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Fisker Auction Delayed As Bidding Price Doubles

January 16th, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro

With the surprise last-minute bid for the remains of Fisker Automotive, a Federal judge deceded to delay the Fisker auction until late February. In response to a better bid from the Wanxiang Group, Hybrid Holdings LLC. has more than doubled its bid. Is this the beginning of a bidding war? Sure seems like it


Fisker Going To Auction In October

September 19th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

In a bid to get back the some $168 million Fisker still owes the Feds, the rights to the Fisker name and technology will be put up for bid this October. Is Fisker’s fate sealed


Official Bid Made For Fisker As Government Mulls Auction

September 17th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

The long, drawn-out death of Fisker has been carried out in slow motion the past few months as the automaker sought one last lifeline. So far though nobody has stepped up to save Fisker, and the vultures are circling. Germany's Fritz Nol has put in a bid for Fisker, and government handlers are said to be considering an auction to try and recoup as much money as possible


China’s BAIC Considering Fisker Purchase?

July 22nd, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

It’s been awhile since we heard from Fisker Automotive, and with good reason. While the green automakers has managed to (barely) stave off bankruptcy, execs have been scrambling to find a buyer for the builder of the Karma hybrid. Once again Fisker has looked to China for salvation, and has reportedly found a suitor in


Fisker Lost $35,000 On Every Karma Sold

June 18th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Why did Fisker Automotive fail? There are plenty of reasons, though newly revealed internal documents reveal the biggest reason of all. The only product Fisker sold, the Karma sedan, cost the company $35,000 more than they sold it for. Add to that lavish spending by executives and costly engineering mistakes, and you have a company that was doomed to fail from the beginning


Fisker Karma Owners Lining Up For Destino V8 Conversion

May 7th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Despite its shortcomings as a green car, the Fisker Karma is still very much a gorgeous vehicle. It was so sexy that the Bob Lutz-backed VL Productions planned on producing a V8-powered version called the Destino. As it turns out the failure of Fisker may have been a blessing for Destino fans, as hundreds of Karma owners are reportedly seeking the 556 horsepower conversion for their former green cars


If You’re Lucky, You Can Own A Fisker Karma For Just $500

February 18th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

With a $100,000 price tag, the Fisker Karma is one of the more expensive options when it comes to buying a “green” car. But what if you could get a Fisker Karma for just $500? One lucky person will be granted that wish, and the odds will be in their favor


Fisker Hasn’t Built A Car In Six Months, Looks To China For New Sales

January 18th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

2012 was not a good year for green car maker Fisker, makers of the Fisker Karma, and the news isn’t getting any better. A new report reveals that Fisker hasn’t built a car in six months, which is troubling in and of itself. Even worse though, Fisker claims this is no big deal, because they have a “sufficient supply” of Karma hybrids on hand. So why is that bad


Insurance Company Refuses To Pay For Waterlogged Fisker Karmas

January 4th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

We all know somebody who seems to never catch a break. Sometimes their “bad luck” is merely a result of their own poor decisions. But sometimes, these people seem to get screwed by fate time and again, through no fault of their own. Fisker Automotive has made plenty of poor decisions, but this time it really seems like they’re getting screwed, as their insurance company is refusing to pay for $33 million worth of Karma hybrids destroyed by Hurricane Sandy


Fisker Planning “Entry Level” Chevy Volt Competitor, Could Align With Chrysler

November 13th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

While 2012 hasn’t been a great year for Fisker Automotive, the luxury hybrid car maker is still chugging along and looking forward. A new report suggests that Fisker is currently planning a third “entry level” model due to compete with the most successful plug-in hybrid on the market, the Chevy Volt. But will this affordable Fisker arrive in time


Fisker Karma Gets SEMA Makeover, Movie Role

October 23rd, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Fisker hasn’t had a great year, but the plug-in hybrid car company is chugging along and starting to build some serious cred as the green car of choice for the affluent. What started with a chrome Fisker Karma owned by Justin Bieber is snowballing into a display at the massive SEMA Show in Las Vegas, as well as a cameo role in the upcoming spy movie Paranoia.


Fisker Considering Building Boats? Maybe One Day

October 22nd, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Despite what most analysts would call a bad year, at least publicity-wise, Fisker is plugging along raising money left and right. The maker of the Fisker Karma needs to start making some money though, and founder Henrik Fisker may be considering expansion beyond the auto industry...specifically building a hybrid boats



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