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China's Wanxiang to rebrand Fisker as Elux, report says

9:26 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015

Chinese auto parts maker Wanxiang Group will push back its planned relaunch of the defunct Fisker Karma hybrid sports car until mid-2016 and rebrand Fisker Automotive as Elux, two sources familiar with the plan told Reuters on Sunday....
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Fisker's Chinese owner plans 2nd model after Karma output resumes

5:51 pm U.S. ET | July 25, 2014

The Chinese owner of Fisker Automotive hopes to launch a second model that would join the $100,000 Karma luxury plug-in hybrid in three years, according to the company’s chairman....
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A123 buys Leyden battery tech, which may be used in Chinese parent's EVs

6:48 am U.S. ET | June 17, 2014

A123 Systems, the battery maker bought by Wanxiang Group after it sought bankruptcy protection in 2012, purchased technology from Leyden Energy that the Chinese parent may use to make electric cars....
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