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Exclusive: China's Wanxiang To Relaunch Fisker Karma Car With 2012 Design - Sources

By Norihiko Shirouzu and Ben Klayman BEIJING/DETROIT (Reuters) - Chinese auto parts producer Wanxiang Group, which bought stylish electric car pioneer Fisker Automotive from bankruptcy, is accelerating the relaunch of Fisker's Karma hybrid luxury car by using a design from the company's last year of production, people close to the companies said. Show More Summary

2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport, WM Destino, Germany Bans Uber: Today’s Car News

Land Rover has taken the wraps off its all-new Discovery Sport. The vehicle replaces the LR2 in the British automaker’s lineup and arrives in showrooms in early 2015. VL Automotive, the company planning to sell Fisker Karma sedans powered by Corvette V-8 engines, has merged with WM GreenTech Automotive. The good news is that the V-8-powered...

V-8-Powered Karma To Be Sold Under WM Brand Following VL Automotive's Merger With WM GreenTech

VL Automotive, founded by former GM exec Bob Lutz and industrialist Gilbert Villarreal, has made headlines in the recent past because of its plans to sell Fisker Karma sedans stripped of their electric drivetrains and powered by Corvette V-8s instead. The modified Karmas were to feature the Destino name and have a price tag of about $200k. It...

Lutz's Fisker-based WM Destino caught in Death Valley testing with changes

New spy shots make it look like Bob Lutz's idea to convert the Fisker Karma into a fire-breathing sports sedan called the Destino might not be vaporware after all. Two of them were recently spotted testing in Death Valley sporting changes...Show More Summary

Qi: New Spare Parts For Fisker Karma Owners Coming Soon

If you’re Justin Bieber, Carlos Santana or Bob Lutz — and even if you’re not — you’ll be happy to know that your Fisker Karma will be more fixable in the event of a fender-bender or two, all thanks to parent company Wanxiang. Green Car...Show More Summary

Fisker Karma To Relaunch (Just 250 “Bugs” To Fix First)

The Wanxiang Group now owns the rights to the Fisker Karma, which it plans to relaunch after fixing some 250 “bugs” found in the original design Fisker Karma To Relaunch (Just 250 “Bugs” To Fix First) was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Yet Another Slow and Unreliable $130K Fisker Karma Hybrid Car Stuck on the Side of the Freeway – No Wonder They Went Bankrupt

TweetA lot of these newish rides are “bricked” – they can’t go at all anymo: Click to expand Oh well. Consider this car an expensive hobby.

You Know Parking In New York Is Expensive, But The Price Tag On Leonardo DiCaprio's Spot For His Car Breaks The Bank!

Guess he has to do something with all his millions! Leonardo DiCaprio has just finalized a purchase for his car that most of America can't spend on a house. To go with his new $10 million New York apartment, Leo's Fisker Karma hybrid car will stay nice and cozy in a $1 million parking spot. The [...]

Fisker Karma May Return in 2015

The EV automaker is making a quick comeback from bankruptcy.

The Lauge Jensen Viking Is Henrik Fisker's New Gig

5 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

When we last heard from Henrik Fisker, famed designer of BMWs and Aston Martins and his namesake Fisker Karma, his namesake Fisker Karma was dead. Turning his woes and sadness into fine, flowing creative juices, like all great artists, he just designed this bike. It's called the Viking. Read more...

Did Katy Perry Buy 5 Fisker Karmas For Her Crew? ($500,000 Purchase)

Rumor is: Katy Perry just bought 5 Fisker Karmas for some of her employees for a cool half-million, because she hates LA smog and didn’t want to deal with the guilt (… or karma?) of polluting gasmobiles. There are a few warning signs...Show More Summary

Report: Katy Perry Buys an Electric Car for Each of her Five Assistants

Rewarding those who keep her going every day, Katy Perry reportedly bought each of her five assistants an electric car. According to the Daily Star, the "Dark Horse" singer dropped over $500,000 on Fisker Karma vehicles for each of her...Show More Summary

2015 Bentley Flying Spur, 2014 Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake, Fisker Karma Production: Today’s Car News

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Bentley will be introducing some updated models at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show next week. One of these will be a new V-8-powered version of the Flying Spur sedan which is being introduced for the 2015 model year. Jaguar has revealed its stunning new 2014 XFR-S Sportbrake performance wagon. Sadly, there are no plans to bring the 550-horsepower brute...

Wanxiang To Restart Fisker Karma Production Within A Year, Proceed With Atlantic Plans

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Only a few days ago we told you Fisker Automotive’s new owner, Chinese auto parts giant Wanxiang, was keen to restart production of the Karma extended-range electric sedan as well as launch a new V-8-powered model together with American startup VL Automotive. Now, a Wanxiang executive has revealed a few more details on the Chinese...

Fisker Plans to Restart Production of Plug-In Karma This Year

The Fisker Karma will be the first model to come back after bankruptcy.

Peas in a Pod: The Tesla Model S and the Fisker Karma are Very Hard to Tell Apart

TweetAh look, from Marin it’s a red Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid in red and in the background it’s a silver Tesla Model S electric car. Don’t they look super similar? Click to expand Ah memories: “On 14 April 2008, Tesla Motors filed a lawsuit against Fisker Automotive, alleging that Henrik Fisker stole Tesla’s Model S hybrid technology and was [...]

Wanxiang plans to immediately restart production of the Fisker Karma

Production is expected imminently of the Fisker Karma, now that Chinese giant Wanxiang has purchased the electric car startup.

Bob Lutz's firm buying leftover Fiskers

8 months agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Dealers seem to be eager about unloading their leftover Fisker Karmas.

The Murky Future Of Bob Lutz's Fisker Conversion Company

8 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Bob Lutz and Gilbert Villarreal's venture "VL Automotive" that puts LS9s in Fisker Karmas was introduced as "America's newest, smallest, and most expensive automaker" in this afternoon's press conference. The proposition got vague from there. Read more...

Detroit: VL Destino Red Concept is recycled vaporware

VL Automotive, the company that sought to fit Fisker Karmas with the LS9 V8 from the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 at last year's Detroit Auto Show, is back in 2014 with a new wild idea: a V8-powered Fisker Karma convertible. Those with long...Show More Summary

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