Henrik Fisker

New Fisker electric car: 'butterfly doors' ... but strange hype too?

New Fisker electric car: 'butterfly doors' ... but strange hype too?

We're slowly learning more about Henrik Fisker's planned 300-mile electric car, as the designer has now released a pair of teaser photos of the vehicle. It appears to have scissor doors that pivot toward the sky, for instance. And its aggressive front end looks an awful lot like the VLF Force 1... read more

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From left to right: Gilbert Villarreal, Bob Lutz, Henrik Fisker

Fisker Karma With V-8 Emerges As VLF Destino, Including Henrik Himself

Henrik Fisker left his namesake car company in March 2013, shortly before Fisker Automotive itself went bankrupt. But now he's once again involved with the Karma luxury... read more January 11, 2016 by

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

Fisker To Be Renamed Elux, New Karma Not On Sale Before Next Year

Chinese maker Wanxiang, which bought the defunct Fisker Automotive out of bankruptcy, will rename the carmaker Elux, according to a Reuters report this morning. The company... read more February 24, 2015 by

Henrik Fisker

Fisker To Launch Two New Models At Los Angeles Auto Show

While new owner Wanxiang looks to restart production of the Fisker Karma extended-range electric sedan, the man who gave his name to the car--Henrik Fisker--seems to have... read more October 24, 2014 by

Henrik Fisker

Fisker Fate Up In Air After Last-Minute Bid; Founders Sued As Well

The fate of Fisker Automotive is back in court after a flurry of legal moves by various parties to the bankruptcy. A court hearing is scheduled for Friday, January 10, to... read more January 3, 2014 by

2012 Fisker Karma with owner Meurice Lefevre, Alpharetta, GA, Oct 2013

Who's Still Buying Brand-New Fisker Karmas, And Why?

The 2012 Fisker Karma remains a stunning car, regardless of its range-extended electric powertrain. While the struggling-though-not-yet-bankrupt company remains in limbo... read more October 30, 2013 by

2012 Fisker Karma EcoChic, New York City, Jan 2012

What's Going On At Fisker These Days?

At this point, many auto journalists have a pre-written obituary for Fisker Automotive all ready to publish if that company declares bankruptcy. Which, so far, it hasn't. And... read more June 17, 2013 by 11

Henrik Fisker

Henrik Fisker Partners With Chinese Firm To Bid For Fisker Automotive?

The man after whom electric automaker Fisker Automotive is named, Henrik Fisker, could now be the man who buys back the company as it spirals into bankruptcy. Just a week... read more May 29, 2013 by 11

Henrik Fisker

Fisker Misses DoE Loan Payment; House Hearing Tomorrow

The fortunes of the two highest-profile electric-car startups couldn't be diverging more starkly today. Yesterday, Fisker Automotive failed to make a payment of $10 million... read more April 23, 2013 by 18

2012 Fisker Karma EcoChic, New York City, Jan 2012

Fisker Karma: Range Extended Electric Car Ultimate Guide

Make a car desirable enough, and people will buy it whatever is powering the wheels. That's the theory anyway, but in a world of unease over the suitability of electric cars... read more April 6, 2013 by 3

Henrik Fisker

Fisker Lays Off Most Of Its Employees; Is This The Final Blow?

Newspapers keep in their files pre-written obituaries for people who are old, known to be ill, or famous. We have a feeling we should start dusting off the one we wrote... read more April 5, 2013 by 8

Henrik Fisker

Is Fisker Automotive About To Declare Bankruptcy?

Storm clouds continue to gather over troubled luxury electric-car startup Fisker Automotive. We reported on Thursday that Fisker had put its entire U.S. staff on a... read more March 30, 2013 by 9

Henrik Fisker

Why Fisker Left Fisker: Would Have Been 'Wrong To Stay'

The news that Henrik Fisker had left Fisker Automotive came on Wednesday, leaving electric-car advocates and Fisker Karma fans wondering just what had happened. Fisker... read more March 17, 2013 by 1

Henrik Fisker

Update: Co-Founder Henrik Fisker Leaves Fisker Automotive, Struggling Electric-Car Firm

Henrik Fisker, co-founder and executive chairman of electric car company Fisker Automotive, quit the company today. In a statement sent to Autocar and other outlets, Fisker... read more March 13, 2013 by 28

Henrik Fisker speaking at Economic Club of Chicago luncheon, 2013 Chicago Auto Show

Henrik Fisker, A Comment On New Investors? 'Absolutely...Not'

Last week's Chicago Auto Show had relatively few debuts; the Chevrolet Cruze diesel and a redesigned Toyota Tundra pickup truck were the most noteworthy. But the featured... read more February 11, 2013 by 4

Fisker Draws A Coupe

Is There A Two-Door Coupe In Fisker’s Future? Sketch Says, Maybe

Henrik Fisker is viewed by many in the automotive industry as one of the finest designers of his generation, responsible for stunning cars like the BMW Z8, Aston Martin DB9... read more July 9, 2012 by 2


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