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Aug Electric-Car Sales: Nissan Leaf Rises, Chevy Volt Creeps Back

Aug Electric-Car Sales: Nissan Leaf Rises, Chevy Volt Creeps Back

New-car sales overall weren't great in August. The economy continues to be shaky, consumer confidence is down, and Hurricane Irene kept buyers away from dealerships. But electric-car sales last month improved on July's numbers, although they were far from their spring heights due to continued... read more

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2011 Fisker Karma plug-in sports sedan at Fisker Santa Monica, July 2010, from WebRidesTV

First Fisker Karma To DiCaprio, 3,000 Orders Behind Him, CEO Says

Fisker Automotive says it will, finally, deliver its first 2011 Fisker Karma range-extended electric sports sedan later this month. The lucky recipient, it turns out, will be... read more July 13, 2011 by  0


 
Think City assembly plant, Elkhart, Indiana, Jan 2011

Think Again: Bankrupt Electric Car Firm Heading To Turkey

If you’ve been following the fortunes of the Norwegian electric car company Think, you’ll know that it recently filed for bankruptcy, the fourth time in its 20... read more July 12, 2011 by  3


 
First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos

Fisker Karma Electric-Car Charging Stations Have EV1 Roots

When you buy an electric car, you will most likely need a charging station. As buyers start to bring home plug-in cars, they will also expect their dealer to help them... read more June 24, 2011 by  0


 
Prince Albert of Monaco and Henrik Fisker drive Fisker Karma on Monaco Grand Prix circuit, May 2011

Fisker To Hire 120 At Delaware Plant For 'Project Nina' Second Model

Although its much-delayed first model, the 2011 Karma plug-in hybrid luxury sports sedan, hasn't quite reached dealers yet, Fisker Automotive is powering ahead. The company... read more June 22, 2011 by  2


 
First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos

2011 Fisker Karma Plug-In Hybrid: Sales Now To Start In July

Much attention and too little perspective has been focused on the monthly sales reports for the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf, the first mass-market plug-in electric cars. But... read more June 2, 2011 by  1


 
Prince Albert of Monaco and Henrik Fisker drive Fisker Karma on Monaco Grand Prix circuit, May 2011

Fisker Karma In Monaco: Winner Of Owner Royalty Award?

According to startup plug-in hybrid maker Fisker Automotive, production of its 2011 Fisker Karma luxury sports sedan recently started in Finland. The company says it is... read more May 31, 2011 by  1


 
Fisker Karma

Luxury Hybrid Maker Fisker Automotive Raises Extra $100 Million

Fisker Automotive, which manufactures luxury plug-in electric hybrid cars, has raised an extra $100 million in its third round of funding to help fund production of its... read more May 13, 2011 by  2


 
Golden Gate Bridge, connecting San Francisco and Marin County, California

Why Silicon Valley Won't Be Detroit For Green Carmakers

We don’t hear “death of Detroit” stories as often now as we did a year ago. When GM and Chrysler plunged into bankruptcy and the entire U.S. industry laid... read more April 13, 2011 by  12


 
2011 Fisker Karma

Plug-In Hybrid MPGs: Is Parallel or Range-Extended Better?

These are exciting times to be a car shopper, as the choices in every possible category just keep getting better and more fuel-efficient. The options for ecologically... read more April 12, 2011 by  15


 
First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos

Electric-Car Range Extender Engines: OK Now, Can Do Better

Electric cars like the 2011 Chevrolet Volt and 2011 Fisker Karma get around the problem of range anxiety the old-fashioned way: They use gasoline engines. They do it because... read more April 6, 2011 by  4


 
First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos

2011 Fisker Karma Production Begins In Finland, U.S. Deliveries In April

The best-looking (for now, anyway) electric-powered vehicle on the market is finally, well, on the market--or nearly so. Fisker's Karma extended-range EV entered production... read more March 22, 2011 by  0


 
First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos

New Fisker Karma Based Plug-In Hybrid Set For 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show?

The last we heard of the Fisker Karma was that the plug-in hybrid luxury sedan was still on track for delivery, either this month or in April, but with an increased starting... read more March 8, 2011 by  5


 
2011 Coda Sedan advertisement

Electric Car Startups To Square Off Against Big Auto Competition

Competition is heating up in the electric car sector, and the next few years will be a challenging testing ground for startups looking to gain a foothold among consumers as... read more March 4, 2011 by  0


 
Fisker Karma

Fisker To Release Karma Hybrid (Finally), With Extra $150M, Possible IPO

After several rounds of delays and price increases, electric car startup Fisker says it will start production next month for the Karma, a luxury plug-in hybrid priced at... read more February 24, 2011 by  1


 
First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos

2011 Fisker Karma 'Final Pricing' Goes Up Again, To $95,900

The 2011 Fisker Karma is still on track to reach U.S. dealers in March or April, according to the company. But there's one new piece of info: The price of the extended-range... read more December 23, 2010 by  15


 

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