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November 10th, 2010

A123 plugs into global battery market

Abstract:
From mobile devices to hybrid and electric cars, growing demand for stored power is driving battery technology development and the scaling of battery manufacturing. Battery design and manufacture also have become a strategic battleground in the emerging energy technology industry.



In the U.S., A123 Systems has quickly evolved from hot startup to the largest battery maker in North America. By supplying a key energy technology that gives the country a foothold in a strategic global market, A123 also could be one of the best hopes for reviving U.S. manufacturing. "Our goal is to create an entire [battery] ecosystem," says CTO and co-founder Bart Riley.

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