GM CEO, Michigan Governor and Sec’y of Energy to Witness Launch of Battery Assembly Production at Brownstown Plant Today; Live Feed and Autoline Webcast/Chat
At 10:00 AM Eastern today, GM Chairman and CEO Ed Whitacre, along with Gov. Jennifer Granholm, US Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, other leading government officials and guests will witness the start of battery production at the GM Brownstown Battery Assembly Plant. The plant, located in Brownstown Township, Mich., is the first lithium-ion battery pack manufacturing plant in the US operated by a major automaker.
The launch of production is occuring three year to the day the Chevrolet Volt concept car was revealed.
Links below are for the GM press event, as well as a live video webcast and chat by John McElroy from Autoline following the press event at the Brownstown, plant.