25 May '13, 2pm

Two Electric Car Companies, Two Different Trajectories..

Two Electric Car Companies, Two Different Trajectories Tweet Ronnie Green examines the different paths taken by Fisker and Tesla, both DoE loan recipients: one succeeding while the other teeters on the verge of bankruptcy. They are two cutting-edge electric car makers, headquartered in California and backed by powerhouses of politics and money. In 2009, each secured half-billion dollar loan commitments from President Obama’s Department of Energy to help transform their clean-energy cars from drawing boards to showrooms. But this week, the fortunes of Tesla Motors and Fisker Automotive took sharply divergent turns. On Wednesday, the Energy Department announced that Tesla repaid the balance of its $465 million government loan nine years early. Fisker, meantime, has ceased making cars as it weighs potential bankruptcy, confronts a $171 million loan balance with DOE and, last ...

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