02/28/2013 08:38 pm ET Updated Apr 30, 2013

Eric Garcetti's Solyndra: Mayoral Candidate Pushed $1 Million Deal To Lure Troubled Electric-Car Company - Los Angeles - News - The Informer

On Nov. 10, 2011, Gov. Jerry Brown came to Los Angeles to help open the new headquarters of CODA Automotive. The company was rolling out its CODA Sedan, which boasted new battery technology that would deliver unprecedented range for an all-electric car. The company claimed it would bring 650 high-tech jobs to L.A.