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

    Sunday Sep 21 | 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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  2. Wanxiang to relaunch Fisker's Karma hybrid car, sources sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | 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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  3. China's Wanxiang to relaunch Fisker Karma with 2012 design, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | 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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  4. Barclays: Asia critical for Tesla Motors to meet delivery guidanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | 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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  5. EDITORIAL: Giga-cronyism for Tesla in NevadaRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | 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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  6. EDITORIAL: Giga-cronyism for Tesla in NevadaRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. BYD: China's New EV Push, But Competition Is Also RisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Barron's

    ... 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. Deutsche Bank yesterday noted the lengthening list of electric car models that are ...

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  11. China considering $16 billion for electric-vehicle chargersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... in June. That would pave the way for the likes of Wanxiang Group, 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 ...

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  12. China Said to Consider $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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  13. How a Silicon Valley startup and its $529,000 electric supercar shadow TeslaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | Automotive News

    ... They kept the coupe project a secret to help Renovo avoid the fate of high-profile EV start-ups such as Fisker Automotive and Coda Automotive, which ended up in bankruptcy. "There were a lot of EV companies that announced things that they thought ...

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  14. Saleen, bullish on EVs, reinvents Tesla Model SRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2014 | Automotive News

    ... the 4Sixteen project was vice president of advanced engineering Sven Etzelsberger, a five-year veteran of Fisker Automotive whom Saleen hired in 2013 after the fledging EV maker laid off most of its workforce ahead of its bankruptcy filing. "Our ...

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  15. GM veteran, Fisker boss Posawatz to join INRIX boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Automotive News

    Tony Posawatz, the former vehicle line director for the Chevrolet Volt who also briefly headed Fisker Automotive, has joined the board of directors for telematics company INRIX.

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  16. INRIX Appoints Former General Motors Executive Tony Posawatz to Its Board of DirectorsRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | WJRT

    ... and clean tech consultancy. Before founding Invictus iCAR, Mr. Posawatz served as President and CEO of Fisker Automotive from to August 2013. Previously, Mr. Posawatz was an executive at GM where he helped lead the company's full-size truck business ...

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  17. INRIX Appoints Former General Motors Executive Tony Posawatz to Its Board of DirectorsRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | BroadcastNewsroom

    ... and clean tech consultancy. Before founding Invictus iCAR, Mr. Posawatz served as President and CEO of Fisker Automotive from to August 2013. Previously, Mr. Posawatz was an executive at GM where he helped lead the company's full-size truck business ...

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  18. Nuclear startup Transatomic Power scores seed funding from Founders FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | GigaOM

    ... bets, in the wake of some weak returns and high-profile bankruptcies from companies like Solyndra and Fisker Automotive. But there have been some big successes, too, like Tesla Motors, SolarCity, Opower and others. While I wouldn't expect the same ...

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  19. After fixing '250 bugs,' Fisker electric cars will resume production - in FinlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | VentureBeat

    ... second model-perhaps under a different name than Atlantic-once production of the Karma resumes. The former Fisker Automotive halted Karma assembly at the Valmet plant in Finland in July 2012, following a battery-pack recall due to defective ...

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  20. Here come Chinese suppliersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Automotive News

    ... Ohio, plant. * Wanxiang Group Co., China's largest producer of chassis components, acquired bankrupt Fisker Automotive and aims to resume vehicle production. * The corporate parent of Yapp Automotive Parts Co., China's largest supplier of plastic ...

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