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Fisker assets spur Chinese duel with patents as top prize

Feb. 7, 2014 06:01 CET
Two Chinese-backed companies are locked in a bidding war, culminating next week, to take over bankrupt carmaker Fisker Automotive. The prize is 18 patents and a possible toehold in the U.S. and Chinese markets.... Read More »


Battery maker A123 Systems names new CEO, reorganizes

11:52 am U.S. ET | Oct. 10, 2013
Electric-car battery maker A123 Systems named a new CEO and outlined a new operating strategy as it moves forward after being purchased in bankruptcy by a Chinese company.... Read More »



How to handle an EV

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 29, 2013
Electric vehicles represent a small, slow-growing market, and nothing will finish off EV demand faster than carmakers' failure to take the segment seriously.... Read More »


Ex-battery maker B456 wins court approval for bankruptcy plan

3:19 pm U.S. ET | May 20, 2013
B456 Systems, the bankrupt electric-car battery maker formerly called A123 Systems, won court approval of a plan to exit bankruptcy that pays creditors from the proceeds of selling virtually all its assets.... Read More »



A name change to 456 as easy as 123? Not quite

12:01 pm U.S. ET | April 23, 2013
On March 22, A123 Systems Incorporated became B456 Systems Incorporated. But confusion followed the announcement and continues to follow the battery maker in the wake of its bankruptcy.... Read More »


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