Fisker To Announce Battery Supplier

EnerDel informed it would not be selected after negotiations ended.

Published: 14-Jan-2010

Henrik Fisker, CEO of Fisker Automotive, said today that the company plans to announce a deal with a lithium-ion battery maker by the end of this week for the Fisker Karma plug-in car now that a deal with lithium-ion battery maker EnerDel could not be reached.

Fisker said EnerDel was not able to meet his company’s production requirements for the Karma, which is set to go on sale in October.

“We have been testing several batteries over the last year and EnerDel was one of them,” Fisker said. “The main thing was timing.”

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