Hilarious. Sounds like the writer is trying to drum up interest in these cars. Unfortunate or not, I still believe GM or Ford burping creates more attention than either of these two cars can manage at this point.
...i find this spin particularly amusing...Hilarious. Sounds like the writer is trying to drum up interest in these cars. The fact that it is on Bloomberg leads me to believe this as well, everyone loves to create financial speculation and investor interest on financial web sites...
That reminds me of the Dodge EV articles that say that it looks pretty similar to the Lotus Europa.......................................... :shrug:...i find this spin particularly amusing...
While Fisker designed his car and has a drivetrain from partner Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc., he outsourced engineering and production work.
“You don’t have this heavy drain on cash,” Fisker said. “That gives you a whole new potential that wasn’t available 20 or 30 years ago.”
Tesla’s Musk wants to keep design and engineering in-house for brand distinction.
“If everything is outsourced how do you build brand value,” Musk said.
Both companies have rushed to secure investors.
“The reason many of the car startups fail fast is that they couldn’t cover the immense investment of creating a car from the ground up,” Casesa said. “In many ways, Fisker is not creating a car from the ground up in the same way Tesla is.”
...emphasis added; my take on both companies is just the opposite...