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.
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
Fisker will bring a selection of Karma sedans to SEMA in Las Vegas next week with very little customization.
After suffering numerous delays in getting its first car to market, Fisker Automotive has announced it will push back its launch date for the second model in its expanding lineup by as much as two years.
New information about the Fisker Atlantic is trickling out through Twitter, suggesting the car will come with a starting price in the $55,000 range.
The Fisker Atlantic debuted at this year’s New York Auto Show, but has been mostly unheard of since. For the last few months, the American automaker has been battling issues with its Karma model, while working hard on securing future funding.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently finalized its 2025 fuel economy target under Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) and Fisker was proud to announce that its Karma model already surpasses that target.
In what may be one of the most irrelevant world records, Fisker of the Netherlands organized a meeting of 45 Karmas, and set the record for the most EVs simultaneously charging all in one place.
The largest gathering of Fisker Karma owners to date gathered this past weekend at the companies global headquarters in Anaheim, Calif. as part of an owners appreciation day.
It seems these days that there are a lot more questions for Fisker than the automaker can provide answers for, but in a recent town hall meeting with its customers, Fisker conducted a Q&A and published the responses.
Tesla and Fisker are essentially polar opposites right now, despite both specializing in developing luxury electric vehicles for the automotive industry. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has never shied away from speaking his mind, and the bold CEO has been highly successful in developing his businesses.
Uh oh. If this doesn’t cause Fisker Karma owners to be up in arms over their expensive purchase, we might be convinced that they’re the most patient, forgiving people on this planet.
Unlike exotic EV maker Tesla’s relative success story, Fisker’s has been one riddled with scandal and financial scrambling, the latest of which sings to the tune of $150 million.
After reports of two Fisker Karma sedans spontaneously combusting, the brand has issued a statement regarding the fires.
Justin Bieber’s chrome-wrapped Fisker Karma looks more like a spaceship to the general public than what CEO Henrik Fisker would probably prefer: a car identifiable with his brand.
Fisker automotive is teaming up with Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio to promote global sustainability.
Government loans to Fisker are under fire by a pair or Republican senators who disagree with tax dollars going to a company that is owned, in part, by a foreign country.
Even though Fisker has its own dealerships, it couldn’t hurt the up and coming company to open up one more. Now with Penske’s help, Fisker will have an additional dealership in Arizona.
Fisker will recall a selection of its Karma exotic EVs because of a possible battery coolant leak, just one of many problems plaguing the automaker in its short history.
Overall it has been a very tumultuous year for Fisker. First, its Karma model flatlines during Consumer Reports testing, then it’s blamed for a house fire and now NHTSA has launched a probe as a result of that fire incident.
This latest investigation follows a number of other probes relating to fires of EVs equipped with lithium-ion batteries, including a much publicized incident relating to Chevy Volt crash tests conducted by the agency last year.
Investor information on the mostly-mysterious Fisker Atlantic is shedding a little light on what’s actually going on with the controversial company’s second car.
In the least surprising announcement of the year, Fisker is denying that the accusations leveled at the Karma supposedly responsible for a garage fire in Sugar Land, Texas are accurate.
When a Texas home was scorched earlier this week, authorities blamed the Fisker Karma for starting the fire in the garage. At the time it seemed clear that the car did start the fire, but how that happened was less obvious.
A crime of opportunity, or was a Fisker Karma really to blame for the fire in a Texas home?