Fisker exec Klatt hired by CCS to chair master's program

4:07 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014

The College for Creative Studies in Detroit has named former Fisker Automotive executive Alexander Klatt as the chairman of its transportation design master's degree program. Klatt, 50, was the vice president of global design at Fisker, where he led a design team that developed the Karma and Atlantic hybrid sports cars.... Read More »

Fisker bidder taps former Ford exec Leach to bolster management

11:25 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014

A Hong Kong bidder for Fisker Automotive has hired former Ford executive Martin Leach in anticipation of possibly winning Wednesday's bankruptcy auction for the assets of the defunct maker of a plug-in hybrid sports car.... Read More »

Fisker assets spur Chinese duel with patents as top prize

Feb. 7, 2014 06:01 CET

Two Chinese-backed companies are locked in a bidding war, culminating next week, to take over bankrupt carmaker Fisker Automotive. The prize is 18 patents and a possible toehold in the U.S. and Chinese markets.... Read More »

Fisker's remains spark Chinese battle for patent prize

12:34 am U.S. ET | Feb. 6, 2014

Two Chinese-backed companies are locked in a bidding war, culminating next week, to take over bankrupt Fisker Automotive Holdings.... Read More »

Fisker suitor seeks direct appeal of credit-bid cap

7:43 am U.S. ET | Jan. 29, 2014

Hybrid Tech Holdings is seeking to appeal a bankruptcy judge's ruling that capped its right to “credit bid” for the failed luxury hybrid automaker Fisker Automotive at $25 million.... Read More »

Karma chameleons? Lutz company snaps up Fiskers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2014

A year-old vehicle conversion company backed by retired General Motors product chief Bob Lutz is soliciting Fisker dealers to take unsold cars off their hands.... Read More »

DOE chief: Fisker's Chinese buyer must keep work in U.S.

12:43 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 22, 2014

The winner between two Chinese-backed bidders for assets of bankrupt electric-car maker Fisker Automotive will have to keep manufacturing and research in the United States, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said.... Read More »

Fisker auction set for Feb. 12 by U.S. bankruptcy court

12:48 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 17, 2014

A Chinese auto parts maker and a Hong Kong businessman will square off in an auction for Fisker Automotive, the defunct maker of a plug-in hybrid sports car, a Bankruptcy Court judge ruled today.... Read More »

Fisker assets to be sold at auction after lender bid limited

7:46 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 10, 2014

Fisker Automotive's assets will be sold at auction after a judge limited the amount of debt that lender Hybrid Tech Holdings can trade for the company.... Read More »

U.S. judge clears way for China's Wanxiang to bid for Fisker

3:47 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 10, 2014

A federal bankruptcy judge rejected a planned sale of Fisker Automotive to a Hong Kong tycoon, opening the way for China's largest auto parts company to buy the defunct maker of the Karma plug-in hybrid sports car.... Read More »

Fisker seeks rejection of Chinese suitor it blames for its bankruptcy

3:49 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 2, 2014

Fisker Automotive, the bankrupt maker of a plug-in hybrid sports car, asked a federal judge to approve its proposed sale to a Hong Kong tycoon rather than a Chinese suitor that Fisker alleged was to blame for its failure.... Read More »

Chinese supplier Wanxiang makes last-minute Fisker bid

1:23 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 31, 2013

A unit of Wanxiang Group, China's largest auto parts company, made a surprise bid for Fisker Automotive just days before the bankrupt maker of the Karma plug-in hybrid sports car was to be sold to a Hong Kong tycoon, according to court documents.... Read More »

Fisker founder, former directors sued by investor over collapse

1:39 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2013

Fisker Automotive founder Henrik Fisker and the hybrid carmaker's former directors were sued by investor Atlas Capital Management LP over $2 million in losses it allegedly suffered in the bankrupt company's collapse.... Read More »

Fisker won't build cars at former GM plant, Del. senator says

12:34 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 19, 2013

Fisker Automotive, the bankrupt electric-car maker, won't use a shuttered GM plant it bought in Delaware even if its new owner resumes production, Delaware Senator Tom Carper said today.... Read More »

Fisker's quick sale through bankruptcy remains on track

6:47 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 10, 2013

Fisker might not be making its plug-in Karma sports cars anymore, but it still knows speed. The company's lawyers convinced a bankruptcy judge on Tuesday that its Chapter 11 should proceed at an unusually rapid pace.... Read More »

Fisker sale may come by Jan. 3

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013

Fisker Automotive Inc., the hybrid-car maker that failed after losing a U.S. government loan, may be sold by Jan. 3 under a schedule approved by the judge overseeing its bankruptcy case.... Read More »

Fisker sale may be approved Jan. 3, bankruptcy judge says

3:34 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2013

Fisker may be sold by Jan. 3 under an accelerated schedule approved by the judge overseeing its bankruptcy case. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross on Tuesday approved a faster-than-normal sale process for the company, which filed for bankruptcy on Nov. 22.... Read More »

Lutz: Corvette-powered Karmas coming in 2014

12:04 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 18, 2013

VL Automotive, a Detroit venture backed by former General Motors' vice chairman Bob Lutz, is moving ahead with plans to convert Fisker Karmas from hybrid power to Corvette power.... Read More »

Hong Kong tycoon likely winner of U.S. loan to Fisker, report says

10:04 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 17, 2013

An investor group led by Hong Kong tycoon Richard Li is the likely winner of a government loan owed by Fisker Automotive, the now-dormant maker of plug-in hybrid sports cars, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.... Read More »

Fisker loan heads to auction block as U.S. seeks bids

1:00 am U.S. ET | Oct. 11, 2013

The Department of Energy will consider bids to purchase Fisker Automotive's government loan on Friday in what could be the start of a lengthy and expensive process to revive the dormant green-car startup.... Read More »

Fisker's green energy loan headed for auction block, U.S. says

5:59 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 17, 2013

Following the failure of Fisker Automotive to repay federal loans, the Department of Energy will try to unload its loan in the plug-in electric car maker through an auction, the agency said Tuesday.... Read More »

Fisker's loan up for sale after missed payments to U.S., report says

12:18 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2013

Following the failure of Fisker Automotive Inc. to repay federal loans, the U.S. Department of Energy is trying to unload its loan in the plug-in electric car maker, either through a straight sale or through an auction, The Wall Street Journal reported.... Read More »

U.S. to resume alternative-vehicle loan program

4:04 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2013

A federal alternative-vehicle loan program criticized by Republican lawmakers for financing two failed startups will resume marketing to industry groups and possible applicants, the Energy Department said Tuesday.... Read More »

2 affiliates of electric-car maker Coda seek bankruptcy protection

12:49 pm U.S. ET | June 11, 2013

Two affiliates of failed California electric-car maker Coda Automotive filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in another sign of the challenges facing the green car industry.... Read More »

Former Fisker chairman Ray Lane leaves board as bidders circle automaker

4:06 pm U.S. ET | May 28, 2013

Ray Lane, a key investor and former chairman of Fisker Automotive, left the company's board of directors late last week, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers confirmed on Tuesday.... Read More »

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