Built By Michigan

Electric Vehicles

Built By Michigan brings together small business, large business, workers, families, electric vehicle owners and car aficionados, environmental and faith-based organizations, and more to advance the manufacturing and sales of the electric vehicle in Michigan to strengthen our economy and put our workers back to work.

Electric vehicles (EVs) are the future of the automobile industry and a key innovation in transportation technology and manufacturing in the 21st Century. The growth of this industry depends largely on a strong market for electric vehicles.  Michigan pioneered the auto industry and now stands at the forefront of its future, so it only follows that the auto state has a critical role to play in ensuring the success of electric car adoption and sales.

Built by Michigan supports the following actions to help build the market for EV's in the state:

  • Incentives for the purchase of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles and associated charging equipment  
  • Planning by local municipalities to support EV charging stations in the community and at work
  • Purchase of electric vehicles for public and private vehicle fleets
  • Integration of EV charging infrastructure into utility planning and customer demand-response incentive programs

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News

News  |  February 20, 2019
Last month, Detroit hosted the annual North American International Auto Show, one of the longest-running, largest, and most buzzed about auto shows on the continent. This year’s announcements provide promising signs for an environmentally-friendly transition to electric.
News  |  December 17, 2018
The loss of the Chevy Volt weighs the heaviest here in Michigan, not because the job impacts are any worse than the other vehicles slated for the dust-heap, but because the Volt represented the new GM– one that was competing in the race to design the most advanced green cars.
News  |  November 13, 2018
Electric cars are growing in popularity in the central part of the US.
News  |  October 18, 2018
the Clean Air Act requires submitted comments to be considered by the EPA before issuing a final ruling. Though The process for submitting comments can be somewhat cumbersome, it really can make a difference. Take the time to be heard today. 
News  |  August 30, 2018
The Trump administration’s new proposal to freeze fuel economy standards in 2020 is so blind to changes in the automotive industry that they may actually do more harm to automakers than help them, and potentially take billions from consumer pocket-books at the same time. 
News  |  June 27, 2018
Jackson-based utility Consumers Energy has made a new infrastructure proposal to state regulators that will tackle one of the primary obstacles to electric vehicle adoption in Michigan.