Electric cars

Green Car Maker Announces Layoff Plans

Most of Fisker's remaining workforce

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The state of Delaware will continue to work with troubled automaker Fisker Automotive Inc., which notified Gov. Jack Markell's office of its plans Friday to lay off a large number of its staff, a spokeswoman for the governor said.

The company said the layoffs involve about three-fourths of the workers at its Anaheim, Calif., headquarters. It didn't provide numbers.

Fisker made the Karma plug-in hybrid sports car. It planned to hire more than 2,000 people to build a second line of electric hybrid cars, the Atlantic, in a former General Motors plant on Boxwood Road in Newport.

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