Fisker Karma Resistant, Not Immune to Bricking

Fisker Karma Resistant, Not Immune to Bricking
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Following the Tesla ‘bricking’ story from last week, we reached out to Fisker to see if its cars are prone to becoming a useless block on four wheels.  Roger Ormisher, director of Fisker global communications, told us that “the Karma’s battery only depletes to about 15% state of charge” Similar to the Chevrolet Volt, the… Continue Reading...

Toyota RAV4-EV Immune to “Bricking”

Toyota RAV4-EV Immune to “Bricking”
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Following up on Tesla’s battery problems, we got a chance to talk to Toyota about the upcoming RAV4-EV. Toyota has been working closely with Tesla in developing their electric crossover. We were curious to see if the issue that is now worrying owners of Tesla Roadsters will be a problem with Toyota’s vehicle as well…. Continue Reading...

Tesla Says Newer Models Less Prone to “Bricking”

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Tesla Says Newer Models Less Prone to “Bricking”
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Tesla has been weathering a storm of questions regarding its Tesla Roadsters ‘bricking’. Earlier today, the company posted an entry in its blog explaining the situation, and claiming that newer models can last significantly longer without being plugged in. The blog post titled “Plug It In” reminds Tesla Roadster owners to plug in their vehicles… Continue Reading...