Bringing new meaning to the term “good karma,” NYC startup Karma rewards you when you share Internet access from one of its hotspots.
We understand the logic of ditching what’s not working to focus on what’s definitely working, but still. We liked the personal touch of sending someone a bottle of champagne or a flower-growing kit.
Editor’s Pick “Fisker spent a stunning $900,000 for each vehicle it produced,” PrivCo chief executive Sam Hamadeh told me. “Then they sold them to dealers for an invoice price of just $70,000.”
Apparently, it’s not easy starting a brand new car manufacturing company.
Editor's Pick Some crazy concept cars have emerged since the electric car frenzy hit the market in 2008. Where are they now?
“Range anxiety” for pure battery-powered electric car owners wears off quickly as a driver begins to understand the capabilities and charging patterns of their car, according to a new study by the Technology Strategy Board.
Hybrid electric car manufacturer Fisker Automotive delivered its first production model electric car for consumers, the Fisker Karma, to Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Ray Lane (pictured right) on Tuesday.
Fisker Automotive, which manufactures luxury plug-in electric hybrid cars, has raised an extra $100 million in its third round of funding to help fund production of its luxury sedan and a second, cheaper electric car that is geared toward more mainstream hybrid electric car buyers.
Electric cars are getting blinged out.
After several rounds of delays and price increases, electric car startup Fisker says it will start production next month for the Karma, a luxury plug-in hybrid priced at $95,900.
The 2011 Fisker Karma is still on track to reach U.S. dealers in March or April, according to the company.
Here are the top cleantech stories we’re following on the GreenBeat today:
We don’t hear “death of Detroit” stories as often now as we did a year ago.