Fisker Stories July 22

Fisker Inc. has recently shared plans to debut its upcoming Ocean SUV during the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show, taking place this November. Furthermore, the born-again EV automaker has also shared a timeline for global “Brand Experience Centers,” set to roll out in the US and Europe in 2022.

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Fisker Stories June 22

In a recent announcement, Fisker and Magna International Inc. have finalized a long-term manufacturing agreement. The binding agreement coincides with previous agreements between both parties regarding EV platform sharing and ADAS systems. As part of the latest agreement, Magna will produce Fisker’s upcoming electric Ocean SUV in November 2022.

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Fisker Stories May 21

We now have the answer to the question: “Who on earth is going to buy the new Fisker electric car?”

The answer: Pope Francis. Is it pope or dope?

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Fisker Stories May 14

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Fisker Inc. has offered an update to its recently announced deal with Foxconn to develop an affordable EV together. Although the original news surfaced months ago, Fisker and Foxconn have now shared that they anticipate this EV to cost under $30,000 before tax incentives.

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Fisker Stories March 30

This week’s EV spotlight is on an automotive manufacturer that is by no means up and coming. Magna International has over 60 years of experience manufacturing auto parts. However, it is the company’s recent focus on electric mobility solutions and AI that has earned it an Electrek spotlight.

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Fisker Stories March 17

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn recently revealed it is considering its Wisconsin facility to produce its first electric vehicle. The international electronics juggernaut is strategizing for contract manufacturing of electric vehicles in North America. The company’s president recently told the media that Foxconn is debating between its Wisconsin facility or one of its plants in Mexico to produce EVs for clients.

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Fisker Stories March 1

Fisker says that it has given up on solid-state batteries after having announced a “breakthrough” that was supposed to enable “500 miles of range and 1-minute charging” in its electric cars.

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Fisker Stories February 24

Fisker, Henrik Fisker’s latest electric vehicle startup, wants to build an electric vehicle with Foxconn, a massive Chinese company better known for being an Apple supplier.

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Fisker Stories January 10

If you’re reading this article, you know Tesla. You may even be reading this from inside your Model 3 as it’s docked at a Supercharger. As we desperately scramble away from the ceaseless test of will that was 2020, we look toward to the new year with newfound hope and optimism. 2021 is a big year for everyone and everything, including electric vehicles. To help keep you in the know for the future, here are several of the best Tesla alternatives and where they currently lie on their journey up the EV ladder.

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Fisker Stories July 16, 2020

Henrik Fisker has changed his strategy for his new electric vehicle startup and now plans to use VW’s MEB platform — basically becoming a car design firm. expand full story

Fisker Stories July 8, 2020

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Fisker, Henrik Fisker’s latest electric vehicle startup, announced today that it secured $50 million in funding to try to bring its electric SUV to market. expand full story

Fisker Stories April 20, 2020

Fisker, a new electric vehicle startup from the famous car designer Henrik Fisker, has unveiled an off-road version of its $38,000 electric SUV. expand full story

Fisker Stories November 27, 2019

Henrik Fisker is trying to launch a new EV startup called “Fisker.” It revealed several electric vehicle concepts, including one for an “affordable electric SUV,” which the company now says is going to start at $379 a month. expand full story

Fisker Stories October 31, 2019

Fisker has released more images of its upcoming electric SUV, which he claims will be “affordable,” and he announced the name: Ocean. expand full story

Fisker Stories August 9, 2019

Fisker, Henrik Fisker’s new electric car startup, is now teasing an electric pickup truck in the work. Should you even care about it at this point? expand full story

Fisker Stories July 24, 2019

Fisker has unveiled the most revealing picture of its upcoming electric SUV, which they say will start below $40,000. expand full story

Fisker Stories June 20, 2019

Fisker doesn’t plan on fully revealing a “drivable prototype” of its electric SUV until this December, but company chairman and CEO Henrik Fisker has been releasing a number of teaser images of the EV on Twitter in recent days.

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Fisker Stories March 18, 2019

Following a press release today after first teasing the vehicle last week, Fisker, Henrik Fisker’s latest EV startup, has announced new a sub-$40,000 electric SUV with 300 miles of range.

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Fisker Stories March 13, 2019

Fisker, a new electric car startup founded by famed designer Henrik Fisker, is going to unveil a new ~$40,000 all-electric car, according to the CEO. expand full story

Fisker Stories October 22, 2018

Fisker, an electric car startup founded by famed designer Henrik Fisker, announced that it received an investment from heavy machinery manufacturer Caterpillar for its solid-state battery technology. expand full story

Fisker Stories January 12, 2018

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 9, 2018

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, 2018

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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

Fisker Stories March 31, 2016

The new 2017 Karma will reportedly be very similar to the 2012 Karma

A report from Fisker Buzz (via Autoblog) suggests that the upcoming 2017 Karma, born out of bankrupt Fisker Automotive’s assets, will be very similar to the 2012 Fisker Karma, which is fairly disappointing after about 5 years.

Unsurprisingly, the design will be very similar, but design was never the Karma’s problem. What is particularly disappointing is that it will have the same 2.0-liter hybrid electric powertrain with about 33 miles of all-electric range and 240 miles total range, according to the report.

Fisker Stories November 12, 2015

BMW i8 powertrainFisker Automotive, which recently rebranded as Karma Automotive, announced today the signing of a supply agreement with BMW for electric and hybrid powertrains.

Earlier this summer, the company moved to Riverside, California to set up a manufacturing facility and is now aiming to re-launch its plug-in hybrid vehicle in 2016. expand full story

Fisker Stories August 12, 2015

According to the LA Times, Fisker Automotive inked a deal to lease a 556,000-square-foot industrial building in Riverside County. The 11 year lease is estimated to be worth $30 million and the company is expected to use the facility to manufacture their soon-to-be relaunched flagship vehicle, the electric-hybrid Fisker Karma. expand full story

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