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A123 hires former JCI executive as chief technology officer

7:49 am U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2014

A123 Systems hired former Johnson Controls executive Patrick Hurley as its new chief technology officer....
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Carmakers, utilities team up so EV batteries can supply electric grid

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 18, 2014

As electric vehicles have gained popularity in some circles, so has the idea of using their batteries to stabilize the electric grid -- and paying the cars' owners for the help....
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Tesla digs, but isn't sold on Reno

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 2, 2014

Tesla Motors hasn't decided on a site for its so-called gigafactory, but it's moving forward as though it has....
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Tesla, Panasonic reach agreement on U.S. battery plant, report says

3:42 pm U.S. ET | July 28, 2014

Panasonic has reached a basic agreement with Tesla Motors to initially supply the electric automaker's proposed lithium-ion battery plant in the United States with machinery to make battery cells, the Nikkei said....
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BMW open to sharing battery technology with rivals

July 15, 2014 09:52 CET

BMW is open to sharing with rival automakers the EV battery cell technology it co-developed with Samsung SDI. Sharing the technology would reduce the cost of the battery cells -- the most expensive part of an electric vehicle....
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Toyota ponders awd for next-gen Prius

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14, 2014

The next generation of the Toyota Prius, the world's best-selling hybrid, will offer a lithium ion battery and possibly an all-wheel-drive option....
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Driver of stolen Tesla that crashed, split in 2, dies

9:43 am U.S. ET | July 10, 2014

The driver of a stolen Model S sedan that crashed and split in two in west Los Angeles nearly a week ago has died. The L.A. County Department of Coroner said today that the driver, Joshua Michael Flot, 26, of Inglewood, Calif., died on Monday....
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