By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Energy Secretary Steven Chu, who won a Nobel Prize in physics but came under questioning for his handling of a solar energy loan, is stepping down.
The top 10 outstanding Asian and Asian American achievements of 2011
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Each year, there are certain people who have been recognized for the extraordinary things they have done for Asians and Asian Americans. This list showcases this year’s individuals.
Energy Dept. to lend $8B to Ford, Nissan, and Tesla
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The Energy Department said on Tuesday, June 23, that it would lend $5.9 billion to Ford Motor Co. and provide about $2.1 billion in loans to Nissan Motor Co. and Tesla Motors Inc., making the three automakers the first beneficiaries of a $25 billion fund to develop fuel-efficient vehicles.