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...
Posted on 10.3.2012 11:00 by Justin Cupler Filed under: Fisker | hybrid cars | luxury cars | future cars | Fisker Karma | cool fast cars | small family cars | Fisker Atlantic | Cars | Car News Fresh from managing to nickel and dime an extra $100 million from private investors, Fisker is all but admitting that it needs more help – significantly more. Show More Summary
Posted on 10.2.2012 09:00 by Justin Cupler Filed under: Fisker | sedan | hybrid cars | Fisker Karma | cool fast cars | green cars | Fisker Atlantic | Cars | Car News So, Fisker has been out and about doing its corporate panhandling,Show More Summary
After months of seemingly-endless bad news, ranging from funding issues to a series of recalls relating to battery, software and cooling fan issues, FIsker has given its fans and investors something to cheer about. Earlier this week, Fisker announced that it had successfully arranged new equity funding in excess of $100 million, giving the...
Fisker Automotive is seeking a further US$150 million in funds before it can produce the second model in its line-up, the BMW 3-Series-rivalling Fisker Atlantic. The Fisker Atlantic concept first debuted at the 2012 New York Motor Show in April and … Continue reading ? The post Fisker Atlantic: $150m the difference between concept and production appeared first on CarAdvice.
Developing a car takes a lot of money – just ask new startups Tesla and Fisker. Both companies have raised hundreds of millions in pursuit of development of the Roadster and Model S, as well as the Karma and upcoming Atlantic. Tesla secured $465 million in loans from the Department of Energy, while Fisker was [...] Automoblog.net - A Car Blog for Auto Enthusiasts
So what is the first order of business for new Fisker CEO Tony Posawatz? Certainly putting out fires. But he's also going to be doing some hat-in-hand work, according to a report from Reuters. Posawatz knows what it takes to get an electric...Show More Summary
Fisker needs another $150 million to complete the development of its new Atlantic model.
Californian electric car startup Fisker Automotive will need to raise an additional $150 million to help fund its operations until its second model, the highly-anticipated Atlantic, makes its sales debut. The information was revealed by a key investor to the firm, and the recipient of the very first Karma, Ray Lane. In total Fisker has accumulated...