Karma AWD Extended Range E-Flex platform supports pickup truck applications

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Karma Automotive announced its newest flexible and modular E-Flex platform with two motor all-wheel drive (AWD) and extended range electric vehicle (EREV) architecture (e.g., Additional components also available include Karma’s new SiC inverters.

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Karma showcases extended range E-Flex platform for utility van applications

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Karma Automotive announced its E-Flex utility van platform with extended range electric vehicle (EREV) architecture. The EREV van platform is the latest in a series of development projects featuring the Karma E-Flex Platform.

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Karma pitches extended-range electric truck possibility to fleets

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Tesla may have swooped in at the last minute and stolen the show in Los Angeles this week, but the ever-frisky Karma has its own pickup pitch: an extended-range EV for commercial applications. Karma's pitch is a bit less concrete than Tesla's.

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Rivian’s delay, Lucid’s 400-mile range, Karma’s E-Flex: Today’s Car News

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And Karma is boasting of its platform’s flexibility.any takers? Karma Automotive, which has continued. Rivian has made a lot of progress toward U.S. production of electric trucks, but things are put on hold for now.

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Karma boasts its extended-range EV platform is very, very flexible

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Karma Automotive is touting its new platform for extended-range electric vehicles, which the California-based company claims can be used for a variety of different vehicle types.

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Will an all-electric, 400-mile Karma Revero be enough for a Tesla Model S rematch?

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Starting next year, the Karma Revero will get closer than it ever has to rivaling the Tesla Model S. Ironically, that will mean retiring the range extender that was once broadly sized up as the Revero’s ace card—back when, in an earlier existence, it was called the FIsker Karma.

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Karma Automotive unveils High-Performance E-Flex Platform

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Karma’s newest E-Flex Platform is designed for high-performance applications and is powered by front- and rear-mounted dual electric motors, delivering 1,100 HP at peak power, with 10,500 lb.-ft —Kevin Zhang, Chief Technology Officer, Karma Automotive.

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Karma Automotive introduces E-Flex platform solution for EVs

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Karma Automotive introduced the Karma E-Flex Platform a highly versatile chassis that will offer new electric vehicle mobility solutions ranging from autonomously-driven utility vans, to daily-driver vehicles, to high-performance supercars.

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Karma shows E-Flex platform in flat-floor BEV configuration; “Everyday BEV”

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Karma Automotive announced its flexible and modular E-Flex platform ( earlier post ) with an efficient flat floor battery electric vehicle (BEV) architecture. —Mike Jones, Director of Chassis Engineering, Karma Automotive.

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2017 Karma: same range, new battery, display updates, low production

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Karma Automotive intends to place its namesake plug-in hybrid luxury sedan back into production before the end of the year. karma plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle WanxiangAs well as adopting a new name, the company formerly known as Fisker Automotive is working on setting up its own factory in Costa Mesa, California. But what will the cars coming out of that factory be like? DON'T MISS: Fisker.

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Karma Automotive debuts all-new Level 4 autonomous van E-flex platform

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Karma Automotive introduced its SAEnLevel 4 autonomous van with a battery electric vehicle (BEV) architecture, one of five platforms designed to offer new electric mobility solutions through highly versatile EREV (extended range electric vehicle) and BEV chassis systems.

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Karma Automotive in final development stages for SiC traction inverters; 400V and 800V

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Karma Automotive has entered the final stage of development for two new Silicon Carbide (SiC) Inverters to enhance electric mobility charging. Engineered to deliver enhanced efficiency and performance, the SiC traction inverters will be used in both future Karma vehicles and company partners.

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Karma adds Revero GTE to lineup; first BEV; based on E-Flex platform

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Karma Automotive is expanding its Revero series with a new model, the Karma Revero GTE. The Revero GTE will join the GTS, GT and original Revero as the fourth model in Karma’s Revero family, initially offering two versions—both 200-mile and 300-mile range configurations.

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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. Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Fisker Automotive Karma ReveroExecutives 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.

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2017 Karma Revero: first drive of reborn luxury plug-in hybrid sedan

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The 2017 Karma Revero remains as much of a head-turner today as the low, sleek four-door sedan was when it debuted a decade ago under another name. It also happens to be a range-extended electric luxury sedan, though we tend to think that the Karma would sell just as well if it ran on coal dust and baby-seal blood. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Karma Revero

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Lordstown electric truck, Karma Revero range, Toyota and BYD: Today’s Car News

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Karma has some of the longest plug-in range, among plug-in hybrids. GM’s Lordstown plant may soon really be building an electric truck. Hyundai is going for green-car variety in the U.S. And Toyota and BYD are new partners for electric vehicles in China.

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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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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. Now, with certification earlier this week from the Environmental Protection Agency that the car complies with emissions standards, Fisker can legally start to deliver its

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Karma Revero GTS punches up Revero GT performance and price

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Not to be left out of the tempest of EV news surrounding the Los Angeles Auto Show, reincarnated EV hopeful Karma showed off its new high-performance, longer-range Revero GTS last week, with a sticker price of $149,950—less than $15,000 more than the GT.

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

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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. Karma did not say whether BMW.

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Fisker Karma: Range Extended Electric Car Ultimate Guide

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That's the theory anyway, but in a world of unease over the suitability of electric cars, the Henrik Fisker has taken the more comfortable, usable route to creating an electric car: The range-extended 2012 Fisker Karma. When the EPA-rated 32-mile electric range is Make a car desirable enough, and people will buy it whatever is powering the wheels.

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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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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. Green Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Wanxiang plug-in cars And when it does happen, new owner Wanxiang will probably sell the car under a new brand name: Elux. But we may learn more detail about the phoenix-like resurrection of the sleek, stunning, plug-in four-door.

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2012 Fisker Karma: Range Extended Electric Car Guide

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That's the theory anyway, but in a world of unease over the suitability of electric cars, the Henrik Fisker has taken the more comfortable, usable route to creating an electric car: The range-extended 2012 Fisker Karma. When the EPA-rated 32-mile electric range is Make a car desirable enough, and people will buy it whatever is powering the wheels.

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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. plug-in cars service Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Fisker Automotive Customer Service WanxiangAnd 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.

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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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Fisker Karma Plant In Southern California: More Details Emerge

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Manufacturing California plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Fisker Automotive WanxiangThe 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.

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BMW to supply Karma Automotive with powertrain components for its luxury plug-in hybrid

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BMW will supply Karma Automotive—Fisker reborn—with its latest powertrain components, including high voltage battery charging systems and a wide range of hybrid and EV systems, for application in Karma’s flagship plug-in hybrid, to be re-launched next year. The next generation of Karma vehicles already in development will utilize more of BMW’s powertrain technology, the company said. —Karma’s CEO Tom Corcoran.

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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. And owners continue to be stopped on the street

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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 new

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Fisker To Be Renamed Elux, New Karma Not On Sale Before Next Year

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The company has also pushed back the planned relaunch of the Karma range-extended electric sport sedan until at least the middle of next year, it says. DON''T MISS: Fisker Karma Will Be Chinese maker Wanxiang, which bought the defunct Fisker Automotive out of bankruptcy, will rename the carmaker Elux, according to a Reuters report this morning.

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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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Fisker Karma heads to Harrods

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The range-extended Fisker Karma is the new window display at Harrods in Knightsbridge, London. As Harrods embarks on its Winter Sale, the Karma prepares to go on sale around [.]. Green credentials automotive Fisker Harrods Karma Knightsbridge london range-extendedThe luxury car has taken pride of place in the in the prominent Brompton Road window display, where it will remain until the 4th of February.

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Fisker Karma controls exhaust emissions

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The new plug-in petrol electric luxury saloon car, the Fisker Karma, will soon benefit from emission after-treatment catalysts after an agreement was reached with Clean Diesel Technologies Inc. Green cars Latest news Clean Diesel Technologies Electric cars extended range cars Fisker Fisker Karma

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Fisker Karma delivers 83 km/51.6 mile electric range in TÜV testing

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The Fisker Karma has achieved 83 km/51.6 miles in electric-only mode during independent fuel efficiency tests carried out by Europe’s regulatory body, the Technischer Überwachungs Verein (TÜV) (“De” (vehicle electric range) as defined by Annex 9 of ECE R101, “Method of measuring the electric range of vehicles powered by an electric powertrain only or by a hybrid electric powertrain”).

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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.

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Destino--The Corvette-Powered Fisker Karma: Detroit Auto Show

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If you've always felt the 20 mpg Fisker Karma is a little bit too green, a new sport sedan based on the Fisker Karma might be just the car you're looking for. The VL Automotive Destino is essentially Henrik Fisker's range-extended electric car, with all the expensive drivetrain components removed and replaced with Chevrolet's LS9 V-8 engine

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Fisker Karma EPA-rated at 65 kWh/100 miles on electricity, with 32-mile electric range and 20 mpg US on gasoline

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The EPA has rated the 2012 Fisker Karma luxury extended range electric vehicle as consuming 65 kWh/100 miles (52 MPGequivalent) when running in all-electric mode, having a 32-mile all-electric range, and consuming 5.1 electric range under most every day driving conditions.

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2012 Fisker Karma Owners Average 150 MPG, Company Says

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The same day Consumer Reports released its devastating review of the 2012 Fisker Karma, the makers of the range-extended electric luxury sedan put out their own press release. Covering the $106,000 car's fuel economy, it reported on the real-world gas mileage achieved by a group of more than 30 Karma owners.

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Timeline For New Fisker Karmas: 'Within A Year'.Hopefully

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The latest news nugget is that Wanxiang hopes to restart production of the Karma range-extended electric luxury sedan "within a year," if all The assets of the bankrupt Fisker Automotive are now in the process of being transferred to winning bidder Wanxiang America, but already the new owners have started to discuss their plans for the automaker.

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VL Buying Leftover New Fisker Karmas To Yank Out Electric Parts

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The idea of converting Fisker Karma range-extended electric luxury sedans into Corvette-powered V-8 hot rods is moving forward. VL Automotive is snapping up Karmas from leftover dealer stock for conversion into Destino performance sedans, according to a report in industry trade journal Automotive News. MORE: Who''s Still Buying Brand-New Fisker

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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. Earlier in the week we posted our video driving impressions of the new four-door extended-range electric car from startup Fisker Automotive. Before you even get into the Fisker Karma Now it's time to expand on those.

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