| March 24 2015 - XALT Energy Announces Lithium Battery Supply Agreement with Chinese Bus Manufacturer|
MIDLAND, Mich., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- XALT Energy, LLC ("XALT"), a leading developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries, today announced it has signed a global exclusive agreement with Hybrid Kinetic Group "HK Group" of China for the supply of its Lithium Titanate (LTO) batteries from its manufacturing facilities in Midland for all-electric buses in China. Dr. Yung Yeung ...
| March 24 2015 - Midland lithium battery maker gets $1 billion China contract|
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan company says it has signed a $1 billion multiyear deal to supply lithium batteries to a Chinese electric bus manufacturer and will hire 300 people. Midland-based XALT Energy LLC said Tuesday that it's supplying the batteries to Hong Kong-based Hybrid Kinetic Group Ltd. XALT ...
| March 14 2015 - Greyfriars bus station to be demolished tomorrow|
Greyfriars bus station in Northampton, East Midlands, opened in 1976 but after a new terminal was opened in the town last year the 'infamously ugly' building has lain redundant.
| February 25 2015 - UPDATES: Wednesday closings and delays|
The following closings and delays have been announced by Midlands-area schools, government offices and businesses. Click to Continue »
| February 11 2015 - White House honors 5 agents in Alabama bunker rescue|
WASHINGTON | The White House is honoring five federal agents for rescuing a boy who was held in an underground bunker in southeast Alabama two years ago. Members of the FBI's hostage rescue team are among the law officers receiving medals of valor Wednesday in a ceremony with Vice President Joe Biden. An armed man boarded a school bus in Midland City on Jan. 29, 2013, and killed the driver. He ...
| January 03 2015 - Bus cards spring roll-out promise|
Oyster-style bus cards to be rolled out to all operators by the spring, the transport authority for the West Midlands says.
| December 11 2014 - XALT Energy Powers New Flyer Battery-Electric Buses|
MIDLAND, Mich., Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XALT Energy, a leading supplier of lithium-ion energy storage solutions, is pleased to announce their participation in the unveiling of New Flyer's latest addition ...
| November 04 2014 - No injuries reported in Aiken County school bus accident|
No injuries have been reported in a school bus accident carrying students, heading to Midland Valley High School. It happened shortly before 7:30am, Tuesday morning near Augusta Road and Piney Heights Road. Traffic is still being directed in the area so expect delays in the area.
| October 09 2014 - GOP heavyweights coming to Midland|
Some of the big names in the GOP will be visiting Midland in the coming weeks, including Republican Land Commissioner candidate George P. Bush, his father Jeb Bush and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.
| October 24 2014 - Midland County School Bus Crash|
A school bus flipped and went into a ditch after it was involved in a 3 car crash in Midland County late Tuesday night.
| October 02 2014 - Arts & Entertainment SEE MORE|
MIDLAND – The Midland Civitans “Stuff the Bus” food drive was held on... TORONTO - Drivers in Ontario could soon face much stiffer penalties for texting behind the wheel, as the governing Liberals are set to reintroduce a bill that would boost the maximum fine to $1,000.
| October 20 2014 - The COMET Reaches Out to Students|
While it’s still unclear who will be running the Midlands bus system, The COMET is offering new routes and new rates in the Midlands in hopes of appealing to students as area schools open.