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Update—A123 looking for lifelines as Fisker Automotive falters

By / January 31, 2013

The future of Fisker Automotive’s luxury hybrid vehicle is unclear after DOE suspended its loan guarantee. That affects the fortunes of its vendors, including A123, supplier of the battery packs. Credit: Fisker Automotive. The short version of the story is that A123 is in something of a scramble mode thanks to the problems with Fisker…

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Update

By / January 31, 2013

The future of Fisker Automotive’s luxury hybrid vehicle is unclear after DOE suspended its loan guarantee. That affects the fortunes of its vendors, including A123, supplier of the battery packs. Credit: Fisker Automotive. The short version of the story is that A123 is in something of a scramble mode thanks to the problems with Fisker…

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A123 looking for lifelines as Fisker Automotive falters [Updated]

By Eileen De Guire / February 16, 2012

The future of Fisker Automotive’s luxury hybrid vehicle is unclear after DOE suspended its loan guarantee. That affects the fortunes of its vendors, including A123, supplier of the battery packs. Credit: Fisker Automotive. The short version of the story is that A123 is in something of a scramble mode thanks to the problems with Fisker…

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Final FY12 budget reveals happy new year for federally supported R&D

By Eileen De Guire / January 11, 2012

In December, President Obama signed the 2012 budget bill, breathing life into the federal fiscal year before the continuing resolution flowed into the new calendar year. Credit: adapted from the Congressional Budget Office. Previously, we reported that indicators were looking positive for federal R&D funding based on the “minibus” approvals Congress made in November, which…

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Advanced materials opportunity: ARPA-E offers new $130M round of high-risk, high-reward funding

By / April 20, 2011

One of the projects ARPA-E is seeking to fund are alternatives to five key at-risk rare earth elements. Credit: DOE, “Critical Materials Strategy.” The DOE announced today that it is adding five new technology programs to the ARPA-E portfolio and is ponying-up $130 million to kick these new programs off. This is good news. Now…

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