The Karma Of The Fisker-t6570

UnCategorized The 2012 Karma has been recalled by its maker, Fisker Automotives. The recall was prompted on findings that a possible coolant leak might occur because of improperly installed hose clamps on the battery array of the unit. This may result in coolant to leak into the battery array, cause a short resulting in a fire. The plug-in hybrid has a sticker price of $100,000 and this news may hurt the bottom line of the carmaker. According to the company, only fifty units have been sold to actual users and there have been no reported incidents regarding this issue. As a matter of safety, the recall was made to all the 239 units that have built by the company. The company builds the cars at Valmet Automotive in Finland. The car has been rated at 52 miles per gallon for fuel economy. In full electric mode, the Karma runs on 4.5 liters per hundred kilometers while at gasoline mode, the car runs at 20 miles to the gallon. The car is classified as a subcompact and gets its power from two electric motors that produce a total of 403 horsepower. A123 systems built the battery array and the vehicle also gets power from a 2.2-liter gas engine that produces 175 kilowatts of power. What makes the Fisker design unique is its mating of a generator to both motors, where battery recharging is done through the driving force of the turning wheels. This system was designed by Quantum Technologies under the name Q-Drive hybrid drive train. A further power source of the Karma would be its solar panel roofing designed and built by Asola Advanced and Solar Systems GmBH. Aside from providing additional battery power, it also assists the cabin’s climate control system. The total power generated is half a kilowatt of power each day and adds a total of five more miles to the car’s overall range. The company also provides an option to install solar panels to charge the Karma without needing to be connected to the grid. According to the company, Fisker reported that it has received orders totaling 1,300 for the Karma. The car was first unveiled in the Paris Motor Show and is one of the priciest electric cars in the market today. The creator was one of the design members for the Model S electric for Tesla Motors and after a copyright infringement case where Fisker won, the current issues may seem to be karmic results of previous actions. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: