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A123 Systems

Founded in 2001, A123 was born out of research labs of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and was funded initially with a $100,000 grant from the US Department of Energy. Among the companies using A123 batteries, battery systems and technology in the fields of transportation, grid energy storage and portable power are AES, BAE Systems, Better Place, Black and Decker, Cessna, Chrysler, Daimler, Delphi, Duke Energy, General Motors, Google.org, LADWP, Madison Gas and Electric, Magna Steyr, Mercedes Benz High Performance Engines, Proctor and Gamble, Sempra and Volvo Truck.

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