NHTSA Launches Fisker Karma Fire Probe

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NHTSA Launches Fisker Karma Fire Probe
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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. Continue Reading...

Fisker Battery Supplier A123 Systems Face Financial Obstacles

Fisker Battery Supplier A123 Systems Face Financial Obstacles
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Start-ups are inherently risky and while many bright-eyed visionaries initially display great potential, up to fifty percent of new enterprises run out of money. Unfortunately, Waltham-based A123 Systems Inc. are at risk of becoming a statistic.  Earlier this month, Consumer Reports reported that a brand-new Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid electric vehicle with less than 200… Continue Reading...

Fisker Says Almost All Recalled Karmas Have Been Fixed

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Fisker Says Almost All Recalled Karmas Have Been Fixed
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Before the New Year, Fisker announced that their Karma plug-in hybrid luxury sedan would be recalled for a potential battery coolant leak issue, and it appears that they’ve worked quickly to resolve it. Now the American green car automaker has said that a majority of all customer cars and dealer-held vehicles with the A123-supplied battery… Continue Reading...