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Old 11-02-2011, 08:37 PM
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Fisker cars and a $529 million loan from the US

I like these Fisker cars, would never own one but they sure are cool.
Just don't think it is right for the US to lend the company $529 million especially when the cars are made in FINLAND and they start out at $95,000, hardly a "green car for the masses".

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US Loan Goes To Company Building Cars in Finland

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Old 11-02-2011, 08:58 PM
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From the linked article-
"Fisker insisted that the U.S. loan had been spent on engineering and design work that was done in the United States."
I'm not sure this is the result the lending office expected. But it's better than spending a trillion dollars invading Iraq.

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Old 11-02-2011, 09:51 PM
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How many times has this story already been debunked? The biggest issue with fisker is their sedan weighs 5300lb. Makes the W140 look like a Lotus.

Why is old info about Fisker building Karma in Finland news again? ABC and Sarah Palin

Fisker fighting back against ABC News, right wing inaccuracies
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Old 11-03-2011, 12:03 AM
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Sound and fury signifying nothing. As usual.

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