$529 million of our money to build a hybrid sports car in Finland?


California start-up Fisker Automotive has received a $529 million loan from the U.S. to try to build a hybrid sports car in Finland.

$529 million of your money. To build a sports car. In Finland.

News of the Fisker loan comes amid questions about the controversial $465 million taxpayer loan to Tesla at a time when the Silicon Valley-based electric car start-up has already raised over $200 million in private venture capital from prestigious VC's like Draper Fisher Jurvetson, cash-rich companies like Google (GOOG), and the likes of JP Morgan Chase (JPM).