Here is the honest truth why I pre-ordered the Fisker Ocean One and believe deep down this will resonate with many of our readers.
You may be wondering why I pre-ordered the Fisker Ocean One or in general why anyone would pre-order the launch edition. For everyone, the decision is different.
I know why I pre-ordered the Fisker Ocean One and I’m happy to share with you the reasons. There are actually three main reasons why I made the plunge as opposed to waiting for the Extreme.
None of the reasons had to do with the flashy marketing either. That stuff is fun to see and it helps sell stuff for some people, but the reason why I pre-ordered the Fisker Ocean One goes much deeper than that. Also, my reasons for pre-ordering are different than why I reserved the Fisker Ocean back in September 2020.
Vision and mission
Firstly, in our day and age, we have a lot of choices as consumers. As I’ve gotten older in life, I’ve begun to consciously make an effort to support brands that align with my personal values.
There are less brands than the number of fingers on my hands where I can say I feel a strong connection to the company. That is especially true in the electric vehicle space. There is only company that aligns and makes a strong connection with my belief system.
When I read Fisker’s vision and mission statement, something resonated with me internally. Fisker’s vision is a clean future for all. And their mission is to create the world’s most emotional and sustainable vehicles. After learning this, I researched what Fisker was doing around sustainability. Immediately, I had a strong connection to the company. I love the Fisker Ocean and what it represents. It is one of the reasons why I started writing articles about Fisker.
There aren’t too many brands where I share a similar connection with the company’s vision and mission. For example, I feel the same connection with Nike and Apple. I have a strong connection to both of these companies whose products I use every day. That’s how I envision Fisker and the Fisker Ocean One. Something I will use daily and feel proud doing so. I wish I had the product yesterday. This is one reason why I pre-ordered the Fisker Ocean One as opposed to waiting for the Ocean Extreme.
Being a part of something bigger than myself
Secondly, I want to be a part of something bigger than myself. This second reason aligns very much with the first reason. Being a relatively new dad, I try to find more different ways that I can personally make a difference for future generations.
I’ve gained this perspective by watching my daughter grow up and seeing her experience our world. We only have one planet and there are a lot of ways to make a difference.
We can all do our part each day, including reducing, reusing and recycling. However, sometimes the simplest things aren’t enough.
After Fisker reaffirmed its commitment to people and planet earlier this year, I wanted to do everything I could to help support the company. Fisker has a goal to create a carbon neutral electric vehicle by 2027. And it is a lofty goal. If Fisker is successful, the company will have a major impact on our planet in a positive way.
To help the company achieve this goal means I need to do my part. I need to open up and vote with my wallet. I want to back a company who may go on to transform an industry reshaping the way modern day vehicles are designed and produced with an emphasis on taking care of Mother Earth. For me, the Ocean One is a way for me to be a part of this journey from day one.
Supporting the entrepreneur
Thirdly, everyone loves a comeback story. That alone is enough reason to support Henrik Fisker and his newest company. However, for me it goes deeper than that.
You need to be an entrepreneur to understand. There are a lot of critics out there and very few of them have actually walked a mile in the shoes of an entrepreneur. We happened to call out one of those critics yesterday.
Sparing you with all of the details, I get to watch Fisker through a lens as an entrepreneur. Yes, I’ve worked for big companies before, but I’ve also started a handful of businesses throughout my lifetime. I’ve been a part of successful startups and failures where we fought like hell to make succeed. Some worked out, and others did not.
That said, I’ve been watching Henrik Fisker closely since investing in Fisker shares back in September 2020. I don’t like everything I see, but for the most part the man is remarkable. There is nothing more exciting that rooting for a Founding CEO. Especially someone who is in the pursuit of a mission and vision you strongly believe in. That is why I backed the company with my Fisker Ocean One pre-order to help them sell out of their launch edition.
Summing it up
Everyone has different reasons why they will or won’t pre-order the Fisker Ocean One. For some people, the reasons for pre-ordering the Ocean One come down to design, features, and specifications. Some people won’t pre-order because of the non-refundable deposit or since they can’t test drive the vehicle now. We briefly talked about this last night on our YouTube Live Stream. For me, none of these reasons matter like I mentioned above. However, when you take a look at the beauty in the video below, how can you not fall in love with it and want the launch edition?
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