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Is Fisker Automotive About To Declare Bankruptcy?

Is Fisker Automotive About To Declare Bankruptcy?

Storm clouds continue to gather over troubled luxury electric-car startup Fisker Automotive. We reported on Thursday that Fisker had put its entire U.S. staff on a "temporary" furlough to conserve cash. Later that day, a Wall Street Journal article reported on what may be the logical next step... read more

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Henrik Fisker

Update: Co-Founder Henrik Fisker Leaves Fisker Automotive, Struggling Electric-Car Firm

Henrik Fisker, co-founder and executive chairman of electric car company Fisker Automotive, quit the company today. In a statement sent to Autocar and other outlets, Fisker... read more March 13, 2013 by  28


 
2012 Fisker Karma in Costco parking lot, Santa Monica, California [photo: Chris Williams]

Fisker Drops Lawsuit Against Insurer Over 300 Flooded Karmas

Remember those 338 Fisker Karma electric cars wrecked by Hurricane Sandy while they were sitting on a Port Newark dock? Remember the December lawsuit Fisker filed against its... read more February 22, 2013 by  3


 
Fisker Karma in Los Angeles

Chinese Automakers Bidding For Fisker Automotive: Report

Chinese companies Geely and Dongfeng are said to be among bidders from "different continents" looking for a controlling stake in troubled automaker Fisker Automotive. Fisker... read more February 18, 2013 by  4


 
Henrik Fisker speaking at Economic Club of Chicago luncheon, 2013 Chicago Auto Show

Henrik Fisker, A Comment On New Investors? 'Absolutely...Not'

Last week's Chicago Auto Show had relatively few debuts; the Chevrolet Cruze diesel and a redesigned Toyota Tundra pickup truck were the most noteworthy. But the featured... read more February 11, 2013 by  4


 
2012 Fisker Karma in Costco parking lot, Santa Monica, California [photo: Chris Williams]

Will Fisker Get Help From Wanxiang, New A123 Systems Owner?

Last week, the Chinese company Wanxiang got U.S. government approval to buy bankrupt lithium-ion cell maker A123 Systems. With that underway, will China's largest auto-parts... read more February 4, 2013 by  0


 
Tesla Model S

Tesla And Fisker: Who's Winning, Who's Losing? (Video Chat)

Right now, we seem to get news about Tesla Motors or Fisker Automotive almost every day. Some is good, some isn't. Yesterday, Green Car Reports editor John Voelcker sat down... read more January 31, 2013 by  13


 
Fisker Atlantic Design Prototype  -  2012 New York Auto Show

Fisker Hires Consultant To Conserve Cash Before Sale Or New Funding

Troubled automaker Fisker is bringing in the experts to help it manage day-to-day operations, while the company looks for a partner or buyer. According to Bloomberg, Fisker... read more January 30, 2013 by  2


 
Henrik Fisker

Down To The Wire: Fisker Wants Partner By Next Month

The clock continues to tick for Fisker Automotive, which hasn't built any cars for roughly six months now. The company's new CEO, Tony Posawatz, has said Fisker is seeking a... read more January 28, 2013 by  7


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Fisker Insurer Won't Pay For 300 Flood-Ruined Karmas; Lawsuit Follows

Fisker Automotive's succession of calamitous events would be hilarious were it not so tragic--the stream of misfortunes so constant you begin to wonder if naming its first... read more January 2, 2013 by  4


 
2012 Fisker Karma in Costco parking lot, Santa Monica, California [photo: Chris Williams]

Fisker Hires Investment Bank To Find Funding, Partner Companies

Fisker Automotive, often referring to in the media as "struggling," is looking for additional funding and a carmaking partner. According to a story in the Wall Street Journal... read more December 7, 2012 by  7


 
2012 Fisker Karma in Costco parking lot, Santa Monica, California [photo: Chris Williams]

Will Fisker Ask For Rest Of Its Stalled DoE Low-Interest Loan?

For Fisker Automotive these days, no news is probably good news. Its latest CEO, Tony Posawatz, has been at the helm for four months now. And Fisker is putting all its... read more December 6, 2012 by  6


 
2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport

Fisker Karma Assembly Stalled Til Bankrupt Battery Maker A123 Is Sold

Prodution lines at Fisker Automotive have lain silent for a month, the company revealed yesterday at the LA Auto Show. Fisker CEO Tony Pasowatz said that the hold-up is due... read more November 29, 2012 by  3


 
Henrik Fisker

Does A123 Bankruptcy Threaten Coup De Grace For Fisker?

Fisker Automotive has had more than its share of trials and tribulations of late. Now, a new threat has emerged that holds the potential to harm the company severely, by... read more November 7, 2012 by  2


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

Sandy Flood Fire Followup: Fisker Karma Battery Not At Fault

It's becoming an awkward, unfortunate routine. Somewhere, somehow, a Fisker Karma catches fire, and the company rushes in its inspectors and engineers to analyze the... read more November 6, 2012 by  15


 
Mitt Romney

Romney Slams Tesla, Fisker Again In Final Presidential Debate

The CEOs of Tesla and Fisker may have thought they were home free--but it was not to be. Both startup electric-car companies were named at the very end of last night's third... read more October 23, 2012 by  51


 
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