Posts Tagged: Faraday Future

Facing liquidity problems, Faraday Future scales back its EV lineup

Faraday Future is scaling back its ambitions, according to Reuters, cutting its planned product portfolio from seven EVs to two, and also reducing the size of its factory in Nevada to 650,000 square feet, less than a third of its original planned footprint. When the company announced plans for its assembly facility in 2015, it… Read more »

Faraday Future reveals production-ready FF 91, announces over 64,000 reservations

Faraday Future (FF), the intriguing EV startup that employs several alumni of Tesla and other automotive and tech giants, revealed its first production vehicle, called FF 91, at a press event prior to the recent CES trade show. FF 91 features a monocoque vehicle structure that integrates the chassis and body, and a multi-motor setup… Read more »

Beyond Tesla: NextEV aims to produce Automobile 3.0

Chinese-backed startup NextEV has produced a Formula E race car, and plans to reveal an electric supercar later this year. “When we launch the car it will not be a concept,” Co-president Martin Leach told the International Business Times. “It will be engineered and validated and you will see it driving at some point shortly… Read more »

Faraday Future awarded patent for FF Echelon Inverter

EV startup Faraday Future (FF) has applied for more than 100 patents over the last year. This week it announced that its first one has been granted, for a new assembly process called “FF Echelon Inverter.” The inverter is designed to be small and simple. FF claims it achieves 20-30% greater power density than competitors’… Read more »

Aston Martin partners with Faraday Future backer, will bring electric RapidE to market in 2018

Aston Martin has formed a partnership with Letv, a Chinese tech company that has reportedly invested in several EV ventures, including Faraday Future and Atieva. The two companies plan to work together to develop and manufacture the RapidE, an electric version of Aston Martin’s Rapide four-door sports sedan that was unveiled as a concept last… Read more »

Faraday Future’s Variable Platform Architecture – a modular skateboard to build an EV on

EV startup Faraday Future’s carmaking prowess has yet to be tested, but it has already revealed some impressive marketing talent. After milking several months of mystery, the company unveiled its FFZERO1 supercar concept at the recent CES in Las Vegas. The event was one of the hottest tickets at a show that has reinvented itself… Read more »

Faraday Future offers a peek under its veil

The California-based EV startup Faraday Future (FF) has presented innovative ideas and assembled a talented team, raiding the ranks of such companies as Tesla, BMW, Audi, Apple, SpaceX, and Hulu. So far however, it has offered few details about its organization or its strategy. More is sure to be revealed soon. The company will participate… Read more »

EV startup Faraday Future to invest $1 billion in US manufacturing facility

Faraday Future (FF), a California-based EV startup, has announced that it will invest $1 billion in a US manufacturing facility. The company is considering locations including California, Georgia, Louisiana and Nevada, and will announce its choice “in the coming weeks.” FF, which expects to launch its first vehicle in 2017, certainly seems to be in… Read more »

New independent EV builder makes the scene

The difficulty of starting up a car company, and the unlikelihood of anyone duplicating Tesla’s success, are so well known as to require no repetition here. Suffice it to say that Faraday Future’s recent colorfully-worded announcement that it intends to bring a new EV to the market has been greeted with predictable skepticism. However, the… Read more »