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  1. Galpin's Rocket Mustang takes off with 725 hpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Digital Trends

    Henrik Fisker may have cut ties with his namesake car company , Fisker Automotive, but he's still one of the most talented designers in the business, and isn't letting that talent go to waste. He teamed up with Galpin Auto Sports to create what has been dubbed the "ultimate American muscle car," which debuted this week at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.

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  2. 725 hp Mustang Rocket revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fox News

    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 teamed up with famous Ford tuner Galpin Auto Sports to develop a carbon fiber-bodied car based on the 2015 Ford Mustang and called the Rocket.

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  3. Henrik Fisker is back with a souped up MustangRead the original story

    Thursday | Mydigitalfc.com

    ... have dubbed "Rocket." The debut marks a sort of revival for Fisker, who resigned as chief executive of Fisker Automotive in March of 2013 after clashing with the board of directors over strategy. He has since stayed out of the limelight. Fisker ...

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  4. Galpin And Henrik Fisker Reveal 725-HP Rocket Based On The 2015 MustangRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | BenzConnection

    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 teamed up with famous Ford tuner Galpin Auto Sports to develop a carbon fiber-bodied car based on the 2015 Ford Mustang and called the Rocket.

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  5. AUTOSHOW-China's rush to green vehicles fuels bubble concernsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Reuters

    ... Qianchao Co Ltd, shares have doubled since parent Wanxiang Group acquired bankrupt U.S. electric car maker Fisker Automotive in February. The concern over potential over-investment stems from orders for electric buses and cars coming from local ...

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  6. Economist: Obama's Green Loans Are Losing Taxpayers MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Daily Caller

    ... by other companies, including Abound Solar in 2012, which got a $400 million DOE loan guarantee, and Fisker Automotive, which got a $529 million loan guarantee from the Obama administration. Republicans have since used Solyndra as an example of why ...

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  7. Telsa and the Success of the Government's Loan ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | The Stranger

    ... loan from the DOE - US$465 million) gets much less attention in the press than its participation in Fisker Automotive, an electric car maker that went the unhappy way of Solyndra. A study by Media Matters found that the mainstream media mentioned ...

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  8. Report: Bob Lutz predicts Fisker-based VL Destino will world's fastest sedan [w/video]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Autoblog

    ... says could be the fastest sedan in the world. The Destino was born like a phoenix rising from the ashes of Fisker Automotive and its shapely Karma an aborted and very costly attempt at making a dedicated hybrid luxury sedan, undertaken by noted ...

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  9. Even with Solyndra, feds' clean-energy loans will turn a Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | SFGate

    ... and a Nobel laureate physicist. Another high-profile bankruptcy was Southern California electric car maker Fisker Automotive, which went bust last year. Moniz said Friday that the $34 billion program had losses of $780 million overall, about a 2 ...

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  10. Report: Solyndra program is profitableRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Washington Post

    ... borrowing $528 million from the federal government. Solyndra was one of a few bad bets the feds made -- Fisker Automotive, which built electric cars, went under last year. You can't avoid defaults when you lend money, though, and on balance, the ...

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  11. Henrik Fisker Says He's Back With The 'Ultimate American Muscle Car'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Jalopnik

    ... still-stunning BMW Z8 - his name is now sullied by the very high-profile demise of his eponymous company . Fisker Automotive may be in the hands of a Chinese company these days, but now Fisker the Man is back with a new muscle car. Fisker announced ...

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  12. After Past Failures, White House Announces Renewed Push for Electric CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | TheBlaze.com

    ... ommercial success. Last year, the administration announced it would lose $139 million on a loan it made to Fisker Automotive, a struggling electric automaker.

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  13. Fisker Automotive Planning RelaunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | SocalTECH.com

    Fisker Automotive , one of Southern California's biggest technology startup flameouts in the past decade, appears to getting set to be relaunched as a brand by Chinese automotive maker Wanxiang. Wanxiang has launched a new website featuring the Fisker auto brand, and Lake Forest-based Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies said earlier this week that it has entered into an agreement with Fisker Automotive and Technologies Group LLC--the new owner of Fisker--to provide its plug-in hybrid control software for a relaunch of the Fisker Karma.

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  14. Quantum to provide plug-in hybrid control software to relaunching FiskerRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | Green Car Congress

    Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Fisker Automotive and Technologies Group LLC pursuant to which Quantum will license its plug-in hybrid control software to Fisker Auto Group and, in return, will receive an initial payment of $2.0 million on or before 27 November 2014, and a second payment of $2.0 million on or before 27 October 2015. Quantum had been the supplier of key components and control systems for the Q-Drive powertrain system that was being incorporated in the original Fisker Karma.

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  15. Official: Fisker, Quantum pairing up to relaunch Karma PHEVRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Autoblog

    ... better this time, if those 250 bugs get squashed . Quantum Technologies Enters into License Agreement with Fisker Automotive and Technologies Group LLC to provide Plug-In Hybrid Control Software to Support Re-Launch of the Fisker Karma Vehicle - ...

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  16. Quantum to provide plug-in hybrid control software to relaunching FiskerRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Green Car Congress

    Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Fisker Automotive and Technologies Group LLC pursuant to which Quantum will license its plug-in hybrid control software to Fisker Auto Group and, in return, will receive an initial payment of $2.0 million on or before 27 November 2014, and a second payment of $2.0 million on or before 27 October 2015. Quantum had been the supplier of key components and control systems for the Q-Drive powertrain system that was being incorporated in the original Fisker Karma.

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  17. Fisker, Quantum enter software agreement for relaunchRead the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | The News Journal

    ... Fisker's vice president of manufacturing and purchasing, James Taylor, said in the Quantum statement: "Fisker Automotive and Technologies Group, LLC is excited about the partnership with Quantum. This arrangement allows us to improve the Karma and ...

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  18. Quantum Technologies Enters into License Agreement with Fisker...Read the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | WJRT

    ... integration, and vehicle system technologies, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Fisker Automotive and Technologies Group LLC ("Fisker Auto Group") pursuant to which Quantum will license its plug-in hybrid control software to ...

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

    Wednesday Oct 29 | 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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  20. China Drafts Policy to Allow New Electric-Vehicle ManufacturersRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | 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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