Wabash-based ClearFlex Automotive is using off-the-shelf technology to design a 2010 Ford Focus plug-in electric vehicle,
powered entirely by lead acid batteries. The company is gearing up for initial production of up to three vehicles a day.
Pendleton-based Remy International signs deals with Allison Transmission Inc. in Indianapolis and German automaker Daimler
AG to supply electric motors for hybrid systems. The agreements should help offset a loss of business from General Motors.
Indianapolis truck dealer Utility-Peterbilt leased its first hybrid medium-duty truck this summer after enduring months of
tire-kicking but no action from fleet buyers and plenty of interest from television-news types.
Banker Steve Tolen is attempting to resuscitate the electric car. Tolen believes conditions are ripe for an upstart automaker
to launch a safe battery-powered vehicle capable of rapid acceleration, highway speeds and over 100 miles of distance between