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Royalty Drives Fisker Karma Plug-In Hybrid, Journalists Not So Much

Royalty Drives Fisker Karma Plug-In Hybrid, Journalists Not So Much

Not surprisingly, automotive journalists compete to be the first to drive the latest new cars. Some crave Chevies, others follow Ferrari. Here at, we want to be among the first to drive electric cars and other plug-ins, new hybrids, clean diesels, and so forth. We've driven a... read more

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2012 Tesla Model S prototype

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... read more October 30, 2009 by  3

Fisker Karma at Laguna Seca

Biden Blurts Out Fisker Nina Plug-In Hybrid Line: Sedan, Coupe, Crossover

There's nothing like a little old-fashioned reporter shoe leather, especially when few other automotive media outlets bother to make the trip. Our colleague Gary Gastelu of... read more October 28, 2009 by  2

Fisker Karma

Official: Fisker to Buy Former GM Plant in Delaware to Build Affordable Plug-in Cars

  Fisker CEO and founder Henrik Fisker was joined by US Vice-President Joe Biden in a dormant former GM assembly plant in Wilmington Delaware to announce that the plant will... read more October 27, 2009 by  10

2009 Fisker Karma

Fisker Buying Delaware Plant To Build Midsize 2012 Plug-In Hybrid

At 10 am tomorrow morning, Vice President Joe Biden is expected to announce that Fisker Automotive will buy the closed General Motors factory in Wilmington, Delaware, his... read more October 26, 2009 by  2


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

2011 Chevrolet Volt

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  0

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  0

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  0

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

Lotus Range Extender 1.2-liter, three-cylinder engine and generator

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


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