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A123 Systems to Manufacture Batteries for Hybrid & Electric Vehicles

17 Jun, 2009


A123 Systems to Manufacture Batteries for Hybrid & Electric Vehicles Watertown-based A123 Systems will manufacture the batteries for five plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles to be sold by Chrysler. The first of these vehicles is slated to be available in 2010. A123 Systems makes lithium-ion batteries with a chemistry that it says is safer, more powerful, and longer lasting than the lithium-ion batteries now used in portable electronics and some electric cars.

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