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  1. China: draft policy almost ready on electric-vehicle productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | INAUTONEWS

    ... on the growing electric market, such as Wanxiang Group - the Chinese auto parts conglomerate that now owns Fisker Automotive. The company could locally build Fisker NEVs and challenge the likes of Tesla or BYD - traditional automakers. The move to ...

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  2. China Drafts Policy to Allow New Electric-Vehicle ManufacturersRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    ... would pave the way for companies such as Wanxiang Group Corp., the Chinese auto-parts maker that owns Fisker Automotive, to build cars in the country and challenge Tesla Motors Inc. and BYD Co. China is promoting electric cars to reduce the nation's ...

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  3. 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco Driven, Toyota Sells Tesla Stock, Electric-Car Road Trips: Today's Car NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | GreenCarReports

    ... spin in the 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco , the most fuel-efficient version of the redesigned mid-size sedan. Fisker Automotive co-founder and namesake Henrik Fisker is scheduled to launch two new cars at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. The 2015 Subaru XV ...

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  4. Official: Elio Motors $185-million request advances under DOE's restarted ATVM loan programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Autoblog

    Controversial, helpful and finally put on hiatus, the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing loan program from the Department of Energy has had a tremendous impact on the current flock of plug-in vehicles. Before being paused in 2011, the ATVM handed out money to Ford , Nissan Fisker Automotive , and Tesla Motors .

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  5. Fisker To Launch Two New Models At Los Angeles Auto ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | GreenCarReports

    While new owner Wanxiang looks to restart production of the Fisker Karma extended-range electric sedan, the man who gave his name to the car--Henrik Fisker--seems to have plans of his own. The man after whom the now-defunct Fisker Automotive was named will appear at back-to-back press conferences at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show next week, ostensibly to introduce two new cars.

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  6. Daimler Sells Tesla Stock, Scion iM Concept Teased, CA Charging Mandate: Today's Car NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | GreenCarReports

    ... centennial in 2016. It will likely be faster than the current i8, but less efficient. Finally, it appears Fisker Automotive founder Henrik Fisker is back. He's scheduled an announcement of some sort at Ford dealer and car customizer Galpin's booth ...

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  7. Henrik Fisker To Make Announcement On Galpin Stand At L.A. Auto ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | MotorAuthority

    Henrik Fisker is probably best known for his attempt at starting an automaker but before the days of Fisker Automotive the Danish businessman was working as a car designer and running coachbuilder Fisker Coachbuild. Well, it appears Fisker isn't finished with the auto world just yet as he's reportedly set to make a presentation during the press days of the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, which takes place next month.

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  8. Henrik Fisker Returns, Will Unveil New Car with Galpin at L.A. Auto ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Car & Driver

    ... car. The 61-year-old Danish car designer extraordinaire (Aston Martin DB9, BMW Z8) and plug-in hybrid CEO (Fisker Automotive) is slotted for a 25-minute press conference next month, a day before the show opens to the public. Fisker has been missing ...

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  9. Former Fisker CEO On What Tesla Needs For SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Benzinga

    He has more than two decades of experience in the auto industry, including time as both the CEO of Fisker Automotive and an executive at General Motors Company . Posawatz has specific expertise in the area of electric vehicles, as he oversaw product innovations for the Chevrolet Volt.

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  10. Government program that loaned billions to Tesla, Fisker restartingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... program endured intense political criticism for funding not only electric-car maker Tesla Motors but also Fisker Automotive , on which it ultimately lost $139 million. Tesla, on the other hand, paid off its entire loan in May 2013, several years ...

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  11. DoE Program That Funded Tesla, Fisker To Restart; Alcoa In Line For Loan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | GreenCarReports

    The U.S. Department of Energy's $25 billion low-interest loan program may be about to start awarding new loans. The DoE's Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing program endured intense political criticism for funding not only electric-car maker Tesla Motors but also Fisker Automotive, on which it ultimately lost $139 million.

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  12. Report: New Fisker Karma will look a lot like the old oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Autoblog

    Fisker Automotive appears to be wrangling up its proverbial ducks and properly aligning them again after halting production nearly two years ago. After filing for bankruptcy, the Chinese company Wanxiang , like an angel made of money , scooped up the maker of the Karma range-extended electric sports car for the sizeable sum of $149.2 million.

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  13. Wanxiang to relaunch Fisker's Karma hybrid car, sources sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    Wanxiang Group, which bought electric car pioneer Fisker Automotive from bankruptcy, is accelerating the relaunch of Fisker's Karma hybrid luxury car. Photo: AFP Chinese auto parts producer Wanxiang Group, which bought stylish 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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  14. China's Wanxiang to relaunch Fisker Karma with 2012 design, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Automotive News

    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. Wanxiang aims to reintroduce by next year Fisker's electric cars, which enjoyed a cult following for their streamlined design among early fans including actor Leonardo DiCaprio and pop star Justin Bieber before the company's demise in 2013.

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  15. Barclays: Asia critical for Tesla Motors to meet delivery guidanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... from US govt? "Wanxiang received U.S. bankruptcy court approval on February 18, 2014, to buy the assets of Fisker Automotive, a manufacturer of plug-in hybrid sports cars that was declared bankrupt in November 2013. Wanxiang's American subsidiary ...

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  16. EDITORIAL: Giga-cronyism for Tesla in NevadaRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... bankrupt. A $119 million grant went to Ener1 for the same purpose and with the same result: bankruptcy. Fisker Automotive went belly up after it got a half-billion dollars from the government. It will always be this way, because electric cars are a ...

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  17. EDITORIAL: Giga-cronyism for Tesla in NevadaRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... bankrupt. A $119 million grant went to Ener1 for the same purpose and with the same result: bankruptcy. Fisker Automotive went belly up after it got a half-billion dollars from the government. It will always be this way, because electric cars are a ...

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  18. Gamification-Based Decision-Making in Breakthrough InnovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Sramana Mitra on Strategy

    ... prediction-markets on 10 design teams developing breakthrough innovative products for Apple Computers and Fisker Automotive. We found that design teams betting on themselves and each other resulted in odds that predicted the best concepts, with an ...

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  19. China said to mull $16 billion funding for EV chargersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Automotive News

    ... aid in June. That would pave the way for the likes of Wanxiang Group Corp., the Chinese supplier that owns Fisker Automotive, to build electric cars in the country.

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  20. China Said to Mull $16 Billion for Electric-Vehicle ChargersRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... That would pave the way for the likes of Wanxiang Group Corp., the Chinese auto-parts maker that owns Fisker Automotive, to build electric cars in the country. China's central government last month set a target for electric cars to make up at least ...

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