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Johnson Controls Looks to Cash in on Hybrids

| Friday September 30th, 2005 | 0 Comments

jon_con.jpgNot long after being named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, Johnson Controls will make a push to dominate the battery technology associated with new hybrid vehicles – article here. The company has made a $4 Million investment in a new laboratory at their Glendale, WI headquarters and will us it as a “proving ground” for new battery technology.
Regardless of how you feel about hybrid technology, this sort of investment is a great example of how new, non-fossil-fuel based technologies can strengthen the backgound of the new economy.


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