Kentucky Continues Auto Sector Business Growth

Kentucky officials expect to continue its partnership with Argonne National Laboratories when it opens facilities in Lexington later this year to develop rechargeable car battery technology. “It fits in very well with where we understand where Toyota and Ford Motor want to move with future vehicles,” said Len Peters, secretary of the Energy and Environment […]

Planned Battery Plant Will Face Tech Hurdles

Backers of a proposed lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant slated to be built in Glendale, Kentucky are hoping the U.S. Department of Energy will approve the application for funding they’ve just submitted. If granted, those funds could result in the nation’s first large-scale vehicle battery plant. But getting the funding is only clearing the first hurdle.