Tesla Motors Loses Arbitration Hearing To Fisker Over Stolen Model S Designs

According to Fisker Automotive » 11/03/08 2:00pm 11/03/08 2:00pm, the company has emerged the victor in a lawsuit that pitted the niche hybrid automaker against , the niche electric car automaker. The , brought by Tesla, alleged that Henrik Fisker stole designs for the for his . Fisker claimed this was false and, using a with Tesla, sought…

Fisker Lines Up $65 Million Investment For Developing Plug-In Sports Car, Legal Fees

After " spy photos » 9/10/08 4:30pm 9/10/08 4:30pm" of the Fisker Karma were handed out cataloging its "testing" earlier this summer, it seems Fisker Automotive has managed to secure $65 million in funding towards production of its mega-hyped super-hybrid saloon. Not only has Fisker gotten a hot moolah injection, but venture capital mega-house…

Fisker Karma Hybrid Testing In Southern California

Despite whispers of vaporware and only a little more than four months since the original concept was debuted at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show, Fisker has handed out a set of six images of the Fisker Karma testing in Southern California. The prototype looks shockingly similar to the show car and is wearing only the… » 5/09/08 7:20pm 5/09/08 7:20pm

PopMech Analyzes The Tesla Lawsuit Shenanigans

This week we heard about a couple of lawsuits mythical electric sports car almost-manufacturer Tesla has managed to get tied up in. The first one saw Magna suing Tesla for breach of contract over its transmission design, the other was Tesla going medieval on Fisker for allegedly stealing designs associated with the … » 4/18/08 7:00pm 4/18/08 7:00pm

Detroit Auto Show: Fisker Karma Luxury Hybrid, Only $80,000

The big news today is the Fisker Karma Luxury Hybrid, which is going to come at $80,000 and deliver luxury style, GT performance and eco-friendliness. And this isn't a flight of fancy. This is a production model that will be produced in the fourth quarter of 2009 with venture capital funding by Kleiner Perkins, who… » 1/14/08 12:45pm 1/14/08 12:45pm

Detroit Auto Show: Fisker Karma Luxury Hybrid

The embargo for the Fisker Karma Luxury Hybrid from coachbuilder Fisker (responsible for questionably revised european luxury models) was broken two days ago and then unbroken by some concerned PR people and now it appears that AutoBlog.it has broken the embargo again! Molto Bene! The Karma Hybrid will be powered by… » 1/13/08 6:13pm 1/13/08 6:13pm