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Instant Karma: Firing up California's newest car factory

A premium luxury sedan born from the ashes of the Fisker Karma – a Tesla rival that wowed the automotive world before collapsing into bankruptcy three years ago – will soon begin rolling off a production line at California's newest car factory.  When it is up and running, the Karma Automotive factory...

VLF finally delivers first V8-powered, Karma-based Destino

The Fisker Karma hybrid may be dead, but the Corvette ZR-1-powered Destino brainchild of Henrik Fisker and Bob Lutz lives. Continue reading VLF finally delivers first V8-powered, Karma-based Destino VLF finally delivers first V8-powered, Karma-based Destino originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 09 Jun 2016 14:00:00 EDT. Show More Summary

VLF Automotive’s V-8-powered Karmas finally start delivery

It’s been almost three and a half years since industry veteran Bob Lutz showed up at the Detroit Auto Show with a Fisker Karma sedan whose extended-range electric drivetrain was stripped out and replaced by a supercharged V-8 engine normally found in the C6 Corvette ZR1 supercar. Lutz is now selling the V-8-powered Karmas, which he has...

Karma Automotive Ready For Liftoff … Again

Fisker Karma has ridden the ebbs and flows of the EV enthusiast market, and after scraping the bottom of the market in a recent bankruptcy (resulting in new ownership, along with a fresh stream of cash), Karma Automotive has risen from the ashes. Show More Summary

Fisker Karma to return this year as Karma Revero

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

The long road to getting the Fisker Karma back in production is approaching its end. It was in early 2014 that China’s Wanxiang bought the remains of Fisker, including the rights to the failed automaker’s handsome albeit somewhat flawed extended-range electric sedan. Since them Wanxiang has rebranded the remains of Fisker as Karma...

Henrik Fisker Design Unveils New Superyacht Concept

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Henrik Fisker made his reputation in the design community by being the eye behind the aesthetics of such cars like the Aston Martin DB9, BMW Z8, and the now-discontinued Fisker Karma electric car. The man’s design chops are certainly...Show More Summary

Henrik Fisker's next supercar is a boat

Acclaimed automotive designer Henrik Fisker, known for creating Aston Martin's DB9 and V8 Vantage, and the forward-looking premium plug-in Fisker Karma, has a new project in the works. But this time it's not a car. It's a yacht. Fisker has teamed with top-drawer Italian boat maker Benetti to create...

New Fisker Karma will be pretty familiar

Karma Automotive won't mess too much with extended-range plug-in's design or performance. Continue reading New Fisker Karma will be pretty familiar New Fisker Karma will be pretty familiar originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 30 Mar 2016 16:27:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Production of the Fisker Karma could relaunch in mid-2016

It's been almost four years since production of the Fisker Karma stalled as the automaker filed bankruptcy. Now it's being reported that the revived Fisker may restart production sometime this year at a new plant in Southern California. Show More Summary

Henrik Fisker's new supercar is a brash, bold, and unapologetically loud

One of the biggest stories to come out of the 2016 Detroit Auto Show was somewhat unexpected. Henrik Fisker — who made a splash several years ago with a gorgeous Tesla competitor, the Fisker Karma, and startup car company that laterShow More Summary

You can now get a Fisker Karma at half its original price

Back in 2012, the electric car buzz wasn't only about Tesla with its then new Model S sedan, since some buyers may remember the ill fated Fisker brand and its sexy Karma sedan. With its $100k price tag and concept car looks, the Karma in some ways stood out even more than the Model S. Show More Summary

The Fisker Karma: A candidate for resurrection or DOA?

The Fisker Karma is a decidedly green vehicle, as a plug-in hybrid not unlike the Chevrolet Volt. The electric motors are backed up by a GM turbocharged four cylinder gas engine which enables you to drive it like a “regular car” once you run out of charge. Show More Summary

The Fisker Karma is making a comeback — with a Corvette engine

Acclaimed car designer Henrik Fisker announced Friday the creation of VLF Automotive, a new car maker to introduce two models at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show. Partnering with former GM vice-chairman Bob Lutz and CEO Gilbert Villarreal,...Show More Summary

Green Lemon: The Fisker Karma

6 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader. (Image credit: Fisker Auto) Think this story is going to be about fruit? The investors who financed the Fisker Karma probably wish it had been that kind of lemon. Show More Summary

The Owner Of The Fisker I Trashed On Video Makes A Stern Rebuttal Video 

6 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I had this coming. There’s no question about that. I went to Sid’s home, drove his (mostly) wonderful cars, and ate his bagels. And, after we made our first Citroën C4/Fisker Karma comparison video, we made another one where, basically, I bitched about the Fisker like a crazy man. I sort of hoped Sid wouldn’t see that one. Read more...

Everything Wrong With The Fisker Karma In 90 Seconds

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

You know, that headline’s not really fair. The video is actually 96 seconds, and there’s way, way more wrong with the Fisker Karma. Still, if you can spare an extra six seconds, it’s not a bad start. Read more...

Fisker Karma To Relaunch With BMW Power

It’s been a case of ‘one step at a time’ for the new owner of Fisker Automotive, but it seems the carmaker is finally ready to sell cars again. Fisker’s only model under previous owner, founder and namesake, Henrik Fisker, was the range-extended Karma EV. Show More Summary

Karma Automotive Decides To Buy From BMW

Originally published on EV Obsession. Back in 2013, sporty plug-in hybrid manufacturer Fisker Karma filed bankruptcy and things were not looking good for the brand. It was purchased by self-made Chinese entrepreneur Lu Guanqiu and has since leased a factory in California for 11 years and changed its name to Karma Automotive. Show More Summary

In A Confusing Move, Fisker Just Changed Its Name to Karma 

9 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

There used to be an plug-in hybrid car called the Fisker Karma made by Fisker Automotive. Then there were some battery fires, a recall, lots of wasted, misused tax money, and finally, bankruptcy. Now to break from all that bad stuff, the new owner has changed Fisker’s name to... Karma. That’s odd. Read more...

Fisker Moves Forward, Leases California Factory For 11 Years

Originally published on EV Obsession. A few months ago, I wrote about Fisker Automotive and Technology Group’s search for factory space in California to resuming production of the Elux Karma (aka Fisker Karma). This was somewhat surprising,...Show More Summary

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