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Henrik Fisker talks about the future with Fox News - Click above to watch the video after the break

Earlier this month, Fox news was ripping Fisker Automotive apart and Fisker fought back. Yesterday, as the start-up automaker announced it will buy an old GM plant in Delaware, everyone was all smiles when Fox reporter Gary Gastelu interviewed CEO Henrik Fisker about the plant and confirming something that Vice President Joe Biden said during his remarks at the factory.

Fisker confirmed that at least three derivatives using the Project Nina powertrain platform – Biden mentioned sedans, coupes and crossovers – will be built at the plant. "He definitely told what our product plans are, so I guess we need to live up to it," Fisker said. Fisker also confirmed that the first Project Nina car will be a sexy sports sedan, somewhat like the Karma but smaller and less expensive. Biden, who has seen the project plans for the Nina sedan, said "it looks like a four-door Ferrari, I can't believe it's only going to be $40,000." Watch the video after the jump.

[Source: Fox News]



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      Lookup MGTOW
      • 7 Months Ago
      I'd like to see if the Pay Czar orders a 90% pay cut for Fisker's upper management as the stipulation for accepting government help.
        • 7 Months Ago
        @Lookup MGTOW
        Ignore smartacus aka sean, he is a troll.
      Lookup MGTOW
      • 5 Years Ago
      Wake up! Half a Billion Dollars is an IMPOSSIBLE ROYAL FLUSH of loan money to score for such a tiny company.

      PORSCHE owns over 50% of VW, 3rd BIGGEST car company in the known universe with only $12.2 Billion of extra debt!!

      and that same car company PORSCHE ; a national symbol, could not even get a $2.5Billion loan from their government.

      Remember the trade dispute talks after France and Germany pledged $2.5Billion to enormous Airbus???

      tiny Fisker couldn't get half a Billion Dollars of loan without knowing people at the top like a couple of Veeps.
        • 7 Months Ago
        @Lookup MGTOW
        Hello Sean, back again I see but as a finger puppet.
      • 5 Years Ago
      4 door Ferrari for $40k? I'll take 2 please.
      • 7 Months Ago
      It's OK that Fox News did not understand the car is all-electric. They are masters at reporting the news without facts. :-)
      • 5 Years Ago
      4 door Ferrari? How can a car look like something that does not exist?
      • 7 Months Ago
      "He definitely told what our product plans are, so I guess we need to live up to it," Fisker said.

      If you have a secret, or something that you just dont want to be splashed on headlines, then DONT tell Joe Bidden, that guy couldn't keep a secret to save his life.
      • 5 Years Ago
      They expect to sell 100,000 cars? If that's per year, that's more than some established makes like Jaguar, Porsche, and Saab!
        • 7 Months Ago
        What's weirder is that these foreign companies not only are profitable at lesser volumes, but don't they face import duties as well? At least if the car is not assembled in part in the US. Does anybody know?
        • 7 Months Ago
        Yeah its gonna be assembled in Delaware...
      • 5 Years Ago
      The Fox News guy doesn't seem to get that it always operates with an electric motor.
      • 5 Years Ago
      True democracy pays off...
        • 7 Months Ago
        Now we refer to loans for job creation as "government interference"?? I hope no politician you vote for ever gets elected.
        • 7 Months Ago
        Well, Richard, consider that a Government of the People is an intrinsic part of Democracy. It is really silly to assume a democracy without a government, it would be like a car without wheels.
        • 7 Months Ago
        Richard is one of those people who thinks subsidies to the oil industry and wars in Iraq were implemented by Europeanised Liberals.
        • 7 Months Ago
        Oh by the way, as stated above, this loan is to promoted alternative fueled cars. The employment part is an added bonus.
        • 7 Months Ago
        Democracy? Sure, except this is government intervention, not quite democracy, is it?
        • 7 Months Ago
        Not to mention Richard, that the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program was funded by the previous administration (possibly as another mean to throw money at hydrogen). The current administration is simply handing out the checks.

        BTW the other video from the Fox Car Report with Fisker's COO is far more informative: http://www.foxnews.com/video/index.html?playerId=011008&streamingFormat=FLASH&referralObject=11046994&referralPlaylistId=3f678a717f97ef1e78fff11e96c984c75116d98d
        • 7 Months Ago
        What would you call it?
      • 7 Months Ago
      This isn't a Government bail out of Fisker, why should they get the same treatment as the banks?
        • 7 Months Ago
        Thanks Sean F, Thats the general direction I was thinking, although not stated, I figured smartacus would enlighten us as to how he got too that conclusion. Then again I'm not surprised at his ramblings, seeing that he sticks up for Fox News, misinformation is what they preach.
        • 7 Months Ago
        Its not a bailout, Its a for profit loan at reasonably low risk. Its better than what Fisker could get in the market so you could call it protectionism if you really want, but nothing like the bank bailout.

        -Sean F [no relation to smartacus]
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