SNEAK PREVIEW! Inside Transportation E2: EV Companies Take PPP Loans, Virgin Australia collapses, Levandowski v. Uber

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This is episode two of the Inside Transportation podcast. This podcast was made possible by Ford Motor Company ( and Fenwick (

Featuring Jason Calacanis (Angel investor, LAUNCH, and Johan Moreno (

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Recorded on April 21, 2020.


2:42 — Electric vehicle startups receive PPP loans
As thousands of small business owners struggle to pay rent and keep their employees on staff, two high-profile electric vehicle startups have applied and received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA).

Faraday Future received a $9.1 million dollar loan from the program, which is close to the $10 million ceiling allowed by the program. Workhorse Group has also received a $1.4 million loan, which the company will use to cover payroll costs.

THE VERGE:…id-motors-rivian

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