25 Feb '12, 12pm

#EcoCAR2 sponsor @A123Systems is in the news!

A123 Systems, a provider of advanced energy storage systems for commercial, electric grid and transportation sectors, has launched a new battery system for military vehicles. The Military 6T Battery is a light-weight and long-lasting Nanophosphate lithium iron phosphate technology that offers high performance. It is an ideal alternative to 6T lead acid batteries that are currently used in military vehicles. At present, there are approximately 800,000 6T lead batteries installed in the US military vehicles. This provides a major opportunity for A123 Systems’ new battery solution. The GM for the company’s Government Solutions Group, Les Alexander, stated that Military 6T Battery has the potential to start a high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle (HMMWV). The new battery system is available in 12V and 24 V models to meet specific vehicle requirements. Benefits offered by ...

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