All-electric Fisker EMotion luxury sedan to debut in August

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The low, sleek Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid luxury sedan had a stunning design but numerous problems, and Tesla mopped the floor with it. Now designer Henrik Fisker is ready for a rematch, this time with an all-electric sedan promising 400 miles of range (and unusual doors). The Fisker EMotion is slated for an August 17 debut, when its curvaceous. Future Cars plug-in cars Henrik Fisker Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Fisker Automotive

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Fisker Becomes Karma Automotive, To Relaunch In 2016

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Henrik Fisker hasn't been involved with his namesake company since before it declared bankruptcy in 2013. But Fisker Automotive has continued to bear his name since being purchased by Chinese automotive supplier Wanxiang. plug-in cars youtube Fisker Automotive

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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 ReveroThat vehicle, launched in 2012 by his namesake company, saw production of less than 3,000 units before the company collapsed in bankruptcy. The same vehicle will relaunch next year as.

All-electric Fisker EMotion orders open June 30, starting at $129,900

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Henrik Fisker is planning to return to the luxury electric fold with his new company's EMotion sedan, and potential buyers now have a price tag. The brand's first vehicle, the Fisker EMotion sedan, will become available for pre-order on June 30. DON'T MISS: Fisker EMotion. Emotion plug-in cars Henrik FiskerAnd when the EMotion eventually goes on sale, it will cost $129,900 and up.

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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. Executives of the company formed from the bankrupt wreckage of Fisker Automotive pledged that they've fixed the car's 2012 problems, while maintaining the striking design that. Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Fisker Automotive Karma Revero

Fisker EMotion won't launch with graphene battery; 400-mile range still promised

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Henrik Fisker, the man behind the relaunch of the company that bears his name, has released some new details on the upcoming EMotion sedan. The graphene battery technology Fisker has frequently touted over the past year will not be included when. Batteries Future Cars plug-in cars Henrik Fisker solid-state cellHowever, the news isn't necessarily the best that electric-car fans and advocates could have hoped for.

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

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Henrik Fisker left his namesake car company in March 2013, shortly before Fisker Automotive itself went bankrupt. Detroit Auto Show Bob Lutz plug-in cars Henrik Fisker VL Automotive Destino VL AutomotiveBut 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. DON'T MISS: Destino--The.

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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. The remains of the bankrupt Fisker Automotive have been reorganized into Karma Automotive, which seeks to restart production of the sedan as the Karma Revero, with a plug-in hybrid powertrain similar to. Bob Lutz plug-in cars Henrik Fisker VL Automotive Destino VLF Destino

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. As previously discussed by Fisker, the plant will be located in Moreno Valley--not far from the company's. Manufacturing California plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Fisker Automotive WanxiangThe announcement marks a significant milestone in the luxury electric carmaker's return from bankruptcy.

New Fisker electric car: 'butterfly doors'. but strange hype too?

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We're slowly learning more about Henrik Fisker's planned 300-mile electric car, as the designer has now released a pair of teaser photos of the vehicle. Future Cars plug-in cars Henrik Fisker VLF DestinoIt appears to have scissor doors that pivot toward the sky, for instance. And its aggressive front end looks an awful lot like the VLF Force 1 supercar concept he showed in January at the 2016.

Fisker chairman quits, following ‘major disagreements’

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While things are going well for Tesla (see story), the fortunes of rival firm Fisker-also a recipient of DOE loans-continue to waver. According to news agency, Reuters, Fisker refused to disclose the nature [.]. Fisker Fisker Karma range-extended

Fisker Automotive Sold To Hong Kong Tycoon Investor Group: Report

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Fisker Automotive may have a new savior. Department of Energy will award Fisker''s $168 million loan to an investor group led by Hong Kong tycoon Richard Li, Reuters reports. According to Reuters, buying the loan would allow Li--an early Fisker investor--to restructure the company himself, unencumbered by the obligations of the DoE funds The U.S.

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

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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. Videos Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Fisker Automotive Karma ReveroAs 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.

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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. RELATED: Fisker Karma Will Be

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. A new website for the carmaker was recently launched under the "New Fisker" banner. plug-in cars service Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Fisker Automotive Customer Service Wanxiang

Fisker sues insurer of hurricane Karmas

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Troubled electric carmaker, Fisker is now facing fresh problems after its insurer refused to cover the loss of some 338 of its Karma range-extended cars. Fisker Fisker Karma range-extended

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Fisker’s Karma coming around in Europe

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Fisker’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. Fisker Europe Fisker Karma SalesGuarnieri has dealerships and showrooms across the region, with a large and loyal customer base and a track-record of success with premium manufacturers including BMW, Porsche, Ferrari, and McLaren. [.].

Fisker To Launch Two New Models At Los Angeles Auto Show

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While new owner Wanxiang looks to restart production of the Fisker Karma extended-range electric sedan, the man who gave his name to the car--Henrik Fisker--seems to have plans of his own. The man after whom the now-defunct Fisker Automotive was named will appear at back-to-back press conferences at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show next week

Fisker To Open California Plant, No Date Yet For Electric Car Production To Resume

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While all 2012 Fisker Karma extended-range electric luxury sedans were built in Finland, the company always intended to assemble cars in the U.S. Before its collapse and bankruptcy, Fisker had bought a former General Motors plant in Delaware. A pledge to use this facility was one factor in the successful bid for Fisker by Wanxiang, China's largest.

Breaking: Co-Founder Henrik Fisker Leaves Fisker Automotive, Struggling Electric-Car Firm

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Henrik Fisker, co-founder and executive chairman of electric car company Fisker Automotive, quit the company today. In a statement sent to Autocar and other outlets, Fisker confirmed his resignation from the company bearing his name, citing disagreements over the company's strategy. The statement confirms, "The main reasons for his resignation are

Karma Revero (nee Fisker) to blend dealers and Tesla-like showrooms

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Karma Automotive appears to be making progress in resurrecting the car formerly known as the Fisker Karma. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars dealerships Fisker Automotive Car Sales Karma ReveroNow called the Karma Revero, the luxury sedan recently entered pilot production at a new factory in Moreno Valley, California. But once Karma starts building cars destined for buyers, even in low volume, it will need places to sell them.

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Fisker Automotive bankruptcy deal officially finalised

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Earlier this week we told you that the future of Fisker Automotive has finally been determined: and now we can confirm that the sale has been approved in a Delaware bankruptcy court. Fisker

Future of Fisker Automotive finally determined

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After bidding that has lasted 19 rounds, the future of Fisker Automotive has finally been determined. Fisker Wanxiang American Corporation was selected as the highest and best bidder after a winning bid of $149.2million: that includes $126.2million cash and $8million of liabilities.

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. Now, however, a Reuters article says that the company plans to relaunch the existing vehicle--last sold as the 2012 Fisker Karma--"by next year," presumably

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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 While the struggling-though-not-yet-bankrupt company remains in limbo, with a purchase reported but not yet confirmed, it hasn''t built cars since July 2012.

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Bankruptcy Judge Orders Remains Of Fisker Auto To Be Auctioned

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After a court hearing on Friday, the fate of Fisker Automotive is even more up in the air, and as uncertain as ever. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross ordered a competitive auction of Fisker''s assets, according to the Associated Press, after a last-minute bid by Chinese auto-parts conglomerate Wanxiang. Gross rejected investor Hong Kong-based

Fisker and BMW join forces for future models

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California-based Fisker Automotive has signed an agreement with BMW for the supply of engines and other components for future models. Under the terms of the agreement, BMW will supply a four-cylinder turbocharged engine for the next generation of Fisker cars, which have been code-named “Project Nina”. BMW Fisker Green cars Latest news Fisker Automotive Fisker Ever Fisker Karma Project Nina

Energy Department To Sell Its Fisker Loan: Kickstarter, Anyone?

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Department of Energy is offering its loan to Fisker Automotive for sale to the highest bidder, with a remaining face value of $164 million. Fisker was That sound you heard yesterday was the other shoe dropping. The U.S.

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Is Fisker Automotive About To Declare Bankruptcy?

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Storm clouds continue to gather over troubled luxury electric-car startup Fisker Automotive. We reported on Thursday that Fisker had put its entire U.S. Later that day, a Wall Street Journal article reported on what may be the logical next step: Fisker had "hired restructuring lawyers at Kirkland staff on a "temporary" furlough to conserve cash.

Is What's Left Of Fisker Automotive Worth $25 Million? Maybe

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Hands up all those of you who''d forgotten that Fisker Automotive still exists? Fisker is worth a mere fraction of the $1.4 The company might not have produced a car in over a year, but the struggling firm is still yet to declare bankruptcy too, as it sits in some kind of automotive hibernation until an investor or buyer can be found. billion that

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Success Or Bust For Fisker's New Chinese Owner

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That''s essentially the method Fisker''s new Chinese owners Wanxiang Group is taking to revive the once-bankrupt electric automaker--and the stakes are high. Throwing money at a problem won''t necessarily make it go away, but it might put you in a position to do something about it. I’ll burn as much cash as it takes to succeed," Wanxiang

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Yet Another Chinese Suitor For Fisker: BAIC Kicks The Tires

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We haven''t heard much about Fisker Automotive in the last few months. The company still hasn''t declared bankruptcy, it hasn''t yet been bought, and it is still apparently in default on its Department of Energy loans. But now there''s a new suitor who''s at least kicking the tires. According to China Daily, the Beijing Automotive group (BAIC) visited

DOE closes loan to Fisker Automotive

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Range-extended vehicle maker Fisker Automotive has now officially closed its mammoth cash boost from the US Department of Energy (DOE). Tags: Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news DOE DOE loan Fisker Fisker Automotive Fisker Karma Fisker Project NINA range extended cars range extended vehicles US Department of Energy The DOE closed a $528.7million loan to the company for the development and production of two lines of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.

News in brief: Fisker reveals electric car fire details

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Early results have been revealed from preliminary investigations after a fire involving a Fisker Karma (pictured) electric car. Electric cars Fisker Green cars Latest news electric car fire electric cars Fisker Karma green carsEngineers have worked with independent investigators and have so far found evidence to support the fact that the ignition source was not the lithium-ion battery pack. Instead, it is believed the origin of the fire was outside [.].

Fisker Fate Up In Air After Last-Minute Bid; Founders Sued As Well

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The fate of Fisker Automotive is back in court after a flurry of legal moves by various parties to the bankruptcy.

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Signed Offer For Fisker Automotive Sent To Energy Department

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The fate of Fisker Automotive has been hanging for months, but now an offer for the company has been "signed" and is "on the table." At least that''s the word from Ingo Voigt, who with Fritz Nol is one of a pair of German investors who want to buy the company. "I I am proud to tell you that we just sent our detailed offer including a signed LOI and

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Fisker Assets Sold For $149 Million To Wanxiang, Chinese Parts Maker

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The assets of bankrupt Fisker Automotive were sold to Wanxiang America at the close of an auction in Delaware bankruptcy court that lasted more than two days and lasted 19 rounds. Bloomberg reports that the Chinese company paid a total of $149.2 million for the company, or six times the price of $25 million first offered by unsuccessful bidder

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. The news came as executives of Wanxiang, China''s largest auto parts maker and now the owner of both Fisker and its

Fisker Factory, BMW M4 Water Injection, Electric-Car Charging In Roads: Today's Car News

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Today, Fisker signs a lease for its new California assembly plant, a new version of the BMW M4 debuts with efficiency-boosting water injection, and England plans to experiment with wireless electric-car charging infrastructure built into roads. Fisker signs a lease for its new assembly plant in Southern.

Why Fisker Left Fisker: Would Have Been 'Wrong To Stay'

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The news that Henrik Fisker had left Fisker Automotive came on Wednesday, leaving electric-car advocates and Fisker Karma fans wondering just what had happened. Fisker himself cited "major disagreements" over the company's "business strategy." A statement released within hours by Fisker Automotive thanked him for his work, but said his departure

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