Fisker sent 160 of its employees home from its Anaheim, Calif., headquarters this morning, apparently decimating its workforce, according to a report by Reuters. The move seems to spell the end for the electric vehicle startup.
Reuter's report goes on to say that 53 executives remain on staff, tasked with selling the company's assets.
The company's sole product, car uses an electric motor to power the rear wheels and includes an onboard gasoline engine to generate electricity, a drivetrain concept similar to that of the ., is a luxury plug-in hybrid with a base price of $103,000. The
The Karma runs for 32 miles off of its lithium ion battery pack.
Heralding today's move, last month the company's founder, Henrik Fisker, resigned from his post as executive chairman.