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Tesla Joins Tax-Incentive Trail for Not-Yet-Sited Model S Factory

Tesla Joins Tax-Incentive Trail for Not-Yet-Sited Model S Factory

It's starting to seem like tit-for-tat around here, as startup electric automakers Tesla and Fisker vie for--and get--federal- and state-funded loans and tax concessions to build future electric cars. The latest salvo, mere days after Fisker announced its purchase of a former GM plant in Delaware... read more

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Fisker Automotive Near Deal to Aquire GM's Wilmington, DE Assembly Plant

Now reported widely around the web, Fisker Automotive seems to be near a deal to acquire General Motor's Boxwood Road assembly plant in Wilmington, DE, where GM produced the... read more October 24, 2009 by  4

Fisker Karma

Henrik Fisker Responds to False Claims By FOX NEWS

As we reported yesterday, FOX News presented misleading information regarding funds allocated by the federal government to the company Fisker.  They incorrectly stated how... read more October 3, 2009 by  6

Fox News

Video: Fox News Criticizes DOE Loans to Fisker and Tesla

While discussing two upstart electric car companies, contributors to the self proclaimed "fair and balanced" Fox News Channel (FNC) have proven that they are not smarter than... read more October 2, 2009 by  14

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MPG Follies, Or, Why Electric Cars Can't Get 367 MPG. Sheesh.

One of our most popular posts in August was a piece that broke down how General Motors projected a fuel efficiency of 230 miles per gallon in the city for its 2011 Chevrolet... read more October 2, 2009 by  6

Fisker Karma

Fisker Says No To Battery Only Vehicles, Will Focus on Plug-In Hybrids Only

Fisker will release the much anticipated Fisker Karma about one year from now if everything stays on track.  The company, including founder Henrik Fisker believes that... read more October 2, 2009 by  1


Fisker Joins Tesla In Getting Government Cash For Hybrid Luxury Sedan

The U.S. Department of Energy yesterday approved a $529 million low-interest loan to Fisker Automotive, which will start building its 2010 Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid luxury... read more September 23, 2009 by 

Fisker Karma

Fisker About To Announce $39K Plug-In Hybrid?

Ray Lane, whose venture capital  firm is a major investor in Fisker automotive,  let slip on Tuesday that Fisker is gearing up to announce  a new, $39,000.00 plug-in... read more September 15, 2009 by 

2009 Fisker Karma

Fisker Karma Plug-In Preview, German Debut At Frankfurt Motor Show

According to Fisker, the Karma plug-in, scheduled to make its German debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show next week, will be one of the cleanest, most fuel efficient cars in the... read more September 9, 2009 by 

2009 Fisker Karma

2010 Fisker Karma: 67 MPG AND 0-to-62-mph In Under 6 Seconds

The 2010 Fisker Karma will be the world's first production series hybrid, or extended-range electric vehicle, when it comes off the line late this year. Customer deliveries... read more September 8, 2009 by  1

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Let the Range Extender Wars Begin: Lotus Unveils Tiny Engine

We've written before about upcoming tiny, powerful engines that perform like much bigger versions but get far better gas mileage. Now, British sports-car maker Lotus has used... read more September 8, 2009 by  1


Electric-Car Maker Think Emerges From Bankruptcy, Plans US Sales

We've always had a soft spot for Think, the Norwegian electric-car company. From its start in 1991, it set out to build not just battery-powered vehicles, but electric cars... read more August 28, 2009 by  1

Fisker Karma

Demand for Fisker Karma on the Rise

The Fisker Karma extended range electric vehicle is nearing production with a scheduled introduction next year, but the orders are already adding up. According to the... read more July 28, 2009 by  1

2009 Fisker Plug-In Hybrid

Fisker Karma To Take Laps At Monterey Historic Automobile Races

It's one thing to put a car on display. Fisker has been there and done that. Now, they'll put their prototype to the test on the racetrack. As part of the Rolex Monterey... read more July 23, 2009 by  3

2009 Fisker Karma

Fisker Stays On Schedule; Plug-In Hybrid Deliveries Start Next May

When you think of startup companies planning to build luxury sedans with advanced electric powertrains, one name springs instantly to mind: Tesla Motors. Among the executive... read more July 8, 2009 by  1

Fisker Karma S

Fisker Distinguishes His Company From Tesla, Chevy

In the world of electric performance cars, there are two names to know: Fisker and Tesla. The man behind the upcoming $87,900 Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid sports sedan wants... read more July 3, 2009 by 


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