The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance celebrates beautiful, old cars. But the event features lots of newer metal, too, like the concept lawn at Pebble Beach.
When is $20 million not equal to $20 million? When, for some, it's an interest payment and, for others, it's all someone else thinks they're worth. Here's how that one number means two totally different things to two different green car companies.
Tony Posawatz, president and CEO of Fisker Automotive, recently made the case for how Fisker and other cleantech companies can find the right investors. Speaking at a conference in Santa Barbara, CA, Posawatz said new clean technologies take years to be adopted and investors should be patient.
It makes a lot of sense for Fisker Automotive to hook up with Hollywood celebrities like Justin Bieber and Leonardo DiCaprio to promote its expensive, slick, and environmentally conscious Karma plug-in hybrid sports car. It can be especially cool to see Bieber driving by in his chromed-out Karma, which he received from his manager as an Jon LeSage
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"Cars have become an appliance... And on top of that, you start feeling a bit guilty about driving a car, because it pollutes, you use a lot of gasoline." These are the words of Henrik Fisker, car designer and the man who startes his eponymous automobile company, which currently builds and sells the extended-range electric Karma.
The Fisker Karma might look good from the outside, but the view from the driver's seat is anything but infotaining.
While we normally don't care whether or not Justin Bieber wakes up and takes a breath each morning, it is unfortunate news when the teen pop idol is gifted a six-figure plug-in hybrid produced by one of the world's best designers, and then proceeds to wrap it in chrome, stick on some fuscia LEDs and drive it around on gian
You can buy a bunch of information for $107,000.
The Fisker Karma is the automotive embodiment of both Marilyn Monroe and Rodney Dangerfield. Marilyn because it's damn sexy, with lots of wonderful curves in all the right places, and Mr. Dangerfield because, well, it gets no respect, no respect at all. There are good reasons for both of these personifications.
Following in the footsteps of Leonardo DiCaprio and whoever Ashton Kutcher plays on Two And A Half Man, the just-turned-18 Justin Bieber is ready to roll in a Fisker Karma. The teen pop star appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Show today and wa
Even if you think the Fisker Surf looks too outlandish to be more than a concept, the Karma wagon is indeed production-bound and will join the Fisker Karma by July of 2012.
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