Audi Prepping 282 MPG Car, GM Has A Genius Idea, And Joel Ewanick Gets Himself A Jobmichelinemaynard11/27/12 9:00amFiled to: The Morning ShiftTmsTopAppic801EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThis is the Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parcel it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important?1st Gear: Joel Ewanick Lands At Fisker Automotive News (sub. required) reports that Joel Ewanick, who lost his General Motors marketing job over an expensive soccer deal, has landed at troubled Fisker Automotive. Ewanick's title is interim chief of global sales and marketing. He's replacing Richard Beattie, who announced his retirement yesterday. AN says Ewanick has been working with Fisker as a marketing consultant for at least six weeks and will fill Beattie's role until a full-time replacement is named, according to Fisker spokesman Roger Ormisher. Beattie — formerly of Ford, Mazda and Jaguar — was hired by Fisker as its chief commercial officer last December.ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.