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Fisker Automotive to Debut First Factory-Built Karma PHEV at Paris Motor Show

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Fisker Automotive will debut the first factory-built Karma plug-in hybrid (PHEV) at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. Fisker Automotive introduced the Karma as a concept in January 2008. The 300 kW (403 hp/408 PS) Karma reaches 100 km/h in 5.9 100 km (100 mpg) and emissions of 83 g/km, according to the company.

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Fisker Karma Makes Public Driving Debut

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The Fisker Karma plug-in extended range electric vehicle ( earlier post ) made its public driving debut over the weekend, 19 months after being introduced as a concept. The Fisker Karma can reach 60 mph (97 km/h) in six seconds and has a top speed of 125 mph (201 km/h).

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Final Drive: 2021 Polestar 1 PHEV

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The plug-in hybrid (PHEV) 2021 Polestar 1 is powered by a 2.0-liter, This results in a 0-60 time of four seconds (it felt quicker) and a top speed of 155 mph, which we didn’t quite get to, lifting-off at 120 mph. Other expensive PHEVs. News: 2023 BMW XM PHEV Revealed. Road Test: 2021 BMW 330e PHEV.

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A123 Systems Signs Multi-Year Li-ion Battery System Supply Agreement With Fisker Automotive, Intends to Invest Up To $23M in Fisker

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A123 Systems has entered a battery supply agreement with Fisker Automotive to supply battery systems for the Fisker Karma Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV). The Karma—an extended-range electric vehicle—is scheduled to be launched in late 2010. A123’s technology will ensure the Karma delivers.

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Fisker Recruits First US Dealers for PHEVs; Appoints First Distributors for Europe

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Fisker Automotive has appointed its first group of 32 US retailers to market and service its luxury plug-in hybrid vehicles, beginning with the $87,900 Karma sedan later this year. Earlier in March, Fisker staged the European debut of the Karma sedan at the Geneva Motor Show. The Karma is an Extended Range Electric Vehicle (EREV).

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Fisker Karma PHEV to Make Driving Debut at Monterey Races

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The Fisker Karma Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) ( earlier post ) will make its public driving debut during the Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races on 15 August, 19 months after being unveiled as a concept car. It will be the first time a PHEV has appeared on track at the event. 260 hp (194 kW) Ecotec engine from GM.

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Are You Plugged In?

Revenge of the Electric Car

Answer: Tesla already is making the fully electric sports luxury Roadster; Nissan will manufacture the five-passenger all-electric Leaf from late 2010; Fisker will make the first deliveries of its luxury Karma later this year; and GM’s Chevrolet Volt is a four-passenger hatchback due at some dealerships later this year. General Motors.

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