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Sandy Flood Fire Followup: Fisker Karma Battery Not At Fault

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 incident. A few days later, Fisker Automotive issues a statement explaining that the battery of the range-extended electric car isn't... read more

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Henrik Fisker

2012 Fisker Karma Owners Average 150 MPG, Company Says

The same day Consumer Reports released its devastating review of the 2012 Fisker Karma, the makers of the range-extended electric luxury sedan put out their own press... read more September 26, 2012 by  16


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

More 2012 Fisker Karma Woe: Consumer Reports Review Savages Plug-In Hybrid

The well-respected Consumer Reports doesn't pull any punches, and its review of the 2012 Fisker Karma range-extended electric luxury sedan is no exception. The magazine all... read more September 25, 2012 by  6


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

Fisker Karma: No. 2 Best Selling 4-Door Luxury Car In Netherlands, But...

After a week involving fires, financial woes and recalls, it looks like things may be looking up for Fisker Automotive: its 2012 Karma plug-in hybrid is the second... read more August 22, 2012 by  8


 
Screen capture from video by Aaron Wood of fire in 2012 Fisker Karma in Wooside, CA, August 2012

Fisker Karma Fire Due To Faulty Cooling Fan, Recall Underway, Factory Says

Well, that was quick. On Saturday, just eight days after a fire badly damaged a 2012 Fisker Karma, the company has completed its forensic investigation, announced the cause... read more August 20, 2012 by  11


 
Henrik Fisker

How Many Karmas Has Fisker Built So Far? We Say 2,000-Plus

For roughly six months, Fisker Automotive has said it's sold "about 1,000" of its Karma range-extended electric luxury sedan, globally. Then, on July 31, we spotted a... read more August 15, 2012 by  3


 
Screen capture from video by Aaron Wood of fire in 2012 Fisker Karma in Wooside, CA, August 2012

Second Fisker Karma Fire Casts Fresh Doubt On Plug-In Hybrid

Given the hurricane of bad publicity for the Chevrolet Volt last year over a battery-pack fire (in a crash-testing vehicle, a week after it was wrecked), any fire at all in a... read more August 13, 2012 by  14


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

Fisker Admits In Ads, 'It Isn't Easy'

We have to admit, Kermit the Frog has wisdom well beyond his species. "It isn't easy being green" describes the world of electric and hybrid vehicles quite vividly, and few... read more June 29, 2012 by  15


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Senators Question DoE Loans To Fisker, Cite Qatar Investment

It's fair to say Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors is on a high at the moment. The first owners finally have their brand new 2012 Tesla Model S cars, and the company is... read more June 26, 2012 by  4


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

Penske Automotive Signs To Become 2012 Fisker Karma Dealer

Yesterday, Fisker Automotive, makers of the super-sexy 2012 Karma plug-in hybrid sports car, announced that it had just signed its 80th independent dealer. But Fisker’s... read more June 8, 2012 by  6


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

NHTSA Opens “Field Inquiry” Into Texas 2012 Fisker Karma Fire

Last week, we told you about a house fire in Texas on May 3 involving a 2012 Fisker Karma luxury Sedan, which fire investigators believed to be the cause of the blaze... read more May 18, 2012 by  5


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

Fisker Karma Fire: Owner, Company, Analyst Trade Accusations

Oh dear. This could get ugly. The owner of a new 2012 Fisker Karma that burned to the ground in Sugar Land, Texas, is trading accusations with Fisker. The fire destroyed two... read more May 14, 2012 by  8


 
car on fire

Was A Fisker Karma The Cause Of A Recent House Fire?

If authorities in Fort Bend County, Texas are correct, there’s more bad news in store for extended-range electric automaker Fisker. Last week, a 2012 Fisker Karma owner... read more May 8, 2012 by  6


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

Fisker Focuses On Karma Sales, Delaware Factory In Hibernation

For Fisker Automotive, the last twelve months haven’t been exactly easy. Beset by delays, recalls and even a legal case from an irate investor, Fisker hit a low point... read more April 18, 2012 by  5


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

Justin Bieber Pimps His Fisker Karma, Gets Police Attention

It might get pretty lousy gas-mileage, but everyone at GreenCarReports agrees that the 2012 Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid is one extremely sexy car. To be honest that’s... read more April 10, 2012 by  9


 
Fisker quality measures  -  from New York Auto Show presentation

Fisker Emphasizes Its Focus On Product Quality

Things aren’t easy for boutique automaker Fisker these days. First, a Karma manufacturing defect prompted a battery-related recall, which was quickly followed by a... read more April 5, 2012 by  11


 

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