Fisker Plans $39K Plug-in Hybrid

Kleiner Perkins executive Ray Lane let the news slip during AlwaysOn Going Green conference.

Published: 16-Sep-2009

Fisker Automotive plans on announcing a new, affordable, plug-in hybrid says Ray Lane of Kleiner Perkins.

Fisker's current offering, the Karma, goes for $87,000. The cheaper auto will go for $39,000 according to Lane, who let the news slip at the AlwaysOn Going Green conference today. There will be a formal announcement about the car in the next few weeks.

Katie Fehrenbacher at Earth2Tech picked up on the news and wonders if it means Fisker is due for a DOE loan. In the past Henrik Fisker has said he could crank out a cheap plug-in in two years if he was given the capital to do so.

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