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Horiba Automotive Test Systems to acquire FuelCon AG

10 August 2018

Horiba Europe GmbH has announced that it has agreed terms for the acquisition of FuelCon AG.


A123 to invest in Solid Power

18 September 2017

A123 is to invest in Solid Power, a developer of technology which works in the energy density and safety of next generation batteries.


just-auto Plus only A123 Systems appoints new chief executive officer

30 August 2017


PPG opens new automotive refinish training centre in Argentina

18 August 2017

PPG announced it has opened a new 300 sq m training centre for automotive refinish professionals in Pillar, Argentina.


A123 to build new US$40m Michigan headquarters

4 April 2017

A123 is to build a new US$40m headquarters complex in Novi, Michigan, housing all corporate functions, an engineering centre, new laboratory space and a manufacturing plant.


A123 opens new Czech Republic facility

9 March 2017

A123 Systems has opened its new manufacturing facility in Ostrava, Czech Republic, with the site due to produce more than 600,000 units of its low voltage automotive systems annually for European customers


just-auto Plus only A123 and Argonne collaborate over cathode development program

12 September 2016


just-auto Plus only A123 US appoints two new executive leaders

9 June 2016


US: A123 Systems to double battery capacity

3 June 2015

A123 Systems plans to double global battery manufacturing capacity to 1.5 GWh within the next three years.


just-auto Plus only US: A123 announces breakthrough in lithium-ion starter batteries

8 April 2015


CHINA: Wanxiang to relaunch rebranded Fisker Karma in 2016

23 February 2015

Wanxiang Group will delay the relaunch of the Fisker Karma hybrid sports car until mid-2016, according to local reports.


just-auto Plus only US: A123 Systems appoints Brad Frederick as chief financial officer

5 February 2015


CHINA: A123 Systems completes Changzhou facilities sale to Johnson Matthey

14 October 2014

A123 Systems says it has completed the sale of its facilities for the production of certain battery materials to Johnson Matthey.


just-auto Plus only CHINA: Johnson Matthey completes acquisition of A123’s Changzhou facility

8 October 2014


just-auto Plus only US: A123 Systems appoints Dr. Patrick Hurley as chief technology officer

22 August 2014


just-auto Plus only UK: Johnson Matthey to purchase A123's cathode material manufacturing facility in China

10 July 2014


just-auto Plus only US: A123 Systems completes acquisition of key battery technology from Leyden Energy

18 June 2014


just-auto Plus only US: GM changes Chevrolet Spark EV battery supplier to LG Chem

20 May 2014


US: Momentum building for Wanxiang in Fisker bid

10 January 2014

Momentum appears to be building behind Wanxiang's last minute efforts to purchase bankrupt hybrid carmaker Fisker. The company has filed documents with a court in Delaware saying that it will produce second generation Fisker cars at the Delaware Boxwood if it is allowed to purchase the company.


just-auto Plus only US: Lithium ion battery market expected to hit US$33.11bn in 2019

26 December 2013


just-auto Plus only US: B456 Systems wins court approval for plan to exit bankruptcy

21 May 2013


just-auto Plus only US: A123 Systems announces formation of A123 Venture Technologies

6 May 2013


just-auto Plus only US: Former A123 receives approval for settlement with Fisker

19 April 2013


just-auto Plus only US: Fisker agrees to reduce claims against A123 by 89%

5 April 2013


US: Wanxiang secures CFIUS approval for A123 Systems buy

30 January 2013

Wanxiang America has secured the green light from US authorities to buy A123 Systems, although the military element of the business has been excluded.


just-auto Plus only US: A123 Systems to close asset purchase agreements by 1 February 2013

29 January 2013


US: A123 expects assets sales to complete by 1 February

24 January 2013

A123 Systems says it is preparing for a closing of transactions in its asset purchase agreements with Wanxiang America and Navitas Systems that could take place next week.


DETROIT: Johnson Controls "remains interested" as A123 under CFIUS scrutiny

15 January 2013

Johnson Controls (JCI) said there was "no reason" not to still be attracted by A123 Systems although the company is currently being evaluated for a potential purchase by Chinese operation Wanxiang.


just-auto Plus only US: Strategic Materials Advisory Council opposes A123 sale to Wanxiang

7 January 2013


just-auto Plus only US: Johnson Controls files appeal of A123 bankruptcy sale

19 December 2012

A123 Systems, Inc. news

Horiba Europe to acquire FuelCon AG

10 August 2018

Horiba Europe GmbH has announced that it has agreed terms for the acquisition of FuelCon AG. Fuel...


A123 to invest in Solid Power

18 September 2017

A123 is to invest in Solid Power, a developer of technology which works in the energy density and...


just-auto Plus only A123 Systems appoints new chief executive officer

30 August 2017

A123 Systems LLC, a developer and manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion batteries and systems, ann...


PPG opens new Argentina refinish training centre

18 August 2017

PPG has opened a new 300 sq m training centre for automotive refinish professionals in Pillar, Ar...


A123 to build new US$40m Michigan headquarters

4 April 2017

A123 is to build a new US$40m headquarters complex in Novi, Michigan, housing all corporate funct...


A123 opens new Czech Republic facility

9 March 2017

A123 Systems has opened its new manufacturing facility in Ostrava, Czech Republic, with the site...



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