Nissan-Fisker Deal in the Pipeline: $400 Million Investment Could Reshape EV Market

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Nissan-Fisker Deal in the Pipeline: $400 Million Investment Could Reshape EV Market

Nissan’s potential $400 million investment in Fisker is creating optimism in the EV market. Talks between the two companies are ongoing, with the deal possibly finalized soon. Henrik Fisker, CEO of Fisker Inc, highlighted the strategic importance of a partnership to enhance growth and local manufacturing. The deal could involve Nissan investing in Fisker’s truck platform, potentially leading to the production of the Fisker Alaska electric pickup by Nissan starting in 2026.

The partnership aims to fill a unique market segment and boost Fisker’s position in the electric vehicle market. While neither company has officially confirmed the deal, sources suggest that it could be completed this month, signaling a significant milestone for Fisker’s future.

What is Fisker’s Alaska electric pickup truck?

The Fisker Alaska electric pickup truck is an innovative model with a base price starting at $45,400 and a claimed range of up to 340 miles. It features unique design elements like a “Houdini partition” that allows the bed to expand to 9.2 feet, a cowboy hat holder in the ceiling, and a passenger tray with a tablet holder. The Alaska is based on the same platform as the Fisker Ocean SUV, offering various configurations including single-motor front-wheel drive and dual-motor all-wheel drive options. The truck is expected to have a range between 230 and 340 miles, with fast charging capabilities of up to 200 kW for a 10%-80% charge in about 35 minutes. The interior design includes sustainable materials, a large touchscreen display, and practical storage solutions. Production of the Fisker Alaska is targeted to start in December 2024, with deliveries expected in 2025.

What is the price of Fisker Alaska electric pickup truck?

The price of the Fisker Alaska electric pickup truck starts at $45,400 for the base model. This price is for the entry-level version, which likely includes a single electric motor and a smaller 75 kWh battery pack providing a range of around 230 miles. Higher trim levels are estimated to start at around $60,000 for a long-range, dual-motor model and could exceed $80,000 for a fully loaded, high-performance version.