​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

​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

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

Road Raging Porsche Deals Itself Some Sweet Instant Karma

This dash cam'ed car and Porsche Cayenne appear to be provoking each other somewhere on the streets of Moldova. But when the Porsche tries to out-asshole the car with the camera, he deals himself a face-full of "nope." » 3/19/14 11:59am 3/19/14 11:59am

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

The Horribly Ironic Reason Why 338 Fisker Karmas Were Destroyed

When we exclusively reported on dozens of Fisker Karmas being destroyed by water and flames during Superstorm Sandy, we didn't yet have a full picture of just how bad the damage to the luxury hybrid brand was. » 1/03/13 9:00am 1/03/13 9:00am

Leaked Document Shows Fisker Has More Issues Than Fiery Cars

The Fisker Karma is a lovely car. It's long, low, striking, and sort of looks like a couple of mermaids going at it in a sleeping bag. It also costs over $100 grand, and has certainly had its share of little annoyances. Like fires and such. » 8/22/12 10:30am 8/22/12 10:30am

Fisker Recalls All Karma Hybrid EVs Over Fire Risk

Fisker is again recalling the Fisker Karma hyrbid-electric luxury vehicle after the most recent fire was linked to a faulty cooling fan. There are approximately 1,000 of these EVs on the road and two fires so far this summer. » 8/18/12 5:48pm 8/18/12 5:48pm

Fisker Assures Us They Have No Idea Why Their Cars Keep Catching On Fire

Fisker took time to respond to the Fisker Karma fire we exclusively first reported this weekend. They agree with our analysis that the fire probably wasn't battery related. » 8/13/12 6:00pm 8/13/12 6:00pm

Exclusive: Fisker Karma Hybrid Sets Itself On Fire And Burns While…

A Fisker Karma hybrid-electric luxury sedan set itself on fire earlier this evening as the owner went to purchase groceries, Jalopnik has exclusively learned. The cause of the fire is unknown but photos show extensive damage to the front left quadrant of the car. » 8/10/12 10:22pm 8/10/12 10:22pm

Fisker Recalls Karma Over Fire-Prone Hose Clamps, Again

Despite past recalls, your Fisker Karma may still be trying to set you on fire. Fisker is recalling 19 Karmas for improperly-mounted hose clamps, just like they did last year. » 6/05/12 2:30pm 6/05/12 2:30pm

Brand New Fisker Karma Blamed For House Fire

Fisker's hybrid-electric Karma is being blamed for a house fire in Sugar Land, Texas that occurred last week. Three minutes after the owner pulled into his garage, his electric luxury sedan burst into flames, torching his two other cars and a sizable chunk of his house. » 5/08/12 2:40pm 5/08/12 2:40pm

Why Are Fisker Karmas Breaking Down?

The lovers of indecipherable circular symbology at Consumer Reports don't do the whole "give us free cars to maybe write about" thing. They went out and bought a $107,000 Fisker Karma range-extended electric car to test. It promptly broke down for reasons no one has explained. This follows photos of a possibly broken… » 3/08/12 4:30pm 3/08/12 4:30pm

Colin Powell parks his $97K luxury hybrid like an asshat

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell was the third person to get a Fisker Karma luxury hybrid (behind Leonardo DiCaprio and Al Gore), but he has the honor of being the first person we've seen to park it like an asshat. Congrats! » 12/22/11 4:00pm 12/22/11 4:00pm

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

The second-best photo from the Vancouver riots

Even as the remains of vehicles still smoldered in downtown Vancouver after Thursday's hockey hooligan riots, many Vancouverites vowed to set things right. Here's one way they did it: Covering a police cruiser in scores of thank-you post-its. » 6/17/11 3:00pm 6/17/11 3:00pm

Feds estimate Fisker Karma will get 82 MPG

While Fisker's still ramping up production on the Karma plug-in hybrid, a new federal report reveals the government's estimate of the Karma's fuel economy: 82 miles per gallon. Also, that $25 billion in loans for fuel sippers? Not likely. » 3/30/11 4:45pm 3/30/11 4:45pm

Fisker Karma arrival slips to July

The $95,900 Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid set to launch last year, then this April, now won't roll into U.S. customers' driveways until June, and then only for "VIPs." Lesser Fisker owners will get theirs after July. » 3/14/11 3:00pm 3/14/11 3:00pm

Fisker to sell "at least 7,000" Karma sports cars this year, make pigs…

Electric car maker Fisker Automotive says it expects to sell "at least 7,000 units" of its first car, the $87,900 Karma hybrid sports car, before the end of the year. » 3/07/11 10:15am 3/07/11 10:15am

Fisker Karma Production Pushed Back Again

After saying the $95,000 Fisker Karma luxury plug-in hybrid would launch in February, Fisker has pushed production back to March, and dealers say don't expect a car before April. Oh, and it's key tech supplier missed a debt payment. » 1/21/11 12:00pm 1/21/11 12:00pm