Dow Kokam breaks ground on battery plant in Michigan

RP news wires

Vice President Biden joined Michigan Governor Granholm, Senators Levin and Stabenow, and Dow CEO Andrew Liveris for the groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate construction of Dow Kokam's new advanced, large-format battery production facility. The groundbreaking marks the first phase of construction for the high-tech, world-scale manufacturing facility in Midland, Mich., which will produce affordable lithium-ion batteries to supply the growing electric vehicle (EV) and hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) market.

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