Big India automaker taps A123
A123 Systems Inc., a Waltham company specializing in lithium ion batteries, said today that it will supply its battery packs to Tata Motors, a large automaker in India. Tata plans to use A123’s battery packs in Tata’s hybrid electric systems for commercial vehicles such as city buses. A123 said that buses equipped with its batteries could be deployed during the second half of the year. Terms of the deal between A123 and Tata were not disclosed.