A small bit of news:
Is Richard Beattie (the guy who's leaving) the one responsible for the "This Isn't Easy" ad campaign?Fisker Automotive Inc,. a struggling maker of pricey electric cars, has hired Joel Ewanick, General Motors Co.'s former chief marketer, as its looks to finance and build its second model.
Mr. Ewanick's position appears to be on a contract basis and replaces Richard Beattie, who the company said has retired after serving with Fisker for a year.
"As we seek to appoint a long-term successor, there is no one better than Joel, with his wealth of motor industry experience and knowledge to guide us through this interim period. I am delighted to welcome him to the Fisker team," Mr. Posawatz said in a statement.