A2: Research

The Detroit News reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Chrysler are expected to announce a new R&D project in Ann Arbor next week, focused on developing drivetrain technology for light duty vehicles. An announcement with details of the project is planned at the EPA lab on Ann Arbor’s north side. The News reports that Chrysler has “applied for billions of dollars in loans from the Energy Department to make its vehicles more fuel efficient.” [Source]