The new Fisker is here. Will new Karma's resurface and the Atlantic emerge?
The plant is intended for production of the Atlantic compact sedan.
Originally published Gas 2. Troubled automaker Fisker won a stay of execution when Wanxiang bought its assets out of court. In the days after the purchase, speculation about the future of Fisker ranged from starting where they’d left...Show More Summary
The American arm of Chinese auto parts giant Wanxiang recently bought up the assets of bankrupt electric car startup Fisker Automotive and has now confirmed by way of a website that it’s using those assets for a new company called The New Fisker Automotive. It appears Wanxiang was also able to secure the rights to the Fisker name and logo...
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...
Wanxiang isn't wasting any time getting Fisker up and running.
Chinese auto parts giant Wanxiang has won a bid for electric car maker Fisker for $149 million, and a judge has approved it. Will they restart production of the Karma and make the Atlantic soon?
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Despite it being close to a year since Fisker last made a car, the company is yet to announce bankruptcy and remains confident a new investor or even a potential buyer can be found. One hope for Fisker could come in the form of China’s Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co. (BAIC), the company that previously bought the rights to...
Fisker’s corporate home and design studio isn’t moving from Anaheim, California any time soon, and the automaker still plans to begin Atlantic sedan production at its assembly plant in Delaware. There’s a lot of real estate, and a lot of specialized electric vehicle knowledge, located between these two fixed points, so Fisker has...
Posted on 11.9.2012 19:00 by Justin Cupler Filed under: Fisker | sedan | industry news | electric cars | economy cars | Fisker Karma | Fisker Atlantic | green cars | Cars | Car News Fisker began development of a revolutionary car, the Karma, roughly four years ago. Show More Summary
When the week began, all appeared quite calm on the automotive industry front, and that’s how it would stay for the week. Then the week actually began and all of that quietness was drowned out by spy shots, SUV of the Year awards, and the possibility of a major American automaker packing some of its [...]
Posted on 10.17.2012 16:00 by Justin Cupler Filed under: Fisker General Motors (GM) | concept cars | emissions | government | economy cars | Fisker Karma | Chevrolet Spark | BMW i | Fisker Atlantic | Cars | Car News A123 has been put through the ringer in recent history, most notably with its massive battery recall, and now it is just about belly up. Show More Summary
Production of Fisker's smaller Atlantic extended-range electric sedan has been pushed back to 2014 or 2015, according to a report from Reuters. Fisker planned the Atlantic to be a more affordable, mass-marketed luxury electric sedan, a follow-up to the expensive...
Fisker’s next vehicle, the Atlantic, has been delayed by at least two years. Instead of coming to fruition sometime this year, it’s now been pushed back to 2014 as a 2015 model. Fisker unveiled the Atlantic in New York earlier this year, where company founder and CEO Henrik Fisker claimed that it was “90 percent [...]
A presentation held Monday saw Fisker announce a delay for their smaller sedan, dubbed the Atlantic. The Atlantic will hit the market in late 2014 or 2015. The beleagured automaker needs the $55,000 Atlantic to generate cashflow and provide underpinings for future offerings. Fisker execs have also discussed sharing their technology with other OEMs. Readers [...]
Electric car startup Fisker Automotive says it won't be producing its second car the Atlantic until at least the end of 2014, or early 2015. Is it moving into the realm of vaporware?
When the Fisker Atlantic was revealed in April, no one was saying anything about production dates. Even in recent interviews and statements, Fisker has remained coy about when it might start building the smaller cousin to the Karma. Given Fisker's financial difficulties and questions about where it will build the car, none of this was a surprise. Show More Summary
Posted on 10.16.2012 09:00 by Justin Cupler Filed under: Fisker | sedan | concept cars | electric cars | future cars | cool fast cars | Fisker Atlantic | green cars | Cars | Car News The last time we checked in on Fisker, it had fallen...Show More Summary
The last we heard, Fisker had managed to raise an additional $100 million in private equity funding for the development of its second model, the mid-size Atlantic extended-range electric sedan. However, just a few weeks since that positive announcement, official slides from an investor presentation reveals that production of the Atlantic...