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Fisker Insurer Won't Pay For 300 Flood-Ruined Karmas; Lawsuit Follows

Fisker Insurer Won't Pay For 300 Flood-Ruined Karmas; Lawsuit Follows

Fisker Automotive's succession of calamitous events would be hilarious were it not so tragic--the stream of misfortunes so constant you begin to wonder if naming its first vehicle the Karma was a terrible mistake. After losing 338 vehicles through flood and fire during Hurricane Sandy, the... read more

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Henrik Fisker

Does A123 Bankruptcy Threaten Coup De Grace For Fisker?

Fisker Automotive has had more than its share of trials and tribulations of late. Now, a new threat has emerged that holds the potential to harm the company severely, by... read more November 7, 2012 by 2


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

Sandy Flood Fire Followup: Fisker Karma Battery Not At Fault

It's becoming an awkward, unfortunate routine. Somewhere, somehow, a Fisker Karma catches fire, and the company rushes in its inspectors and engineers to analyze the... read more November 6, 2012 by 15


 
2012 Fisker Karma EcoChic, New York City, Jan 2012

Sandy Carnage: Fisker Karmas Submerged In Salt Water Burn At Port

For luxury automaker Fisker, things just go from bad to worse. While hurricane Sandy has caused more pressing issues for the East coast and its residents than a few submerged... read more October 31, 2012 by 11


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

Fisker Karma Boosts Hollywood Image With Cameo In Thriller

Some might say that luxury carmaker Fisker's story is a bit of a thriller itself. Whether tales of fires and frozen loans will measure up to the new Harrison Ford thriller... read more October 18, 2012 by 2


 
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... read more October 16, 2012 by 1


 
Henrik Fisker

2012 Fisker Karma Owners Average 150 MPG, Company Says

The same day Consumer Reports released its devastating review of the 2012 Fisker Karma, the makers of the range-extended electric luxury sedan put out their own press... read more September 26, 2012 by 16


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

More 2012 Fisker Karma Woe: Consumer Reports Review Savages Plug-In Hybrid

The well-respected Consumer Reports doesn't pull any punches, and its review of the 2012 Fisker Karma range-extended electric luxury sedan is no exception. The magazine all... read more September 25, 2012 by 6


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

Fisker Karma: No. 2 Best Selling 4-Door Luxury Car In Netherlands, But...

After a week involving fires, financial woes and recalls, it looks like things may be looking up for Fisker Automotive: its 2012 Karma plug-in hybrid is the second... read more August 22, 2012 by 8


 
Screen capture from video by Aaron Wood of fire in 2012 Fisker Karma in Wooside, CA, August 2012

Fisker Karma Fire Due To Faulty Cooling Fan, Recall Underway, Factory Says

Well, that was quick. On Saturday, just eight days after a fire badly damaged a 2012 Fisker Karma, the company has completed its forensic investigation, announced the cause... read more August 20, 2012 by 11


 
Henrik Fisker

How Many Karmas Has Fisker Built So Far? We Say 2,000-Plus

For roughly six months, Fisker Automotive has said it's sold "about 1,000" of its Karma range-extended electric luxury sedan, globally. Then, on July 31, we spotted a... read more August 15, 2012 by 3


 
Screen capture from video by Aaron Wood of fire in 2012 Fisker Karma in Wooside, CA, August 2012

Second Fisker Karma Fire Casts Fresh Doubt On Plug-In Hybrid

Given the hurricane of bad publicity for the Chevrolet Volt last year over a battery-pack fire (in a crash-testing vehicle, a week after it was wrecked), any fire at all in a... read more August 13, 2012 by 14


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

Fisker Admits In Ads, 'It Isn't Easy'

We have to admit, Kermit the Frog has wisdom well beyond his species. "It isn't easy being green" describes the world of electric and hybrid vehicles quite vividly, and few... read more June 29, 2012 by 15


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Senators Question DoE Loans To Fisker, Cite Qatar Investment

It's fair to say Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors is on a high at the moment. The first owners finally have their brand new 2012 Tesla Model S cars, and the company is... read more June 26, 2012 by 4


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

Penske Automotive Signs To Become 2012 Fisker Karma Dealer

Yesterday, Fisker Automotive, makers of the super-sexy 2012 Karma plug-in hybrid sports car, announced that it had just signed its 80th independent dealer. But Fisker’s... read more June 8, 2012 by 6


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

NHTSA Opens “Field Inquiry” Into Texas 2012 Fisker Karma Fire

Last week, we told you about a house fire in Texas on May 3 involving a 2012 Fisker Karma luxury Sedan, which fire investigators believed to be the cause of the blaze... read more May 18, 2012 by 5


 

 
 

 
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