Former Vice Chairman of General Motors, Bob Lutz, has teamed up with Gilbert Villarreal to develop and sell the VL Productions Destino, which is essentially a Fisker Karma without the electric power.
An American start up company which specializes in range extended electric vehicles. Fisker is still young and trying to build a name for itself by offering sporty electric vehicles. Models to watch: Karma, Surf, Atlantic
The U.S. Department of Energy recovered $21 million from Fisker Automotive, the floundering company behind the Karma plug-in hybrid luxury car.
Niche luxury automaker Fisker laid off most of its workforce almost two weeks ago, but there could be updates on tap if the brand lasts into the 2014 model year.
Fisker recently announced that it was letting go of about 160 of its employees, and now those workers are firing back with a lawsuit against the company.
It sounds like American startup automaker Fisker is near extinction, as it is being reported that the company has laid off as many as 160 workers.
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China’s Geely was expected to finalize the sale of Fisker by mid-March, but the Chinese firm will no longer bid for a majority stake in the troubled American electric automaker.
Henrik Fisker, founder and Executive Chairman of Fisker Automotive, has resigned his position at the struggling automaker the bears his name.
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Earlier this year, we reported that Fisker seemed desperate seeking strategic partners in China, and now it appears that the struggling American automaker could be selling a major stake to China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group.
Fisker seems to be falling on hard times, and a new report suggests the brand might be on the market with Chinese firm Dongfeng Motor Corp tossing a $350 million offer into the ring.
Fisker is falling on some rough times and it appears that the American electric automaker is getting desperate, seeking strategic partners in China as well as funding.
Production of the Fisker Karma luxury plug-in hybrid has been on hold for longer than six months, but the brand says its supply is still sufficient.
Exotic plug-in hybrid maker Fisker is suing XLGroup, its insurer, for the cost of 338 Karmas — roughly $33 million.
For the last six months, Fisker hasn’t built a single car, and the American electric automaker doesn’t plan to until the sale of battery supplier A123 goes through.
Remora fish survive by attaching to sharks. Barnacle cling to boats and big rocks. Now, Fisker Automotive is planning similar tactics with a larger automaker.
After a rough year full of being in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons, Fisker is looking forward to 2013 and is hoping to turn the corner with a strategic partner.
After a controversial exit from General Motors, Joel Ewanick has found a new home as interim chief commercial officer at Fisker Automotive.
Fisker is reporting that it lost $30 million in inventory after Superstorm Sandy flooded a New Jersey port.
Hurricane Sandy gave the Eastern portion of the United States a what for last week, not to mention the Caribbean and points far beyond. Amid all the destruction and misery the automotive industry was impacted in a number of ways. In particular, the safety of electric cars has been brought up.
Toyota, Chevy and Nissan are already offering help to Hurricane Sandy victims, and now Fisker is offering a helping hand as well.
A lot full of Fisker Karmas was exposed to the full brunt of Hurricane Sandy’s force, and after the storm cleared, 16 of them had caught fire, and burned out completely.
Earlier this month, A123 Systems, the company that once supplied the battery technology for the Chevrolet Volt and Fisker Karma, announced its bankruptcy. Fisker is now asking the bankruptcy judge to delay the auction of the company.
Fisker will bring a selection of Karma sedans to SEMA in Las Vegas next week with very little customization.