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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 lithium-ion battery maker A123 Systems. That’s good news for luxury plug-in hybrid automaker Fisker, as A123 Systems was the... read more

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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


 
2012 Fisker Karma during road test, Los Angeles, Feb 2012

Fisker Production Halted, Pending The Sale Of A123 Systems' Assets

Last October, extended-range electric automaker Fisker’s sole battery supplier, A123 Systems, filed for bankruptcy. That’s left the struggling startup without a... read more November 29, 2012 by


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker Hires Former GM Exec Joel Ewanick As Interim Marketing Head

Fisker’s Karma electric sedan uses a GM engine as its range extender, and now the company has another link with the American auto giant. Fisker has hired former GM... read more November 27, 2012 by


 
Fisker Atlantic concept unveiling before New York Auto Show, April 2012

Fisker To Open New Midwest Tech Center For Atlantic

Fisker’s corporate home and design studio isn’t moving from Anaheim, California any time soon, and the automaker still plans to begin Atlantic sedan production at... read more November 15, 2012 by


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker Determines Cause Of Hurricane Sandy Karma Fires

During the devastating Hurricane Sandy that hit the Northeast last week, several cars parked in Port Newark, New Jersey succumbed to severe fire damage. Among the cars were... read more November 6, 2012 by


 
2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport

Fisker Karmas Catch Fire After Being Submerged By Hurricane Sandy Flood

A total of 16 Fisker Karma extended-range electric cars, each costing more than a $100k, have gone up in flames after reportedly being partially submerged by flash floods... read more October 31, 2012 by


 
Fisker Karma at SEMA 2012

Fisker Partners With The Aftermarket To Show The Karma At SEMA

If you thought that SEMA was limited to tuners and mainstream automakers, think again. Even extended-range electric sedan builder Fisker is back in on the action this year... read more October 22, 2012 by


 
2012 Fisker Karma during road test, Los Angeles, Feb 2012

Fisker Karma Gets Cameo In Upcoming Thriller 'Paranoia'

Product placement in movies and television shows is a huge business these days, and with the potential rewards for the right pairing, it’s no wonder why. Whether the... read more October 17, 2012 by


 
Fisker Atlantic Design Prototype  -  2012 New York Auto Show

Fisker Atlantic Production Delayed By Two Years: Report

The last we heard, Fisker had managed to raise an additional $100 million in private equity funding for the development of its second model, the mid-size Atlantic... read more October 16, 2012 by


 
Fisker Atlantic concept unveiling before New York Auto Show, April 2012

Fisker Gets $100 Million In New Funding To Build The Atlantic

After months of seemingly-endless bad news, ranging from funding issues to a series of recalls relating to battery, software and cooling fan issues, Fisker has given its fans... read more September 28, 2012 by


 
2012 Fisker Karma during road test, Los Angeles, Feb 2012

Fisker Karma Fire Caused By Faulty Cooling Fan, Voluntary Recall Issued

A recent incident involving a Fisker Karma that caught fire while parked on a roadside in Woodside, CA, has been discovered to have been caused by a faulty cooling fan. The... read more August 19, 2012 by


 
Ray Lane takes delivery of the first Fisker Karma

Fisker Needs More Money, Says Key Investor

Californian electric car startup Fisker Automotive will need to raise an additional $150 million to help fund its operations until its second model, the highly-anticipated... read more August 16, 2012 by


 
2012 Fisker Karma during road test, Los Angeles, Feb 2012

Fisker Automotive Names Former Volt Exec Tony Posawatz CEO

The electric and hybrid car industry is an exciting place to be, even within the bureaucracies of the major carmakers. It's still an emerging, rapidly developing field. For... read more August 14, 2012 by


 
 

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