The Fisker Karma

Henrik Fisker teams up with Chinese billionaire to buy Fisker Automotive

Fisker Automotive founder Henrik Fisker has joined forces with Hong Kong billionaire Richard Li in an attempt to buy the struggling extended range electric vehicle company by means of purchasing the massive chunk of debt owed to the United States Treasury via the $192 Department of Energy loan.

Henrik Fisker left the company which bears his name back in mid March amidst massive financial turmoil and with his departure from the company founded on his vision – it seemed that the Fisker brand was a good as dead. It has been two months and things certainly haven’t gotten any better with board members and major financial supporters turning their back on Fisker Automotive while company bigwigs have been required to attend meetings with the US government regarding the company’s handling of the $192 million loaned to the company a few years back. Fisker Automotive as the world currently knows it is most likely about to come to an end but there could be a future for the Fisker brand name if company founder Henrik Fisker and his billionaire teammate Richard Li are successful in purchasing the defunct electric automaker.

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