Fisker Karma News

Karma may use a pared-down version of Tesla's direct-sales model
Karma may use a pared-down version of Tesla's direct-sales model

What goes around, comes around--and this time the "what" is Karma Automotive (formerly known as Fisker Automotive). In its new incarnation, Karma's Chinese masters have decided not to follow in the footsteps of fellow U.S. start-up, Tesla, and will instead distribute Karma vehicles largely via a...Read More»

2013 Honda Civic
2013 Honda Civic, Karma Production, Mazda6 Diesel: Today's Car News

Honda is releasing a heavily-revised version of its best-selling Civic compact, in response to criticism of its 2012 update. The new Civic models feature more content, revised styling (on sedan versions) and a cabin that is both quieter and more refined than that of the current version. Fisker has...Read More»

2013 Land Rover LR2
2013 Land Rover LR2 Revealed , 2013 Dodge Dart, 2013 Chevy Spark Driven: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we took a look at how many Tesla Model S sedans have been built and drove the 2013 Chevrolet Spark. Jay Leno took a look at the "Swan Car" and a new study looked at how consumers feel about haggling when it comes to car prices. All this and more in today's car news, right...Read More»

2013 Fiat 500 Turbo
Fisker Recall, Next-Gen Audi A4, 2013 Fiat 500 Turbo: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Cadillac teased a new concept car and Fiat introduced the 2013 500 Turbo. A group calling itself Friends of Carroll Shelby unveiled a tribute car in his honor, and Fisker recalled the Karma. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Will...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion
Scion FR-S Convertible Rumored, VW Jetta GLI Driven: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, a VW Passat TDI set a new world record for driving on a single tank of diesel, and Ford beefed up its summer production schedule. Rumors surfaced regarding a Scion FR-S convertible and a Fisker Karma might have caused a house fire. All this and more in today's car news...Read More»

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse
Fisker, 2013 Lexus ES, Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Honda issued a recall while GM released details regarding the 2014 Cruze Diesel. The Tesla Roadster's battery became a car meme and Murilee Martin has a new guilty pleasure. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. LG wants to end distracted...Read More»

2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport
2012 Fisker Karma, 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Ferrari FF: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Kyle Busch won at Daytona this weekend while Nissan issued a recall. We drove the new 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe and spotted the Ferrari 599 replacement. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. New rules have been proposed to combat...Read More»

2011 Saab 9-5
LGBT License Plates, Saab, SOPA Effects MegaUpload Founder: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, companies are still interested in saving Saab, and Nissan sold a lot of Leafs. LGBT equality license plates are coming to some states, and we drive the 2012 Fisker Karma. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. SOPA may have stumbled, but...Read More»

Wreckage of Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano that burned to the ground in Dubai
Ferrari Crashes, 2013 Dodge Dart, Lexus Christmas Gifts: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Dodge teases the interior of the 2013 Dart as Lexus teases a new concept car. Fisker raises the price of the 2012 Karma and we take a look at how to protect yourself from car thieves this holiday season. All of this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

2012 Fiat 500 IIHS crash testing
Fisker Karma Scores 20 MPG, 2012 Fiat 500 Top Safety Pick: Car News Headlines

Today around the High Gear Media network, we have a potpourri of news, including the 2012 Fisker Karma's official fuel economy ratings, an IIHS Top Safety Pick for the 2012 Fiat 500, and a look at whether the 2012 Chevrolet Volt or the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid is cheaper to drive. Catch all...Read More»

2011 Fisker Karma
Chirp, Bruup, or Artificial Engine Sound -- Will You Know an EV Is Approaching

Here at Family Car Guide, we were all atwitter at the news late last month that the Senate and House both passed the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act of 2010. Now it awaits President Barack Obama’s signature before going into law. In essence, this law directs the Secretary of Transportation...Read More»

2012 Ford Focus ST
Today at High Gear Media: Focus ST, 911 GTS and SuperSnake

Topping the headlines today at High Gear Media: the hot 'n spicy version of the 2012 Ford Focus, the Paris Auto Show's own Focus ST. We can't wait until September 30. [MotorAuthority] We're also keen on seeing the new Porsche 911 GTS up close and personally, though we'll have to fend off the...Read More»

Fisker Karma
Forget Saving The Planet: The Fisker Karma Will Nab You A Date

Remember the Prius commercials with all those people dressed up like grass and rocks, moving in rhythm to create the illusion of a happy, healthy Mother Earth? Well forget 'em. In fact, forget all that tree-huggery tripe used to sell cleaner-tech rides. According to a new website for Fisker...Read More»

Nissan LEAF
Preview: Cars Of The Future, Coming Sooner Than You Think

Grab any science magazine from the last century, and you'll see ideas and sketches for cars of the future, from atomic-powered to levitating. But the future is here already, and it's going on sale at a showroom near you over the next three model years. Here's our roundup of the most significant new...Read More»

Fisker Karma
Fisker: No Special Favors from VP Biden in Delaware

Last month, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden made car news when he inadvertently revealed plans for a range of vehicles to come from Fisker, the new car company setting up shop in Biden's home state of Delaware. Biden's gaffe came off as "vintage Joe" to Washington watchers, but raised questions in...Read More»

Fisker Karma S
Super Gaff-O-Matic! Biden Reveals Entire Fisker Lineup

Vice President Joe Biden, known for repeated instances of foot-in-mouth disease, unwittingly spilled the beans on Fisker Automotive's plan for a Delaware-built, three-vehicle family of plug-in hybrids. Fox News reports that Biden told press gathered in Wilmington, Del., that Fisker would eventually...Read More»

Fisker Karma
2010 Fisker Karma Releases Fuel-Efficiency Stats

Upstart automaker Fisker doesn't grab as many headlines as the brasher, snazzier Tesla, to which it is frequently compared. But that may change with the release of efficiency stats for the 2010 Fisker Karma: an impressive 67 miles per gallon, with CO2 emissions around 83g/km (134g/mile). That...Read More»

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Norwegian Electric-Car Maker Think Newly Solvent, Resumes US Plans

These days, you can't turn around without finding electric-car news and updates. The 2010 Tesla Roadster, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, and 2012 Nissan Leaf all sop up their share or more of ink and electrons. Now, add the Think City to that list. Think, the Norwegian electric-car company whose City is...Read More»

2010 Fisker Karma
2010 Fisker Karma To Make Track Debut At Monterey Historics

Fisker Automotive will show its Karma Plug-In Hybrid sedan driving under its own power for the first time—on a racetrack. The powertrain debut will be more than a ceremonial run for the press and a handful of enthusiasts. The Karma will run right amidst the vintage racing action at the Monterey...Read More»