Fisker Automotive

Fisker Becomes Karma Automotive, To Relaunch In 2016

Fisker Becomes Karma Automotive, To Relaunch In 2016

Henrik Fisker hasn't been involved with his namesake company since before it declared bankruptcy in 2013. But Fisker Automotive has continued to bear his name since being purchased by Chinese automotive supplier Wanxiang. Now that it is moving closer to restarting production of the Karma luxury... read more

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

Fisker To Be Renamed Elux, New Karma Not On Sale Before Next Year

Chinese maker Wanxiang, which bought the defunct Fisker Automotive out of bankruptcy, will rename the carmaker Elux, according to a Reuters report this morning. The company... read more February 24, 2015 by 

2009 Fisker Karma prototype

Relaunched Fisker Karma To Use Quantum Software (Again)

Fisker Automotive's new owner Wanxiang plans to relaunch the Karma extended-range electric luxury sedan next year, and it's expected to have few substantial changes from the... read more November 7, 2014 by 

Fisker Karma aluminum spaceframe

DoE Program That Funded Tesla, Fisker To Restart; Alcoa In Line For Loan?

It's baaaaaaaaack. The U.S. Department of Energy's $25 billion low-interest loan program may be about to start awarding new loans. The DoE's Advanced Technology Vehicle... read more October 10, 2014 by 

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 


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