Analysts want to see A123 (AONE +3.2%) start lining up contracts with at least one of the major...

|About: A123 Systems, Inc. (AONEQ)|By:, SA News Editor

Analysts want to see A123 (AONE +3.2%) start lining up contracts with at least one of the major companies among Ford (F), Mercedes and BMW that plan to roll out electric-drive cars. But firms such as A123 that depend heavily upon the electric-car battery business could find themselves most vulnerable to Asian competitors.