Fast Facts About Electric Vehicles, Battery Life

Ford Mustang Mach-E

Battery life and electric vehicles go hand in hand. As the main source for vehicle propulsion, an adequately working battery pack is essential. Just as cell phones, laptops, tablets, and other devices utilize lithium-ion batteries, so do most electric vehicles. Keeping batteries healthy will prolong use. In EVs, that can … Read more

Mcity Provides a Testing Ground for Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous driving test facilities are few in number. The University of Michigan and the Michigan Department of Transportation have partnered to build Mcity, a facility where connected cars and autonomous driving can be put through the paces. It is understood that driverless vehicles will eventually become commonplace on America‚Äôs roads. … Read more

University of Michigan: Connected Vehicle Favorability Confirmed

A survey of public opinion about connected vehicles was recently conducted by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). That survey, authored by Brandon Schoettle (project manager) and Michael Sivak (research professor), revealed that the majority of people surveyed in three predominately English-speaking countries (US, UK, and Australia) had … Read more