Fisker Karma Lost at Least $35,000 Per Car Sold: Report

Fisker Karma Lost at Least $35,000 Per Car Sold: Report
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Fisker Automotive’s fall from grace has been well documented over the last couple of years, but now a report has surfaced showing just how much money the American electric automaker lost. Continue Reading...

Fisker Karma Resale Values Plummet

Fisker Karma Resale Values Plummet
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While American electric car maker Fisker is still treading through some rough waters, owners of Karma models are now watching their vehicles’ resale value take a huge tumble. Continue Reading...

Geely Won’t Make Final Bid for Fisker Due to DOE Obligations

Geely Won’t Make Final Bid for Fisker Due to DOE Obligations
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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. Continue Reading...

Fisker Automotive: The Rise and Decline of an American Electric Car Maker

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Fisker Automotive: The Rise and Decline of an American Electric Car Maker
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It’s no secret Fisker Automotive is in trouble. The maker of premium electric cars is clinging to life by its fingernails. One more setback could send them plummeting into the fiery abyss of financial ruin. Still, even if they roll snake eyes the firm’s founder has more than a few thoughts on what future transportation… Continue Reading...

Chinese Volvo Owner Likely to Buy Fisker

Chinese Volvo Owner Likely to Buy Fisker
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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. Continue Reading...

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...

Republican Senators Question Fisker Government Loan

Republican Senators Question Fisker Government Loan
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Grassley and Thune are also emphasizing the angle that taxpayer funds were used for the development of high priced vehicles that are viewed as very small niche products at best. Continue Reading...

Fisker Automotive Running Out of Time and Funds?

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Fisker Automotive Running Out of Time and Funds?
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Earlier this month, electric car manufacturer Fisker Automotive laid off around 65 workers and it became public knowledge that they were renegotiating loan details with the US Department of Energy. Now analysts (or at least one analyst) are predicting the inevitable death of Fisker as a company, especially since Fisker apparently did not meet certain… Continue Reading...

Fisker Automotive Lays Off Workers, Renegotiating Government Loan

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Fisker Automotive Lays Off Workers, Renegotiating Government Loan
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Fisker Automotive, an electric car manufacturer based out of Southern California announced that it had laid off employees and contractors at both their headquarters and assembly facility in Wilmington, Delaware as they attempt to renegotiate terms from their $529-million loan from the US Department of Energy. Fisker spokesman, Roger Ormisher, recently told the Associated Press… Continue Reading...

Fisker Karma On Display At Harrods In London

Fisker Karma On Display At Harrods In London
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The world’s first luxury electric car, the Fisker Karma, is currently on display at the one of the world’s most famous department stores, Harrods in Knightsbridge, London. The Karma will be on display throughout the busy winter sale period until February 4th, 2012. Those interested in purchasing a Fisker Karma will be connected with international… 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...

Fisker Beings Hiring At Delaware Plant

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Fisker Beings Hiring At Delaware Plant
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Fisker Automotive is looking to hire 120 workers at its newly refurbished Delaware plant as the company gears up for its second electric vehicle,  a sedan code-named Project Nina. Although the Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid has still not gone on sale, Fisker is looking to hire assembly line workers as well as engineering staff and electro-mechanical… Continue Reading...

Fisker To Launch Karma Derivative At Frankfurt Auto Show

Fisker To Launch Karma Derivative At Frankfurt Auto Show
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Plug-in automotive upstart Fisker Automotive have had their share of delays, but the company is still working on expanding its product portfolio, even though the first customer cars have still not been delivered. While many were hoping to have taken delivery of the Karma plug-in hybrid sedan last year, delays have pushed that date to… Continue Reading...

Fisker Latigo CS V10 Spotted For Sale on eBay

Fisker Latigo CS V10 Spotted For Sale on eBay
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Montecito Motors in Santa Barbara, California has listed this 2008 Fisker Latigo CS on eBay. With a starting bid of $90,000, the coachbuilt BMW M6 was designed by Henrik Fisker who also designed the BMW Z8, Aston Martin DB9 and V8 Vantage. It’s a small price to pay to own something so unique on the… Continue Reading...

Report: Fisker Expected to Build New Affordable Plug-In Hybrids at Former GM Plant in Delaware

Report: Fisker Expected to Build New Affordable Plug-In Hybrids at Former GM Plant in Delaware
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Having recently been awarded a $500 million loan by the U.S. government to build affordable pug-in hybrids, Fisker Automotive is expected to build those cars at a shuttered General Motors plant in Delaware. Vice President Joe Biden is expected to announce tomorrow that the California-based Fisker company will revive the Boxwood Road facility in Wilmington…. Continue Reading...

Report: Fisker Secures $500M Loan From U.S Government to Build Affordable Plug-In Hybrids

Report: Fisker Secures $500M Loan From U.S Government to Build Affordable Plug-In Hybrids
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Fisker Automotive, the company that beat both General Motors and Toyota to market with a plug-in hybrid, has been awarded a $527 million loan from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop affordable plug-in hybrids. The majority of the loan will go towards building a new generation of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) that will… Continue Reading...

Report: Fisker Karma to Get 67 MPG

Report: Fisker Karma to Get 67 MPG
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Ahead of its German debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show next week Fisker has just released the expected fuel economy numbers for the four-door Karma plug-in hybrid. The 403hp luxury sedan has been rated at an impressive 67 mpg (3.5L/100 km). While offering fuel-economy better than vehicles like the Toyota Prius, the Karma promises a… Continue Reading...