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Some observers are alarmed that the federally backed battery maker A123 Systems could soon be owned by the Chinese. But did the company have a choice?
The troubled company says an advanced design could lead to cheaper electric vehicles.
Despite losing over $250 million last year, the company remains optimistic.
Founder of A123 Systems starts a new company to commercialize the technology.
Just as the company makes engines, it will now make battery packs for electric cars.
The automaker wanted U.S.-based manufacturing and a flexible battery design.
A123’s new factory exploits automation and advances in nanotechnology.