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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 good ol’ V-8 engines, in this case the supercharged 6.2-liter LS9 V-8 from the previous Corvette ZR1 supercar. Considering... read more

November 19, 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 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker’s New Owner Hopes To Relaunch Karma In 2015

It’s been a couple of months since China’s Wanxiang bought the remains of bankrupt electric car startup Fisker Automotive. Since then the company has launched a... read more April 24, 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 


 
2012 Fisker Karma EcoChic, New York City, Jan 2012

Fisker Founders Sued Over Company Collapse

The woes of Fisker Automotive, the electric car startup that filed for bankruptcy late last year after a series of insurmountable problems, don't look like stopping any time... read more January 2, 2014 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker Files For Bankruptcy, Assets Sold To Hybrid Technology

Electric car startup Fisker Automotive has finally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, more than one year since it last built one its $103,000 Karma extended-range electric... read more November 25, 2013 by 


 
VL Automotive Destino with Bob Lutz at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

VL’s V-8 Fisker Karma Project On Track, Additional Bodystyle Planned

At the Detroit Auto Show at the start of this year, industry veteran Bob Lutz presented a Fisker Karma concept powered by a Corvette V-8 engine. The car was a preview of a... read more October 21, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport

Has Fisker’s DOE Loan Just Been Sold To Hong Kong Billionaire Richard Li?

Earlier this week it was revealed that the U.S. Department of Energy had started an auction for the remaining portion of a $192 million loan awarded to electric car startup... read more October 18, 2013 by 


 
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