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U.S.-backed battery firm Ener1 seeks Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Another company that received backing from the U.S. Department of Energy files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

By January 26, 2012


Auto battery maker Ener1 eyes grid storage

Lithium ion battery company seeks to expand its auto business with government loan and grant programs while testing power grid energy storage with utilities.

By March 17, 2009


Electric-car maker Think gets rescue funds

Lithium-ion car battery maker Ener1 leads $5.7 million "interim financing" to restart production of small Think City all-electric car to market.

By January 13, 2009


Car roundup: VW looks at electric cars in Mexico and more money for batteries

It's a big week for some of the smaller fry in electric cars--Phoenix, Altair and Ener1

By November 20, 2007


Think delivers City cars to Indiana

The state that's home to Think's U.S. assembly plant is the first customer to receive fleet of American-made City cars. It plans to study the impact of electric cars on grid.

By December 16, 2010


Government-funded battery maker A123 files for bankruptcy

The publicly traded firm thus becomes the latest government-backed energy company to file for Chapter 11 amid strong competition and soft demand.

By October 16, 2012


Electric car maker Think revived from bankruptcy

Think Global has been acquired by one of its investors and plans to restart production of the small all-electric sedan in the first quarter of next year.

By July 25, 2011


EnerDel tests grid storage plan

Automotive news reports on EnerDel's plans for reusing electric car batteries.

By February 17, 2010


Fisker plans exports of EVs; are there enough batteries?

Automotive news reports on Fisker's plans and challenges in producing its hybrid cars.

By January 19, 2010


Think e-car maker raises $40 million

Norwegian company plans to enter the U.S. market with 500 cars by year's end and begin "low volume production" in Indiana in 2011.

By May 11, 2010