Fisker Recalling 239 Karma Plug-In Hybrids for Fire Hazard 1. Fisker Automotive is recalling all 239 of its 2012 Karma luxury plug-in hybrid cars because of a fire hazard, according to a report filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Prices on the 2012 model start at $103,000, including the destination charge. 2. ...recalling all 239 of its 2012 Karma luxury plug-in hybrid cars because of a fire hazard, according to a report filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 3. ...could allow a coolant leak. If coolant enters the battery compartment an electrical short could possibly occur, causing a thermal event within the battery, including a possible fire in the worse case, the company told the safety agency. 4. ...workers at the Valmet Automotive assembly plant in Finland noticed coolant dripping. Fisker Recalling 239 Karma Plug-In Hybrids for Fire Hazard - NYTimes.com You may recall this: With the approval of the Obama administration, an electric car company that received a $529 million federal government loan guarantee is assembling its first line of cars in Finland, saying it could not find a facility in the United States capable of doing the work. Vice President Joseph Biden heralded the Energy Department's $529 million loan to the start-up electric car company called Fisker as a bright new path to thousands of American manufacturing jobs. But two years after the loan was announced, the company's manufacturing jobs are still limited to the assembly of the flashy electric Fisker Karma sports car in Finland. Car Company Gets U.S. Loan, Builds Cars In Finland - ABC News Ya' mean we couldn't find a plant in this country that could assemble a lemon????