- Fisker Ocean crossover EV predicted to be place into creation in ultimate quarter of 2022
- Ocean might be out there to Australian buyers, deliveries anticipated 2023
- CEO Henrik Fisker targets weather neutral car or truck by 2027
American company Fisker Inc. is on course to deliver its new Ocean EV with the conclude of 2022, with the corporation confirming the model may possibly come to Australia.
Born away from the dying of Fisker Automotive in 2012, the company which gave us the Karma range-extended plug-in hybrid, Fisker Inc. declared the Ocean crossover at the 2020 Customer Electrics Exhibit.
With a cost of US$37,five hundred (AU$50,000) right before subsidies, taxes and on-road expenses, Fisker thinks it may possibly start to manufacture its motor vehicles in direction of the tip of subsequent yr with deliveries adhering to soon soon after.
Fisker informed WhichCar it's taking reservations for the Ocean EV globally, together with the Australian current market, in which it could land at across the similar value being a Nissan Leaf.
'We are at present taking Fisker Ocean reservations in Australia,' reported a spokesperson.
'We are on target to start production on the Ocean in [the final quarter of] 2022 and look ahead to offering far more described shipping and delivery dates and availability for our world-wide markets following yr.
'Subject to vary, we are scheduling the earliest US Fisker Ocean deliveries for December of 2022.
'Additionally, we look forward to sharing extra information about the car or truck this November with the L. a. Automobile Exhibit.'
Fisker not too long ago declared the Ocean will likely be made in Austria despite the brand's American roots, signing a deal with Manga Intercontinental which will help the Ocean system as a result of to 2029.
Founder and CEO, Henrik Fisher, also aims to deliver a climate-neutral automobile by 2027 – with every step with the process, from the sourcing of materials to the finished product, being offset.
'We plan to radically disrupt the mobility industry by setting an ambitious goal for ourselves: to produce a local climate neutral vehicle by 2027,' 2023 Fisker Ocean EV.
'We place people and the planet on the forefront of our mission, ensuring a cleaner future for all.
“The company recognises the challenges of producing and offering products without creating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The supply chains of suppliers and logistics partners may possibly contain offsets to achieve weather neutrality.”
Fisker's ambitions to provide the auto by 2027 have kickstarted a search for partners which pledge to achieve local weather neutrality via the process.