electric vehicles

  1. May 15, 2024

    Copper cannot be mined fast enough to electrify United States

    Copper cannot be mined quickly enough to keep up with current U.S. policy guidelines to transition the country’s electricity and vehicle infrastructure to renewable energy, according to a U-M study.

  2. May 2, 2024

    More local officials see relevance of electric vehicle planning

    Local officials across Michigan increasingly view electric vehicle infrastructure planning as relevant for their governments, though many cite too few public charging stations and costs associated with adding them as barriers.

  3. January 11, 2024

    Study shows EV cost-competitiveness varies by area

    Is it actually cheaper to own an electric vehicle instead of a gas vehicle? It depends. U-M researchers say where you live matters.

  4. November 20, 2023

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  5. August 13, 2023

    University proceeding with campus EV charger installations

    U-M’s plan to install 400 electric vehicle charging spaces on its Ann Arbor campus is underway. Starting Sept. 1, users will pay a small fee to charge EVs on campus.

  6. June 22, 2023

    Four electric buses a step toward cleaner campus fleet

    Four new battery-powered electric buses — three 40-foot buses and one 60-foot articulated bus — have arrived on the Ann Arbor campus as a step in a broader effort to decarbonize the U-M vehicle fleet.

  7. April 27, 2023

    $130 million Electric Vehicle Center launching at U-M

    In an effort to cultivate a robust electric vehicle ecosystem in the state where the modern auto industry was born, the University of Michigan Electric Vehicle Center launched April 27.

  8. March 1, 2023

    U-M joins with state to recruit talent for EV, mobility jobs

    U-M is a partner in a major state-sponsored initiative to promote careers and attract talent to the state of Michigan’s burgeoning electric vehicle and transportation mobility sector.

  9. January 16, 2023

    EV transition will benefit many, less so for low-income

    More than 90% of vehicle-owning households in the United States would see a reduction in the percentage of income spent on transportation energy if they switched to electric vehicles, according to a U-M study.

  10. August 30, 2022

    College of Engineering to lead $11M battery research center

    A new $10.95 million research center, led by the College of Engineering and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, could help enable the development of advanced batteries and fuel cells for electric vehicles.