appears to have made poor choices when it came to his own personal finances.
LANSING — A Mid Michigan nanotechnology company seeks to raise $24 million through an initial public offering to fund operations as it continues to commercialize composite materials for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and other uses.