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Li-ion maker Boston-Power adds $30M in funding; China expansion

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Boston-Power, Inc. Long-standing Boston-Power investors Oak Investment Partners and Foundation Asset Management (FAM) also participated. '. Boston-Power recently broke ground on its new manufacturing site in Liyang. Concurrently, Boston-Power is establishing an R&D and EV battery engineering facility in Beijing.

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Boston-Power to supply Li-ion battery systems to Beijing Electric Vehicle Company for EVs, starting with Saab 9-5 based C70

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Boston-Power, Inc., The two companies, which have a long-standing working relationship, project that Boston-Power’s battery systems will be used in hundreds of electric vehicles (EVs) starting in 2012 and thousands of EVs by 2014. I think Boston-Power has a chance to be one of the players that enable that dream. Earlier post.).

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Li-ion battery maker Boston-Power announces $125M in new financing; focus on and support from China

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Boston-Power, Inc., Additionally, through its stimulus programs and local industrial policies, the Chinese government is providing a range of grants, low-interest loans and related financial and tax incentives. Existing Boston-Power investors Oak Investment Partners and Foundation Asset Management (FAM) also participated in the round.

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A New Wildfire Watchdog

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And then, with transmission complete and the triggering stimulus gone, the system would shut down and return to a sleep or fully powered-off state. In its most common form, it uses an incoming stimulus, at some minimum threshold value, to move and close a mechanical switch, which in turn activates an electronic circuit.

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Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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Electric car proponents at The California Cars Initiative believe the task force was unduly influenced by “plug-in skeptics” at the Boston Consulting Group , which is under government contract to provide input on the prospects for G.M. . “The Toyota Prius took over five years to reach break-even and has gone on to be a wild success.&#

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Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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Electric cars and a smart electric grid have a bright future, according to panelists at a roundtable discussion on the subject that I attended last Friday in Boston. “I Unfortunately, there is very little specific funding for wireless transmission in the stimulus bill that was just signed by the USA President.

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Why Warren Buffett is investing in electric car company BYD - Apr. 13, 2009

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GE: The global stimulus bellwether FORTUNE 500 Current Issue Subscribe to Fortune (Fortune Magazine) -- Warren Buffett is famous for his rules of investing: When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is usually the reputation of the business that remains intact.

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