Fisker Atlantic

  • 2009 Fisker Karma prototype

    The new owners of the Fisker luxury car brand will resume production of the Karma range-extended electric sedan initially at a contractor's factory in Finland--but not until the company has fixed "about 250 bugs" in the vehicle. The news came as executives of Wanxiang, China's largest auto parts maker and now the owner of both Fisker and its battery supplier, A123 Systems, toured the U.S. last week and conferred with officials in several states. DON'T MISS: Who's Still Buying Brand-New Fisker Karmas, And Why? As reported by industry trade journal Automotive News [subscription required]...

  • Fisker Atlantic Design Prototype  -  2012 New York Auto Show
    Fisker To Establish New Technology Center In Midwest U.S.

    During the development phase of the Fisker Karma, the automaker established a temporary technical center in Pontiac, Michigan, in order to be closer to automotive industry suppliers and experienced engineers. In the spring of 2010, as the Karma approached finalization, Fisker shut its Pontiac tech...

  • Fisker Atlantic concept unveiling before New York Auto Show, April 2012
    Fisker Atlantic Plug-in Sedan Delayed Until At Least Late 2014

    Less than three weeks ago, Fisker Automotive announced it has successfully closed its latest round of funding, netting a total of $100 million more in funds to develop its next plug-in hybrid car, the mid-size Atlantic Sedan. Hopes of driving one any time soon were dashed yesterday, however, when...

  • Fisker Atlantic concept unveiling before New York Auto Show, April 2012
    Fisker Atlantic Could Bring New Strategic Partners, CEO Says

    It's probably not much fun being Tony Posawatz, the latest CEO of Fisker Automotive, these days. Consider the list of challenges he faces: Fisker appears to have built only 2,000--perhaps 3,000--of its Karma range-extended electric luxury sedan, not the 15,000 it projected for its first year The...

  • Fisker Atlantic concept unveiling before New York Auto Show, April 2012
    Fisker Gets $100 Million More In Funding To Develop Atlantic

    In April, Tom LaSorda--then CEO of Fisker Automotive--said the company was raising additional capital. Today, Fisker announced that it had closed a new round of financing, with more than $100 million coming into the company's coffers. It will use the money, it says, for "continued product...

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    Fisker Surf, Sunset On Back Burner; Atlantic Is Top Priority

    With a cause swiftly identified for a recent fire, 1,000 sales out of about 2,000 cars built , and promising European volume, Fisker has come through some rough water lately. Now, the company can focus on its next cars: the Surf shooting brake and Sunset retractable hardtop coupe derivatives of its...

  • Fisker Atlantic concept unveiling before New York Auto Show, April 2012

    Standing on a New York City street with taxis, buses, and sirens in the background isn't necessarily the best place to shoot a video, as the clip above pretty much proves. But it was the backdrop for our segment on Fisker Automotive--since there were three 2012 Fisker Karma range-extended electric sport sedans parked at the curb--right after that company unveiled its Fisker Atlantic concept last Tuesday night. You can see video of that unveiling here. We stepped outside to film our update segment because inside the Meatpacking District event space, the music was still pouring out and the...

  • Fisker Atlantic concept unveiling before New York Auto Show, April 2012
    Fisker Atlantic: Video, Photos From New York Auto Show Launch

    Despite the travails of Fisker Automotive, it's safe to say this: Henrik Fisker knows how to design striking cars. The Fisker Atlantic unveiled last night is a stunning mid-size sport sedan. Or, perhaps, sport sedan concept, since it wasn't shown in motion. The Atlantic range-extended electric...

  • Fisker Atlantic (Project Nina) leaked
    Fisker Atlantic: Mid-Size Project Nina Sedan Leaked Before NY Show Debut

    With Fisker's Karma already on the market and in the hands of customers, all eyes have turned to Fisker's 'Project Nina', a car to slot below the Karma in Fisker's range. And it was bound to happen: Pictures of the next Fisker range-extended electric car have leaked onto the internet, ahead of its...

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