EV startup Faraday Future has begun construction of a $1-billion, 3-million-square-foot manufacturing plant in North Las Vegas. Industrial construction firm AECOM (NYSE:ACM) is handling the project, and is already engaged in demolition and grading at the site.
The facility will include sustainability features such as prismatic skylights for daylighting, roof-mounted solar panels, and energy-efficient heating and cooling systems. It will be designed to welcome visitors, with integrated viewing platforms and designs that allow visibility of vehicles during the assembly process.
“A revolutionary approach to transportation requires an unprecedented manufacturing facility, and AECOM is thrilled to be working with Faraday Future to help make its vision real in Nevada,” said AECOM CEO Michael S. Burke.
“Working in collaboration with AECOM, we were extremely impressed with how quickly they aligned with our company’s vision of manufacturing in North Las Vegas,” said Faraday VP Dag Reckhorn.
The startup company recently announced plans to reveal its first production EV at CES in January and released a teaser video of the vehicle.
Source: AECOM via Green Car Congress