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Forget hybrids. EVs are the future (even though he's making gas-powered supercars now).

Henrik Fisker talks about the future of EVs as he sees it.

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Henrik Fisker has signed on with Bob Lutz and Gilbert Villarreal to relaunch the Karma with Corvette ZR1 power as the VLF Destino at the Detroit Auto Show.

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A new arrangement just announced will see Karma Automotive - née Fisker - buying hybrid powertrain components from BMW instead of General Motors.

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No Mention Of Elux In New Website

Instead of adding the Elux name, the old Fisker is turning to its past with a name change to Karma Automotive.

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Giving New Meaning To Plugging In

A Fisker Karma community site reveals how to turn on additional driving modes for the extended-range plug-in vehicle.

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Wanxiang-Owned Plug-In Vehicle Maker Plans Comeback

Fisker looks to hire about three-dozen people starting this week for its new Southern California factory.

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Fisker intends to relaunch the updated Karma in 2016, and the company's goal is to have them ready by the middle of the year. They are being built at a new factory in Moreno Valley, CA.

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No Word On When New Owner Wanxiang Will Start Making Cars

New incarnation of Fisker will open 556,000-square-foot factory east of Los Angeles.

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Karma Owners Can Get As Much As $5,000 Worth Of Repairs

Fisker Karma owners can get parts and service after company's new owners launch protection program.

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A website for the new Fisker is teasing a big introduction in April 2015. It seems likely we are going to see the Elux Karma from the brand's new owner, Wanxiang.

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Most Priced in $50,000-60,000 Range

Plenty of Fisker Karma extended-range plug-in hybrids are there for the taking on the used car market ahead of 2016 relaunch.

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Wanxiang Now Rumored To Have New PHEV In 2016

New rumors says that Wanxiang will get rid of the Fisker name and replace it with Elux and that the Karma PHEV relaunch is being pushed back to 2016.

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Ever look at an EV or a dedicated hybrid and wonder what it'd be like with a conventional, high-output V8 under the hood instead of all those batteries and circuit boards? Bob Lutz and Gilbert Villareal did when it came to the Fisker Karma. The result is the Destino from VL Automotive – a vehicle that Lutz says could be the fastest sedan in the world.

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Five Years Ago, These Companies Had A Similar Deal

The upcoming relaunched Fisker Karma will look a lot like the old one. Turns out, the brains of the car will share a lot with the old Karma as well.

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Fisker Automotive appears to be wrangling up its proverbial ducks and properly aligning them again after halting production nearly two years ago. After filing for bankruptcy, the Chinese company Wanxiang, like an angel made of money, scooped up the maker of the Karma range-extended electric sports car for the sizeable sum of $149.2 million. Now, Wanxiang is looking to relaunch the Karma by early 2015, and the car that we see upon its revival will likely look quite familiar.

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New spy shots make it look like Bob Lutz's idea to convert the Fisker Karma into a fire-breathing sports sedan called the Destino might not be vaporware after all. Two of them were recently spotted testing in Death Valley sporting changes that make them appear closer than ever to actually going on sale.

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It's easy to fall in love with the Fisker Karma based on looks alone. Figure in the luxury interior, electric drivetrain, and the convenience of the extended range, and it's hard to fault anyone who took the plunge and plunked down their hard-earned dollars for this swank green machine. Things go wrong, sure, as they do with any vehicle, but when the company goes bankrupt and you can't get the parts to get your car running again, let's just hope you really like the way it looks in your garage.

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