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Obama Visits Detroit Auto Show, Checks Out Chevy Bolt EV Electric Car

Obama Visits Detroit Auto Show, Checks Out Chevy Bolt EV Electric Car

Only three U.S. presidents in history have visited the Detroit Auto Show in its century-plus of existence: Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1960, Bill Clinton in 1999, and now Barack Obama, yesterday. At various points during the day, the president lauded the ongoing recoveries of the city of Detroit itself... read more

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2012 Fisker Karma

Congress Sets Date For Fisker Loan Hearings: April 24

Green energy and electric vehicles are an easy target for politicians at the best of times, but even more so when they fail, taking down millions in unpaid government loans... read more April 10, 2013 by 8

2012 Fisker Karma

Senators Question DoE Loans To Fisker, Cite Qatar Investment

It's fair to say Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors is on a high at the moment. The first owners finally have their brand new 2012 Tesla Model S cars, and the company is... read more June 26, 2012 by 4

2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

Tesla Says It Will Start Repaying U.S. Loans By End Of Year

After revealing more details about the Tesla Model S just last week, Tesla Motors said it expected to use the last of its Department of Energy loan by the end of this year... read more May 14, 2012 by 5

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at the wheel of a Tesla Roadster

Elon Musk: Daimler Saved Tesla, DoE Loans A Bad Idea

In the toughest days of Tesla's early years, CEO Elon Musk said on film, he wired $3 million of his personal fortune to the company so it could make payroll. Now the... read more March 22, 2012 by 30

Sergio Marchionne

Chrysler Abandons Quest For Energy Dept Low-Interest Loans

The U.S. Department of Energy hasn't made any new loans under its Advanced Technology Vehicle Program in well over a year. At its current rate, it may never do so. The latest... read more February 16, 2012 by 0

2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker Loan Woes: Bump In The Road, Or A Big Pothole?

On Monday, we told you that California-based Fisker Automotive had announced it was laying off employees and contractors after it missed deadlines associated with its $529... read more February 8, 2012 by 6



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