Fisker

Henrik Fisker, Aston Martin settle suit over Thunderbolt design

4:15 pm U.S. ET | April 8, 2015

Aston Martin has put the brakes on Henrik Fisker's return to the auto industry. Fisker, sued by Aston Martin late last month over plans to produce a $400,000 supercar called the Thunderbolt, has agreed to drop those plans to settle the suit....
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Aston Martin claims Henrik Fisker's Thunderbolt is unauthorized copy

8:59 pm U.S. ET | March 26, 2015

Aston Martin said Henrik Fisker’s “Thunderbolt” prototype for a $400,000 GT coupe is an unauthorized copy of its iconic sports cars featured in James Bond movies for 50 years....
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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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BLOG: Fisker flexes muscle with coachbuilt 725-hp Mustang

2:55 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2014

Henrik Fisker, the Danish designer behind the Aston Martin DB9, BMW Z8 and the ill-fated Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid, apparently can design an American muscle car, too....
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China's Wanxiang to relaunch Fisker Karma with 2012 design, report says

4:32 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 18, 2014

Chinese auto parts producer Wanxiang Group, which bought electric car pioneer Fisker Automotive from bankruptcy, is accelerating the relaunch of Fisker's Karma hybrid luxury car by using a design from the company's last year of production, people close to the companies said....
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GreenTech electric vehicle venture anticipates U.S. production in 4th quarter

5:20 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2014

A Chinese-affiliated electric vehicle venture that has generated more curiosity than cars during the past five years anticipates launching U.S. production by the end of this year....
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Former GM veteran, Fisker boss Posawatz to join INRIX board

4:12 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 14, 2014

Tony Posawatz, the former vehicle line director for the Chevrolet Volt who also briefly headed Fisker Automotive, has joined the board of directors for telematics company INRIX....
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PLUGGING IN

Chinese supplier lays plans to revive Fisker and give itself a jolt

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2014

If Lu Guanqiu has his way, his Wanxiang Group will bring the Fisker Karma back to life and establish the Chinese supplier as a high-profile coach-builder in the United States. There are big ifs. But Lu is not accustomed to failure....
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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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Fisker's new owner: 'I'll burn as much cash as it takes'

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

The Chinese auto parts magnate who bought Fisker Automotive at a bankruptcy auction in February has nursed a desire to build cars since the 1980s. Now, Lu Guanqiu, the billionaire chairman and founder of Wanxiang Group, China's largest supplier, is getting his chance....
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Fisker boss will 'burn as much cash as it takes' as it takes on Tesla

7:05 am U.S. ET | May 19, 2014

The Chinese billionaire who bought Fisker Automotive Holdings Inc. at a bankruptcy auction is planning to build a new slate of electric-drive cars in the United States, challenging Tesla Motors Inc. on its home turf....
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Merger links Lutz's VL with Virginia governor's EV venture

5:24 pm U.S. ET | May 6, 2014

VL Automotive, a sports car start-up founded by Detroit 3 veteran Bob Lutz, has merged with EV venture GreenTech Automotive to bring its Fisker Karma-based Destino car to market....
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Former Fisker creditors seek OK to file liquidation plan

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

Creditors of the former Fisker Automotive Holdings are seeking permission to file their own liquidation plan for the defunct maker of luxury plug-in hybrids cars, saying the company is insisting on terms that would harm unsecured creditors and put plan-approval at risk....
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