Fisker Automotive Newswire

Fisker Automotive Newswire

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  1. We shouldn't be surprised that Apple may be hitting a road block with ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... maybe Apple doesn't want people coming in with baggage. For example, Tony Posawatz left his CEO gig at Fisker Automotive, a bankrupt Tesla competitor, and moved into a role with an "EV advocacy group," according to Autoblog . Prior to Fisker, ...

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  2. Another $58 Mil for Failed "Green" Car ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Judicial Watch

    ... lost on initiatives that have failed miserably . Among them is fly-by-night electric car company called Fisker Automotive that shut down after getting an eye-popping $193 million from the government. The Obama DOE originally pledged $529 million for ...

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  3. Meet Henrik Fisker's New, $268,000, American-Made, Force 1 SupercarRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | NOLN

    ... ifornia and manufacturing facilities in Michigan to make the new model, not to mention chassis supplied by Fisker Automotive. That means their costs, even when they use such elements as that pure carbon fiber rooftop, are pretty low.

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  4. The Fisker Karma: A candidate for resurrection or DOA?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Inhabitat

    ... at a reasonable price. Those of you with any knowledge in the electric vehicle space may remember that Fisker Automotive was a darling of the first Green Tech boom in 2008 with their sexy Fisker Karma sporty electric car, a serious competitor to the ...

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  5. Henrik Fisker is back - and he has a new $300,000 supercar...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | SFGate

    Henrik Fisker, one of the more complicated and controversial figures in the auto industry, was a picture of suave and calm the day before the reveal of his new Force 1 supercar at the Detroit Auto Show. He's a far cry from the embattled Fisker I last saw at a party on a rainy night in Los Angeles in 2011, when his company, Fisker Automotive, was less than a year from bankruptcy.

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  6. Meet Henrik Fisker's New, $268,000, American-Made, Force 1 SupercarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | NOLN

    ... ifornia and manufacturing facilities in Michigan to make the new model, not to mention chassis supplied by Fisker Automotive. That means their costs, even when they use such elements as that pure carbon fiber rooftop, are pretty low.

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  7. Obama Still 60 Percent Short Of His 1 Million Electric Car Goal A Year After DeadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Daily Caller

    ... the administration. Part of DOE's reasoning was based on projected production numbers from the automaker Fisker Automotive, which got a $529 million loan from the Obama administration in 2009 to build luxury electric cars. Fisker had troubles from ...

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  8. VLF unveils Force 1 V10 at NAIAS - 745 hp supercarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    ... new car. Called the Force 1 V10, the American supercar was unveiled by Henrik Fisker (of Aston Martin and Fisker Automotive fame) and renowned Viper race car driver, Ben Keating - both were also actively involved in building the new supercar. The ...

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  9. Henrik Fisker is back and he has a new supercar to prove itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Henrik Fisker , one of the more complicated and controversial figures in the auto industry, was a picture of suave and calm the day before the reveal of his new Force 1 supercar. It's a far cry from the embattled Fisker I last saw at a party on a rainy night in Los Angeles in 2011, when his company, Fisker Automotive, was less than a year from bankruptcy.

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  10. Fisker Karma With V-8 Emerges As VLF Destino, Including Henrik HimselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | GreenCarReports

    ... dealers lined up. Meanwhile, Chinese automotive supplier Wanxiang--which bought the remains of bankrupt Fisker Automotive--is still moving forward with plans to restart production of the original, plug-in Karma. Now renamed Karma Automotive , the ...

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  11. Car wars: Fisker's Force 1 awakens Aston's legal troopersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | Automotive News

    ... to 2004 and earlier for BMW, where he designed the Z8 roadster. He co-founded the electric car company Fisker Automotive in 2007 and then left the EV startup amid a dispute with management in 2013. Since then, he has been designing luxury supercars.

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  12. VL Automotive Rebranded VLF As Henrik Fisker Joins Ranks: VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | BenzConnection

    VL Automotive, founded by industry stalwart Bob Lutz and industrialist Gilbert Villarreal, made headlines in the recent past because of radical plans to sell Karma sedans from bankrupt automaker Fisker Automotive that are stripped of their hybrid systems and powered instead by Corvette V-8s. Now, Fisker co-founder and namesake Henrik Fisker has joined the ranks and in the process VL has been rebranded VLF.

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  13. Forget Alexa: Josh Is Your New AI ButlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | PC Magazine

    ... he did stints as a research scientist at The Naval Research Lab and worked on the Karma concept car at Fisker Automotive. The two met when Gill became an advisor to Capecelatro's last company. They started talking about the potential for true A.I. ...

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  14. Luxury car designer sues Aston Martin for civil extortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Ars Technica

    ... sales had grown to more than 7,000 cars sold worldwide. Fisker later went on to do entrepreneurial work. Fisker Automotive, which was supposed to deliver a plug-in electric hybrid car, went bankrupt and was purchased by China's Wanxiang Group Corp. ...

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  15. Henrik Fisker Sues Aston Martin for $100MRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    ... Aston Martin's cars, the complaint states. Fisker took a brief hiatus from car design when his company, Fisker Automotive, could no longer produce cars after its battery supplier filed for bankruptcy. A year later Fisker founded Henrik Fisker Design ...

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  16. Legendary car designer Henrik Fisker just filed a $100-million...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | SFGate

    ... Corvette. Aston Martin ended 2014 with an over $105 million deficit, as the Financial Times reported , and Fisker Automotive filed for bankruptcy that year . This is also not the first legal battle over design similarities for Fisker. After his ...

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  17. Henrik Fisker sues Aston Martin for $100 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | INAUTONEWS

    ... unveiling a new supercar at next week's Detroit auto show. The designer is well known as the founder of Fisker Automotive since 2007, but after his company went into bankruptcy, he has embarked on a new project by setting up Henrik Fisker Design ...

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  18. Henrik Fisker Files $100M Extortion Lawsuit Against Aston MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | BenzConnection

    Henrik Fisker has filed a $100 million civil lawsuit against Aston Martin in a federal court over allegations of extortion. Fisker, who previously worked for Aston Martin but is most famous for his failed car company Fisker Automotive, is claiming Aston Martin made "threats" regarding the planned introduction of a new concept car at next week's 2016 Detroit Auto Show.

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  19. Auto designer Fisker claims extortion, sues Aston Martin for $100 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | MarketWatch

    ... of MLG Automotive Law APLC. Fisker is trying to make a comeback as a well-regarded auto designer after his Fisker Automotive plug-in hybrid-vehicle venture fell on hard times. The complaint was filed Monday with the U.S. District Court of Central ...

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  20. Lykan Hypersport Designer Starts Own Car CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | BenzConnection

    ... from the world of design and starting up his own car company: Jannarelly Automotive. The debacle that was Fisker Automotive does not portend a smooth road for designers starting car companies but Jannarelly's approach is much less ambitious and thus ...

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