Fisker Of Orange County Announces, Quantum Fuel System Will Supply The First Production Systems For Fisker’s Production
July 12, 2010 – Irvine, Calif., - Fisker of Orange County confirms, Fisker has purchased an order from Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. to supply Q-Drive™ powertrain systems for the Fisker Karma production program under the terms of its supply agreement.
The purchase agreement suggests Quantum will supply the first production systems this fall to enable the start of volume production for Fisker, which is expected to commence in February 2011, with a forecasted production volume of 15,000 vehicles per year.
"It is exciting to see Fisker moving quickly into the production phase and we’re excited to see what the results of what we will be able to offer our consumers,” said Fisker of Orange County’s General Manger, Steve Rudkin.
Quantum recently signed a Supply Agreement with Fisker Automotive to supply key components and control systems for the Q-Drive powertrain system that is being incorporated into the Fisker Karma.
The Q-Drive™ plug-in hybrid powertrain components is set to help enable the luxury high performance sedan, Karma, to excel in fuel economy and performance.
Fisker Automotive, the green American car company that Quantum co-founded, closed a Department of Energy loan for $528.7 million in April 2010. This DOE loan to Fisker will be used for the development and production of two models of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, including the Karma, a four-door sports sedan, and a line of family-oriented models being developed under Fisker’s Project Nina program.
As a proud member of the Shelly Automotive Group and one of the largest Fisker centers on the West Coast, Fisker of Orange County loyally serves Orange County - including Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Balboa, Brea, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Corona Del Mar, Coto de Caza, Cypress, Dana Point, Dove Canyon, Foothill Ranch, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, La Habra, La Palma, Lake Forest, Los Alamitos, Mission Viejo, Monarch Beach, Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Orange, Placentia, Portola Hills, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Stanton, Trabuco Canyon, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster and Yorba Linda.
Fisker of Orange County also proudly serves Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego County, Long Beach, Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley. For more information about Fisker of Orange County, visit the dealership at 9881 Research Drive in Irvine, Calif., or online at fiskeroforangecounty.com.
- Contact Information
- Steve Rudkin
- General Manager
- Fisker of Orange County
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