Volume 87 Issue 15 | p. 19 | Concentrates
Issue Date: April 13, 2009

Chrysler Partners With A123 For Electric Cars

Department: Business

Struggling automaker Chrysler says U.S.-based battery supplier A123Systems will power its lineup of gasoline hybrid electric and fully electric vehicles that it expects to introduce in 2010. A123Systems claims its lithium-ion batteries, made with nanophosphate electrode technology, provide higher performance at lower cost compared with competitors' batteries. The company also says its battery packs can be easily sized for different models and include a proprietary safety system to prevent them from . . .

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