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    Report: Former Fisker CEO has some advice for Tesla Motors
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    Former Fisker Automotive CEO and ex-Chevrolet Volt vehicle-line director Tony Posawatz has some words of caution for Tesla Motors. The long-time automaker executive questions the California automaker's long-term viability – and gives some praise – in a talk with Benzinga, which you ...

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    Exclusive: All the details on Plug In 2014 electric vehicle conference you could ever want
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    One of the best parts of the Plug In 2014 Conference in San Jose, CA last week was getting to listen in on thoughts about the state of the plug-in vehicle industry from people who have been involved with it for ages. They bristle when you call them the "Old Guard" (learned that one the hard way), ...

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    Official: Former Volt, Fisker executive Tony Posawatz joins Electrification Coalition
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    When it comes to choosing a guy who's gone from Rocky Mountain High to sea level in the electric vehicle world, the Electrification Coalition couldn't have made a better choice. The EV advocacy group has tapped Tony Posawatz, he of the former Chevrolet Volt and Fisker Automotive fame, to help ...

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    Rumormill: Fisker CEO Tony Posawatz steps down, Bernhard Koehler steps in
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    The position of CEO of Fisker has once changed hands. In early 2012, company co-founder Henrik Fisker stepped down and Tom LaSorda took the position. LaSorda gave it up in August of that year to former Chevy Volt honcho Tony Posawatz. It's now twelve months later, and Posawatz is reportedly ...

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    Report: Fisker execs will be questioned today over DOE loan, repayments
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    As we get ready for a Congressional hearing later today, news of money that Fisker Automotive owes to the US government is on the mind of regulators and the public. Therefore, the US Department of Energy has announced that it did recently collect $21 million from the struggling automaker. The DOE ...

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    Video: Fisker CEO Tony Posawatz asks investors for patience, says new tech can take time
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    Tony Posawatz, president and CEO of Fisker Automotive, recently made the case for how Fisker and other cleantech companies can find the right investors. Speaking at a conference in Santa Barbara, CA, Posawatz said new clean technologies take years to be adopted and investors should be ...

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    Report: As Fisker leaves his company, he buys brand-new Karma plug-in hybrid
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    Well at least Henrik Fisker is putting his money where his mouth is. Or was. The co-founder of his eponymous California-based extended-range plug-in vehicle maker, who resigned as executive chairman and left the company last week, did his former company a solid and bought a Fisker Karma from a ...

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    Report: Fisker to delay Karma production because of A123 battery shortage
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    Fisker Automotive will postpone production of its Karma extended-range plug-in vehicle until the future of bankrupt battery maker A123 Systems is resolved, Bloomberg reports, citing an interview with the automaker's CEO. During an interview at this week's Los Angeles Auto Show, Tony Posawatz ...

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    Fisker confirms BMW 3-series turbo engine will power Atlantic, still hoping to build in Delaware
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    Although plans haven't been finalized for the upcoming Fisker Atlantic (plans like, say, determining if Fisker will even have enough money to build the car) the company has already figured out what will be under the hood: an engine from the BMW 3-series. Fisker has inked an agreement with BMW to ...

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    Report: Fisker needs $150 million to build Atlantic
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    So what is the first order of business for new Fisker CEO Tony Posawatz? Certainly putting out fires. But he's also going to be doing some hat-in-hand work, according to a report from Reuters. Posawatz knows what it takes to get an electric car to market, but Fisker is some $150 million short of ...

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    Official: New Fisker CEO, Tony Posawatz, was lead director of Chevy Volt
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    Tony Posawatz is a familiar face in the green car world, having played a prominent and public role in the development of the Chevrolet Volt as the vehicle line director for GM's plug-in hybrid. Today, we learn that Posawatz – who retired from GM last month – will be spending even more ...

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    Report: Volt vehicle line director Posawatz retires from GM
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    Tony Posawatz, the longtime General Motors executive who became vehicle line director of the Chevrolet Volt extended-range plug-in, retired from the U.S. automaker after more than a quarter-century with the company, Green Car Reports reported. Posawatz was appointed to the position in March 2006 ...

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    Exclusive: EVS: Why LA is the right place for this year's biggest electric vehicle conference
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    The 26th annual Electric Vehicle Symposium is taking place in Los Angeles, CA this week and the biggest news items are the details on the new Toyota RAV4 EV and the SAE-approved DC fast charging combo plug. But there is much more here on the show floor, and things got off to a good start during ...

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    Q: Did GM's Tony Posawatz coin the term "range anxiety"?
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    We know that General Motors has tried to trademark "range anxiety," but did someone in the company actually come up with the term? In an interview with Txchnologist, GE's new science and technology magazine, Posawatz said: I think I am not officially credited, but I probably coined the term ...

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    Nissan Leaf vs. Chevy Volt debate goes National (Public Radio)
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    Coming up this afternoon, the heated discussions we have here on AutoblogGreen about the merits of the Nissan Leaf in comparison to the Chevrolet Volt will take to the public airwaves. Sometime during the 2 p.m. (EDT) hour of NPR's Science Friday show today, Nissan's Mark Perry, Nissan's director ...

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    Ask GM's Tony DiSalle and Tony Posawatz your questions about Volt pricing and ordering, Tuesday 4pm EDT
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    At 9 am PDT this morning (noon EDT), General Motors marketing VP Joel Ewanick will be making an announcement at the Plug-In 2010 conference in San Jose, CA, about the sticker price and ordering process for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. ...

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    Executives online for live webchat at 4pm today to discuss Chevy Volt battery news
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    Later today, General Motors will make some announcements* regarding the battery pack in the Chevrolet Volt. Volt marketing director Tony DiSalle and vehicle line director Tony Posawatz will be hitting the keyboards this afternoon to answer any questions from readers about the news. General ...

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    Webchat: Discuss the free Chevrolet Volt home charging stations
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    After Thursday's announcement that up to 4,400 buyers of the Chevrolet Volt will be eligible to get a free 240-volt home charging station, General Motors will hold a live webchat later today at 11 am EDT. The chargers will some from ECOtality and Coulomb Technologies, so it only makes sense to ...

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    Plug In America test drives the Chevy Volt *UPDATE
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    Plug In America and the Chevy Volt – Click above to watch video after the jump
    What happens when members of Plug In America (PIA) spend some time with the Chevrolet Volt? The rest of us get to ride along in this relaxed video. One way you can tell PIA is more interested in the way the ...

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    At Witz' End: Notes from "The Business of Plugging In"
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    EV business may be booming soon I dropped by the Center for Automotive Research's (CAR) "The Business of Plugging In" conference in Detroit recently and came away with a collection of quotes and ...

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