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Naming Electric Cars And Companies: Is Anything Good Left?

Naming Electric Cars And Companies: Is Anything Good Left?

Naming new car models is always tough. The latest head-scratcher is GM's decision to rebrand the replacement for its Aveo subcompact as the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic, a name better associated in the U.S. with hedgehogs or hamburgers. But that's nothing compared to the challenge of naming electric-car... read more

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2010 Fisker Karma S Concept

Waiting For Fisker: First Factory-Built 2011 Karma At Paris Motor Show

It's been a year of press announcements but no cars from Fisker Automotive. Now the company says that the first factory-built 2011 Fisker Karma will debut at the 2010 Paris... read more September 20, 2010 by  0


 
2009 Fisker Karma

Fisker's $30M Parts Order Puts Karma Back On Track

Plug-in hybrid/electric vehicles are no strangers to the vaporware syndrome: a product is announced, promised to be the best ever, raises funds, then fails to materialize--or... read more September 14, 2010 by  0


 
A123 lithium-ion cells

A123 Spins Out Energy Storage Startup, Loses Chrysler Deal

Advanced battery maker A123 announced more than its quarterly earnings yesterday. In addition to posting a lackluster $22.6 million in revenue, the company spun off a new... read more August 12, 2010 by  1


 
2009 Fisker Karma

Fisker Takes Possession Of Ex-GM Factory, Production To Start In 2012

In many ways, the Fisker Karma sets the standard in design for the still-nascent luxury/performance plug-in hybrid market, and it's due to hit dealerships sometime early in... read more July 19, 2010 by  0


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

Fisker Dealer: Karma Plug-In Sedan Deliveries Start March or April

We've written before about the schedule for the 2011 Fisker Karma, which (like many other electric cars) has slipped a bit since the car was first unveiled. Now Fisker's... read more July 16, 2010 by  6


 
Coulomb Technologies CT-2000 electric vehicle charging station

Coulomb launches ambitious plan to electrify cars: 4,600 new charging stations

Coulomb Technologies unveiled ambitious plans today to install 4,600 new charging stations for plug-in vehicles in homes and commercial spaces across the U.S. — a project... read more June 4, 2010 by  6


 
2012 Fiat 500 Electric/Elettra

Snapped on the Street: Fiat 500 Electric Car Visits Palo Alto

The great thing about having your company headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is that you never quite know what you'll see on the street. There are lots of expensive cars... read more May 14, 2010 by  5


 
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Fisker bumps up latest funding round to $175 Million

This story, written by Camille Ricketts, was originally posted on VentureBeat's GreenBeat, an editorial partner of GreenCarReports. Having already banked $100 million Fisker... read more May 10, 2010 by  0


 
Fisker Karma at Laguna Seca

Fisker Funds Keep Coming: Delaware Adds To DoE's $529 Million

Last fall, Fisker Automotive was awarded $529 million in low-interest loans by the Department of Energy, and the company has continued to rake in cash since then. In January... read more April 29, 2010 by  1


 
Geely Emgrand GT plug-in hybrid concept, 2010 Beijing Motor Show, from Autoblog Green

Beijing Motor Show: World's Most Outrageous Plug-In Hybrid?

We go to a lot of auto shows, but we didn't make it to the Beijing Motor Show, which opened a couple of days ago. Which is a shame, because not only is China on track to... read more April 26, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

If The Electric Cars Sound And Look Good, I'll Get One

I was just reading about the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf and began thinking about getting an electric vehicle (EV) one day in the distant future--or not so distant future... read more April 19, 2010 by  25


 
Denmark Crown Prince Frederik and Fisker Karma

2011 Fisker Karma Countdown: Visits to Dealers, Not Reviewers

The 2011 Fisker Karma will be the world's first plug-in hybrid luxury sports sedan. At a price of $87,400 before tax credits, it's not surprising that the company wants to... read more April 19, 2010 by  0


 
Fisker Karma aluminum spaceframe

Geneva Motor Show Preview: 2011 Fisker Karma Space Frame

While no journalist has yet driven a 2011 Fisker Karma with just nine months left before launch, the company will show the plug-in extended-range electric luxury sports... read more February 28, 2010 by  2


 
2009 Fisker Karma

2011 Fisker Karma Plug-In Moves Invisibly Toward Launch, Ad Agency Hired

Despite remaining all but invisible to the automotive press, startup carmaker Fisker Automotive is moving steadily toward a late-fall launch for its 2011 Fisker Karma plug-in... read more February 24, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Chevrolet Volt

Plug-In Hybrid Battle Brewing: Chevy Volt vs. BMW vs. Jaguar vs. Fisker

The Chevy Volt may soon have some competition. This week, both BMW and Jaguar have announced intentions to produce and sell plug-in hybrid models. Each of these models will... read more February 11, 2010 by  2


 

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