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Project Nina revealed as Fisker Atlantic, images leak early

Published: April 2, 2012

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , New York Auto Show , Fisker Here it is, folks. This is the car that was under cover in the spy shots we showed you a few days ago, and it’s going to be called the Fisker Atlantic when it debuts this week at the New York Auto Show . These two images of the car appeared today on a Czech website , and the rear shot clearly shows a license plate bearing the name “Atlantic.” Previously called Project Nina, the Atlantic will slot in Fisker’s fledgeling lineup below the Karma , and reportedly cost considerably less.


Fisker Automotive now hiring in Delaware

Published: June 23, 2011

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Hybrid , USA , Fisker Fisker Karma – Click above for high-res image gallery Back in October of 2009, Fisker Automotive bought General Motors ‘ closed down Boxwood Road facility in Wilmington, Delaware . Now, nearly two years later, Fisker is gearing up to get the re-commissioned factory ready for production of Project Nina . This means that Fisker will need to hire some employees and it has announced that it’s ready to do just that.


Joe Biden reveals Fisker’s future plans: sedan, coupe and crossover in the works

Published: October 29, 2009

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Hybrid , Fisker 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 .


REPORT: Fisker going to Delaware for Project Nina plant; Quantum readies diesel-hybrid powertrain

Published: October 24, 2009

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Filed under: Diesel , EV/Plug-in , Green Daily , Fisker Fisker Karma – Click above for high-res image gallery We heard earlier this week that Fisker Automotive has selected a location to build its U.S.


Fisker reportedly chooses U.S. location to build lower-cost plug-in hybrid, will announce soon

Published: October 21, 2009

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Hybrid , Manufacturing/Plants , USA , Fisker Fisker Karma – Click above for high-res image gallery Henrik Fisker, co-founder and chief executive of the automaker that bears his name, has said that the company has chosen a location for the U.S. plant to build its next eco-friendly automobile, but he’s not yet ready to announce the location. According to the LA Times , Fisker seemed to rule out the recently-idled NUMMI plant in Fremont, California, saying: [NUMMI] is obviously way too big for us when you’re talking about 100,000 to 150,000 cars.


Spy Shots: Production Citroen C-Cactus images leaked online?

Published: September 30, 2009

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Filed under: Hybrid , Citroen , Spy Shots Judging by a few grainy leaked images from Auto Express of what appears to be a production-ready version of the Citroen C-Cactus concept from the Frankfurt Motor Show in the fall of 2007, the French automaker has taken out some of the quirkiness that made the original vehicle so memorable…


e-Wolf channels inner Italian with planned e2 electric car

Published: September 30, 2009

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Green Daily e-Wolf e2 – Click above for high-res image gallery Shortly after debuting its Lotus Seven-esque e1 electric sportscar at the Frankfurt Motor Show , e-Wolf has released images and details of its next model, the e2. Unlike the open-topped e1, the German firm’s e2 followup will feature a shape clearly inspired by any number of supercars from Italy, particularly the Lamborghini Reventon and Ferrari Enzo


Vectrix officially files for bankruptcy, plans to stay in business

Published: September 30, 2009

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Legislation and Policy , On Two Wheels , Vectrix Vectrix scooter – Click above for high-res image gallery Vectrix has officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Much like what recently took place with General Motors and Chrysler, the old company will be purchased by an entity called New Vectrix LLC in relatively short order unless another interested party comes along and presents a better offer to the bankruptcy judge.


Electric car "purchase consideration" doubles since 2007

Published: September 30, 2009

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Green Daily Today, there’s only one highway-speed electric vehicle you can actually go out and buy in the U.S.: the Tesla Roadster . In the next 18 months, though, more options for zero tailpipe emissions vehicles will become available, and consumers are getting ready.


Tesla Model S to spawn other derivatives including van, CUV, minivan

Published: September 30, 2009

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Tesla Motors Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image gallery While fans of electric vehicles were largely ecstatic to see Tesla’s application for a low cost loan under the Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing program approved a few months ago , not everyone was. Some people were skeptical about giving so much money to a startup with potentially shaky finances. Tesla VP of Business Development Diarmuid OConnell has written a post on the company blog about what Tesla plans to do with the money.


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