US electric car maker Fisker to sell cars with China Grand in China


AP

SHANGHAI — Electric car maker Fisker Automotive plans to sell its luxury Karma model in China, teaming up with a mainland distributor of top auto brands. Irvine, California-based Fisker has reached an agreement with vehicle retailer and service provider China Grand Automotive Group to sell Fisker vehicles in its more than 200 outlets, which carry such brands as Mercedes-Benz, Lexus and Lamborghini. The Fisker Karma is due to debut in China at the Shanghai Auto show next April and to begin deliveries by the autumn, the company said in a release seen Thursday on its website. The hybrid sedan has a total range of 483 kilometers (300 miles) and can travel 80 kilometers (50 miles) on electricity alone.