President Barack Obama’s electric vehicle tour climaxed last Thursday with a visit to the Compact Power battery plant in Holland, Michigan, where he was treated to his first extensive experience with the upcoming 2011 Chevrolet Volt. The Holland plant just happens to be the place where LG Chem, the parent of Compact Power, is making the battery cells for the Volt, a range-extended electric car, and Obama’s visit is one of the President’s strongest showings of support for EVs since his appointment. In fact, Obama has been backing greater electrification of the automobile in recent weeks...
President Obama Backs EV Charge With Volt Battery Factory Visit
Having recently visited Smith Electric Vehiclesin Kansas City, Missouri, president Barack Obama is now on his way to the Compact Power battery plant located in Holland, Michigan. The specialized plant will be supplying the upcoming Chevrolet Volt range-extended vehicle with its lithium-ion battery...Viknesh Vijayenthiran