Danish Designer Fisker Attracts Millions from Gore-Associated VC Firm

Henrik Fisker is one of the world’s most successful car designers. He was chief designer at BMW where among other things he developed BMW Z8.

Published: 26-Jan-2008

The former vice president of the USA has an eye on Danish designer of luxurious electricity hybrid cars.

The Danish car designer Henrik Fisker presently draws attention on one of the world’s largest automobile fairs in Detroit with his proto type of a luxurious electricity hybrid car, writes ErhvervsBladet.

It is a top tuned battery operated race car with a top speed of approximately 200 km/h. When the car is to be launched during 2009 it will be with financial backing from the former vice president Al Gore.


Priced at $24,400 MSPR, the Altima Hybrid has been certified by the Internal Revenue Service as meeting the requirements for the Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit, thereby qualifying for a tax credit of $2,350.

The Small Hybrid Sports Concept is a sports car that features advanced hybrid technology - proving stylish design and driving enjoyment can be combined with low environmental impact. It was designed by Honda R and D Europe, based in Offenbach, Germany.

A UK government challenge to produce a medium/small vehicle with CO2 emissions of less than 100 g/km has seen engineering company Ricardo team up with PSA Peugeot Citroen and UK research group QinetiQ to develop an innovative diesel full-hybrid.


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