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Who is Henrik Fisker? He Just Got a Half Billion Dollar Loan From Washington to Build Plug-Ins

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 28, 2009

Fisker just got a big loan from Washington to buy an old GM plant to assemble plug-in hybrid cars. But who the heck is Fisker?

Then I remembered this piece on Fiskerin IN:Inside Innovation that I launched with Reena Jana, Matt Vella and Jessie Scanlon. It was reported and written by Matt, the brilliant auto maven.

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November 16, 2009 3:51 PM

Henrik Fisker is an automotive designer. He designed many memorable vehicles at BMW and Aston Martin, namely the Z8 and Vantage V8. He left Ford to found a couch-building company, which he then turned into a hybrid car company in partnership with Quantum Technologies.

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