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2009 Fisker Karma Sunset convertible concept

German Group Offers $25 Million For Fisker: Report

Despite it being close to a year since Fisker last made a car, the company is yet to announce bankruptcy and remains confident a new investor or even a potential buyer can be found. Several groups have made their interest known, including one led by auto industry veteran Bob Lutz, another led by... read more

August 22, 2013 by 
 
VL Automotive Destino with Bob Lutz at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Bob Lutz And China’s Wanxiang In Bid To Buy Fisker: Report

The auto industry can never seem to rid itself of Bob Lutz, but maybe that’s a good thing as where others see failure the inexorable exec sees opportunity. Having spent... read more May 22, 2013 by 


 
VL Automotive Destino with Bob Lutz at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Bob Lutz Says V-8-Powered Karma Plans Are Safe Despite Fisker Woes

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several months, you have probably heard that Fisker Automotive is in a spot of trouble. Production of its Karma... read more May 6, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport

Fisker Layoffs Followed By Lawsuit Over Lack Of Notice

Fisker Automotive's problems deepen further with the news that the electric car startup is now facing a lawsuit for the dismissal of 160 of its employees. Fisker, makers of... read more April 9, 2013 by 


 
Screen capture from video by Aaron Wood of fire in 2012 Fisker Karma in Wooside, CA, August 2012

Fisker Automotive: The Final Flameout?

This morning, Fisker laid off all of its communications staff and most of the rest of its labor force. Far from the beginning of the end, the news today comes as the final... read more April 5, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

China's Geely Out Of Final Bidding For Fisker: Report

After a string of disasters in 2012 left startup automaker Fisker on the ropes financially, last month it appeared that some good news was finally on the horizon for the... read more March 18, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Henrik Fisker Steps Down From Fisker Automotive

Henrik Fisker has a long and distinguished career as an automotive designer, and is credited with styling the exterior of the BMW Z8 roadster and the Aston Martin DB9... read more March 13, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker And Its Insurer End Lawsuit Over Superstorm Sandy-Damaged Karmas

When Superstorm Sandy blew through the Northeast last October, its swath of destruction included some 250,000 cars, among them the 338 Fisker Karma sedans that were parked in... read more February 22, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Chinese Automakers Geely And Dongfeng Competing For Stake In Fisker

Struggling extended-range electric automaker Fisker had a difficult year in 2012. Shortly after its Karma sedan hit the market, it was plagued by a series of recalls for... read more February 18, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma EcoChic, New York City, Jan 2012

Could A123 Systems' Buyer Wanxiang Be Fisker's Next Investor?

Earlier this week, we reported that Chinese auto parts giant Wanxiang had received approval from the U.S. government to purchase the non-military business of bankrupt... read more February 1, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Amidst A ‘Strategic Review,’ Fisker Hires A Consultant To Manage Cash

As struggling plug-in hybrid automaker Fisker broadens its search for investors or partners, it’s hired Huron Consulting Group to manage its day to day operations and... read more January 30, 2013 by 


 
A123 Systems Prismatic Cell

Chinese Firm Buys Fisker Battery Supplier A123 Systems

When lithium-ion battery manufacturer A123 systems declared bankruptcy last October, the move left Fisker Automotive without a battery supplier for its Karma plug-in hybrid... read more January 29, 2013 by 


 
VL Automotive Destino with Bob Lutz at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

VL Automotive Destino Live Photos: 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Teething problems of its plug-in hybrid drivetrain aside, it’s likely that we can all agree on one thing: the Fisker Karma is a good-looking car. Its design may not be... read more January 16, 2013 by 


 
VL-Automotive Destino

Tuner Builds Corvette-Powered Fisker Karma With A Little Help From Bob Lutz

When he’s not busy consulting for General Motors or helping to get an electric car startup running, the inexorable Bob Lutz is doing all the really cool things... read more January 14, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker's Insurer Denies Payment On Flood-Damaged Karmas

When Hurricane Sandy devastated the New York metro area last October, some 338 Fisker Karma sedans parked at Port Newark, New Jersey were destroyed by flooding or fire... read more January 2, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker In Search Of Alliance Deal

Just a week after another cash-strapped independent automaker, Aston Martin, forged a deal with a new investor, Fisker Automotive, manufacturer of the Karma extended-range... read more December 10, 2012 by 


 
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