LOS ANGELES--Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide has signed a $10.2 million contract to support development of plug-in hybrid powertrains for Fisker Automotive. Fisker, a California start-up, plans to launch its plug-in Karma sedan late this year.
Quantum, of Irvine, Calif., will provide the Karma and Karma S Sunset coupe/convertible with the cars' Q-Drive technologies. The Karma and its Q-Drive system will be assembled in Uusikaupunki, Finland.
Quantum also makes hydrogen and natural-gas storage products and fuel system components.
(Source: Automotive News)