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A123 Systems To Announce Third Quarter Results On Nov 9th

Advanced battery manufacturer A123 Systems has announced they’ll reveal 3rd quarter financial results on November 9th, the company has had a roller coaster year with a share price high of $22.84 and a low of $6.54 (AONE). A123 Systems announced on the 13th of September that they have opened the largest lithium ion automotive battery factory in North America, the new facility is based in Livonia, Michigan. If you’d like to watch the announcement you can do so here at 5pm ET on November 9th. Lanjut →

The Wrightspeed X1

Faster than anything else on the road with the possible exception of the Bugatti Veyron (for which you need a personal Saudi Arabian oil field just to keep the tank full) the Wrightspeed X1 is exactly what we need to see a lot more of, electric cars that take full advantage of the superiority of the electric motor over the internal combustion engine to make Ferraris, Porsches and anything else on 4 wheels look like a lumbering, antiquated grease-trap. Lanjut →

A123 Systems to Make Batteries for Navistar Electric Vehicles

In a minor coup d’√©tat for US tech manufacturing A123 Systems (NASDAQ:AONE) has landed the supply contract with Navistar, the company that is building the 100% electric delivery trucks currently being used by UPS and Fed Ex across the United States. Navistar recently partnered with UK company Modec Limited to produce the zero tailpipe emission vehicles currently being produced in Livonia, Michigan. Lanjut →

Fisker To Ship 100 Hybrid Electric Cars This Year

Fisker Automotive will be shipping between 70 and 100 cars before the end of 2010 as part of a large scale test of their Karma model hybrid electric car according to Ray Lane a managing partner in the U.S. venture capital fund Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, who are large shareholders in the still relatively new car company. The cars will be produced by Valmet Automotive in Finland, Valmet is contracted to build the Karma and will begin mass production in February 2011 by which time Fisker is hoping to be building and selling approximately 15,000 cars per year. Lanjut →

Toshiba Working With Automakers on Lithium-ion Technology

Toshiba Corp. announced on Monday that it is currently working with multiple automakers on developing new lithium-ion technology for current and future versions of both electric and hybrid electric cars. Honda recently announced plans to start selling electric motorcycles powered by Toshiba (OTC: TOSBF)¬†battery cells and Tesla Motors decided to go with Toshiba over US based battery maker A123 Systems (NASDAQ: AONE) for their upcoming and hotly anticipated Lanjut →

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