Source: Carbon Motors
quote: Not every venture can be done by "market forces". Certain high risk and large scale projects need public backing. At least this is a loan with the intent of having it paid back.
quote: If this was a defense contractor making a new vehicle for the military would you still complain as loudly? Probably not.
quote: Another dofus on Anandtech that doesn't seem to understand the concept of public/private partnerships.