12/3/2019

Lucid Motors Hopes to Build 15,000 EVs in 2021

Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon

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.

Share

Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon

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.

The startup touts quality as its top priority for its $100,000-plus car. Lucid hopes to begin pilot production by the end of 2020 with a $240 million, 82,000 sq-ft plant.

The company plans to eventually expand its facility in two more phases to 21 million sq ft and increase production capacity to 130,000 EVs annually.

The Air promises a top speed in excess of 200 mph and a range of at least 400 miles. The 12-year-old company, which was founded by former Tesla Inc. executives, says its cars will use a variant of the electric powertrain that propelled all 24 race cars in this year’s Formula E racing series.

Related Topics

RELATED CONTENT

  • Global Supply of Automotive Fasteners from a Single Source

    PennEngineering offers a global supply for a wide range of fasteners for the automotive industry, including China-based facilities that manufacture standard and custom products to world-class standards of quality at lower cost.

  • The Lexus GX 470: You Want Me To Drive This Where?

    According to Kunihiro Hoshi, chief engineer for the GX 470: “Three of my top goals were to create a body-on-frame vehicle with sweeping off-road performance and unibody-like on-road capability, and, of course, it had to meet the Lexus quality standard.” He met his goals. But why would anyone want to bang this vehicle around on rocks?

  • Choosing the Right Fasteners for Automotive

    PennEngineering makes hundreds of different fasteners for the automotive industry with standard and custom products as well as automated assembly solutions. Discover how they’re used and how to select the right one. (Sponsored Content)