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A123 Systems takes credit for dead Fisker

The Kisker Karma that recently failed in the hands of high profile magazine Consumer Reports was stopped by faulty battery components supplied by A123 systems. The company, a spin out of MIT, acknowledged a manufacturing fault or defect that caused the Karma to stop.
Karma fisker breakdown

Fisker Karma dies on Consumer Reports test

News from the US - Care of post on Engadget, that renowned testing journal purchased with $108,000 of their own cash a Karma to test, but it broke down on them within 200 miles and had to be collected on a flat bed. Oops.

UK DOT updates Plug-In Grant status

The UK Department of Transport has recently updated it list of EV that are eligible for grants. The grant covers 25% of the car with a £5,000 cap.

Mini E

Mini E trial and results
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