A company press release says the new Fisker Automotive will offer a range of environmentally-friendly premium cars, debuting at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show in January. Fifteen thousand vehicles will comprise the initial production starting at under $100,000:
“The troubled environment is captivating the attention of the world. Developing a premium luxury green car which also delivers attractive design can make a difference. We are extremely excited to join our automotive design expertise with the plug-in hybrid technology of Quantum in Quantum Drive. This breakthrough chassis development will allow us to deliver a design with dramatic proportions — one which will carry the Fisker badge,” expressed Henrik Fisker, CEO of Fisker Automotive, Inc. “We want people to drive beautiful fast cars that make environmental sense — cars that are eco-chic and will have less of an impact on global warming.”
Quantum is providing a cutting-edge plug-in technology known as Quantum Drive for the vehicles. The first production cars are currently in the design and technology development stage.