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16 COVID cases linked to four-day motorcycle event in West Michigan

MUSKEGON, Mich. – Michigan health officials have linked 16 cases of COVID-19 to a four-day motorcycle event on the west side of the state. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has connected at least 16 cases of the virus to Muskegon Bike Time, a four-day motorcycle event held in West Michigan.
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Michigan natives take over NAPA store in Cherryville

The Cherryville NAPA auto parts store has a slightly different name along with new owners. Mike and Barbara Jones, who have owned the NAPA Cherryville Auto and Trucks Parts for four years, have sold their business on Shelby Highway to Melanie Sikes and Tom Mullins. The new company will be...
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Cyclists ride in virtual bicycle tour to help Make-A-Wish Michigan

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — More than 20 residents living in Macomb County, including several from Shelby Township, participated in the 34th annual Wish-A-Mile Bicycle Tour to raise money for Make-A-Wish Michigan. In total, nearly 600 cyclists from across the state will participate in the organization’s largest annual fundraiser, which is being...
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Rivian expands testing of its electric Amazon delivery vans to Michigan

Rivian’s Amazon delivery van was spotted in Michigan, adding Detroit to one of the few cities the electric vehicle has been sighted and is undergoing testing. A Rivian engineer accompanied the Amazon driver behind the wheel of the electric delivery van. The engineer told Automotive News that Amazon delivery vans undergoing testing in Detroit were assembled at Rivian’s engineering and design center in Plymouth, Michigan.
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Ford Announces Its Battery Development Center Will Be Located In Romulus, Michigan

Ion Park, Ford’s new global battery center of excellence will be built in Romulus, Michigan just 20 miles west of central Detroit. “Ford already is delivering on our plan to lead the electric revolution with strong new vehicles including Mustang Mach-E, 2022 E-Transit available late 2021 and the 2022 F-150 Lightning available from spring next year,” said Anand Sankaran, Ford Ion Park director. “The new lab will help Ford speed up the battery development process to deliver even more capable, affordable batteries and is part of Ford’s renewed commitment to making Michigan a centerpiece of its focus on EVs.”
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Ford Ion Park Battery Lab To Open In Romulus, Michigan In 2022

Ford Ion Park, the carmaker’s new global battery center of excellence aimed at driving high-volume battery cell delivery, better range and lower costs for customers, will be based in Romulus, Michigan. A $100 million investment, the facility will help Ford develop and manufacture lithium ion and solid-state battery cells and...
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Ford to open new electric vehicle battery facility in Michigan

Ford Motor Company is doubling down on its push towards electric vehicles with a new battery facility in Romulus, Michigan, set to open next year. Ford will refurbish an existing 270,000-square-foot facility, which will house up to 200 engineers, researchers, purchasing and finance leaders. The facility will feature "world-class pilot-scale equipment for electrode, cell and array design and manufacturing engineering and innovation."
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Ford Ion Park, EV Battery R&D Center, Slated For Romulus, Michigan

Ford Ion Park – the automaker’s forthcoming battery research and development center – was announced back in April, but Ford didn’t reveal where, exactly, it would be located. Now, Ford has confirmed that Ion Park will be located in Romulus, Michigan, where the automaker will invest $100 million to refurbish an existing 270,000 square-foot facility and fill it with 200 engineers and an array of state of the art equipment.