Bankrupt Battery Maker A123 Came Up With The Lamest New Name Ever

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Electric vehicle battery maker A123, which filed for bankruptcy in October and was subsequently purchased by Chinese auto part manufacturer Wanxiang, has been given a new name.

B456.

The company announced the change in an SEC filing last week (via the Wall Street Journal), as part of a re-branding effort.

The collapse of A123 left Fisker Automotive without a battery supplier, and the electric car company is now itself on the verge of going broke.

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