A123 Systems Inc.
A123 Systems to close one Michigan plant, build $40 million headquartersApril 3
China a lifeline for EV makersMarch 14, 2016
In China, the government remains committed to growing plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle production and sales. That has given the nation’s investors and companies the confidence to sink millions of dollars into U.S. firms with electrification technology.
A123 to double lithium-ion battery capacityJune 1, 2015
Apple settles battery maker's scientist-poaching lawsuitMay 14, 2015
A123 shifts focus to rebound from bankruptcyMarch 16, 2015
Apple seeks to dismiss lawsuit filed by electric battery maker A123March 10, 2015
Apple explores resolution of A123 Systems’ poaching suitMarch 4, 2015
Apple hiring patterns, patents signal automotive r&d plansFeb. 20, 2015
A year and a half ago, Apple had applied for just eight patents related to auto batteries. Recently, it has hired a bevy of engineers, just one of whom had already filed for 17 in his former career, according to a Thomson Reuters analysis.
Apple is poaching auto engineers to build battery division, lawsuit claimsFeb. 19, 2015
Electric-car battery maker A123 Systems has sued Apple for allegedly poaching engineers to build a large-scale battery division, according to a court filing that could offer further evidence that Apple is developing a car.