Management• Founded in 2007 by Henrik Fisker (Chairman)(was Design Director at Aston Martin and Ford) and Bernhard Koehler (COO)(was with BMW and Ford). CEO Tom LaSorda (was with Chrysler and GM).
Facilities• HQ in California, US• Assembly Plant in Delaware (a former GM plant) with 300K/yr capacity• Assembly Plant in Finland with 100K/yr capacity• Operation Centers in Munich and Beijing
Sales• 1st Hybrid vehicle (Fisker Karma) launched to sale in Dec 2011. Delivered more than 1000 cars since launch.• Starts in US & EU (Karma ranked 2nd in volume, in Holland, to the Porsche Panamera in the segment for four-door luxury sedans in Jan- Apr, 2012)• Building Mid East and China Channels.
Financials• Over $100 million revenue generated in four months to April 30 (ASP $100K for 1000 cars delivered)• Private equity funding exceeds $170 million in 2012• Total funding passes $1 billion milestone, (from VC Palo Alto Investors and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers)
Fisker Car Line Up• Karma (MY12) N1 (MY14) Atlantic (22x8.5/9.5)• K1 (MY13) Surf
EVer• Electric Vehicles (EV) with extended range• 1st carmaker to launch vehicles under the Federal Government’s Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing (ATVM) program
Ever TM• EVer™ technology uses an electric generator and battery pack to power dual electric motors that drive the rear wheels. The gasoline engine is only used as a backup range extender. The patented technology permits up to 50 miles of electric driving. After 50 miles, the internal combustion engine engages to support the electric motors for a range of 250 miles.