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  1. Apple reaches agreement for poaching battery engineersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Cult of Mac Blog

    ... company is now owned by China's Wanxiang Group, which also bought the bankrupt electric-car maker Fisker Automotive last year. Not sure why they have a right to sue Apple. Aren't people free to go work where they want? It's not like Apple went in ...

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  2. Free Fixes for Fiskers! A Sign of New Life for the Former PHEV MakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Car & Driver

    It's been a rough road for Fisker Automotive, and a rough road for owners of its Fisker Karma as well. After producing a couple thousand copies of its Karma plug-in hybrid sedan, the company went bankrupt in late 2013 .

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  3. Fisker Relaunches With Customer Support Program For Karma OwnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | MotorAuthority

    Since purchasing the remains of bankrupt automaker Fisker Automotive at auction last year, Chinese parts giant Wanxiang has promised to revive the automaker, including restarting production of the Karma and re-establishing Fisker's dealer network. While those new Karma sedans are still a ways off, Fisker is showing some signs of life.

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  4. 2016 Chevy Volt Priced, Used Tesla Model S Electric Cars, 2016 Ford F-150 CNG: Today's Car NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | GreenCarReports

    ... F-150 full-size pickup truck is now available with a natural gas and propane prep kit from the factory. Fisker Automotive is showing signs of life. It's launching a customer-service program with free parts and repairs for current Karma owners . Find ...

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  5. The New Fisker Is Live: Original Karma Owners Get Most SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | GreenCarReports

    Since it bought the remains of Fisker Automotive last year, Chinese parts giant Wanxiang has promised to restart production of the Karma extended-range electric sedan. A new website for the carmaker was recently launched under the "New Fisker" banner, as Wanxiang tries reaching out to existing Karma owners.

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  6. Heartache: Swarthmore College board fails to divest from fossil fuelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Hot Air

    ... move would clearly have been to take the entire endowment and invest it in Solyndra , Evergreen Solar and Fisker Automotive . No nasty, unsustainable carbon monsters there! And then, when your endowment is completely drained and the school is ...

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  7. Recharge Wrap-up: Fisker owner Wanxiang owns a lot of US real estate, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Autoblog

    Wanxiang Group says it might now be China's largest corporate investor in American real estate. The owner of both Fisker Automotive and battery company A123 Systems , and parts supplier to Mazda and Chrysler , Wanxiang has invested in over 60 projects in the US since 2010.

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  8. And the first, unfortunately, will be the lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Cape Gazette

    ... In Delaware, lawmakers complained - and understandably so - about all the money lost trying to land Fisker Automotive. The amount of those incentives: $20 million, the kind of change Nevada can apparently find in its seat cushions. We're a minnow ...

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  9. Weekly Recap: Aston Martin to add another sports car, new Lagonda sedan, EVsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Autoblog

    ... to a peace settlement. Aston is dropping the suit, and Fisker won't produce the Thunderbolt. Since leaving Fisker Automotive before the company fell into bankruptcy, Henrik Fisker has resurfaced and designed a carbon-fiber version of the 2015 Ford ...

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  10. Henrik Fisker, Aston Martin settle suit over Thunderbolt designRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Automotive News

    ... w Ford Mustang to test the waters for a custom version of that car. Before Fisker founded his own company, Fisker Automotive, to produce the Fisker Karma, he modified BMWs. He produced the Fisker Tramonto and Latigo. Few were sold.

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  11. The Challenges Paul Elio Faces To Launch A Three-Wheel, 84-MPG, $6,800 CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | GreenCarReports

    ... loan program became a huge political issue in the 2012 presidential elections, due to the default of Fisker Automotive. While Tesla repaid its loans in full, and Ford and Nissan are paying on time, the loss of more than $100 million on a loan to ...

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  12. Fisker Karma News, 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid Driven, VW Beetle Hybrid: Today's Car NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | GreenCarReports

    Today, the remains of Fisker Automotive show a hint of life, we drive the 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid plug-in car, and a Volkswagen Beetle Hybrid prototype appears outside the 2015 New York Auto Show. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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  13. Alcoa Gets First Loan From Energy Dept. Programa " But Doesn't Need ItRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | The Heartland Institute

    ... in a moribund state, in part because of a lot of bad publicity. The program's highest profile failure was Fisker Automotive , which went belly-up after receiving $193 million in stimulus support. Another that went bankrupt, Vehicle Production Group ...

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  14. Fisker Karma Set To Return This Month?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | MotorAuthority

    Although there are reports the return of the Fisker Karma luxury sedan has been pushed back to 2016 by new owner Wanxiang, a teaser on the new website established for the revived version of Fisker Automotive suggests that the Karma will be making its comeback as early as this month. The teaser depicts Wanxiang's version of the Karma, along with the words "It's On", "Luxury Energized" and "Energy Optimized".

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

    Mar 31, 2015 | 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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  16. Thunderbolts are (not) go! Aston Martin is not pleased with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | 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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  17. 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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  18. Alcoa gets loan from U.S. alternative-vehicles programRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | 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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  19. Alcoa receives committment for $259 million U.S. loan to expand aluminum outputRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | 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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  20. Don't sell the Port Dan: MUARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | 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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