Chinese Company Wins Auction for A123 Systems

Chinese Company Wins Auction for A123 Systems
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A year riddled with controversy for electric cars is winding down, but not without at least one more flare up — Chinese firm Wanxiang Group won the bidding war for A123 Systems. Continue Reading...

Industry Executives Skeptical on Electric Vehicles

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Industry Executives Skeptical on Electric Vehicles
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Presidential candidate Mitt Romney isn’t the only one that’s skeptical about electric vehicles and their development. At an industry panel in New York, executives expressed their criticisms of the electric vehicle market as automakers have quietly shelved strong pushes towards developing EVs. Continue Reading...

Five Injured in GM Tech Center Battery Lab Explosion – Video

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Yesterday, an explosion was reported at the General Motors Technical Center in Warren, Michigan and early reports had one or two people injured. An official statement was released by GM that five people were injured, one seriously. “We are aware of five employees being evaluated on scene by medical personal and only one employee is… Continue Reading...

Fisker Battery Supplier A123 Systems Face Financial Obstacles

Fisker Battery Supplier A123 Systems Face Financial Obstacles
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Start-ups are inherently risky and while many bright-eyed visionaries initially display great potential, up to fifty percent of new enterprises run out of money. Unfortunately, Waltham-based A123 Systems Inc. are at risk of becoming a statistic.  Earlier this month, Consumer Reports reported that a brand-new Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid electric vehicle with less than 200… Continue Reading...

A123 Takes Blame for Fisker Karma Glitch, Fisker Upgrades VIP Customer Care Package

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A123 Takes Blame for Fisker Karma Glitch, Fisker Upgrades VIP Customer Care Package
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With all the news buzzing around the Fisker Karma and its Consumer Reports fiasco, the American electric vehicle manufacturer finally spoke on the issue. But first, its battery supplier, A123 Systems admitted that it supplied Fisker with defective battery packs and has taken the blame for the notorious glitch on the Consumer Reports’ Fisker Karma. A123… Continue Reading...

Fisker Automotive Running Out of Time and Funds?

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Fisker Automotive Running Out of Time and Funds?
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Earlier this month, electric car manufacturer Fisker Automotive laid off around 65 workers and it became public knowledge that they were renegotiating loan details with the US Department of Energy. Now analysts (or at least one analyst) are predicting the inevitable death of Fisker as a company, especially since Fisker apparently did not meet certain… Continue Reading...

Fisker Batteries May Have Safety Issue Says Supplier

Fisker Batteries May Have Safety Issue Says Supplier
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In a very ironic story, battery maker A123 Systems Inc. has admitted to a potential safety issue in batteries it supplies to Fisker Automotive. What’s the irony in that? Well, General Motors, which is currently dealing with a fire safety issue of their own with their Chevy Volt, will be turning to A123 Systems’ batteries… Continue Reading...
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