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Igniting the Electric Vehicle Market: Nathan Bomey, GM Automotive Writer, Detroit Free Press – GM is promising 500,000 electric vehicles by 2017, with the Chevy Volt playing a key role. Next year GM rolls out its Cadillac ELR, a luxury electric coupe based on the Volt Powertrain.
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Main Street Area Association: Experience Downtown – Midnight Madness: Maura Thomson, MSAA Executive Director – Ann Arbor’s downtown is getting ready for the Christmas season, offering a great variety of stores and gift ideas for shoppers. The woman who champions the downtown community recently went on a retail tour to learn how business owners are preparing for this year’s holiday.
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Around the Home: Roofing & Windows of the Future – Pete Nowakowski, Marketing & Communications Director, BRAG Ann Arbor; Mike Kearns, Founder, Kearns Brothers Inc. – With the new technology in windows and roofing, there are many advantages of upgrading your home. One new product developed by Dow are Powerhouse Shingles, which is a solar power generating roof shingle. We also learn about FiberCore Windows and Gutter Guards.
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Downtown Association of Ypsilanti: Model Kit Making – Dave Heikkinen, DAY; ModelCave Owners Jon Cassino and Melissa Barnes: ModelCave on West Michigan Avenue in downtown Ypsilanti stocks thousands of plastic model kits and everything needed to build them. From the five-foot long model of the WWII Battleship Bismarck to models of Old Spanish Galleons and even Warcraft action figures, the shop is an example of how old-fashioned fun can still be so entertaining.
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