Ever wanted a Fisker Karma? Feeling undeterred by the company's failure, political problems and probable bankruptcy? Now's your chance, as used Karmas are now selling for less than half of what they went for new. Read more...
Posted on 05.17.2013 10:00 by Justin Cupler It’s no surprise to anyone that Fisker is on life support and is nearing its final breath, as it has had way too many issues over the years. Even with the company likely organizing its affairs for bankruptcy, no one could have ever anticipated seeing a Karma for sale at less than half of the sticker price. Show More Summary
Buying into a new, fledgling automaker is always a big risk - the early-adopter upside has the potential to be great, but the downside can look like the mother of all hangovers. Unsurprisingly, that's the unpleasant financial reality...Show More Summary
Fisker Karma owners eager to jump ship offer their cars up for auction at significant discounts.
The $104,000 Fisker Karma, one of the most beautiful cars of the 21st century, can now be purchased for a 60% discount on eBay. Fisker Automotive has stopped production of its cars, fired three quarters of its workforce in April, and appears headed for bankruptcy. Show More Summary
The future of Fisker is still very much in the air. Unless the company is able to find some last-minute financing, the dream of the car designer Henrik Fisker may very well end in bankruptcy court. Fisker himself bowed out several weeks ago, citing irreconcilable differences with management. Show More Summary
Wards Auto reports the VL Productions Destino is still moving forward. As you may recall, that machine takes a Fisker Karma hybrid, guts the drivetrain and replaces it with a honking 556 horsepower V8 from General Motors. Bob Lutz, while...Show More Summary
Fisker's founders will testify before a House Committee in Washington D.C. this afternoon, while Fisker Karma customers come out of the wood work about how the cars aren't working properly.
Posted on 04.21.2013 12:00 by Justin Cupler When we went out for a test drive in the Fisker Karma last year, we thought that it felt a little more high-tech than the $100,000 price tag led us to believe. Everything operated smoothly, the interior was plush, the performance was admirable and its look was downright stunning. Show More Summary
Looks like the $100,000 or so Leo and Bieber plunked down for their Fisker Karma extended-range plug-in vehicles may have been a bargain. The California-based automaker, which appears to be headed for bankruptcy, spent an estimated $660,000...Show More Summary
There's really only two things you can tell when you see a disguised test car out on a street: A. It comes from a company that makes or plans to make cars and B. It's a design that's disguised because we're not supposed to know about it yet. This disguised Fisker Karma breaks both of those rules. Read more...
The 2014 Cadillac ELR plug-in hybrid is ditching the traditional paddle-shifter route and taking a page from the Fisker Karma, of all things. Unlike traditional paddle shifters that allow the driver to upshift and downshift, the Cadillac ELR’s steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters let the driver temporarily regenerate energy and store it as electricity in the [...]
Another day, another luxury sports car registered to the elusive though apparently loaded Sea Gate Police Department, a private police force wholly separate from the NYPD with full arrest powers that patrols a gated community in Coney Island. [ more › ]
Fisker Karma has laid off 75% of its workers and is examining its bankruptcy options. It's lights-out for a manufacturer that never managed to reliably deliver its questionably priced product.
Leonardo DiCaprio may love his Fisker Karma, but the California automaker is listing like the Titanic. Less than a month after founder Henrik Fisker quit, the boutique car company laid off some 160 employees, the Detroit News reports, as it...
Things at Fisker took a turn for the worst earlier today. Let's take a walk down memory lane with John Davis to happier times. Read more...
Fisker Automotive, maker of the plug-in hybrid Fisker Karma luxury car, has laid off 75% of its workforce, keeping only a small core group of executives, the company said Friday.
New York (CNNMoney) - Fisker Automotive, maker of the plug-in hybrid Fisker Karma luxury car, has laid off 75% of its workforce, keeping only a small core group of executives, the company said Friday. Prior to the lay-offs Fisker had had about 200 employees.
Competes with: Audi S8, Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG, BMW Alpina B7, Fisker Karma Looks like: A longer, even more awkward version of last year's Panamera Drivetrain: 3.6-liter V-6, 3.0-liter bi-turbo V-6, 4.8-liter V-8 or plug-in hybrid; seven-speed PDK automatic or eight-speed...
Several news organizations are reporting that the U.S. government-backed electric vehicle company Fisker Karma is seeking counsel from a law firm that specializes in bankruptcy proceedings. Recipients of a $529 million loan from the Department of Energy, the company produces luxury electric vehicles popular with celebrities such as Leonardo Di Caprio and Justin Bieber. But [...]