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Lucid to build EV plant in Saudi Arabia

EV startup Lucid (NASDAQ: LCID) has signed agreements with the Saudi Arabian government with the goal of establishing a production facility in the country. Lucid says it “reviewed multiple opportunities” before selecting the King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) as the site for its first international manufacturing plant. At the new manufacturing hub, which will be… Read more »

2022 Lucid Air: The makers of the first 500-mile EV should be taken seriously

Created by engineers with years of EV experience, the 2022 Lucid Air is a stunning debut that confronts Tesla—and Mercedes-Benz—with a new competitor. It’s been a long time coming, but the 2022 Lucid Air has been worth the wait. The new carmaker’s all-electric luxury sedan not only competes directly with the aging Tesla Model S,… Read more »

Lucid Air buyers get 3 years of free charging from Electrify America

It’s de rigueur these days for automakers to offer a free charging package with a new EV as an added sweetener, to allay drivers’ understandable concern about public charging. Now Lucid Motors has announced that “all Lucid Air reservations made by the end of 2021 will get complimentary access to unlimited charging of up to… Read more »

Lucid Motors completes construction of its EV factory

Just under a year after breaking ground in Casa Grande, Arizona, Lucid Motors has finished construction of its first EV factory, and has begun the commissioning process. Lucid says its new facility, dubbed Lucid AMP-1 (Advanced Manufacturing Plant), is the first greenfield, dedicated EV factory to be built in North America.  This spring, the new… Read more »

Lucid Motors releases pricing, performance specs for its upcoming EV lineup

Lucid Motors has revealed more details about its upcoming Lucid Air model range. The base model, called the Lucid Air, starts at $77,400. It has a single-motor powertrain (an optional dual-motor, all-wheel drive configuration is also available) with 480 horsepower and a projected EPA range of 406 miles. All Lucid models feature a 900-volt electrical… Read more »

Lucid Air unveiled – new electric luxury sedan to be delivered in spring 2021

In a year packed with new EV launches, few vehicles have been as eagerly anticipated as the Lucid Air. Lucid had already been around for over a decade when we profiled the company in our March/April 2018 issue. The company has built some impressive prototypes, including a converted delivery van that beat a Ferrari and… Read more »

Lucid Air demonstrates 500-mile range

Lucid Motors has announced independent verification of a 517-mile range for its upcoming Lucid Air luxury sedan. The tests were conducted by FEV North America in Auburn Hills, Michigan, using the EPA’s Multicycle Test procedure. This appears to be a new record for a passenger EV, handily besting the 402-mile range of the 2020 Tesla… Read more »