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Dow Kokam breaks ground on advanced battery plant in Michigan

Dow Kokam, a joint venture between Dow Chemical and Townsend Kokam, has broken ground on its new lithium-polymer battery manufacturing facility in Midland, MI. Dow Kokam chief executive officer Ravi Shanker was on hand for the groundbreaking, as was Vice President Joe Biden and Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm. When completed, the Midl

Is the advanced battery market already too crowded?

Nissan Leaf battery pack - Click above for high-res image gallery

Report: GM to locate Volt battery plant in Brownstown Twp, MI

Bill Wallace showing off the Volt cell and battery pack - Click above for high-res image gallery

Japanese companies to build batteries in America

Although Japanese battery makers currently have plans to greatly expand their production capacity at home, it seems this still isn't enough and America seems to be the destination of choice for some new manufacturing plants. One of the companies planning on creating