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Karma gets approval to build electric cars in China

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The original production run of the Fisker Karma luxury sedan was contracted to Valmet Automotive in Finland. But as the Karma Revero, the car will be built at a new facility in California. China Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Karma ReveroDON'T.

2017 Karma Revero (nee Fisker) launch: updates, new infotainment

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The 2017 Karma Revero (nee Fisker Karma) was formally unveiled to the public and to Fisker owners tonight at an event in the canyons of Laguna Beach, south of Los Angeles. Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Fisker Automotive Karma Revero

2017 Karma Revero: first official photo of rebooted Fisker Karma released

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As the 2017 Karma Revero gets closer to its official launch later this year, its maker has released the first official photo of the luxury plug-in hybrid sedan. The rebooted Karma is a modified and updated version of the car previously sold in 2012 as the Fisker Karma, before its maker shut down production and later declared bankruptcy.

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Fisker Karma to be Karma Revero, orders to open later this year

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After it bought the remains of bankrupt carmaker Fisker Automotive, Chinese auto-parts Wanxiang laid out plans to relaunch Fisker's Karma luxury plug-in hybrid. With namesake Henrik Fisker long gone, those plans included a name change to Karma Automotive. DON'T MISS: Fisker Becomes Karma Automotive, To Relaunch In.

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Karma Revero vs VLF Destino: same shape, different powertrains, radically different missions

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In the beginning was the Fisker Karma. plug-in cars VLF Destino Karma ReveroThen came battery cell failures, bankruptcy, a Chinese company, a departing designer, a swaggering auto exec, a big honkin' V-8 engine, and two new companies.

Fisker Karma With V-8 Emerges As VLF Destino, Including Henrik Himself

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But now he's once again involved with the Karma luxury sedan. He's joining VL Automotive, which still plans to sell Karmas with V-8 engines in place of their original extended-range electric powertrains. Henrik Fisker left his namesake car company in March 2013, shortly before Fisker Automotive itself went bankrupt.

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Relaunched Fisker Karma To Use Quantum Software (Again)

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Fisker Automotive''s new owner Wanxiang plans to relaunch the Karma extended-range electric luxury sedan next year, and it''s expected to have few substantial changes from the version last built in 2012. One thing Fisker doesn''t plan to change, it seems, is the supplier of the Karma''s powertrain control software.

VLF Destino (Fisker Karma with V-8, sans electric parts) starts deliveries

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The Fisker Karma extended-range electric luxury sedan has been out of production since 2012, but two separate companies are trying to revive it. Bob Lutz plug-in cars Henrik Fisker VL Automotive Destino VLF Destino

Fisker Karma Will Be Relaunched With 2012 Design, Updates

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The future of the Fisker Karma range-extended luxury electric sedan has been in the hands of new owner Wanxiang America for many months, with little known about its relaunch plans or timing.

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Karma, Faraday plan large Chinese electric-car factories

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Manufacturing China plug-in cars Faraday Future Karma ReveroChina is the world's largest new-car market, and generous government incentives have made it a particularly strong market for vehicles that plug in. This past week, separate reports appeared.

Fisker sues insurer of hurricane Karmas

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Destroyed by flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy two months ago, the 338 Karma luxury sports cars were worth an estimated $33 million (around £20.3

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Who's Still Buying Brand-New Fisker Karmas, And Why?

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The 2012 Fisker Karma remains a stunning car, regardless of its range-extended electric powertrain. MORE: 2012 Fisker Karma - full review The 2,500 or so Fiskers out there may be the only ones

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Want A Fisker Karma? Lots Of Used Ones For Sale

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The Fisker Karma extended-range electric luxury sedan has been out of production since July 2012, but it''s hardly gone away. Chinese automotive supplier Wanxiang, which now owns the car company, hopes to restart sales of the low, sleek, striking four-seat sedan under the Elux name sometime next year.

2012 Fisker Karma Electric Car First Drive Impressions: Video

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After what feels like forever, the 2012 Fisker Karma electric car is finally about to go on sale. Last month, we showed you how to order a Fisker Karma. Our ride

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Fisker’s Karma coming around in Europe

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Fisker Europe Fisker Karma SalesFisker’s European expansion continues apace with the news that car dealer group Guarnieri will exclusively import and market all Fisker vehicles in Spain, Portugal and Morocco.

Karma Revero (nee Fisker) now in pilot production in CA

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After four years, the car formerly known as the Fisker Karma is back in production under new corporate stewardship. Now called the Karma Revero, it's being relaunched under the aegis of Chinese automotive supplier Wanxiang, which bought the remains of Fisker Automotive after the carmaker's 2013 bankruptcy. Manufacturing plug-in cars

Fisker is coming back, he says, with 400-mile electric car

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Henrik Fisker has designed some remarkable cars, among them Aston Martins, the BMW Z8, and of course the striking Fisker Karma range-extended electric luxury sedan. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Henrik Fisker Startups Fisker Automotive VLF Destino Karma ReveroThe same vehicle will relaunch next year as.

New Fisker Karma Details May Come As Soon As This Month

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The planned relaunch of the Fisker Karma range-extended electric luxury sedan isn''t likely to happen until at least the middle of next year. And when it does happen, new owner Wanxiang will probably sell the car under a new brand name: Elux. Green Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Wanxiang plug-in cars

2012 Fisker Karma: Brief Drive Report

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Well, after three years of asking, we've finally had a chance to drive the 2012 Fisker Karma. And we can confirm that the extended-range electric luxury sport sedan is, in fact, a real car. It's got drop-dead styling, unique interior furnishings, and a good ride that's aided by the fact that it's both low and very heavy. In "Stealth

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Fisker Karma receives EPA economy rating

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Range-extended luxury car, the Fisker Karma has received its emission certification and fuel economy rating from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), clearing the way for the car maker’s dealers to begin selling the car to customers. Fisker automotive EPA Karma Sedan

Fisker Karma Finnish Production To Resume Following Fixes, New Model Later

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The new owners of the Fisker luxury car brand will resume production of the Karma range-extended electric sedan initially at a contractor''s factory in Finland--but not until the company has fixed "about 250 bugs" in the vehicle.

2012 Fisker Karma: 20 MPG On Gasoline, 32-Mi Electric Range

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It's been a long and painful year for Fisker Automotive, with deliveries of its 2012 Karma extended-range electric sport sedan repeatedly delayed from the original target of May.

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Fisker Karma Owners Can Soon Buy Spare Parts, Wanxiang Says

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Owners of the 2012 Fisker Karma range-extended electric luxury car got some good news last week: The company that now owns the carmaker has promised that supplies of spare parts will soon become available. Fisker stopped producing its striking sedan in July 2012 after it had built roughly 3,000 of the cars. While the handful of remaining ne

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2016 Mercedes GLE550e Driven, BMW Plug-In Hybrid Prototype, Fisker Karma Update: Today's Car News

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Today, we take a quick spin in the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE550e plug-in hybrid, examine a new BMW plug-in hybrid prototype, and check on Fisker's progress in restarting production of the Karma luxury sedan. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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Fisker Karma Plant In Southern California: More Details Emerge

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The resuscitated Fisker Automotive has signed a lease deal for what is expected to become a new vehicle assembly plant in California. The announcement marks a significant milestone in the luxury electric carmaker's return from bankruptcy. As previously discussed by Fisker, the plant will be located in Moreno Valley--not far from the company's.

Fisker Karma to make public debut

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It is one of the most exciting and innovative green car concepts around and now the Fisker Karma Plug-in Hybrid will make its public driving debut. The Fisker Karma is an extended range electric vehicle that seats four and can travel for 50 miles on electric charge only, if its lithium-ion battery is fully charged.

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Sandy Flood Fire Followup: Fisker Karma Battery Not At Fault

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Somewhere, somehow, a Fisker Karma catches fire, and the company rushes in its inspectors and engineers to analyze the incident. It's becoming an awkward, unfortunate routine.

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Karma Automotive (Nee Fisker) To Use BMW Electric-Car Powertrains

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Karma Automotive--the carmaker formerly known as Fisker Automotive--says it will use BMW powertrain components in upcoming production models. BMW will supply high-voltage battery charging systems and "a wide range of hybrid and EV systems" for the Karma luxury sedan, which the company expects to relaunch in 2016. plug-in cars BMW i

The New Fisker Is Live: Original Karma Owners Get Most Support

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Since it bought the remains of Fisker Automotive last year, Chinese parts giant Wanxiang has promised to restart production of the Karma extended-range electric sedan. And while Fisker hasn't quite been brought back to life yet, it is at least beginning to twitch.

Fisker Karma News, 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid Driven, VW Beetle Hybrid: Today's Car News

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A recently-released teaser indicates details on the revived Fisker Karma could arrive before the end of. Today, the remains of Fisker Automotive show a hint of life, we drive the 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid plug-in car, and a Volkswagen Beetle Hybrid prototype appears outside the 2015 New York Auto Show. Today in Car News

2012 Fisker Karma

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The 2012 Fisker Karma is a bundle of contradictions: a stunningly sexy sport sedan with a green powertrain, a large luxury car with the interior space of a subcompact, and a range-extended electric car that gets worse gas-mileage ratings when running on gasoline than some of its conventional competitors.

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2017 Karma Revero, Electra Meccanica Solo, 2017 Jaguar XE diesel: Today's Car News

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Today, we have more details on the 2017 Karma Revero (nee Fisker Karma), a new three-wheeled electric car called the Electra Meccanica Solo, and a review of the 2017 Jaguar XE 20d diesel luxury sedan. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The 2017 Jaguar XE 20d is one of a handful of new diesel cars still available in the U.S.

2012 Fisker Karma Electric Car: Quick Drive Review [Video]

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Price increases be damned, the 2012 Fisker Karma is finally here, and first examples are about to arrive in customers' driveways. Before you even get into the Fisker Karma Earlier in the week we posted our video driving impressions of the new four-door extended-range electric car from startup Fisker Automotive.

A World Beyond Cars, Tesla Model X Expectations, Fisker Karma Spare Parts: Today's Car News

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California looks forward to a world beyond cars while, in the nearer term, analysts predict success for the 2015 Tesla Model X, and owners look forward to spare parts that will help keep their Fisker Karma range-extended electric cars on the road. Today''s news is very forward-looking. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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Paris Motor Show, plug-in electric car sales, Karma Revero vs VLF Destino: Today's Car News

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Today, we preview the green cars of the 2016 Paris Motor Show, tally plug-in electric car sales for August 2016, and compare the Karma Revero and VLF Destino—two cars based on the same Fisker Karma body. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

Dead Fisker Karmas: One May Be A Fluke, But Is Two A Trend?

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It shows the 2012 Fisker Karma we road-tested three weeks ago parked in front of a Tesla Motors dealer in Los Angeles. The magazine bought a Fisker Karma at a dealership to test it--we can First off, just to be clear, the photo above is NOT a dead Fisker.

Tesla Model S Road Trip, Used Fisker Karmas, Kia Soul EV A Hit: Today's Car News

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Today we follow a cross-country Tesla Model S road trip, track the market for used Fisker Karma sedans, and see why plans to sell the Kia Soul EV electric car outside California are being moved up. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We updated our February plug-in electric car sales report with more information.

New Owner Wants To Restart Fisker Karma Production, ASAP

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If all goes according to schedule, U.S.

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Fisker: The EPA Is Giving Us Bad Karma, Man

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When the EPA's official MPG figures were released for the 2012 Fisker Karma a few days ago, we can't have been the only ones a little disappointed with the 20 MPG figure on gasoline and 52 MPG equivalent in EV mode.

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2012 Fisker Karma Lands A Role On 'Two And A Half Men'

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But little did we know that producers were adding another supporting role to the show, in the form of a 2012 Fisker Karma. The Karma debuted last

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