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Fisker Is Bleeding Itself To Death

“My ethics told me I had to leave. I had to follow ethical standards. I still love the company. It was my life.” Henrik Fisker sounded angry about what had been going on, but he refused to say much beyond that by way of specifics. What is clear, though, is that past few months have been rougher for the company that… » 3/29/13 4:25pm 3/29/13 4:25pm

Fisker finally gets EPA approval, sells first Karma

After years of delay, Fisker Auto has cleared one final hurdle with the achievement of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency emissions approval, and the first cash for a Fisker Karma has traded hands. How much gas those wealthy Karma buyers will save is still a mystery, but not for much longer. UPDATE Mystery over. » 10/18/11 4:45pm 10/18/11 4:45pm

Fisker Buys GM Plant To Develop Chevy Volt-Killing Mid-Size

Alongside Vice President Joe Biden, Fisker Automotive executives announced today they'll buy GM's now shuttered Wilmington, Delaware assembly plant to develop "Project NINA," an "affordable, family-oriented plug-in hybrid sedan." So, basically, GM's selling Fisker a factory to develop a Volt-killer. » 10/27/09 10:30am 10/27/09 10:30am

Fisker Seeks Arbitration With Tesla In Ongoing Eco Slap Fight

It looks like Henrik Fisker and company are asking to have the Tesla suit arbitrated in Orange County. As you're all well aware, neither Fisker nor Tesla are actually making cars but are instead just suing the crap out of each other over various charges (here's an explanation of the Tesla and Fisker suit). Long story… » 5/15/08 5:00pm 5/15/08 5:00pm

Artega GT Nearing Production, Hundreds Cheer

It's been nearly a year since a promising little coupe rolled into the Geneva show floodlights. Back then, the Henrik Fisker-designed Artega GT was just a rolling chassis with Porsche cues atop, accompanied by promises of 300-horsepower VW engines, light weight and a fair asking price. We saw it again in Frankfurt,… » 2/05/08 8:30am 2/05/08 8:30am

Teaser of Fisker Coachbuild Hybrid Breaks Cover

Yesterday, we saw designer-coachbuilder Henrik Fisker striding through the SEMA crowds. Dressed in ultra-European finery, the portly, blond Dane looked like Lord Mountbatten at a Good Charlotte concert. Now, the company that bears his name has released an image of the car that may redefine what we think about hybrids.… » 10/31/07 10:00am 10/31/07 10:00am