Categories

Archives

A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.

USA: Auto show highlights battery technology

DETROIT, Mich. (WZZM) — Incentives from the state helped bring jobs to West Michigan in the form of alternative energy, specifically lithium ion battery production in Holland.

Despite slow sales, hybrid vehicles are capturing attention at the North American Auto Show.

Its simple to charge but a complex process to make batteries in Holland.

“Every Volt we sell in the U.S. market has a battery and every battery will have an LG Chem, ” says Chevy Volt spokesman Rob Peterson.

General Motors chose LG Chem to make the rechargeable lithium ion battery for the Volt in 2009. Because the Volt uses both gas and electric it needs to be a “do everything” kind of battery. While there’s not perfect formula, experts say LG Chem does it as well as any company and on a larger scale.

Peterson compares the battery to an olympic athlete.
More wzzm13.com

Share

Leave a Reply