Sale of bankrupt battery maker to Chinese feared

U.S. battery maker A123 Systems had won a federal grant, but now finds itself bankrupt and the target of a buyout by a Chinese competitor.

**FILE** A123 Systems President and CEO David Vieau addresses the media July 18, 2011, in Romulus, Mich. (Associated Press)

**FILE** A123 Systems President and CEO David Vieau addresses the media July 18, 2011, in Romulus, Mich. (Associated Press)

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