Fisker is sold to Chinese group

Fisker is sold to Chinese group

Fisker Automotive, a company focused exclusively on hybrid cars, was sold to the Chinese investment group formed by Wanxiang Group and Hybrid Tech Holding. The bankruptcy judge in the United States, Kevin Gross, should confirm the sale of the automaker on February 18, 2014, in the amount of 149.2 million dollars.

In 2013, Wanxiang had acquired the assets of the bankrupt A123 Systems Inc., a company that supplied batteries for Fisker. The Chinese group, however, has not made any announcement about his plans for the future of the automaker.

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