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Fisker Automotive enters Québec market; eligible for Québec Drive Electric incentive

Fisker Automotive will begin selling its extended range electric luxury cars in Montreal, Québec. Fisker of Montreal, the first Fisker retailer in Québec and the fourth in Canada, was formed by local businessmen Gad Bitton, president of Holand Automotive Group, and Norman Hébert, president and CEO of Groupe Park Avenue. Together these retailer groups handle 17 brands in multiple locations across Montreal, including Rolls Royce, Lamborghini, BMW, Lexus, and now, Fisker.

Fisker of Montreal brings to 79 the number of independent Fisker retail locations in the US, Canada and Europe; 47 in North America alone. Fisker also has retailers in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver and will soon have retail representation in China and the Middle East.

As the Karma is classified as a plug-in hybrid by Québec’s Drive Electric Program, buyers are eligible for an $8,000 rebate toward the purchase price. The program also provides up to $1,000 more toward the purchase of Fisker’s available 240V Convenience Charger, which cuts charge times in half.

The Karma also qualifies for the Electric Vehicle license plate in Quebec, which allows Karma drivers to use parking spaces reserved for electric vehicles equipped with charging stations.

Comments

HarveyD

Too bad that public $$$ will be used (again) to benefit the 3%. Common sense would have imposed a price limit of $40K or so on all e-cars applicable.

ToppaTom

There you go Harvey.

Just because it's "green" does not mean throw money at it.

Common sense says rich politicians spend public $$$ for votes or . . . .

or something they might buy.

You mistake common sense for integrity.

HarveyD

TT...this car will sell for over $127,000 each in Canada. Less than 0.8% of Canadians declared (NET) revenues over $127,000 last year. Most millionaires and our few billionaires declared even less.

Why should scarce tax dollars be used to support the purchase of luxury $127,000 cars by so few wealthy Canadians?

Do you mistake common sense and integrity with outright collusion, corruption, complicity and thievery?

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