Maybe if we all ask real nicely..
The loans supposedly would be primarily used to design and produce new fuel-efficient vehicles, including plug-in hybrids and other alternative-power vehicles.; Although GM and Ford are reportedly investigating a powertrain tie-up, they still need a considerable amount of money to move advanced technology vehicles into showrooms.
Although they know they need money, no automaker can put an exact cost figure on a development program – a fact that’s discouraging many U.S. legislators from pursuing such a loan.
Source: Detroit Free Press