Fisker http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53587/more en Corvette Mill Gets Under Fiskers’ Skin http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/corvette-mill-gets-under-fiskers-skin <div class="field-deck"> 2014 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The company has 10 chassis without EV powertrains that came directly from bankrupt Fisker, 15 it bought itself to gut and Karmas owned by individuals who want to change from electric to V-8 power.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/corvette-mill-gets-under-fiskers-skin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/corvette-mill-gets-under-fiskers-skin#comments Public Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Supply Chain Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chevrolet Fisker 2014 North American International Auto Show Body Electric Vehicles Engine Exterior Gasoline Logistics Product Development Purchashing Restructuring Bob Lutz Destino Gilbert Villareal VL Automotive Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:50:00 +0000 931771 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Startup drops Corvette engine into erstwhile EV, tweaks body.</strong></p> Power Grab http://wardsauto.com/blog/power-grab <div class="node-body blog-body">As more EVs trickle onto the highways, owners may come to covet the limited number of public charging stations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/final-inspection">Final Inspection</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/power-grab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/power-grab#comments Blog Vehicles & Technology U.S. Chevrolet Fisker Ford Mitsubishi Nissan Tesla Charging Carlos Ghosn Chevrolet Volt Elon Musk Mad Max Mitsubishi MiEV Nissan Leaf Final Inspection Fri, 20 Sep 2013 14:00:00 +0000 845101 at http://wardsauto.com Ford Exit Prompts Calls for New Tariffs in Oz http://wardsauto.com/politics/ford-exit-prompts-calls-new-tariffs-oz <div class="node-body article-body">Prime Minister Julia Gillard is against hiking import tariffs, saying such a move would spark trade reprisals from other countries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/ford-exit-prompts-calls-new-tariffs-oz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/ford-exit-prompts-calls-new-tariffs-oz#comments Public Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific Australia Fisker Tariffs Vehicle Assembly Fri, 24 May 2013 18:19:00 +0000 779531 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Ford&rsquo;s decision to end Falcon production has some government leaders pushing for new import barriers.</strong></p> 2013 Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Quick Hits http://wardsauto.com/ward039s-10-best-interiors/2013-ward-s-10-best-interiors-quick-hits <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> 2013 Ward's 10 Best Interiors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">WardsAuto editors present a summation of every interior evaluated for the 2013 competition. Most comments are taken directly from scoresheets submitted by our editors. Prices listed are sticker.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ward039s-10-best-interiors/2013-ward-s-10-best-interiors-quick-hits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ward039s-10-best-interiors/2013-ward-s-10-best-interiors-quick-hits#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Japan South Korea Germany Chrysler Fisker Ford General Motors Honda Toyota Volkswagen Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Interior Vehicle Interiors 2013 Ward's 10 Best Interiors Acura Audi Cadillac Chevrolet fit-and-finish Lexus Ram Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn Tue, 30 Apr 2013 09:51:00 +0000 763331 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Editor Drew Winter inspects interior of SRT Viper GTS.</strong></p> Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Tell Inside Story http://wardsauto.com/ward039s-10-best-interiors/ward-s-10-best-interiors-tell-inside-story <div class="field-deck"> 2013 Ward's 10 Best Interiors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The competition focuses only on vehicles that are all-new or have interiors that have been significantly improved. This method works well because, in general, the newest interiors are the best.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ward039s-10-best-interiors/ward-s-10-best-interiors-tell-inside-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ward039s-10-best-interiors/ward-s-10-best-interiors-tell-inside-story#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Japan South Korea Acura Cadillac Chevrolet Fisker Hyundai Kia Lexus Mazda Nissan Ram Toyota Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Interior Materials Vehicle Interiors 2013 Ward's 10 Best Interiors Cadillac XTS Chevrolet Spark Kia Forte Lexus GS 450h Mazda6 Nissan Pathfinder Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn Toyota Avalon Tue, 30 Apr 2013 09:30:00 +0000 761311 at http://wardsauto.com 2013 Ward's 10 Best Interiors: Nobody's Perfect http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/2013-wards-10-best-interiors-nobodys-perfect <div class="node-body gallery-body">In general, vehicle interiors exhibit better quality and fit-and-finish than ever before. Still, the occasional sloppy seam, ill fitting A-pillar trim and rough headliner edge find their way into the cabins of the most fastidious auto makers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/2013-wards-10-best-interiors-nobodys-perfect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/2013-wards-10-best-interiors-nobodys-perfect#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America Mexico U.S. Japan Finland Italy Cadillac Fiat Fisker Ford GMC Lexus Lincoln Subaru Headliner Vehicle Assembly Vehicle Interiors Thu, 18 Apr 2013 14:01:00 +0000 753721 at http://wardsauto.com CARB Chief Unfazed by Fisker’s Struggles http://wardsauto.com/politics/carb-chief-unfazed-fisker-s-struggles <div class="field-deck"> 2013 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">EV maker Fisker may be on the ropes, but Mary Nichols says California’s market for plug-ins is growing and its success is vital to the state’s air-quality efforts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/carb-chief-unfazed-fisker-s-struggles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/carb-chief-unfazed-fisker-s-struggles#comments Public Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing SAE World Congress Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Fisker General Motors Nissan Tesla Politics 2013 SAE World Congress Electric Vehicles Emissions Fuel Economy California Air Resources Board Chevrolet Volt Fisker Karma Mary Nichols Nissan Leaf Tesla Model S Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:01:00 +0000 754621 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Nichols to auto industry: &ldquo;Rather than rehashing the same tired legal battles of our past, let&rsquo;s work together to collectively support and develop (EV) market.&rdquo;</strong></p> Ward's 10 Best Interiors: OEMs Hone Art of Stitching Up http://wardsauto.com/ward039s-10-best-interiors/wards-10-best-interiors-oems-hone-art-stitching <div class="node-body gallery-body">WardsAuto editors evaluated 46 vehicles this year as part of the Ward's 10 Best Interiors competition and came across numerous examples of beautifully applied stitching that enhanced the aesthetics in vehicles of all ranges.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ward039s-10-best-interiors/wards-10-best-interiors-oems-hone-art-stitching" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ward039s-10-best-interiors/wards-10-best-interiors-oems-hone-art-stitching#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Acura Cadillac Chevrolet Fisker Ford Hyundai Jeep Mini Porsche Subaru Interior Vehicle Interiors Mon, 15 Apr 2013 10:08:00 +0000 752661 at http://wardsauto.com No Matter What Happens, Fisker Always Will Be Beautiful http://wardsauto.com/blog/no-matter-what-happens-fisker-always-will-be-beautiful <div class="node-body blog-body">The company may go away but the dazzling car it made never will be forgotten.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/no-matter-what-happens-fisker-always-will-be-beautiful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/no-matter-what-happens-fisker-always-will-be-beautiful#comments Blog Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Fisker Interior Road Ahead Tue, 09 Apr 2013 14:00:00 +0000 749211 at http://wardsauto.com Fisker Karma: Judging for 2013 Ward’s 10 Best Interiors http://wardsauto.com/ward039s-10-best-interiors/fisker-karma-judging-2013-ward-s-10-best-interiors <div class="node-body video-body">WardsAuto's Tom Murphy shares his thoughts on the new Fisker Karma, a nominee in the 2013 Ward’s 10 Best Interiors competition. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ward039s-10-best-interiors/fisker-karma-judging-2013-ward-s-10-best-interiors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ward039s-10-best-interiors/fisker-karma-judging-2013-ward-s-10-best-interiors#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Fisker Interior Fri, 05 Apr 2013 11:03:00 +0000 746001 at http://wardsauto.com