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The Fisker Karma's solar roof, made by Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc., along with Asola of Germany during the Los Angeles Auto show on Nov. 29, 2012.

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The Fisker Karma's solar roof, made by Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc., along with Asola of Germany during the Los Angeles Auto show on Nov. 29, 2012.

China Billionaire Profits While U.S. Taxpayers Lose With Fisker

To hear the U.S. Department of Energy tell it, extracting $25 million for a busted loan to failed electric carmaker Fisker Automotive was a coup that cut the government’s loss to a more manageable amount. Now, a sizable chunk of...

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Tesla Motors Inc. logo is seen on a Model S sedan after the grand opening of the Tesla Supercharger station in Lebec, California.

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Tesla Motors Inc. logo is seen on a Model S sedan after the grand opening of the Tesla Supercharger station in Lebec, California.

Chrysler Refutes Tesla’s Repayment Claim

Updated with Musk tweets, 3:20 p.m. EST Tesla Motors Inc. yesterday crowed that it was the first and only U.S. automaker to pay back its loan from the U.S. Department of Energy. “Following this payment, Tesla will be the only...

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Steven Chu at the Department of the Interior in Washington.

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Steven Chu at the Department of the Interior in Washington.

Energy’s Chu: Success Requires Failure

And another thing… Perhaps brevity is elusive for a man who once held the Theodore and Frances Geballe Professor of Physics and Applied Physics chair at Stanford University and is credited with producing one of the earliest atomic physics confirmations...

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