CHICAGO Feb 7 Fisker Automotive Inc, the
green-car startup that is seeking investors and partners to cut
costs, hopes to launch its business in China in May, said Henrik
Fisker, executive chairman and cofounder, on Thursday.
The new timeline is later than the first-quarter launch that
Fisker outlined late last year. The automaker, which makes the
Karma plug-in hybrid sports car, is also in the midst of looking
for new funding to build a second model, the Atlantic.
Henrik Fisker, speaking during an Economic Club of Chicago
lunch at the Chicago Auto Show, declined to confirm the
company's discussions with various investors and partners in
He added that Karma production will restart fairly soon, but
gave no specifics. Fisker has not produced a car since last