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By Jim Motavalli ·
May 31, 2013

Imagine If Bob Lutz Was in Charge of Fisker

With Chinese partners, either Henrik Fisker or Lutz could emerge as CEOs of an out-of-bankruptcy carmaker. Which one is better?

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By Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield ·
April 19, 2013

Why The Fisker Karma Was The Wrong Car At The Wrong Time

Think back to 2007, when the war on terror was in full swing, the housing bubble had yet to burst, and venture capitalists couldn’t get enough of green tech startups. And a small automotive company was founded in by automotive designer Henrik Fisker and his business partner Bernhard Koehler. From the start, Fisker Automotive had grandiose designs: to build and sell a luxury plug-in hyrbid sports sedan. But the car failed to gain the support of the EV crowd.

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By Brad Berman ·
April 11, 2013

Fisker Automotive Insider: It’s Not Over

Fisker Automotive, the maker of a $100,000 sleek plug-in hybrid, might be moving toward bankruptcy, but the company still has a future. That’s the message conveyed by a former Fisker employee with knowledge about the company’s operations, in an exclusive interview with PluginCars.com. According to the source, media reports depicting Fisker Automotive at a permanent dead-end are based on unsubstantiated information about negotiations with China-based companies vying to buy the company. Stories were leaked in order to devalue the company and drive it into bankruptcy, so an acquiring company could get a better deal.

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