Posts Tagged: Lucid Motors

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 »

Formula E picks battery pack from Lucid subsidiary Atieva for a second season

Atieva, the technology wing of Silicon Valley-based Lucid Motors, has earned an impressive vote of confidence. The Formula E electric racing series has chosen Atieva’s battery pack for a second consecutive season. The Atieva pack will power the entire 24-car Formula E field for the upcoming 2019/20 season, which will consist of 14 races. Atieva’s… Read more »

Lucid Motors to offer customers access to Electrify America’s ultra-fast charging network

Lucid Motors has made an agreement with Electrify America to provide a nationwide charging plan to Lucid customers. In its first phase of construction, Electrify America will install over 2,000 DC ultra-fast chargers at around 500 sites in metro and highway locations across 40 states and 17 major cities. Lucid selected Electrify America because of… Read more »

Lucid Motors scores $1 billion investment from Saudi fund

Lucid Motors has executed a billion-dollar investment agreement with the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF). Lucid plans to use the funding to complete engineering development and testing of its Lucid Air luxury sedan, finish building its Arizona factory and begin production. Silicon Valley-based Lucid Motors, which has a number of former Tesla execs… Read more »

A look at Lucid Motors: Q&A with CTO Peter Rawlinson

The legacy automakers are slowly and methodically developing new EVs, with various levels of enthusiasm, but the most ambitious plans for new vehicles are coming from a handful of EV startups. Most of these pioneers of the new auto industry share a formula: deep-pocketed investors (many from China), former Tesla employees on staff, and plans… Read more »