Stocks A123 Systems Inc

  • DETROIT-- After years of struggling in the nascent market for electric cars, battery maker A123 Systems Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday. The filing drew criticism from Republicans who claim the Obama administration has wasted millions of taxpayer dollars on alternative energy companies like A123.

  • WALTHAM, Mass.-- A123 Systems says a default on some of its debt is likely and it may be heading for bankruptcy protection. There were enormous hopes for A123 when it went public three years ago and shares soared 50 percent to more than $20 on the first day. A123 also got a $249 million government grant to help it build a battery factory in Michigan.

  • Oct 4- Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk dismissed fears the electric carmaker was in financial trouble and said it was making an advance payment on the federal loan used to make its Model S sedan.

  • DETROIT, Oct 4- Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk dismissed fears the electric carmaker was in financial trouble and said it was making an advance payment on the federal loan used to make its Model S sedan.

  • DETROIT, Oct 1- Fisker Automotive, maker of the Karma plug-in hybrid, has held discussions with potential strategic partners as the automaker looks to cut costs and raise money to build its second hybrid model, the Atlantic.

  • An expected surge in demand has big players making bullish bets on at least one metal. Know what it is?

  • Stocks rallied more than 1 percent across the board Tuesday, wiping out most of the previous day's declines, but investors remained cautious amid the ongoing uncertainty in the euro zone.

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    Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:

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    A battery developer that hit rough times after getting support from President Obama and the federal government claims to have made a breakthrough in the industry.

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    Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:

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    Electric vehicles will continue to generate hype at auto shows around the world, but today’s limited battery technology will prevent them from crowding dealer lots for years to come.

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    A California company can pull lithium, and other critical metals, out of the effluent water of geothermal power plants, removing the need to drill or blast for new resources the way miners typically do.

  • An exploded view of a passenger car battery system.

    Manufacturers are introducing and developing new fuel-stretching components across all new vehicle lines, including gas-guzzling light trucks and SUVs.

  • Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford charges the Ford Focus EV during the vehicle's reveal in early 2011.

    While electric vehicles will continue to garner more hype at the North American International Auto Show this year, today’s battery technology will keep the so-called EVs a niche product for years to come.

  • Shares of the following companies are showing unusual moves in Thursday's trading session.

  • Chrysler's ecoVoyager concept car unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show.The ecoVoyager mates an lithium-ion battery pack to an advanced hydrogen fuel cell, resulting in a vehicle with a range of more than 300 miles that emits nothing from the tailpipe but water vapor.

    This is one of those days when the folks at A123 can breathe a little easier. The company that makes battery cells and components for electric powered cars is celebrating a new contract with General Motors spacerand a rebound in it's stock price.

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    Even when renewable energy is relatively cheap to produce, current costs to store huge amounts of solar and wind power can be two or three times the value for utilities supplying electricity.

  • To find out, Cramer talks with one company’s CEO.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, May 9.

  • All eyes are on corporate earnings this week as 20 percent of all U.S. publicly traded companies report quarterly results. Bespoke Investment Group co-founder Paul Hickey looked at 2,240 stocks and found just nine stocks that have gone up every time earnings day has rolled around.