Fisker Auto Announces Layoffs; Requests Expedited Access to Full Dept. of Energy Loan Guarantee"Prudent and sensible."
By Doug Powers
Fisker Automotive, which was granted a $529 million US Dept. of Energy loan guarantee and then announced they would assemble the first line of cars in Finland, has announced layoffs at a Delaware plant that has yet to produce a single car:
The company says 26 Fisker employees have been let go from the Delaware factory where renowned automotive engineer Henrik Fisker promised to one day begin producing affordable electric sedans. A Delaware newspaper also reported that subcontractors working on the car venture have been let go.
“It’s temporary,” said Roger Ormisher, a company spokesman. “We’re being prudent and sensible as a company.” [link]
If that were the case the company wouldn't be depending on government welfare for survival.
But as long as Obama has his hands on our checkbook ...