Clean-tech company gets an investment from General Electric and other investors as it seeks to expand its lithium ion battery operations.
Chrysler announced that it selected lithium ion battery manufacturer A123Systems to produce the energy storage systems for Chrysler's first-generation ENVI Range-extended Electric Vehicles and battery only Electric Vehicles.
Stanford University launches a $100 million research institute, while GM vice chairman Bob Lutz says low gas prices are making GM's push into electrification tougher.
GM's revival of the electrical car has its batteries lined up and should be ready for sale by 2010.
Research firm offers guide to deciphering the players and funders of high-tech battery technology.
Students from Mississippi State University placed first in the 2010 EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge finals in San Diego Friday after designing and building a biodiesel extended-range electric vehicle (EREV).
LG Chem is chosen to supply lithium-ion cells for a GM battery plant in Michigan, as the automaker decides it's "getting back in the battery business."
In a first, the CEO of the oil giant calls for a carbon tax, rather than a cap and trade. Meanwhile, small solar start-ups HelioVolt and Spectrawatt hit hurdles.
The pace of change surrounding technology in clean energy and efficiency hasn't been this fast in years. As Earth Day nears, we take a measure of which areas look most promising.