Ford Motor Co. is seeking $85 million in advanced-technology development credits from the State of Michigan in a bid to bring development and production of next-generation advanced lithium-ion battery packs in-house, a spokeswoman says. Nancy Gioia, the auto maker’s director-global electrification, is today appealing to state lawmakers to secure the credits, which would open the door for pack production in Michigan and potentially create 1,000 new jobs, Ford spokeswoman Jennifer Moore ...

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