R&D Center

A123 have established a global R&D system, with three major R&D bases and five major laboratories in China, the United States, and Europe
Hangzhou R&D Center

Hangzhou R&D Center

Boston R&D Center

Boston R&D Center

Detroit Systems Engineering Center

Detroit Systems Engineering Center

Laboratories and Testing Institutions

The company has a group of excellent management and technical teams (including more than 1,000 R & D personnel) with an average industry experience of more than 15 years, and the cumulative R & D investment exceeds 5 billion yuan.

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Hangzhou Headquarters Laboratory


Physical and chemical laboratory

Battery and System Testing Laboratory

Material synthesis pilot line

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Stuttgart Laboratory, Germany


Low Voltage System Engineering Laboratory

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Waltham Laboratories, USA


Low Voltage System Engineering Laboratory

Cathode powder development laboratory

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Novi Laboratories, USA


Solid State Battery Laboratory

Battery performance laboratories

Figure No.: GS(2019)1698

R&D Achievement

A123 is the technology pioneer in the global battery industry. There are 715 authorized battery and control technology core patents. There are more than 546 original invention patents.
Authorized patents

Authorized patents

By 2021, the total number of authorized patents for A123 systems is 745.
New authorized      patents

New authorized patents

In 2021, 59 new authorized patents were added, including 15 invention patents.
Pending patents

Pending patents

There are 382 pending patents. The annual new application for invention patents reached 269