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  1. China could be major player in electric car marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... (not to mention safety regulations set by the U.S. government). 5. Karma Automotive : Launched as Fisker Automotive in 2007, this company was positioned to capitalize on the shift toward energy-efficient vehicles. Unfortunately, though its plug-in ...

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  2. NextEV chief Martin Leach praises Tesla Motors, sort ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Autoblog

    ... . As for Leach, he worked with Ford of Europe until 2003, after which he headed Maserati and then one-time Fisker Automotive-bidder Hybrid Tech Holdings. This spring, NextEV reached an agreement in China with the Nanjing Municipal Government to ...

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  3. Karma Revero (nee Fisker) now in pilot production in CARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | GreenCarReports

    Now called the Karma Revero, it's being relaunched under the aegis of Chinese automotive supplier Wanxiang, which bought the remains of Fisker Automotive after the carmaker's 2013 bankruptcy. While all Fisker Karmas were built under contract by Valmet Automotive in Finland, the new Karma Automotive has moved production to its own factory in Moreno Valley, California.

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  4. Moreno ValleyTRANSPORTATION: Karma's Revero revs up for summer debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Press-Enterprise

    Will Karma Automotive's new Revero look like the original Karma? The Costa Mesa firm said it would debut the new plug-in hybrid this summer, but details are scant. Karma Automotive, an electric automaker with roots in the failed Fisker Automotive, will unveil its first car, the Revero, this summer.

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  5. Karma, take two: New plug-in Revero due this summer as automaker ramps up in Costa MesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Wave

    ... this summer, but details are scant. Karma Automotive, an electric automaker with roots in the failed Fisker Automotive, will unveil its first car, the Revero, this summer. The luxury plug-in sedan is being produced at the company's Moreno Valley ...

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  6. Karma Automotive sets up shop in the Detroit Three's backyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Digital Trends

    While the Tesla Model S is an undeniable success, another luxury electric car that launched in 2012 didn't fare so well. The extended-range electric Fisker Karma was once viewed as a rival for the Model S, but Fisker Automotive fizzled.

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  7. Karma will build engineering, sales offices near DetroitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Autoblog

    ... vehicle-assembly plant in Moreno Valley, CA, about 65 miles east of Los Angeles. The former Fisker Automotive, which had been based in Orange County, CA, was founded in 2007. The company had plans to make a second model called the Atlantic , and ...

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  8. VLF finally delivers first V8-powered, Karma-based DestinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Autoblog

    ... Detroit News reports. As a reminder, the Fisker Karma ended up in foreign-ownership purgatory after the Fisker Automotive outfit hit financial troubles in 2013 . That was around the same time we first heard rumblings about the Destino . As the ...

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  9. Good Karma: VLF Delivers First Destino High Performance SedansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | AutoSpies

    The Fisker Karma extended-range electric luxury sedan has been out of production since 2012, but two separate companies are trying to revive it. The remains of the bankrupt Fisker Automotive have been reorganized into Karma Automotive, which seeks to restart production of the sedan as the Karma Revero, with a plug-in hybrid powertrain similar to the original.

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  10. VLF Destino (Fisker Karma with V-8, sans electric parts) starts deliveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | GreenCarReports

    The Fisker Karma extended-range electric luxury sedan has been out of production since 2012, but two separate companies are trying to revive it. The remains of the bankrupt Fisker Automotive have been reorganized into Karma Automotive, which seeks to restart production of the sedan as the Karma Revero, with a plug-in hybrid powertrain similar to the original.

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  11. This infographic shows Tesla's rivals in the electric vehicle industryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... car company from the ground up is a daunting task, and many imitators have already failed spectacularly. Fisker Automotive, for example, famously declared bankruptcy in 2013 even after burning through $1.4 billion in funding while losing $35,000 per ...

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  12. Faraday future at CES 2016: The latest electric car start-upRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Examiner.com

    With as many Batmobile references as Fisker Automotive had mishaps, Faraday Future has finally had their day in the spotlight and, unfortunately for us, we have about as much additional information on this car as we did when whispers and rumours were first bandied about in summer 2015. To say that Faraday Future intrigued with their particularly conventional electric vehicle start-up is an understatement; to say that their ultimate reveal disappointed would be devastatingly accurate.

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  13. UPDATE 1-Takata declares nearly 14 mln U.S. air bag inflators defectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Reuters

    ... manufacturer to develop a recall plan to focus on high-humidity areas where the risks are greatest. ), Fisker Automotive and Jaguar Land Rover will recall Takata air bag inflators, bringing the number of automakers involved to 17, including Honda ...

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  14. Why It's the Perfect Time for Tesla Motors to Start Poaching Auto VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | The Motley Fool

    ... link to date, and the area where it needs to improve the most in order to achieve mass-market volumes. Fisker Automotive made plenty of mistakes that led to its 2013 bankruptcy. Chief among them was a failure to engineer a reliable electric ...

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  15. Quantum Fuel Systems to cut 110 jobs; Lake Forest firm filed for bankruptcy in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Saddleback Valley News

    ... three-quarters of its revenue when General Motors went bankrupt in 2009. Quantum was also a co-founder of Fisker Automotive, an Orange County-based electric-car maker, before it went bankrupt.

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  16. Air-bag recall mess that will test suppliesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Seventeen manufacturers are now covered, including Daimler, Volkswagen, Jaguar Land Rover Automotive and Fisker Automotive. The expanded recalls will take place in stages between now and the end of 2019 and will be based on prioritization of risk, ...

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  17. Tesla added to expanded Takata air-bag recallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... manufacturers are now covered, including Daimler, and Volkswagen, Jaguar Land Rover Automotive and Fisker Automotive. The expanded recalls will take place in stages between now and the end of 2019 and will be based on prioritization of risk, which ...

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  18. Recall of up to 40 million Takata air bag inflators confirmed 8:21 am ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Business Insurance

    ... more than 100 injuries. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration officials said Tesla Motors Inc., Fisker Automotive and Jaguar Land Rover will recall Takata air bag inflators, bringing the automakers involved to 17, including Honda Motor Co., ...

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  19. US, Takata confirm recall of 35 million-40 million Takata air bag inflatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... 100 injuries. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) officials said Tesla Motors Inc , Fisker Automotive and Jaguar Land Rover will recall Takata air bag inflators, bringing the automakers involved to 17, including Honda Motor Co , ...

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  20. Fisker Karma Returning as the Karma ReveroRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... Karma plug-in hybrid supercar later this year. And the new name of Fisker Karma will be Karma Revero. Fisker Automotive had stopped making its plug-in hybrid supercar "Fisker Karma" in 2012. But now it is reported that Fisker Karma is returning ...

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