Category Archives: Fisker

Are Any Fisker Patents Worth Bidding for the Company?

To view the entire photo gallery in your choice of 2D or stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player or here for an HTML applet A bankruptcy judge will take bids today in an auction for the remains … Continue reading

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Fisker Karma in 3D

To view the entire photo gallery in your choice of 2D or stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player or here for an HTML applet The Fisker Karma has been in the news lately, partly because one caught … Continue reading

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Second Fisker Karma Burns – Was Engine/Exhaust Packaging & Heat to Blame?

Welcome Instapundit readers. After you’re done reading this post, please take the time to check out our home page and archives. This past May, when a two month old Fisker Karma caught fire and started a house fire in Texas, … Continue reading

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Will Fire Safety Concerns Slow EV Acceptance?

Welcome Instapundit readers! Thanks for stopping by Cars In Depth. When you’re  done reading this post, feel free to check out the home page or our archives. In addition  to news and comment about cars, Cars In Depth is the … Continue reading

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Fire Official Blames Fisker Karma for House Fire, Fisker “Has Not Ruled Out Fraud”

For the first time, a newly produced electric car has been cited by a fire investigator as the cause of a house fire. Previous house fires involving Chevy Volts have been traced to origins outside those EVs. A Sugar Land, … Continue reading

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A123 Announces Battery Defect
Fisker to Replace all Karma Batteries

After lithium-ion battery supplier A123 announced that they have discovered manufacturing defects in some of the battery cells produced for the Fisker Karma by their new Livonia, Michigan plant, Fisker has started to roll out a battery replacement program for … Continue reading

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Are Fiskers Breaking Down?
Consumer Reports’ Bad Karma
UPDATE: Fisker Response
UPDATE #2: Dealer Responds to Report of 2nd Breakdown
UPDATE #3: Eyewitness Rebuts Dealer

NOTE: Welcome Instapundit readers. When you’re done reading this post, please take the time to check out our homepage and archives. Consumer Reports bought a Fisker Karma to test the luxury extended range EV, and they weren’t able to even … Continue reading

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Those That Live by the Celebrity Sword, Die by it Too

Maybe hitching your wagon to some celebrity’s fame may not be the best way to market your wares. Last fall GM arranged for West Coast Customs to do their thing to a CTS-V coupe for Justin Bieber. That generosity was … Continue reading

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Fisker Karma Joins Chevy Volt With Potential Battery Temperature Problems

Video: A123 Systems Just as the flurry of news about the potential fire risk in the Chevy Volt’s battery pack was dying down, Bloomberg reports that the battery manufacturer for another high profile electric vehicle, the Fisker Karma luxury extended … Continue reading

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