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Fisker Auto Show Coverage

Fisker is a joint venture company between Fisker Coachbuild and Quantum Technologies to produce a plug-in hybrid called the Karma. The Karma has a claimed range of about 50 miles before a range-extending gas engine begins recharging the batteries.

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    Frankfurt: Fisker Surf concept is plug-in family-minded luxury
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    Combining performance, luxury, style, utility and economy with an enduring concern for the sustainable use of resources, the Fisker Surf is a treehugger's dream machine. That basically sums up the Fisker's station wagon, which was unveiled today at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. The Surf is Fisker's vision of a plug-in hybrid that slots in between a ...

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    Exclusive: Fisker Surf shooting brake wows Frankfurt Show
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    Ahead of its official unveiling at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, Fisker Automotive bosses had us up to a studio in Munich for a thorough advance viewing and info download on their second model, a shooting brake called Surf. The first words out of our mouth was, "The shape is a bit like a Ferrari FF." First thing out of their mouth – as though they ...

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    Report: Fisker bringing Karma shooting brake to Frankfurt
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    Look at the Fisker Karma from most angles, and you're bound to be taken by its svelte lines and sumptuous curves. Less so, one might argue, with the split grille that dominates the nose. But that's not the part that celebrated designer Henrik Fisker and his team are reportedly tweaking for the Frankfurt Motor Show. It's the tail. According to the UK's ...

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    Fisker passing on 2011 Detroit Auto Show
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    Green Car Reports has received confirmation from Fisker Automotive that they will not be participating at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show despite the supposed spring arrival of the Karma luxury plug-in hybrid in the United States. The company's next scheduled appearance will be at the Geneva Motor Show in March. According to company spokesman Russell Datz, ...

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    Paris 2010: First factory-built Fisker Karma hits the stage
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    It takes a keen eye to notice that the first factory-built Fisker Karma differs in any way from the concept version. Still, anyone who gazes long enough may spot the differentiates. Staying true to its concept form, the factory-built Karma plug-in hybrid that hit the stage at the Paris Motor Show retains the concept's massive 22-inch wheels, sensuous ...

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    Paris 2010: First factory-built Fisker Karma hits the stage
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    Staying true to its concept form, the factory-built Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid that hit the stage at the Paris Motor Show retains the concept's massive 22-inch wheels (Fisker says it'll be the first production car equipped with standard 22s), sensuous styling, 403-plus horsepower rating and the company's promise of achieving 100-plus miles per gallon in ...

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    Fisker Karma's aluminum space frame digitally revealed
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    Fisker Automotive has finally taken the digital wraps off the advanced aluminum space frame around which the Karma plug-in hybrid (PHEV) will be built. In lieu of enjoying a new concept vehicle at the Geneva Motor Show this week, Fisker fans will have to make due with this peek at the bones of the Karma, the part that gives the luxury car its "new levels ...

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    Geneva Preview: Fisker Karma's "advanced aluminum space frame"
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    At the Chicago Auto Show last week, Fisker Automotive brought along the Karma Sunset with a new black exterior we hadn't seen before. For the Geneva Motor Show the automaker is going in the other direction and will be showing off the "advanced aluminum space frame" that underpins the Karma and gives the plug-in hybrid "new levels of rigidity and ...

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    Geneva Preview: Fisker Karma's "advanced aluminum space frame"
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    At the Chicago Auto Show last week, Fisker Automotive brought along the Karma Sunset with a new black exterior we hadn't seen before. For the Geneva Motor Show that starts in a few weeks, the automaker is going in the other direction and will be showing off the "advanced aluminum space frame" that underpins the Karma and gives the plug-in hybrid car "new ...

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    Chicago 2010: Fisker Sunset shows up in black
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    While walking the hallways at the Chicago Auto Show looking for interesting things to write about, we stumbled upon the Fisker booth and found a pair of extended-range plug-in hybrids to point our DSLR lenses at. We were especially attracted to the droptop Sunset model, in this case painted up in a beautiful coating of jet black paint. Equally as ...

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    LA 2009: First Fisker Karmas now expected to hit showrooms in Sept. 2010
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    Henrik Fisker provided an update on his eponymous car company here in LA today. No one but the hopelessly naive will be surprised to learn that production Karma's will not be hitting customers hands by the end of this month (as once promised). For a company that was only founded two years ago, to get an all-new design engineered and produced in 18 months ...

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    Monterey 2009: Concept and Show Car roundup at Pebble Beach
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    The Concept Lawn at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is usually packed with new and nearly-new concept cars from a who's who list of international automakers. Although the best-of-the-best were still represented, this year's display was a little different. Rather than just showing recent concepts, the lawn was used to show off some recently unveiled ...

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    Detroit 2010 Preview: good news for fans of the smelly basement forest
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    The Detroit Auto Show, known officially as the North American International Auto Show, is always the biggest car show of the year. In 2009, though, the event wasn't quite as busy or as populated as it's been in past years. The whole down economy thing - plus problems with the venue - played a role in the downsizing, but organizers of the 2010 event are ...

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    New York 2009: Fisker says plug-in hybrids will cost just $20,000 in a decade
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    According to Henrik Fisker, the auto industry is due for some big changes. As the only representative of a young automaker participating in the Newsweek Future of Automotive Panel Discussion at the New York Auto Show last week, Fisker was the voice of the insurgent. For example, he said that, in 2020, plug-in hybrids will cost less than $20,000. This from ...

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    At Witz' End: Detroit Auto Show: Reality Check - Part II
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    In my first column reality checking the Detroit Auto Show, some of you questioned my assertion that even Toyota's relatively high-volume hybrids are probably not profitable. Of course, Toyota has lowered the costs of its Hybrid Synergy Drive components over many years and hundreds of thousands of units. But I believe they're still too high for any Toyota ...

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    Geneva preview: Fisker's European strategy - and have you seen these pics?
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    Fisker Automotive gave the automotive world a big reveal - the Karma S - last month at the Detroit Auto Show. For the upcoming Geneva show, the company doesn't have anything as impressive planned, but we're still interested in the news they promised us today. Specifically, Fisker says that when the plug-in hybrid Karma and Karma S make their European ...

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    Detroit 2009: Henrik Fisker talks about the future of the Karma, and a low-cost model
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    When we sat down with Henrik Fisker during the Detroit Auto Show, he acknowledged that many people didn't think his company would return for a second year. But, as we all saw, the company did return, and did so with a bang with the unveiling of the Karma S hardtop convertible. Braving the economic downturn and debuting a new model wasn't all that ...

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    VIDEO: Henrik Fisker talks about the Karma
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    Following the unveiling of the production version of the Fisker Karma and the Karma Sunset concept, Henrik Fisker sat down to talk about the car company he has launched. We now have confirmation of some of the technical details such as the battery supplier which is Advanced Lithium Power. Fisker recently took an equity stake in ALP and has exclusive ...

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    Detroit 2009: Production Fisker Karma debuts for 2010 [w/VIDEO]
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    It's been a scant 12 months since Henrik Fisker debuted the curvaceous Karma concept that bears his name, and today the former PAG design star returned to Detroit with a very similar looking production model and a business plan.It's been a busy year for the upstart luxury manufacturer, and in that time, a development center has been built and staffed in ...

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    Detroit 2009: production Fisker Karma - and Karma S preview
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    While we're waiting for Fisker Automotive to unveil the Karma S, the "Sunset," later today, we got a chance to check out last year's big hit, the Karma. The plug-in hybrid is on the wood floor in all of its metallic blue glory, and we snapped a few quick pics to tide you over. The good news is that we also got a preview shot of the Karma S. Here's what ...

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