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Aptera Electric Car Company Rises from Its Ashes: A Rescue by the Sleeping Dragon

May 22nd, 2012 | by Breath on the Wind

The phoenix and a dragon is a common motif on Chinese pottery, often used as wedding gifts. Aptera (a wingless bird) is an electric car company that ceased operations in December after many setbacks, but its ideas and assets have taken flight again, purchased by the Jonway Group, a Chinese company. This might be considered an auspicious omen.


DOE to Recover 70% of Bankruptcy Loan

February 8th, 2012 | by Breath on the Wind

The Department of Energy (DOE) has been under fire with several investigations for loans to companies that have later filed bankruptcy. The most infamous and largest is with Solyndra, but Ener1 and Beacon Power also received loans. Of these, the situation at Beacon Power presents a bit of a special case.



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