Project Nina

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

    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 sedan is intended to be the company's second model, following the larger 2012 Fisker Karma that went on sale late last year. Photos of the Atlantic had leaked two days ago, showing a few images of the car formerly known as "Project Nina". Fisker executives have said that the Atlantic was meant to sell...

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    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...

  • Teaser sketch for Fisker Project Nina range-extended electric car
    Fisker Nina To Be Unveiled Before New York Auto Show

    The 2012 New York Auto Show is almost upon us, and last night an unexpected invitation landed in journalist inboxes around the world. The sender was shown as "Fisker Nina Reveal," and the graphic was the simple line drawing above. The message inside was simply that Fisker Automotive would provide...

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    Fisker Loan Woes: Bump In The Road, Or A Big Pothole?

    On Monday, we told you that California-based Fisker Automotive had announced it was laying off employees and contractors after it missed deadlines associated with its $529 million low-interest loans from the U.S. Department of Energy. But while Fisker’s cull of employees has totaled at least...

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    Fisker's Federal Fiasco: Loans, 20-MPG Electric Cars, Shoddy Reporting

    Coverage of the low-interest loans granted by the Energy Department to Fisker Automotive has often been remarkably shoddy, so we provide some much-needed context and background.

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    Fisker: Affordable “Project Nina” Plug-in Hybrids Due By 2013

    Its first mass-produced car may have won the acrimonious title of being the plug-in car with the worst fuel efficiency to date, but Californian automaker Fisker is trying to remain upbeat about its planned range of plug-in hybrid cars. So much so, the Californian automaker is keen to let everyone...

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    Fisker is planning to build a midsize crossover on its Nina platform, and the vehicle will be positioned against the upcoming Tesla Model X.

  • First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos
    Fisker To Use BMW Engines In Midsize 'Nina' Plug-In Hybrid

    Fisker Automotive may still be waiting for final certification from the EPA and other regulatory bodies for its 2012 Karma plug-in hybrid sports sedan, but that's not stopping it from moving forward with its next car line. The startup automaker announced today that it would source the...

  • Prince Albert of Monaco and Henrik Fisker drive Fisker Karma on Monaco Grand Prix circuit, May 2011
    Fisker To Hire 120 At Delaware Plant For 'Project Nina' Second Model

    Although its much-delayed first model, the 2011 Karma plug-in hybrid luxury sports sedan, hasn't quite reached dealers yet, Fisker Automotive is powering ahead. The company announced today that it would post job listings for what will be roughly 120 positions at its Wilmington, Delaware, assembly...

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    Fisker Takes Possession Of Ex-GM Factory, Production To Start In 2012

    Fisker has finalized its purchase of the GM factory where it will build its new plug-in hybrids.

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    Fisker bumps up latest funding round to $175 Million

    This story, written by Camille Ricketts, was originally posted on VentureBeat's GreenBeat, an editorial partner of GreenCarReports. Having already banked $100 million Fisker Automotive has raised its sights on a new round of venture capital funding, now seeking $175 million, according to a filing...

  • Denmark Crown Prince Frederik and Fisker Karma
    Fisker Gets $115 Million, New Battery Supplier, Stays on Schedule

    Last Friday, startup plug-in hybrid maker Fisker Automotive announced it had raised another $115 million in funds from private backers, including lithium-ion cell supplier A123 Systems and legendary venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Buried in the press release was a...

  • Fisker Karma at Laguna Seca

    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 Fox News traveled down to Delaware yesterday, to cover the official announcement of Fisker Automotive's $18 million purchase of the former GM plant that build the Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky. During a speech extolling the benefits Fisker would bring to his home state, Vice President Joe Biden asked the crowd to “imagine when this factory ... is making 100,000 plug-in hybrid sedan, coupes and crossovers every single...

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    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 home state. According to reports, company founder Henrik Fisker will join Delaware Governor Jack Markell and other dignitaries...

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