Guess Who Just Partnered With BMW To Topple Tesla?

by Gabe Beita Kiser
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This could end up being a match made in heaven.
Fisker, which now goes by the name Karma, is trying to make a comeback into the car world. Fiskers were known for out-of-this-world looks and the tendency to dramatically self-immolate. Now Karma’s new Chinese owners want the brand to clean up its image and become a serious contender in an increasingly crowded market. In order to get a leg up on the competition, the company has just partnered with BMW where it would supply hybrid powertrains for Karma's newest flagship, the Elux.
Guess Who Just Partnered With BMW To Topple Tesla?
The Bavarian brand is well-known for its engines, so it is a pretty smart move for Karma to use BMW's powertrains again to reestablish a presence. Much like the Karma, the Elux will likely be an ultra-efficient plug-in hybrid that will compete with other high-end eco brands including Tesla. Luckily for Karma, BMW has extensive experience making hybrid cars, as exemplified by the i-Series as well as the 3, 5, and 7-Series ActiveHybrid models. Karma Automotive says it will re-launch its flagship in 2016, and with BMW doing some of the heavy lifting these cars likely wont serve as science experiments to show what spontaneous combustion looks like.

Guess Who Just Partnered With BMW To Topple Tesla?
Guess Who Just Partnered With BMW To Topple Tesla?
Guess Who Just Partnered With BMW To Topple Tesla?
Guess Who Just Partnered With BMW To Topple Tesla?
Guess Who Just Partnered With BMW To Topple Tesla?
Guess Who Just Partnered With BMW To Topple Tesla?
Guess Who Just Partnered With BMW To Topple Tesla?






by Gabe Beita Kiser
Guess Who Just Partnered With BMW To Topple Tesla?
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