Fisker Automotive

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Energy Loses $139M On Loan To Electric Car Maker

The Obama administration said Friday it will lose $139 million on a loan to struggling electric car maker Fisker Automotive Inc. after selling part of the loan to a private investor that immediately took the company into bankruptcy.