Lyle over at the GM-Volt site managed to snag an interview Dr. Bart Riley. Dr. Riley is one of the co-founders and vice-president of R&D of Massachusetts based battery maker A123 Systems. A123 is one of the leaders in the field of designing and producing lithium ion cells.
They are currently involved in two different partnerships with Cobasys and Continental to provide large scale cells for use in the plug-in hybrid Saturn Vue program and the E-Flex development program. A123 is focusing on the cell development while their partners are working on pack integration and control systems. You can check out Lyle's interview at his site.

[Source: GM-Volt]

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