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Ford, University of Michigan open electric car battery lab

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Ford Motor Co. and the University of Michigan are opening a battery research and manufacturing lab they hope will speed the development of batteries for electric and hybrid cars.

The center, on the university’s campus in Ann Arbor, will bring together battery makers, car companies, and researchers who will test new batteries for prototype vehicles.

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