Fisker’s new CEO Tony Posawatz covered a number of timely topics in a speech to the Automotive Press Association on Monday.
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Founder Henrik Fisker made the announcement, adding that the company had appointed Joe Chao as Executive VP and CEO of its China and Asia operations, headquartered in Shanghai.
Rudy Burger, a partner at a Silicon Valley investment bank, doesn’t seem daunted by Fisker’s setbacks. The owner of the Karma sedan that caught fire on August 10, he intends to invest in the company.
The company’s engineers, working with an independent fire expert, determined that a cooling fan had an internal fault that caused it to fail, overheat and start a slow-burning fire.
Fisker Automotive has named Tony Posawatz its new CEO and President. He replaces Tom LaSorda, who took the job only in February.
The exact cause of the Texas fire has not been determined, but speculation centered on the tight component packaging in the engine compartment.
Fisker Automotive released what it calls a “business update” yesterday that contains a bundle of welcome good news.
We don’t know yet if it’s a right-wing conspiracy to make people think EVs burst into flames, or a left-wing conspiracy to make right-wing commentators burst into flames.
The DOE hired a consulting firm to keep tabs on some of the companies that have received loans under the Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing program.
The overall look is similar to the Karma, including the “grinning shark” front grille that creates what Fisker calls a “rear-view mirror presence.”