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    Read This: New Fisker owner ready to go broke building EVs, challenging Tesla

    Now this is the kind of fighting spirit we like to see. Lu Guanqiu is a Chinese billionaire who has visited the White House alongside Chinese president Hu Jintao in 2011. He's worth an estimated $3.1 billion. And he wants to take on Tesla Motors and other EV makers with his newly purchased ...

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    Official: The New Fisker website goes live, says Karma warranties limited to $2,000

    If there's any question where Wanxiang hopes to take the remains of Fisker Automotive, just take a look at The New Fisker, a fresh official website for the bankrupt automaker. While the text available there hedges about just when and how the company will restart production, it is clear from the ...

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    Report: Fisker hires consultant, may seek bids next month

    Fisker Automotive has hired a consultant to oversee day-to-day operations in an effort to conserve cash, and may seek partner or acquisition bids next month, Bloomberg says. Fisker spokesman Roger Ormisher says the California-based maker of the Karma extended-range plug-in luxury vehicle has ...

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    Exclusive: Fisker Karma production stoppage reaches 6 months, company claims "sufficient supply"

    One result of the litany of problems that Fisker Automotive suffered in 2012 – floods, fires and recalls – was a production stoppage of the plug-in hybrid Karma that has already lasted six months. Fisker spokesman Roger Ormisher told AutoblogGreen that the delay was due to an attempt ...

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    Geneva: Valmet Dawn gets its Tron on in Geneva

    There are a lot of ways to describe the Valmet Dawn you see pictured above, but our favorite could be mouthed by Keanu Reeves: Whoa. And then we would expand it to WTF? As in, "Whoa the F?" That's because Valmet Automotive – the makers of the Fisker Karma, among other vehicles – has ...

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    Fisker's latest Karma problems? Vehicles stuck at sea *UPDATE

    How many ways can a car be delayed? For the Fisker Karma, the answer is: a lot. Following all sorts of problems in getting the luxury plug-in hybrid to market (to say nothing of the price increases and the two insta-recalls), Fisker's latest problem is, apparently, having finished vehicles that ...

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    Why is old info about Fisker building Karma in Finland news again? ABC and Sarah Palin

    That the $95,900 Fisker Karma would be built in Finland was never a secret, never up for debate. The car was delayed, and now costs more than it was originally supposed to, but the Finland thing has remained intact. In fact, when the automaker applied for its DOE Advanced Technology Vehicles ...

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    Fisker won't need all that Delaware factory space after all...

    Fisker Automotive hopes to eventually make use of a former General Motors manufacturing plant in Wilmington, DE to produce its vehicles. However, the startup automaker apparently needs only a third of the factory's total floor space, which will leave potential capacity for around annual 200,000 ...

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    Think restarts production in Finland, first deliveries scheduled before Christmas

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    A little later than anticipated, Think has re-started production of the City electric vehicles at Valmet Automotive's plant in Uusikaupunki, Finland. The first vehicles – at least 2,300 have been ordered -– will be delivered to ...

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    Think exits bankruptcy, gets $47m for production move to Finland

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    Recent reports that Think would move the manufacturing location of its City electric cars from Norway to Finland were true. The Norwegian EV company has some even better news, though: it has received approval for its debt settlement plan and ...

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    Will Fisker's outsourcing produce results where so many others failed?

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    When Ford announced its tie-up with Magna International to build an electric vehicle earlier this year, there was a lot to learn about how the auto industry as a whole can benefit from these kinds of partnerships. Now, in a ...

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    Fisker and Valmet finalize Finnish production deal

    While Tesla Motors has been scrambling just to stay solvent in recent weeks, arch-rival Fisker Automotive seems to be streaming ahead. Fisker just opened a Michigan engineering facility a few days ago and the startup has now finalized its deal to manufacture the Karma in Finland. Valmet Automotive ...


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