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Texting woman splashes into Lake Michigan

A woman is so engrossed in sending texts that she falls off a pier and into the chilly waters of the great lake.

By Mar. 22, 2012


Solar-powered hydrogen refueling station planned for Michigan

Michigan is constructing an alterative fueling facility for its upcoming fleet of clean-tech buses, and the entire site--including hydrogen generators--will be powered by an on-site solar farm.

By Aug. 31, 2011


ACLU: Michigan cops stealing drivers' phone data

This story initially mischaracterized the nature of the ACLU of Michigan's complaint. The ACLU is not making any accusations of misuse on the part of the Michigan State Police. It is simply asking for more information on the MSP's policies and history of using the devices.

By Apr. 21, 2011


Michigan police refute claims of data-collection wrongdoing

The Michigan State Police fires back at accusations that it is using data-extraction devices to secretly collect data from people's cell phones during routine traffic stops.

By Apr. 20, 2011


ACLU wants to know how Michigan cops use 'data extraction devices'

ACLU wants more information on how Michigan State Police are using handheld devices it says could download information from the cell phones of motorists they pull over.

By Apr. 19, 2011


Ford opens retooled Michigan Assembly Plant

Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant will produce the new Ford Focus, and, later this year, the Focus Electric.

By Mar. 17, 2011


Ford's Michigan plant to assemble four different types of vehicles

Ford's Michigan assembly plant to build gas-powered, electric, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid vehicles.

By Dec. 14, 2010


A123 cuts ribbon on Michigan EV battery plant

Lithium-ion battery company's factory is part of its bid to bring large-scale advanced battery manufacturing for electric vehicles and grid storage to the U.S.

By Sep. 13, 2010


Michigan takes first place at the 2010 American Solar Challenge

For the sixth time, the University of Michigan Solar Car Team won the 2010 American Solar Challenge, a long-distance road rally across the U.S.

By Jun. 28, 2010


GM to double the size of Michigan battery lab

General Motors is doubling the size of the largest and most technologically advanced automotive battery lab in the U.S. to expedite the development of electrically driven vehicles for consumers.

By Apr. 12, 2010