TV News LIES

Wednesday, Feb 21st

Last update03:27:39 AM GMT

You are here News Economy Chinese firm wins A123 despite U.S. tech transfer fears

Chinese firm wins A123 despite U.S. tech transfer fears

E-mail Print PDF

Chinese buy A123China's largest auto parts maker won U.S. government approval to buy A123 Systems Inc (AONEQ.PK), a maker of electric car batteries, despite warnings by some lawmakers that the deal would transfer sensitive technology developed with U.S. government money.

The sale of the lithium-ion battery maker to a U.S. unit of Wanxiang Group was approved by a U.S. government committee on foreign investment, according to a statement from the Chinese company.

Last month, Wanxiang's U.S. agreed to pay $257 million for A123's automotive battery business and related assets in a bankruptcy auction, beating out U.S. rival Johnson Controls Inc (JCI.N) of Milwaukee.

But the transaction still needed approval by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, a government body led by the Treasury secretary. The CFIUS approved the deal on Monday night, according to Wanxiang.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


S&P 500 closes above 5,000 for first time as US inflation cools

S&P closes above 5000 US stock markets hit another historic high on Friday, with the S&P 500 closing above 5,000...

Wayfair lays off over 1,000 employees weeks after CEO told company to 'work longer hours'

Wayfair layoffs Online home goods retailer Wayfair announced Friday that it is laying off approximately 1,650 employees, representing...

Wall Street notches fresh records as S&P 500 and Dow Jones close at all-time high

Wall Street notches gains at all time high Wall Street scaled fresh records on Monday, as the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial...

Citigroup to cut 20,000 jobs after steep quarterly loss

Citigroup cuts 20,000 jobs Citigroup will cut 20,000 jobs by the end of 2026 after enduring a steep loss in...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!