Ford, University of Michigan open lab to speed development of EV batteries
$8 million facility will develop technologies to bring the high costs of electric batteries down.
Toyota boosts SUV production at Indiana plant, adds 200 jobs
Automaker invests $30 million to build a hybrid version of its Highlander SUV.
Dana gets $3M to develop thermal management technologies
Projects meant to enhance battery systems in electric, plug-in hybrid-electric, and hybrid-electric vehicles.
Murata could benefit big from world’s tiniest capacitor
Electronics manufacturer says new capacitor is as tiny as the period at the end of this sentence.
China defends rare earths curbs as environmental measure
Beijing rejects WTO complaints by US, Europe and Japan.
Lynas ready to fire up Malaysian rare earth plant
Snag cleared, science ministry rejected an appeal by residents to revoke a license.