A123 Seeks Lobbying Firm to Secure $256 Million Sale

The Washington Free Beacon 1/2/2013

The bankrupt electric car battery manufacturer A123 Systems Inc. is looking to hire a lobbying firm to protect the company’s sale to China’s Wanxiang Group, according to Dow Jones…

…A123 Systems filed for bankruptcy in October after receiving $133 million of a nearly $250 million grant from the federal government. […]

Battery builder A123 Systems that won $249 million federal grant files for bankruptcy

Justin Hyde Motoramic Yahoo! Autos 10/16/2012

No company has embodied Washington’s hope for an American-built electric vehicle business like A123 Systems. The Massachusetts-based company was supposed to become the leading home-grown supplier of lithium-ion batteries for automakers in the United States and around the world — fueled in part by a $249 million grant from […]