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A123Systems Links With Fisker: $23M and Battery Deal

by Josie Garthwaite on January 14, 2010

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Fisker Automotive has traveled a winding road on the way to picking a battery supplier. At long last, here it is: Battery maker A123Systems will supply the battery systems for Fisker’s upcoming plug-in hybrid luxury vehicle, the Fisker Karma, under … Continue reading

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As Green Car Loan Funds Dwindle, What’s Plan B for Startups?

by Josie Garthwaite on December 11, 2009

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The flood of funding from the Department of Energy’s $25 billion Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing loan program — $8 billion for Tesla Motors, Nissan and Ford in June — has slowed to a trickle in recent months, comprising just two awards… Continue reading

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Plug-in hybrid car startup Fisker Automotive had expected to launch its first vehicle, the luxury Fisker Karma, in 2009. But according to founder and CEO Henrik Fisker, who spoke yesterday at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the launch is now scheduled for S… Continue reading

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“Inventing disruptive manufacturing innovations is every bit as hard as inventing new materials,” says Frank van Mierlo, President and co-founder of 1366 Technologies. Solar power, if it’s going to compete on cost with coal and other fossil fuels… Continue reading

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Automotive X Prize Scores $5.5M DOE Award for Green Car Contest

by Josie Garthwaite on November 2, 2009

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The $10 million in winnings for the Automotive X Prize competition can provide a welcome influx of cash for the DIY garage-based team, startup or even a more established automaker that builds the best 100 MPG car with a minimum 200-mile range, based on… Continue reading

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