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Fisker ready to pull the plug

A report by Reuters says that Fisker laid off 160 of its employees this morning, which seems to spell the end for the luxury plug-in hybrid manufacturer.

By Apr. 5, 2013


Fisker Automotive unveils the Atlantic

Fisker Automotive, the company behind the Fisker Karma electric vehicle, unveils its newest model, the Atlantic, which is priced and classed as a competitor to the Chevy Volt and possibly the Nissan Leaf.

By Apr. 4, 2012


Fisker Karma hybrid combusts, spontaneously

In Woodside, Calif., the owner of a Fisker Karma hybrid pops into the grocery store. When she emerges again, her car, ma, has gone south and her Karma is in flames.

By Aug. 14, 2012


Swamped Fisker Karma electric cars catch fire

Business Insider reports that 16 of Fisker's Karma range-extended electric cars at the Port of Newark were submerged by Hurricane Sandy, and subsequently caught fire.

By Oct. 31, 2012


Fisker Atlantic plans, specs leaked

Investor documents reveal that the 300 horsepower plug-in hybrid coupe will be priced between $50,000 and $60,000 and will go on sale in 2014.

By May. 18, 2012


Fisker begins selling Karma

Fisker received its EPA certification for the Karma plug-in hybrid and commenced sales of the near $100K sport sedan.

By Oct. 19, 2011


Fisker Karma shows Concours d'Elegance the future

During the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance weekend, we got a chance to drive the Fisker Karma, a car that looks decidedly forward amongst a sea of historic cars.

By Aug. 24, 2012


BMW to supply Fisker with engines

Fisker's "Project Nina" plug-in hybrid sedan will use a four-cylinder turbocharged BMW engine and other parts from the German automaker.

By Sep. 1, 2011


Good Karma on the Vegas strip, by Fisker

Fisker brings its Karma-series hybrid to CES 2012 in Las Vegas, and CNET editor Wayne Cunningham takes it for a spin.

By Jan. 11, 2012


Fisker Karma involved in house fire but battery not cause

Bad karma for a Fisker Automotive electric vehicle destroyed in a house fire. Fire investigator says the Karma was the origin, but the cause is unknown, according to Autoweek.

By May. 9, 2012