The Fisker Karma Gets Some Strange Product Placement In Paranoia

Things aren't looking too great for ol' Fisker these days. They haven't built a car in more than a year, laid off nearly all their employees, are seeking a possible Chinese buyer, and remain nearly $200 million in the hole to U.S. taxpayers. The good news is that the Karma will live on forever in film! » 7/23/13 12:10pm 7/23/13 12:10pm

How You Should Feel About Fisker Depending On Your Political Views

Members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today took turns alternately hammering or defending the U.S. Department of Energy's loans to sinking hybrid manufacturer Fisker Automotive. Not much was revealed about Fisker's current status, but there was plenty of what Congress is best at: partisan… » 4/24/13 7:04pm 4/24/13 7:04pm

Is The Answer To Fisker's Woes The Most Obvious One?

We all know Fisker's in trouble. There's fires, less-than-stellar performance, an interior the size of a Geo Metro, build quality that has a real Pyongyang sort of charm, and, of course, a crippling lack of money. But holy crap is that a pretty car. The company can save her, and all they have to do is completely turn… » 4/02/13 3:00pm 4/02/13 3:00pm

More Than A Dozen Fisker Karma Hybrids Caught Fire And Exploded In New…

Approximately 16 of the $100,000+ Fisker Karma extended-range luxury hybrids were parked in Port Newark, New Jersey last night when water from Hurricane Sandy's storm surge apparently breached the port and submerged the vehicles. As Jalopnik has exclusively learned, the cars then caught fire and burned to the ground. » 10/30/12 8:27pm 10/30/12 8:27pm

Battery Maker That Received $249 Million From Obama Administration…

A123 Systems, the company that builds the batteries for the Fisker Karma and for the upcoming Chevy Spark EV, has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection, according to court documents. This is a major blow for the Obama administration, which has invested heavily in green energy with other companies like Solyndra… » 10/16/12 9:15am 10/16/12 9:15am