20 Feb '13, 7pm

Word of China's Geely leading bids for Fisker draws criticism from senator

I don't get it. Why can't the DOE just cut Fisker some slack? All they'd have to do is release that $300+ million in frozen loan funds and Fisker won't have to give over control to the Chinese. The whole idea of the loan was to create jobs in the US! The Karma is the #2 selling 4-door luxury car in the Netherlands. It has won tons of awards and acclaim. They've had a run of bad luck but that could all be behind them if the DOE wouldn't be busting their chops for missing deadlines that everyone -- even they -- admit were unrealistic. They actually got the Karma to market in record time -- but everyone seems to have forgotten that. Give the guys a break!

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2013/02/20/word-of-chinas-geely...

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