Fisker Karma News

 
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 unveil a Destino convertible at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, in partnership with automotive interior giant Katzkin, which... read more

January 10, 2014 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


 
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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


 
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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


 
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


 
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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


 
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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


 
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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


 
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


 
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


 
2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport

Fisker Issues Follow-Up To Woodside Karma Fire

Fisker has issued a follow-up to this past weekend’s incident where a Karma extended-range electric sedan caught fire while left unattended in a parking lot in... read more August 14, 2012 by


 
 

 
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