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Fisker Inc.’s new car will be called EMotion. After releasing several teaser images, Fisker Inc. has shown off the new EMotion that is claiming to be the first all-electric luxury sedan to boast a 400-mile (640 kilometers) range. Sporting new styles and proportions for the luxury sedan segment, the EMotion features a sculptural body and […]

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Going against irony and long odds, there are presently at least eight startup companies trying to secure ground-floor footing within the nascent U.S. plug-in car market. If not immediately obvious, that’s a lot of companies who’ve decided to reach for what could be but a needle-in-a-haystack opportunity against now-waking-up incumbent automakers flush with cash and […]

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Whenever you hear the words online reputation management, two underhanded marketing activities should immediately come to mind. The first: fake reviews. There are agencies that exist solely to place fake reviews on sites like Yelp, DealerRater, and Google Reviews to increase a business’s overall rating. For a great example of this, see Bark M.’s piece […]

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Henrik Fisker has released a teaser image of his first new car. Earlier this month, Fisker revealed he has created Fisker, Inc. and plans to launch a new, premium all-electric vehicle sporting his name. Giving us a first look at what to expect, Fisker has tweeted the above image with the caption: “A Breakthrough: Innovative […]

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Brought back to life after bankruptcy, the Fisker Karma is now the Karma Revero. The Chinese multinational Wanxiang Group bought the assets of Fisker Automotive in 2014, and yesterday revealed the 2017 Karma Revero plug-in electric hybrid in Huntington Beach, Calif. The $130,000 Revero starting price is nearly $30,000 more than the original starting price […]

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Karma Automotive will be selling its Revero four-door coupe using a business model similar to both competitor Tesla Motors’ stores and its previous incarnation, Fisker Automotive. By year end, the Revero plug-in hybrid electric car will be available through a handful of high-end franchised dealers around the country. Karma also plans a few “brand experience […]

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Karma Automotive owner Wanxiang Group has asked for Chinese government approval to build a plant manufacturing plug-in electrified vehicles (PEVs). Wanxiang plans to build an electric car plant in Hangzhou, China, the city where the automotive components manufacturing company is headquartered. According to Bloomberg, the company filed an application for an environmental impact review, which […]

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Karma Automotive is moving forward on its business plan for U.S. operations with an engineering and sales office in suburban Detroit. The former Fisker Automotive, now owned by Chinese auto parts giant Wanxiang Group, is expected to spend $3.6 million and create up to 150 new jobs. The new office will be in Troy, Mich., […]

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The new owner of sports car company Fisker is moving forward with plans for its plug-in hybrid car, but it will be leaving the Fisker name behind. When the new car is launched, it will carry the name Elux Karma, according to sources interviewed by Reuters. The sources also said the car will be later […]

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We posted a piece yesterday discussing Michigan-based battery maker A123 making some necessary steps after emerging from bankruptcy, and today have some news relating to A123, albeit more indirectly. Green Car Reports got hold of an email sent to people who had bought the initial batch of 2012 Fisker Karma models by a representative from […]

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