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  1. Best Design-Driven Startups of the DecadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sramana Mitra on Strategy

    ... the spectrum are the automotive startups and there are few businesses that can be as challenging as these. Fisker Automotive (founded 2007) and Tesla Motor (founded 2003) are two of the latest arrivals on the automotive scene, which is known to be ...

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  2. Thunderbolts are (not) go! Aston Martin is not pleased with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Digital Trends

    ... notably contributing to the DB9. His next significant contribution to the automotive world was stating Fisker Automotive, planning to sell sporty plug-in hybrids like the Fisker Karma. Financial problems forced the company to file for bankruptcy, ...

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  3. Obama Gives a $259 Million Taxpayer Backed Loan to Green Car Company Worth $15.7 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Right Wing News

    ... five companies with loans, including two that the agency discontinued. The program's biggest black eye is Fisker Automotive, an electric vehicle company that received a $529 million loan in April 2010 but declared bankruptcy just three years later. ...

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  4. Alcoa gets loan from U.S. alternative-vehicles programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... arply critical of the program and two other department loan programs after they had high-profile failures. Fisker Automotive, a manufacturer of electric cars, received $192 million in department loans before it filed for bankruptcy in 2013.

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  5. Alcoa receives committment for $259 million U.S. loan to expand aluminum outputRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Automotive News

    ... of private capital and the controversy surrounding the high-profile bankruptcy and collapse of Fisker Automotive, which won a $529 million loan commitment under the program. Fisker received only $192 million of that amount; the agency froze the ...

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  6. Don't sell the Port Dan: MUARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Age

    ... our automotive manufacturing sector by seeking out new electric car companies like Tesla Motors and Fisker Automotive and encourage them to make cars of the future in Australia," the motion from delegates Daniel White and Anthony Cianflone reads. ...

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  7. Alcoa receives $259 million U.S. loan to expand aluminum outputRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Automotive News

    ... of private capital and the controversy surrounding the high-profile bankruptcy and collapse of Fisker Automotive, which won a $529 million loan commitment under the program. Fisker received only $192 million of that amount; the agency froze the ...

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  8. The Coolest Thing About This Custom Aston Is Itsa InteriorRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Wired

    ... gorgeous, and exactly the kind of work we imagine Fisker can do in his sleep. After all, the problem with Fisker Automotive wasn't the way the cars looked - the defunct Karma was gorgeous, even if the grille looked like a Lyft 'stache - and there's ...

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  9. Aston Martin Vanquish remixed as one-off ThunderboltRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    Long before the Fisker name was plastered onto the Karma plug-in hybrid vehicle under the Fisker Automotive banner, it stood on the bonnet of models such as the Fisker Latigo CS and Fisker Tramonto - a reinterpretation of the BMW 6 Series and Mercedes-Benz SL , respectively, of the time. Now, it would appear as though Henrik Fisker is going back to what he does best with the unveiling of the 'Thunderbolt' concept - a one-off styling exercise based on the Aston Martin Vanquish .

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  10. Former HP chairman admits 'mistake' in sexism trialRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Canadian HR Reporter

    ... as an investment. Lane joined Kleiner Perkins in 2000 after leaving software giant Oracle. He championed Fisker Automotive , which raised $1.5 billion from Kleiner and others before declaring bankruptcy in 2013. Lane is now a partner emeritus at the ...

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  11. Former HP chairman admits 'mistake' in sexism trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | AlertNet

    ... as an investment. Lane joined Kleiner Perkins in 2000 after leaving software giant Oracle. He championed Fisker Automotive, which raised $1.5 billion from Kleiner and others before declaring bankruptcy in 2013. Lane is now a partner emeritus at the ...

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  12. Former HP chairman admits 'mistake' in venture firm sexism trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... as an investment. Lane joined Kleiner Perkins in 2000, after leaving software giant Oracle. He championed Fisker Automotive, which raised US$1.5 billion before declaring bankruptcy in 2013. The case is Pao v. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC, ...

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  13. Former HP chairman to testify in venture firm sexism trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | West Australian

    ... there was not." Lane joined Kleiner Perkins in 2000, after leaving software giant Oracle. He championed Fisker Automotive, which raised $1.5 billion from investors including Kleiner Perkins before declaring bankruptcy in 2013. The case is Pao v. ...

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  14. Fisker Automotive reborn as Elux; Karma launch delayed, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... be delayed until next year, according to reports. After buying the rights to failed electric car startup Fisker Automotive in early 2014, China's Wanxiang was confident production of Fisker's only model, the extended-range electric sedan known as ...

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  15. 2016 Chevy Volt Powertrain, EPA Fuel-Economy Testing Changes, Mazda...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | GreenCarReports

    ... testing, and update the saga of the Mazda 6 diesel sedan. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Fisker Automotive will be renamed Elux , but won't put the Karma sedan back on sale until next year at the earliest. The EPA issues new fuel-economy ...

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  16. Goodbye Fisker, hello Elux: New Chinese owner renames Karma electric carRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Digital Trends

    Chinese automotive supplier Wanxiang is working to revive Fisker Automotive and its Karma extended-range electric car, and while the new owner doesn't plan to significantly alter the styling or powertrain, it does have one big change in mind. Fisker Automotive will be renamed Elux, according to a new report from Reuters .

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  17. Fisker To Be Rebranded Elux, Karma Relaunch Pushed Back To 2016: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | BenzConnection

    After buying the rights to failed electric car startup Fisker Automotive in early 2014, China's Wanxiang was confident production of Fisker's only model, the extended-range electric sedan known as the Karma, would be relaunched by as early as 2015. That isn't likely to happen, according to a new report out this week.

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  18. Fisker To Be Renamed Elux, New Karma Not On Sale Before Next YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | GreenCarReports

    Chinese maker Wanxiang, which bought the defunct Fisker Automotive out of bankruptcy, will rename the carmaker Elux, according to a Reuters report this morning. The company has also pushed back the planned relaunch of the Karma range-extended electric sport sedan until at least the middle of next year, it says.

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  19. China's plans to resurrect Fisker Karma delayed until 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... of Energy's $25 billion Advanced Technologies Vehicle Manufacturing Loan Program.* Prior to that Fisker Automotive was sued by Tesla Motors on April 14, 2008, for allegedly stealing stole Tesla's technology and are using it to develop the Fisker ...

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  20. Fisker dead. New name is..?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Fox News

    Reuters reports that when the luxury plug-in hybrid automaker Fisker Automotive returns under new ownership it will be renamed Elux. China's Wangxiang Group purchased the assets of the company last year, promising to relaunch its Karma sedan with and updated drivetrain, as the original debuted in 2011 and battery-powered car technology has dramatically improved since then.

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