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Henrik Fisker quits Fisker Automotive in dispute with management - Automotive News
Dave Guilford
March 13, 2013

Henrik Fisker, the former BMW designer who co-founded Fisker Automotive, has resigned from the plug-in hybrid car maker, citing discord with company executives.

Fisker, who has been executive chairman for the past 13 months, wrote in an e-mail that the main reasons for his departure were "several major disagreements" with "Fisker Automotive executive management on the business strategy."...

...The move marks the end of his dream of launching his own car company, which the acclaimed Danish designer once described as "running over fire while people are whipping you."

Fisker was a top design executive for BMW, Ford Motor Co. and Aston Martin before starting Fisker Automotive in 2007...

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