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Park, Plug In and Take Off

August 17th, 2011 No comments

By Bob Weed, CDA Vice President OEM

During my tenure at the Copper Development Association, it’s been fascinating to watch the evolution of electric vehicle technology.  In May, I blogged about the use of copper in electric vehicles and the key actions that cities can take to support the growing use of EVs and plug-in hybrids.  The latest news on the subject comes from the Motor City, about the partnership between Detroit-based energy company DTE Energy and General Motors to provide EV drivers with more and more charging locations, including four plug-in stations in the parking structures at Detroit’s Metro Airport. Read more…

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