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Fisker Automotive Sets Two World Records for EV Charging in the Netherlands

Posted By Marc Carter On September 10, 2012 @ 2:00 pm In automotive,Electric Cars,Green Transportation,News | No Comments

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Fisker Automotive [1]‘s Karma EV [2] just set two new world records at a recent event at the Floriade Horticultural World Expo [3] in Venlo, Netherlands. Fisker now holds the the world record for the highest number of single-brand electric vehicles to be charged simultaneously and the highest number of mixed-brand electric vehicles [4] to be charged simultaneously.

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Fisker Nederland [5] -Fisker Automotive’s most successful European representative, with more than 130 Karmas sold since January 2012 – organized the event on Sunday, September 2. Sixty 240-volt charge points were temporarily installed for the occasion. The “Floriade” expo focuses on innovation and the sustainable relationship between man and nature; this year’s show focuses on how to return to nature and how to learn from it. The “Good Karma Day” pas part social gathering and part charity event for Dutch Fisker Karma owners — for every Karma sold by Fisker Nederland a donation was made to the Eugène Janssen Foundation [6] to support African children living in dire circumstances.

”We are excited that as an American car company we have had so many European Karma owners make this world-record attempt a success,” said Koehler. ”They have helped make history and show that electric vehicles [4] with extended range are the future.”

Geert-Jan Tax said, ”The success of Fisker [7] in the Dutch market underlines the massive potential that the Karma has around the globe. The Fisker Karma [8] is the first truly global vehicle that the American car industry has produced over the last few decades and certainly the most innovative. America should be proud of Fisker. The enthusiasm and engagement of our clients to bring 45 Karmas together on the last sunny weekend of the year is symbolic for the passion, product satisfaction and enthusiasm that is felt towards the Fisker [9] brand by all Karma owners and their families.”

Fisker also recently held an an owner appreciation day [10] at its headquarters in Anaheim, CA where a 28 Fisker Karma [11] caravan drove down Pacific Coast Highway to Newport Beach.

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URLs in this post:

[1] Fisker Automotive: http://www.fiskerautomotive.com

[2] Karma EV: http://onward.fiskerautomotive.com/en-us/karma/

[3] Floriade Horticultural World Expo: http://www.floriade.com/

[4] electric vehicles: http://inhabitat.com/index.php?s=electric+vehicles

[5] Fisker Nederland: http://www.fisker.nl/

[6] Eugène Janssen Foundation: http://www.eugenejanssenfoundation.nl/over-ons.html

[7] Fisker: http://inhabitat.com/video-inhabitat-interviews-henrik-fisker-founder-of-fisker-automotive-and-designer-of-the-karma/

[8] Fisker Karma: http://inhabitat.com/fisker-investigates-cause-of-second-karma-plug-in-hybrid-fire/

[9] Fisker: http://inhabitat.com/fisker-automotive-teams-up-with-leonardo-dicaprio-to-promote-global-sustainability/

[10] owner appreciation day: http://www.thetorquereport.com/2012/08/fisker_holds_the_largest_gathe.html

[11] Fisker Karma: http://inhabitat.com/fisker-karma-named-top-car-of-the-year-by-bbcs-top-gear/

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