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Karma (Formerly Fisker) To Source Parts From BMW

About a month ago we learned that the automaker formerly known as Fisker, which now operates under the control of Chinese parent Wanxiang, had changed its name to Karma. This, of course, is the same name Fisker used for its extended-range electric sedan, which Karma plans to start selling in... read more

November 13, 2015 by 
Teaser for Wanxiang’s updated Fisker Karma

Fisker Karma Set To Return This Month?

Although there are reports the return of the Fisker Karma luxury sedan has been pushed back to 2016 by new owner Wanxiang, a teaser on the new website ( read more April 2, 2015 by 

2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker To Be Rebranded Elux, Karma Relaunch Pushed Back To 2016: Report

After buying the rights to failed electric car startup Fisker Automotive in early 2014, China’s Wanxiang was confident production of Fisker’s only model, the... read more February 24, 2015 by 

WM Destino

Bob Lutz Says V-8-Powered Karma Could Be World’s Fastest Sedan

Bob Lutz and his business partner Gilbert Villereal remain committed to delivering Fisker Karma sedans that have had their extended-range electric drivetrains replaced by... read more November 19, 2014 by 

2012 Fisker Karma + Aero L-39 Albatros jet trainer, Hollister Municipal Airport, CA [by Refael Azi]

Fisker Karma Coming Back With 2012 Specs & Upgrades Thanks To New Owner Wanxiang

Ifthe idea of a V-8-powered Karma wasn’t your speed, you may be pleased to hear that Fisker is looking to gear back up for production of the hybrid form of the car... read more September 19, 2014 by 

WM Destino

V-8-Powered Karma To Be Sold Under WM Brand Following VL Automotive's Merger With WM GreenTech

VL Automotive, founded by former GM exec Bob Lutz and industrialist Gilbert Villarreal, has made headlines in the recent past because of its plans to sell Fisker Karma sedans... read more September 3, 2014 by 

The New Fisker Automotive

Fisker’s New Owner: I’ll Burn As Much Cash As It Takes To Succeed

If one thing is needed more than any other to succeed in the automotive industry, it's money. A good product helps too, but money is the difference between that product... read more May 19, 2014 by 

The New Fisker Automotive

Wanxiang Launches 'The New Fisker' Website, Says Atlantic Is The Future

The American arm of Chinese auto parts giant Wanxiang recently bought up the assets of bankrupt electric car startup Fisker Automotive and has now confirmed by way of a... read more March 7, 2014 by 

Fisker Atlantic Design Prototype  -  2012 New York Auto Show

Wanxiang To Restart Fisker Karma Production Within A Year, Proceed With Atlantic Plans

Only a few days ago we told you Fisker Automotive’s new owner, Chinese auto parts giant Wanxiang, was keen to restart production of the Karma extended-range electric... read more February 25, 2014 by 

VL-Automotive Destino

Fisker’s New Owner Wants To Build V-8 Karmas With VL Automotive

The American arm of Chinese auto parts supplier Wanxiang, Wanxiang America Corporation, recently won the rights to Fisker’s assets in a deal valued at $149.2 million... read more February 20, 2014 by 

Fisker Atlantic Design Prototype  -  2012 New York Auto Show

China's Wanxiang Wins Fisker Auction With $149.2 Million Bid

A U.S.-based arm of Chinese supplier Wanxiang (Wanxiang America Corporation) was the successful bidder in an auction of the assets of bankrupt electric car startup Fisker... read more February 16, 2014 by 

2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker's New Owner May Not Have Access To Brand Name, Logo

You'd think a company's name and logo were among the standard items of any business buying up the assets of a bankrupt firm, but in the case of Fisker Automotive's... read more February 5, 2014 by 

VL Destino Convertible live photos, 2014 Detroit Auto Show

VL Automotive Destino Red Convertible Concept: Live Photos From Detroit

As business plans go, taking Fisker's attractive Karma sedan and dropping a GM V-8 engine under the hood is quite a good one. Not only do you have yourself a fast luxury... read more January 14, 2014 by 

2012 Fisker Karma

Judge Rejects Planned Fisker Sale, Puts Automaker Up For Auction

The planned sale of Fisker to Hong Kong's Hybrid Technology for a sum of $25 million has been rejected by a U.S. bankruptcy judge due to interest from Chinese firm Wanxiang... read more January 12, 2014 by 

VL Destino convertible concept rendering

VL Destino Convertible Set For 2014 Detroit Auto Show Debut

While the fate of Fisker Automotive remains undecided, Bob Lutz-backed VL Automotive is moving ahead with its plans to build a V-8 Karma hot rod called the Destino. VL will... read more January 10, 2014 by 

2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport

Fisker Wants Court To Reject Wanxiang Bid, Cites It As Cause Of Bankruptcy

Bankrupt automaker Fisker Automotive is urging courts to approve the sale of its assets to a Hong Kong company currently bidding on it, in the hope that it can prevent... read more January 3, 2014 by 


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