​Fisker Is Now Elux, Karma Getting A $25,000 Price Hike

Fisker's Chinese owners are still promising to resurrect the Karma, but now it'll be around $25,000 more expensive, won't arrive until next year, and will get a new name, banishing poor Henrik for good. » 2/23/15 2:14pm 2/23/15 2:14pm

​Henrik Fisker Designed A De Tomaso Revival, But Why?

Henrik Fisker is back in action after the fall of his namesake and the launch of the 725-hp, carbon fiber-bodied Galpin Rocket. So what's next? A design for De Tomaso, the defunct sports car company that – last we checked – still didn't have a pulse. » 12/17/14 9:05pm 12/17/14 9:05pm

The Galpin-Fisker Rocket Is A Badass 725 HP Carbon Fiber Mustang

It's funny, but if you found me the auto show, grabbed my arm, stared into my eyes and told me that I'd see a carbon-fiber Mustang that I'd like, I probably wouldn't have believed you. But you know what? I think you'd have been right, thanks to the Galpin-Fisker Rocket. Now let go of my arm. » 11/20/14 3:38pm 11/20/14 3:38pm

Henrik Fisker Says He's Back With The 'Ultimate American Muscle Car'

You have to feel for Henrik Fisker on some level. An undoubtedly talented car designer — he did the still-stunning BMW Z8 — his name is now sullied by the very high-profile demise of his eponymous company. Fisker Automotive may be in the hands of a Chinese company these days, but now Fisker the Man is back with a new… » 11/12/14 8:00pm 11/12/14 8:00pm

​Hey Everyone! It's The New Fisker!

Fisker's new owner is committed – no, obsessed – with bringing the Karma back to life, and the first step isn't outlining a cohesive business strategy or securing a new production facility or releasing details about how it's fixed the original car. Nope. It's a new website. Welcome to TheNewFisker.com! » 11/06/14 9:35pm 11/06/14 9:35pm

The New Fisker Karma Will Look Exactly Like The Old Fisker Karma

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 9/19/14 10:09am 9/19/14 10:09am

​Fisker's Chinese Owner Promises A New Model Once The Karma Returns

​Fisker's Billionaire Chinese Owner Will Go Bankrupt To Beat Tesla

The billionaire that waged a bankruptcy bidding war and scooped up Fisker Automotive has pledged to beat Elon Musk at his own game: making electric vehicles and selling them around the world. Billionaire fight! » 5/19/14 8:06am 5/19/14 8:06am

Fisker Is Back, I Hope They Don't Screw It Up This Time

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 4/23/14 9:30am 4/23/14 9:30am

Fisker Finally Finds A Home After Drawn Out Auction Process

The seemingly never-ending saga of the bankruptcy and subsequent sale of Fisker Automotive looks like it finally has an end. After 19 rounds of bidding over two days, dark-horse suitor Wanxiang Group has acquired the destitute hybrid auto maker. » 2/15/14 9:45am 2/15/14 9:45am

China Buys More Cars Than Anyone Ever, Has The Pollution To Prove It

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 1/09/14 9:30am 1/09/14 9:30am

Bankrupt Fisker Paid Its Executives Handsomely To Not Build Cars

After a long, messy saga that included federal loans, hurricanes, fires, and taxpayers being out $139 million, Fisker Automotive finally declared bankruptcy in November. The good news is that Fisker executives were still doing great, right up until the end, even though no new cars had been built since 2012. » 12/11/13 2:00pm 12/11/13 2:00pm

Shotgun-Wielding Naked Man Trashes Fisker, Other Fancy Cars In Houston

Fisker hasn't had many good days in the last, I don't know, 18 months or so, but this past weekend was an especially rough one for the beleaguered company. First they file for bankruptcy, then a naked man trashes one in Houston with a shotgun. » 11/25/13 9:04am 11/25/13 9:04am

U.S. Taxpayers Out $139 Million As Fisker Files For Bankruptcy

Fisker, the perennially-challenged but incredibly innovative hybrid car manufacturer, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. No, it technically hadn't before, despite suspending operations. And no, this might not be the end of the company. Maybe. Hopefully. » 11/24/13 10:10am 11/24/13 10:10am

Bob Lutz Offers Fisker Karma Owners Some V8 Engines

For all of the Fisker Karma owners who are tired of feeling like they're driving around in something people point and laugh, there is a solution in the form of an engine out of a Corvette. Because that just makes everything better. » 10/20/13 9:20am 10/20/13 9:20am

Fisker's Remains Reportedly Bought By Son Of Asia's Richest Man

The long nightmare that has been Fisker Automotive's financial situation may be coming to a close, or at least a new chapter, thanks to a wealthy man from Hong Kong. » 10/18/13 9:49am 10/18/13 9:49am

Fisker's Bloated, Debt-Ridden Carcass Is Up For Auction

Wanna buy the remains of a failed car company that owes the federal government $168 million? You probably don't! But if you do for some reason, then you might just get your chance on Friday. Fisker's assets are being auctioned off by the government to try and recover some of its green loan money. » 10/08/13 5:13pm 10/08/13 5:13pm

Could The Fisker Karma Be Our Generation's DeLorean?

Ever since this weird Men's Wearhouse ad aired during the season premiere of "Breaking Bad," I haven't been able to get it out of my head. Not because of the bad '80s suit, but because of the car meant to reprsent the "millennial" generation. » 9/19/13 2:30am 9/19/13 2:30am

Ze Germans Want To Buy Fisker For $25 Million

Fisker Automotive, which spent about $1.4 billion (including $193 million in taxpayer money), has a new suitor in a German investment company Fritz Nois AG. They reportedly just made an offer of $25 million for the quasi-bankrupt company. » 8/20/13 2:00pm 8/20/13 2:00pm