Sources: Businessweek, The Detroit News
quote: Solyndra --- Failed because they could NOT compete with low priced Chinese government supported products that were artifically low in price as the Chinese gave HUGE breaks and help so that their products were cheaper.... an illegal way to compete...
quote: In that case the government should've let GM and chrystler fail, then bailed out ford and it's suppliers.
quote: Doesn't the US do this as well?
quote: GM---Selling MORE cars in years and are the NUMBER ONE SELLER of cars once again !!! And have paid back all of their original loan !!
quote: Looks like to me they decided to go bankrupt to restructure, rather than running out of money, and one of the major companies they were producing for, went out of business.... This is exactly what would have happened if BOTH Chrysler and GM would have gone out of business, manufacturing would have taken a MASSIVE hit as all of the companies that product down the line would have fallen like dominoes..