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Lucid Charges Ahead with Super-Fast 900-Volt EV System

Got a minute? Add 20 miles of range. 

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Lucid Puts EVs in Range with 517-Mile Air Sedan

Tests show record-setting performance

Marketing

Lucid Unveils Lidar ADAS Tech for Its First EV

Level 2 automation, with Level 3 upgrade to come

Batteries

Lucid Air Lives Up to Its Name

New EV claims an industry-best 0.21 drag coefficient

Design

Speaking Out: LG Chem’s Denise Gray Charges Ahead in a Male-Dominated Industry

A pioneering engineer and industry leader, who also happens to be an African-American woman

Car/Ride Sharing

GM's Cruise Hires Safety Chief

Louise Zhang, who previously worked for Lucid Motors and Tesla, underscores focus on safety as robo-taxi service nears launch

Quality

Lucid Motors Moves Forward with EV Launch Plans

Validation testing expected to resume soon

Autonomous Vehicles

Lucid Motors Sets Sights on Autonomy with New Hire

Eugene Lee brings 20 years of autonomous vehicle experience to the EV startup

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Lucid Motors Hopes to Build 15,000 EVs in 2021

Lucid Motors Inc. says it expects to produce 15,000 all-electric Air sedans in 2021 at the factory it is constructing in Casa Grande, Ariz.

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Lucid Motors Breaks Ground on Arizona Factory

Electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors aims to have the first phase of construction completed within a year for its assembly plant in Arizona.

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Lucid Motors Files Plans for Arizona Factory

Electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors Inc. has formalized plans to construct its $675 million manufacturing facility in Casa Grande, Ariz.

Design

Two More Tesla Executives Quit

Two more senior executives at Tesla Inc., who headed engineering and directed European operations, reportedly have left the company.

Tesla’s Ex-Production Chief Lands at Lucid Motors

Peter Hochholdinger, former head of production at Tesla Inc., has been named vice president of manufacturing at electric car startup Lucid Motors Inc.

Lucid Motors Names Rawlinson as CEO

Electric car startup Lucid Motors Inc. has named Peter Rawlinson as CEO, effective immediately.

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Lucid Moves Forward with Plans to Launch EV Next Year

Silicon Valley-based electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors Inc. aims to break ground this spring on a $700 million manufacturing facility in Casa Grande, Ariz., and begin making luxury EVs there in 2020.

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Startup Lucid Motors Aims to Share Its EV Tech

Lucid Motors Inc., which aims to launch its first electric vehicle in 2020, says it is in talks to share its technology with other carmakers and plans to float an initial public offering in a few years.

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Lucid Motors to Use Electrify America Charging Network

Lucid Motors Inc. has signed an agreement that will allow buyers of its upcoming electric vehicles to use Volkswagen AG’s Electrify America charging network.

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Saudi Fund Invests in EV Startup, Lucid Motors

Lucid Motors Inc., a California-based electric vehicle startup, says it has secured more than $1 billion from Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF). A Reuters report last month indicated such a deal was being considered.

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Report: Saudi Fund in Talks with Lucid Motors

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, which bought a nearly 5% stake in Tesla Inc. earlier this month, is mulling a $1 billion investment to gain majority ownership of rival electric vehicle maker Lucid Motors Inc.

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Cars Classic and Contemporary Concerns

The Concours d'Elegance of America is happening this coming weekend, Friday July 28 through Sunday the 30th, at the Inn at St.

Economics

Lucid Motors Pursues Funding, Considers Sale

Lucid Motors Inc. says it needs a fourth round of funding before moving ahead with plans to build a factory in Arizona to make electric cars.

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Lucid to Start EV Pricing at $52,000

Lucid Motors Inc. says the base price of its Air electric vehicle will be $60,000, excluding tax credits. This would undercut the starting price of a Tesla Model S electric sedan by more than $11,000.

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Samsung Touts Fast-Charging, Long-Range EV Battery

South Korea’s Samsung SDI Co. says it is developing a high-energy-density lithium-ion battery system that would enable electric vehicles to travel 600 km (373 miles) and be recharged to 80% capacity within 20 minutes.

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Lucid Airs High-Performance EV

Menlo Park, Calif.-based electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors Inc. (formerly Atieva) on Wednesday unveiled its first vehicle, the Air electric sedan, which it plans to launch in about two years.