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Fisker Adds Six New Locations: Three New Dealer Partner Locations in California, and New Locations in Missouri, Pennsylvania, and Guam

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, May 2, 2024

In California, Lumin Fisker in Sacramento and LA Fisker and West Covina Fisker, both in Los Angeles County, have joined Fisker’s growing Dealer Partnership roster.

Key Points: 
  • In California, Lumin Fisker in Sacramento and LA Fisker and West Covina Fisker, both in Los Angeles County, have joined Fisker’s growing Dealer Partnership roster.
  • Fisker has also added two US dealer partner locations: Fisker of Kansas City, Missouri, and NEPA Fisker of Forest City, Pennsylvania, as well as a distributor in Guam, Fisker Guam.
  • The company has now signed agreements for twelve dealer partner locations and distributorships in the US and territories.
  • Quote from Fisker spokesperson: “We are excited to welcome our new dealer partners to the Fisker family and look forward to them opening for business.

Mercedes-Benz Q1 Marked by Solid Cash Generation and Top-End Model Changeovers 

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Current supply bottlenecks are on the way to easing in regard to the GLC and E-Class, with further improvements expected.

Key Points: 
  • Current supply bottlenecks are on the way to easing in regard to the GLC and E-Class, with further improvements expected.
  • Sales levels in the first quarter are seen as the trough, with second quarter volumes expected to be better.
  • Q1 is seen as the trough, with improvements expected over the second half of 2024, despite increasing ramp-up costs for charging infrastructure.
  • The cost of credit risk is seen improving from Q1 levels but is expected at an overall higher level compared to 2023.

Fisker Signs New Dealer Partner in Miami and Adds New Dealer Partners in Europe

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Monday, April 15, 2024

Fisker Inc. (“Fisker”), driven by a mission to create the world’s most emotional and sustainable electric vehicles, today announced that the company has signed Fisker Miami as a dealer partner, the company’s second in Florida after Fisker Jacksonville joined the Dealer Partnership program earlier this year.

Key Points: 
  • Fisker Inc. (“Fisker”), driven by a mission to create the world’s most emotional and sustainable electric vehicles, today announced that the company has signed Fisker Miami as a dealer partner, the company’s second in Florida after Fisker Jacksonville joined the Dealer Partnership program earlier this year.
  • Photo by Fisker Inc.
    Quote from Fisker spokesperson: “Florida is an important EV market for Fisker, so we are excited that we can welcome Fisker Miami to our growing group of dealer partners.”
    Fisker now has six dealer partner locations in the US.
  • In addition to the new US dealer partner, Fisker has signed dealer partners in Hilleord, Denmark, and Innsbruck, Austria, bringing its European total to 12 dealer partners.
  • On March 27, Fisker announced reductions in the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) on many model year 2023 Fisker Oceans in the US.

Fisker Announces Reduced MSRP in U.S. on Many 2023 Model Year Vehicles

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240327863907/en/
    Fisker Announces Discounts in U.S. on Many 2023 Model Year Vehicles.
  • (Photo by Fisker Inc.)
    In addition, The 2023 Ultra trim will be priced at $34,999 MSRP, reduced from the current $52,999; and the 2023 Sport will be priced at $24,999 MSRP, reduced from the current $38,999.1
    All reduced-MSRP Fisker Ocean trims are 2023 models, with Fisker’s latest 2024 Ocean OS software version 2.0 installed.
  • MSRP reductions on 2023 model year vehicles will go into effect Friday, March 29, 2024.
  • Offer limited to 2023 model year vehicles currently in stock and is available from March 29, 2024 until all 2023 model year inventory is sold.

Ford and Allego Partner to Electrify European Dealership Network with Ultra-Fast Charging

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Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Ford (NYSE: F) and Allego N.V. (NYSE: ALLG), a leading pan-European public electric vehicle fast and ultra-fast charging network, today announced a strategic partnership to bring ultra-fast charging infrastructure to hundreds of Ford dealerships across Europe.

Key Points: 
  • Ford (NYSE: F) and Allego N.V. (NYSE: ALLG), a leading pan-European public electric vehicle fast and ultra-fast charging network, today announced a strategic partnership to bring ultra-fast charging infrastructure to hundreds of Ford dealerships across Europe.
  • Delivering up to 400 kW charging, Allego ultra-fast charging stations at Ford dealerships will be accessible to EV drivers around the clock and compatible with vehicles that offer DC charging capability regardless of manufacturer.
  • Allego’s Chief Executive Officer, Mathieu Bonnet, commented, “Allego continues to expand its network to meet the demand for charging that comes with more EVs on the road.
  • Automakers like Ford are stepping up to the plate by producing a greater selection of EVs as the European market fully transitions to electric.

Fisker Ocean Wins iF DESIGN AWARD 2024 for Best Electric SUV

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, March 21, 2024

Fisker Inc. (NYSE: FSR) (“Fisker”), driven by a mission to create the world’s most emotional and sustainable electric vehicles, announces that the Fisker Ocean all-electric SUV has won the iF DESIGN AWARD 2024 for “Best Electric Vehicle: SUV”, securing the highest accolade in the Automobiles category.

Key Points: 
  • Fisker Inc. (NYSE: FSR) (“Fisker”), driven by a mission to create the world’s most emotional and sustainable electric vehicles, announces that the Fisker Ocean all-electric SUV has won the iF DESIGN AWARD 2024 for “Best Electric Vehicle: SUV”, securing the highest accolade in the Automobiles category.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240321324265/en/
    FISKER OCEAN WINS PRESTIGIOUS iF DESIGN AWARD 2024 FOR BEST ELECTRIC SUV.
  • The iF DESIGN AWARD – renowned internationally as a coveted seal of quality – is awarded annually by iF International Forum Design GmbH, the world’s oldest independent design organization.
  • In the final judging round, the Fisker Ocean topped the Electric Vehicle: SUV category for its overall design idea, form, function, and impact.

Lucid drives ahead: In Geneva, the American manufacturer presents new electric cars and expansion plans for Europe

Retrieved on: 
Monday, February 26, 2024

What unites all Lucid cars is a proprietary technology that allows the automotive technology of tomorrow to be experienced today.

Key Points: 
  • What unites all Lucid cars is a proprietary technology that allows the automotive technology of tomorrow to be experienced today.
  • Based in prime locations, the studios deliver an immersive and informative experience around the brand and the flagship model Lucid Air.
  • In addition, the brand plans to significantly expand the European Lucid service network, both with permanent locations and mobile solutions.
  • Lucid is expanding the opportunity for European electric vehicle enthusiasts and potential buyers to experience the Air up close.

The XPENG G9 delivered top performances in severe winter weather conditions during 2024 NAF Winter Test

Retrieved on: 
Monday, February 12, 2024

The XPENG G9 sent for testing was the 4WD Performance version, which is the best-selling vehicle within the brand's European portfolio.

Key Points: 
  • The XPENG G9 sent for testing was the 4WD Performance version, which is the best-selling vehicle within the brand's European portfolio.
  • The G9 also ranked #5 in the range test, with a 13.1% real-world deviation rate to its WLTP range.
  • According to the report, all cars were affected by driving conditions and low temperatures in the winter test to varying degrees.
  • For more details on the NAF winter charging test, see here .

EQS-News: The new Porsche Taycan: improved in almost every discipline

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Recuperation increased to up to 400 kW at high speeds

Key Points: 
  • Recuperation increased to up to 400 kW at high speeds
    Faster: Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h is up to 0.6 seconds faster.
  • All Taycan versions feature an even more extensive standard equipment list and come with the latest generation of the Porsche Driver Experience with an improved display and control concept.
  • The revised versions will arrive at Porsche Centres from the spring of 2024.
  • In addition to the upgraded equipment, the improved product specification includes a battery with increased capacity but with a reduced weight.

Fisker to Release Ocean OS 2.0 Software Update, Improving Performance, SolarSky, Energy Management, and Other Features

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240206806730/en/
    Fisker to Release Fisker Ocean Software Update V2.0, Improving Performance, SolarSky, Energy Management, and Other Features.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    The Ocean OS 2.0 OTA update includes performance and powertrain improvements, enhancements for SolarSky, improved energy management, and other user experience improvements.
  • “Our over-the-air software update strategy has shown the Fisker Ocean is a true connected car.
  • Ocean OS 2.0 is a progressive update that demonstrates we can adapt and improve performance, energy management, and other key features in the Ocean,“ Chairman and CEO Henrik Fisker said.