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Ford, university open battery lab

...batteries for electric and hybrid cars.The center, on the university's campus in Ann Arbor, will bring together battery makers, car companies and researchers who will test new batteries for prototype vehicles.Ted Miller, who manages battery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-14/ford-university-open-batte
Is this the country we want?

...recently, A123 Systems."Another failed piece of the Obama administration's renewable energy plan ? Massachusetts battery-maker A123 Systems, which just filed for bankruptcy ..." writes the Christian Science Monitor.So the leader of a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-10-26/country-we-want
Dealers raising vehicle prices amid crisis in Japan

...000 Nissan and Infiniti cars that was headed to the United States was destroyed in the tsunami. At least one hybrid battery maker is shut down, threatening supplies of hybrid cars."Prices have firmed up, and the tsunami is only going to help...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-03-17/dealers-raising-vehicle-pr
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New sports car will run on electricity

...enthusiasts. At least three Silicon Valley startups - Tesla Motors of San Carlos, Wrightspeed Inc. of Woodside and battery maker Li-on Cells of Menlo Park - are among a small cadre of companies nationwide developing electric cars or components...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/28/bus_86956.shtml
Business
Stimulus-aided production of batteries is revving up

...787 billion stimulus program, the administration has cited the battery industry as one of the success stories.Battery maker A123 Systems Inc. planned to open a new lithium ion battery plant today in Livonia, Mich. About 300 workers, many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-09-12/stimulus-aided-production-
Business
Drop affects tourists, retailers

...On the flip side, a weaker dollar makes parts more expensive to import, somewhat hurting Waynesboro, Ga.-based battery maker FIAMM, which relies on raw materials from Italy and France. "We don't depend on imports so much anymore now that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/28/bus_373809.shtml
Business | E-Z-Go | International Paper
U.S. Battery to bring 250 jobs to area

A California-based golf car battery maker is proceeding with plans to build a second manufacturing plant in Columbia County. "We're working on it; the banks are working...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/18/bus_236318.shtml
Business
Dell recalls laptop batteries

...and performance standards. QUESTIONS? ANSWERS Q. What's the risk? A. Though no injuries have been reported, battery maker Sony Corp. says there have been about a half-dozen cases of fires or smoking laptops in the U.S. Q. How do I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/16/bus_92688.shtml
Business
Local business roundup 2006

...Bank discloses acquisition of land in Evans, which it says will be the site of its first Georgia branch office. - Battery maker Fiamm Technologies Inc. announces it will boost production and hire an additional 30 employees for its Waynesboro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2006-12-31/local-business-roundup-200
Business | Augusta State University | International Paper | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Finding more juice for power-thirsty devices

...digital music players and portable videogame consoles tend to gobble up more power with every additional feature. Battery makers are racing to keep up, finding new ways to pack more power into smaller and smaller spaces. The technical challenges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/17/liv_12932.shtml
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