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Spotted: Faraday Future Mule Outfitted With LIDAR Sensors On Roof

What appears to be a Faraday Future Lincoln-MKZ-based prototype/mule outfitted with rooftop-mounted LIDAR sensors was recently spotted outside of the company’s California headquarters, according to recent reports. The images seem to show that the firm’s autonomous driving technology goals are continuing to move forward. As many will recall, Faraday Future was previously (a while back […]

August 6th

Faraday Future Nabs Former Ferrari Exec & Formula 1 Pro

Originally published on Gas2. Say what you will about Faraday Future’s “underwhelming” concept cars or innovative patents or huge budgets and lofty goals — the company has managed to bag some serious, A-list automotive talent. Last month, Faraday Future poached Tesla’s VP of Regulatory Affairs and Deputy General Counsel, James Chen. Earlier today, it caught an […]

June 9th

Faraday Future Hires Tesla’s Former VP Of Government Relations & Deputy General Counsel

Originally published on CleanTechnica. Tesla’s (now former) Vice President of Government Relations and Deputy General Counsel, James Chen, was recently hired by Faraday Future, going by a recent tweet from the company. Faraday Future apparently hired Chen to serve as the company’s Vice President of Government Relations and General Counsel — with the intent being […]

May 20th

Parody Video Contrasts Tesla With “Rival” Automakers

Tesla has arguably quite a different approach to the auto industry than most of the now fossilized (but still dominant) auto manufacturers of decades ago — and also quite a different approach from most other electric vehicle startups. On that subject, some Tesla fans recently posted a funny parody video on YouTube making light of […]

April 20th

Faraday Future Concept Car Doesn’t Wow

We have been stalking Faraday Future since the early days — we’ve stayed on top of the rumors and weeded out the likely rumors from the unlikely — and the day has finally arrived. Faraday Future pulled the curtain back from the much anticipated first concept car tonight to let the world see the fruits […]

January 8th

11–13 Electric Cars To Light Up The Market In 2016

Between the electric car models that are just arriving on the US market and the ones that will likely hit the market by the end of 2016, we have an exciting year ahead. Below are 11 electric cars that I think will light up 2016 (or 13 if you count cars in a particular way). Tesla […]

January 2nd

Tesla Model X Deliveries & Faraday Future (Cleantech Talk #15)

Originally published on CleanTechnica. Our latest episode of Cleantech Talk tackled the huge 5-year extension of the solar and wind energy tax credits, Tesla Model X deliveries, and Faraday Future. As always, you can listen and subscribe to our podcasts on iTunes or SoundCloud, or you can just listen by hitting the play button in the embedded […]

December 28th

Faraday Future Opens Up About Factory Location

Originally published on CleanTechnica. We have been watching newcomer Faraday Future with eager interest, but not for the same reason as conventional news outlets. Stop over at a mainstream news outlet and you will see Faraday Future compared to Tesla with cries of “Tesla’s first real competition” and clickbait headlines questioning Tesla’s long-term viability. But not here. We […]

December 12th

Faraday Future Comes From LeTV Founder Jia Yueting

Originally published on CleanTechnica. Last week, the electric vehicle community was buzzing about a mystery Tesla competitor that was going to whoop the Model S into shape and finally give Tesla some competition. Reactions and perspectives ranged from claims of vaporware to the company being a front for Apple (which now seems unlikely as we’ll […]

November 12th

Faraday Future Spending $1 Billion On US Manufacturing Facility In Preparation Of EV Launch

The electric vehicle startup Faraday Future will be investing $1 billion into the creation of a US manufacturing plant, according to recent reports. As far as where this manufacturing facility will be located, that has yet to be definitively revealed. Reportedly, the company is mulling possible locations in Georgia, California, Nevada, and Louisiana. A final decision […]

November 6th

Faraday Future Is Packed Full Of Former Tesla Leadership

Originally published on Gas2. Electric car enthusiasts are pretty quick to drop the term “vaporware” these days… because there’s a lot of vaporware in this market. Heck, there’s a lot of vaporware in the car market in general. So, when Faraday Future* unveiled plans this week to build high-performance electric cars, it decided to jump straight to […]

July 18th