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2012-06-13 14:22:40

Michael Crumbliss for redOrbit.com A new advance has been made in battery technology that will improve the performance of electric cars. A123 Systems developed as a start-up at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The company makes batteries for Fisker Karma, the BMW hybrid 3- and 5-Series cars and GM's all-electric Chevy Spark due in 2013. On Tuesday A123 announced advances that will allow lithium ion batteries to perform in extreme high and low temperatures. This will eliminate...

2011-03-02 10:16:00

ORION, Mich., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC) has awarded Cobasys, a subsidiary of SB LiMotive, an $8.4 million contract to develop high-energy lithium-ion batteries for use in electric vehicle applications. USABC is a subsidiary of the United States Council for Automotive Research LLC (USCAR), the collaborative automotive technology organization of Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors Company, whose mission is to...


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