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Henrik Fisker opens up about EVs

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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Destino's VL Automotive merges with GreenTech Automotive

Puts tiny MyCar and V8 sportscar under one roof

Here's a twist to the Fisker/Destino/MyCar stories we didn't see coming. WM Greentech (WMGTA), the company behind the struggling-but-not-dead-yet MyCar, has merged with VL Automotive, the company

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Will Bob Lutz's VL Automotive really offer V8 conversions for Tesla Model S?

VL Automotive is closely tied up with Fisker. The company's first product, the Destino, is a converted Karma and the Destino Red Concept, just unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show, is the same Sebastian Blanco

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Wanxiang increases Fisker bid by $10m, hints at Delaware production

Just before a judicial hearing tomorrow on the fate of bankrupt Fisker Automotive, one of the two companies fighting over the company's remains, Wanxiang America Corp., said it is willing to increase its submitted bit by a cool $10 million in cash. Wanxiang is ready to bring its total starting bid to $35.7 million and said it is willing to pay 'co

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Bob Lutz and VL Automotive, Wanxiang trying to buy Fisker

Chinese company Wanxiang was in the news earlier this year, as it moved to acquire bankrupt automotive battery company A123. Turns out, while that was taking place in the public eye, Wanxiang was also working with VL Automotive – of Bob Lutz and Destino

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Fisker-based Destino still in the works, hundreds of Karma owners seek conversion

Wards Auto reports the VL Productions Destino is still moving forward. As you may recall, that machine takes a Fisker Karma hybrid, guts the drivetrain and replaces it with a honking 556 horsepower V8 from General Motors. Bob Lutz, while

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Bob Lutz: GM deserved federal money, but Fisker, well, who knows?

Two days after a Congressional hearing about a US Department of Energy loan to Fisker Automotive, Bob Lutz wrote a column pondering what should be done to stop the financial hem

TRANSLOGIC's Guide To NAIAS 2013

This year's North American International Auto Show in Detroit was marked by optimism. The industry is coming off a successful year, selling roughly 14.5 million units, and 2013 looks to be even better. And there's no place to better to show off the bright future of the automobile than under the bright lights in Detroit. Here are some of our favorites:

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Bob Lutz: Destino is the Fisker Karma people will actually want

Bob Lutz has had grandiose performance luxury car dreams before – Cunningham C7, anyone? – but the VL Automotive Destino that was just unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show was certainly a surprise, even to long-time Lutz-watchers. As a r

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Fisker Karma production stoppage reaches 6 months, company claims "sufficient supply"

One result of the litany of problems that Fisker Automotive suffered in 2012 – floods, fires and recalls – was

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Bob Lutz brings Destino, a ZR1-powered Karma, to Detroit

There's nothing wrong with the Fisker Karma that a honkin' American V8 engine won't fix. At least according to Bob Lutz, it seems. Called the VL Automotive Destino, this machine is the brainchild of industrialist Gilbert Villereal and the aforementioned Lutz, and is intended to compete with such well-regarded performance sedans as the Porsche Panamera