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Department of Energy Announces Closing of $529 Million Loan to Fisker Automotive

The Department of Energy announced today the closing of a $528.7 million loan with Fisker Automotive for the development and production of two lines of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV). The loan will support the Karma, a full-size, four-door sports sedan, and a line of family oriented models being developed under the company’s Project NINA [...]

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Fisker Automotive Expands to Accelerate Development of Next-Gen PLUGIN Hybrids

Fisker Automotive recently announced that it is expanding to accelerate development of its next generation plug-in hybrids, code named Project NINA.

Beginning March 1 Fisker Automotive’s global headquarters in Irvine, California will house all design, engineering, sales, marketing, and administrative operations. The company expects the number of new hires to expand dramatically.

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Fisker Automotive to Deliver Karma Electric Sedan 36 Months From Initial Concept

In little more than two years Fisker Automotive has established itself as a force in the automotive industry.

Significant investments from major venture capital firms, a half-billion dollar conditional loan from the U.S. government and the establishment of a global network of independent retailers highlight the new American automaker’s rapid growth.

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Electric Car Startup Fisker Breathes New life into GM Auto plant

As part of the of the Administration’s commitment to jumpstarting the production of fuel efficient vehicles in America, Vice President Joe Biden today announced Fisker Automotive is re-opening a shuttered former GM factory in Wilmington, Delaware, to produce long-range, plug-in, electric hybrid vehicles. The Wilmington assembly plant was selected by Fisker Automotive for its primary [...]

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Fisker Automotive Response to False News Reports About Department of Energy loan

American automaker Fisker Automotive was recently approved for a conditional loan of $528 million by the Department of Energy (DOE). The company has  issued this news release to set the record straight on how those funds will be used.

While news reports were mostly factual, some ignored or marginalized the truth, or sensationalized irrelevant aspects of [...]

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The Fisker Karma clean Q-Drive Powertrain designed by Quantum Fuel Systems

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. recently announced that its affiliate company Fisker Automotive made its Karma PHEV’s driving debut over the just 19 months after being introduced as a concept.

The 403hp Karma Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) attained a speed of 100 mph, but used no gasoline as it made its way around Mazda Raceway [...]

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Another US Electric Car Startup Gets Financial Help-$528 Million for Fisker Automotive

Fisker Automotive has been approved by the Department of Energy for a conditional loan of more than half a billion dollars to create affordable, fuel-efficient plug-in hybrid electric cars. A majority of the more than $528 million in low-interest funds will go toward Project NINA, which will see the design, engineering and assembly of Fisker [...]

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Fisker Reports that the "KARMA" Emissions and Fuel Economy to be Among World's Best

The Fisker Karma will emit just 83g CO2/km and have an economy rating of 3.5L/100km, according to SAE methodology measuring emissions for plug-in hybrids. Making its German debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show this month, the four-door Karma will be one of the cleanest, most fuelefficient cars in the world, but will still offer world-class [...]

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Fisker PHEV to Make it’s World Driving Debut

The Fisker Karma Plug-in Hybrid will make its world driving debut during the Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races on Saturday, August 15, just 19 months after being unveiled as a concept car.

 It will be the first time a PHEV appears on track at the event.

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It is No Wonder the Fisker Karma Sunset is Winning Awards. This is One Nice Plug-in!


Fisker Karma Sunset recognized over major manufacturer entries IRVINE, CA – June 23, 2009:

The Fisker Karma Sunset PHEV hardtop convertible coupe has been named 2009 Production Preview Concept of the Year, part of the North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards.

Henrik Fisker, CEO of California-based Fisker Automotive, accepted the honors today during a [...]

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