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Fire brigade puts out Fisker Karma fire

Reuters reports that Fisker has ruled out the A123 manufactured battery as the cause of the blazes which have so far effected two vehicles (Reuters article). The Wall Street Journal says: "For Fisker, images of one of its $100,000 cars mysteriously going up in flames represent another detour for the company’s efforts to regain momentum." (WSJ article)


Did Fisker's Karma start a house fire

ABC News USA investigation

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Fisker names former Chevy Volt head as new CEO

DETROIT, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Fisker Automotive named the former head of General Motors Co's Chevrolet Volt program as chief executive on Tuesday, marking the second time this year the start-up - which got an early boost from government funding - replaced its top executive. (Reuters news story...)

Fisker recalling more than 2,400 Karma sedans to fix fans that can catch fire

DETROIT, Aug 19 (AP) — Electric-car maker Fisker Automotive is recalling about 2,400 Karma sports sedans to fix cooling fans that can catch fire.

(Washington Post news story...)