This seems to be a case of "pay to play" for Maxwell (not to mention the technology transfer requirement that China imposes on foreign companies). It looks like Maxwell has to stick around for a while in China to see any money from their Shanghai dreams!
Maxwell's corporate reputation has been broadly tarnished by this revelation even though they didn't necessarily approve of the bribes. What mechanism prevents the misbehaving employees from moving to a new employer and repeating the process?
The Other Tesla David Blaza5 comments I find myself going to Kickstarter and Indiegogo on a regular basis these days because they have become real innovation marketplaces. As far as I'm concerned, this is where a lot of cool ...