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Electric Cars "Not Viable Markets" For Reborn A123 In U.S., Europe In Next 10 Years, CEO Says

Electric Cars "Not Viable Markets" For Reborn A123 In U.S., Europe In Next 10 Years, CEO Says

The story of lithium-ion cell maker A123 Systems seems to sprout more irony by the day. A123 was once enthusiastic about electric cars, supplying batteries for the 2012 Fisker Karma. Then a recall drove A123 into bankruptcy; soon Fisker Automotive followed it. SEE ALSO: Owners Of 'New Fisker' Offer... read more

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2009 Fisker Karma prototype

Fisker Karma Finnish Production To Resume Following Fixes, New Model Later

The new owners of the Fisker luxury car brand will resume production of the Karma range-extended electric sedan initially at a contractor's factory in Finland--but not until... read more August 1, 2014 by 


 
2009 Fisker Karma prototype

Success Or Bust For Fisker's New Chinese Owner

Throwing money at a problem won't necessarily make it go away, but it might put you in a position to do something about it. That's essentially the method Fisker's new Chinese... read more May 19, 2014 by 


 
The New Fisker Automotive

New Fiskers In 2015? What Company Must Decide First

The embers of life still glow at Fisker Automotive, as the company readies plans to put its Karma back on the road by the middle of next year. With a new owner and new... read more April 24, 2014 by 


 
Ray Lane takes delivery of the first Fisker Karma

Owners Of 'New Fisker' Offer Selective Electric-Car History

Ten days ago, a website appeared from Wanxiang America, the new owners of Fisker Automotive, under the title of "The New Fisker." The site included a comprehensive timeline... read more March 17, 2014 by 


 
2009 Fisker Karma prototype

'New Fisker' Website Launches As Wanxiang Prepares To Restart Electric-Car Maker

Fisker Automotive is slowly returning. A new website isn't the be-all and end-all of a company back on the right track, but the new site is the first sign of stirring life... read more March 7, 2014 by 


 
2009 Fisker Karma prototype

Timeline For New Fisker Karmas: 'Within A Year'...Hopefully

The assets of the bankrupt Fisker Automotive are now in the process of being transferred to winning bidder Wanxiang America, but already the new owners have started to... read more February 26, 2014 by 


 
VL Destino Convertible live photos, 2014 Detroit Auto Show

New Fiskers Will Have V-8s OR Batteries, Wanxiang Says

If lithium-ion batteries are "the heart of Fisker," according to new owner Wanxiang, then what does it say is "the soul of Fisker"? That would be the VL Destino, a version of... read more February 20, 2014 by 


 
2009 Fisker Karma prototype

New Owner Wants To Restart Fisker Karma Production, ASAP

If all goes according to schedule, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Kevin Gross will rule today on whether the assets from bankrupt Fisker Automotive will be sold to Wanxiang, China's... read more February 18, 2014 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma during road test, Los Angeles, Feb 2012

Fisker Assets Sold For $149 Million To Wanxiang, Chinese Parts Maker

The assets of bankrupt Fisker Automotive were sold to Wanxiang America at the close of an auction in Delaware bankruptcy court that lasted more than two days and lasted 19... read more February 15, 2014 by 


 
VL Destino Convertible live photos, 2014 Detroit Auto Show

VL Buying Leftover New Fisker Karmas To Yank Out Electric Parts

The idea of converting Fisker Karma range-extended electric luxury sedans into Corvette-powered V-8 hot rods is moving forward. VL Automotive is snapping up Karmas from... read more January 28, 2014 by 


 
VL Destino Convertible live photos, 2014 Detroit Auto Show

VL Destino Faces Uncertain Fisker Future For Its Non-Electric Karma

Engine swaps are one thing; complete powertrain replacements are another. But if your business is yanking range-extended electric running gear out of a stunning-looking car... read more January 17, 2014 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma during road test, Los Angeles, Feb 2012

Value Of Bankrupt Fisker Soars From $25 Million To $55 Million With New Bid

Hybrid Technology Holdings, which thought it had its bid for bankrupt Fisker Automotive all sewed up, isn't letting go easily. The investor group led by Hong Kong tycoon... read more January 14, 2014 by 


 
2009 Fisker Karma prototype

Bankruptcy Judge Orders Remains Of Fisker Auto To Be Auctioned

After a court hearing on Friday, the fate of Fisker Automotive is even more up in the air, and as uncertain as ever. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross ordered a competitive... read more January 13, 2014 by 


 
Henrik Fisker

Fisker Fate Up In Air After Last-Minute Bid; Founders Sued As Well

The fate of Fisker Automotive is back in court after a flurry of legal moves by various parties to the bankruptcy. A court hearing is scheduled for Friday, January 10, to... read more January 3, 2014 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker Finally Files For Bankruptcy, DoE Loan Sold For $25 Million

It's the news we've been expecting for over a year now: Fisker Automotive filed late Friday afternoon for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The range-extended electric car... read more November 25, 2013 by 


 

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