TITLE

GREEN MEANS GO

AUTHOR(S)
Dean, Josh
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Best Life;Mar2009, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p98
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Henrik Fisker, founder and president of Fisker Automotive, which produces the plug-in hybrid sedan called Karma. It compares the Karma with the electric cars from Tesla. Fisker relates how Prince Albert of Monaco influenced Fisker's decision to design and build an environmentally friendly supercar. It provides a background of Fisker's career in the automobile industry. It describes the response of investors and venture capitalists to the round of financing launched for Fisker Automotive.
ACCESSION #
36907536

 

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