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All-electric Fisker EMotion luxury sedan to debut in August

All-electric Fisker EMotion luxury sedan to debut in August

The low, sleek Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid luxury sedan had a stunning design but numerous problems, and Tesla mopped the floor with it. Now designer Henrik Fisker is ready for a rematch, this time with an all-electric sedan promising 400 miles of range (and unusual doors). The Fisker EMotion is... read more

April 28, 2017 by -
 
2017 Karma Revero - first official photo

Karma Revero vs VLF Destino: same shape, different powertrains, radically different missions

In the beginning was the Fisker Karma. Then came battery cell failures, bankruptcy, a Chinese company, a departing designer, a swaggering auto exec, a big honkin' V-8 engine... read more September 1, 2016 by


 
2017 Karma Revero - first official photo

2017 Karma Revero: first official photo of rebooted Fisker Karma released

As the 2017 Karma Revero gets closer to its official launch later this year, its maker has released the first official photo of the luxury plug-in hybrid sedan. The rebooted... read more August 11, 2016 by


 
Fisker of Bellevue, Washington, dealership in October 2012 [photo by Bill D via Foursquare]

Karma Revero (nee Fisker) to blend dealers and Tesla-like showrooms

Karma Automotive appears to be making progress in resurrecting the car formerly known as the Fisker Karma. Now called the Karma Revero, the luxury sedan recently entered... read more August 9, 2016 by


 
2009 Fisker Karma prototype

Karma Revero (nee Fisker) now in pilot production in CA

After four years, the car formerly known as the Fisker Karma is back in production under new corporate stewardship. Now called the Karma Revero, it's being relaunched under... read more July 4, 2016 by


 
McLaren P1

Six electric cars that are less efficient than a Toyota Prius

We usually think of automotive energy efficiency in terms of miles per gallon, but that isn't adequate for cars with plugs. For battery-electric cars and plug-in hybrids, the... read more June 28, 2016 by


 
VLF Destino

VLF Destino (Fisker Karma with V-8, sans electric parts) starts deliveries

The Fisker Karma extended-range electric luxury sedan has been out of production since 2012, but two separate companies are trying to revive it. The remains of the bankrupt... read more June 6, 2016 by


 
2012 Fisker Karma from the Rogers' Classic Car Museum collection

Fisker Karma to be Karma Revero, orders to open later this year

After it bought the remains of bankrupt carmaker Fisker Automotive, Chinese auto-parts Wanxiang laid out plans to relaunch Fisker's Karma luxury plug-in hybrid. With namesake... read more April 29, 2016 by


 
2012 Fisker Karma + Aero L-39 Albatros jet trainer, Hollister Municipal Airport, CA [by Refael Azi]

2017 Karma: same range, new battery, display updates, low production

Karma Automotive intends to place its namesake plug-in hybrid luxury sedan back into production before the end of the year. As well as adopting a new name, the company... read more March 30, 2016 by


 
Henrik Fisker

Electric cars will overtake plug-in hybrids, says Henrik Fisker

Danish car designer Henrik Fisker appears to have moved on from his eponymous company and the Karma plug-in luxury sedan. Fisker Automotive is now Karma Automotive, and is... read more March 22, 2016 by


 
China

Chinese investors make 'long bets' on electric-car companies

China's aggressive promotion of electric cars is turning into boon for a few U.S. companies. The Chinese government offers generous incentives for new electric cars, and is... read more March 21, 2016 by


 
Frame from 'Running on E,' Full Measure segment on electric cars, Dec 2015

Electric Car 'Outrage': Obama Goal Missed, Dubious TV Report Dissected

"Billions of your tax dollars were spent to put a million electric cars on the road by the end of this year. You might be outraged when you hear what happened." Sounds... read more December 9, 2015 by


 
2012 Fisker Karma from the Rogers' Classic Car Museum collection

Karma Automotive (Nee Fisker) To Use BMW Electric-Car Powertrains

Karma Automotive--the carmaker formerly known as Fisker Automotive--says it will use BMW powertrain components in upcoming production models. BMW will supply high-voltage... read more November 13, 2015 by


 
2012 Fisker Karma from the Rogers' Classic Car Museum collection

Fisker Karma Owners Can 'Code' Their Cars To Add Features Too

Thanks to modern computer controls, it's possible to change the behavior and functionality of a car without ever turning a wrench. Software modifications can help owners... read more September 2, 2015 by


 
2012 Fisker Karma + Aero L-39 Albatros jet trainer, Hollister Municipal Airport, CA [by Refael Azi]

Fisker Karma Plant In Southern California: More Details Emerge

The resuscitated Fisker Automotive has signed a lease deal for what is expected to become a new vehicle assembly plant in California. The announcement marks a significant... read more August 14, 2015 by


 
2012 Fisker Karma from the Rogers' Classic Car Museum collection

New Fisker Targets Mid-2016 For U.S. Production Of Luxury Plug-In Hybrid

Production of the Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid will resume next year, according to a new report. The "new Fisker" is making preparations to restart production in California, a... read more July 8, 2015 by


 

 
 

 
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