This week on the Electrek Podcast, we are discussing the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including our Tesla Model 3 review with Jameson Dow, Henrik Fisker unveils his EMotion all-electric car, Tesla start solar roof tile production at Gigafactory 2, and more. expand full story
Fisker Stories January 12
Fisker Stories January 9
After months of teasing, so much so that we had actually seen pretty much the entire vehicle and we have been aware of its main specs, Fisker officially launched its new EMotion all-electric vehicle at CES in Las Vegas last night. expand full story
Fisker Stories January 5
The more we get to see Henrik Fisker’s new electric car, the more we hope that he can get it to production.
Ahead of the vehicle launch next week, Fisker released several new impressive pictures of the all-electric vehicle. expand full story
Fisker Stories November 14, 2017
When Henrik Fisker relaunched its electric car startup last year, he announced that their first car will be powered by a new graphene-based hybrid supercapacitor technology, but he later announced that they put those plans on the backburner and instead will use more traditional li-ion batteries.
Now the company is announcing a “breakthrough” in solid-state batteries to power their next-generation electric cars and they are filing for patents to protect their IP.
Get ready for some crazy claims here.
Fisker Stories July 19, 2017
Since unveiling an actual prototype of its upcoming all-electric vehicle last month, Fisker has been gradually revealing more details about the vehicle through social media.
We now learn that they are using li-ion battery cells from LG Chem, dual cameras in the mirrors, and more. expand full story
Fisker Stories June 29, 2017
No more renders and photoshopped images. Fisker unveiled an actual prototype of his new electric car, the EMotion, ahead of the official unveiling event tomorrow.
The new electric car startup also started taking reservations with $2,000 deposits for the $130,000 premium sedan. expand full story
Fisker Stories April 24, 2017
Last year, renowned car designer Henrik Fisker announced a new electric car company called Fisker Inc. It’s his most significant come back to the industry since he left his previous EV startup, Fisker Automotive, in the middle of a bankruptcy back in 2013.
He has been teasing the vehicle over the past few months – claiming that it will have over 400 miles of all-electric range – and now he announced an unveiling date: August 17th. expand full story
Fisker Stories October 25, 2016
It becomes harder and harder to get excited about Henrik Fisker’s new electric vehicle. As we reported earlier this month, the renowned car designer started a new electric car company called Fisker Inc. and he set up a sister company to bring to market a new hybrid supercapacitor technology in order to create an all-electric vehicle with a range of over 400 miles.
You would think that his reputation as a successful car designer would be enough to create some hype around his project, but now it looks like Fisker is using some shady shortcuts to hype his car and he partly used Electrek to do it. expand full story
Fisker Stories October 21, 2016
Henrik Fisker released this week the first image of his new car concept after coming out of stealth mode earlier this month and announcing his new company with intentions to bringing to market an electric car achieving 400 miles of range by using supercapacitors. expand full story
Fisker Stories April 26, 2016
It appears there could be a change of pace in Tesla’s interior design team. While we recently reported that the automaker hired the lead designer behind the Porsche Mission E’s interior, we now learn that now two senior designers from Tesla’s interior team have left the company since the beginning of the year and that the latest to leave just joined competitor Karma Automotive this week.
Patrick Grimmel, Senior Interior Designer at Tesla from 2011 to 2016, left the automaker earlier this year to go back to freelancing, and Andre Franco Luis, Lead Interior Designer at Tesla from 2011 to 2016, left last month and now we learn that he joined Karma Automotive, formerly known as Fisker Automotive, as Interior Design Manager. expand full story