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Karma GS-6 PHEV review: Most striking vehicle with a plug?

Electrek

You might remember the Fisker Karma from its storied past. Fast forward over a decade since it launched, swap the model name for the make, and Karma’s latest iteration, the GS-6, is one of the best implementations of a plug-in hybrid we’ve seen. And dare I say one of the best-looking cars with a plug attached?

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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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More EVs than PHEVs at the Frankfurt Motor Show

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Drivesolar.org has compiled a list of the 42 different plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle models on display at the Frankfurt International Motor Show as well as their location on the exhibit floor as a convenience for visitors. Of the 42 vehicles, 11 (26%) are plug-in hybrids, the remainder are EVs. A hat-tip to Siggy!).

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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). Carbon emissions are also lower than today’s hybrids.

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Final Drive: 2021 Polestar 1 PHEV

Clean Fleet Report

Powerful, Sleek, Plug-in Hybrid Luxury Coupe. The plug-in hybrid (PHEV) 2021 Polestar 1 is powered by a 2.0-liter, 120V common wall plug up to 8 hours for a 100-percent charge. Other expensive PHEVs. News: 2023 BMW XM PHEV Revealed. Road Test: 2021 BMW 330e PHEV. News: Shanghai Auto Show: Karma.

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DOE Announces $528.7M Conditional Loan for Fisker Automotive for PHEVs

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million conditional loan to Fisker Automotive for the development of two lines of plug-in hybrids—the Karma and the new Project Nina vehicle—by 2016. million ATVM loan for engineering integration costs as it works with primarily US suppliers to complete the company’s first vehicle, the Fisker Karma. Earlier post.)

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Quantum Signs $10.2 Million Phase III Plug-in Development Contract with Fisker Automotive

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million contract for Phase III development of plug-in hybrid powertrains for Fisker automobiles. This contract will enable Quantum to manage production validation of the Q-Drive plug-in hybrid system and ready it for volume production in 2010. Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. has signed a $10.2 Earlier post.).

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