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Report: Jump into Fisker’s grave and you may find…nothing

Sold completely to the Chinese Wanxiang group earlier this month for an additional $149,000,000, (on top of what they already paid) Fisker may not be worth much, but the new owner is looking to change that. In an interview with Reuters, the group’s CEO said “Obviously we want to sell more than what Fisker sold before […]

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Report: Fisker faces lawsuit after surprise mass layoffs, failed to give workers ample notice time

Fisker Automotive has had it rough ever since they produced the first of their own Karma sedans. First the brand had an iffy launch, and not to mention, a grand number of Karma sedans were destroyed after Hurricane Sandy ruined the major port of Newark, NJ. And that’s just not even the surface of it […]

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Report: Fisker won’t start Karma production until A123 sale clears, Atlantic delayed

Fisker Automotive hasn’t built a new car in six months and says that it has no plans to restart production until after A123, its battery supplier. That all depends on the outcome of China’s Wanxiang’s controversial mission to acquire the bankrupt U.S. battery maker. So far, the Delaware Bankruptcy Court has approved the $256.6 million […]

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Report: Fisker CEO says partnership with other automakers coming 2013

Fisker Automotive’s CEO Tony Posawatz (the former chief engineer of the Chevrolet Volt), says that the plug-in hybrid automaker is on its way to partner with other automakers next year. The reason? Posawatz says that the pitfalls facing independent small automakers is driving the decision. Fisker said that the company is talks with three potential […]

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Report: Joel Ewanick named interim chief of global sales, marketing at Fisker

Former General Motors global marketing boss Joel Ewanick has been hanging out ever since GM dropped him back in July, but the marketing guru has now found a new position. Plug-in hybrid automaker Fisker Karma has just announced that Ewanick will be the interim chief of global sales and marketing. Check out more news on […]

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Report: Fisker explains why 16 Karmas at a New Jersey port caught fire during Sandy

As reported last week, a total of 16 Fisker Karma plug-in hybrids went up in flames at a New Jersey port after being submerged in seawater due to Hurricane Sandy. Check out more news on the Fisker Karma. Fisker has now released a statement that the fires in the 16 Karmas was caused by a short […]

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Report: 16 Fisker Karma units catch fire during Hurricane Sandy

Fisker Automotive has more trouble on its radar following super storm Sandy. The plug-in hybrid automaker is looking into a report that 16 of its Karma sedans caught fire at a New Jersey port after being submerged in seawater. Check out more news on the Fisker Karma. “There were no injuries, and none of the cars […]

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Fisker Karma gets a little more color for SEMA

Fisker is bringing the Karma to the rapidly approaching SEMA Motor Show to highlight one of the car’s features. A 3M Diamond Protection Film wrap will be applied to the model and changed daily during Sema to help highlight it. Fisker describes the film as a “virtually invisible paint protection film that helps maintain the […]

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Video: DRIVE’s JF Musial interviews Fisker Automotive’s Henrik Fisker

With all the hand full of problems Fisker Automotive is facing right now, it may be interesting see how the company started and how founder Henrik Fisker came up with the idea of sexy, plug-in hybrids. Check out more news on the Fisker Karma. Join our friend JF Musial as he interview Henrik Fisker at the […]

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Fisker CEO: We are looking for strategic partners, building foundation in China and Middle East

Fisker’s CEO Tony Posawatz says that the plug-in hybrid automaker has a lot of work to do and is currently seeking discussions with strategic partners. Posawatz said that he is also looking into starting a leasing program. Fisker is looking into improving its relationship with its dealers as well, which consists of 48 stores in […]

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