Faraday Future

Faraday Future's strange saga continues as the company moves to California plant
Faraday Future's strange saga continues as the company moves to California plant

It would be easy to look at financially troubled Faraday Future and think that the inmates were running the asylum. Does a new announcement about the electric car start-up's manufacturing plans help or hurt matters? Previously... Faraday has been making people go "hmm" for well over a year. The...Read More»

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Start-up electric car company Lucid Motors is looking for buyers: is it Faraday Future 2.0?

Start-ups have it rough. They've got to have stellar ideas, carry out loads of market research, design sexy prototypes, and schmooze their little tuchuses off to win money from venture capitalists. It's doubly hard to be a start-up in the complicated world of automobiles, and one of the newest kids...Read More»

At the groundbreaking for Faraday Future's production facility in North Las Vegas (April 13, 2016)
Following asset freeze, Faraday Future postpones Nevada plant indefinitely

Last week, we wrote (again) about Faraday Future and its ongoing cash struggles. As if things weren't bad enough for the Chinese start-up, the situation has been worsened by the Chinese government, which recently froze $2.5 billion in assets held by founder Jia Yueting, his wife, and subsidiaries...Read More»

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Faraday's future in doubt as Chinese court freezes founder's assets

With every passing day, Faraday Future's name seems increasingly ironic. Troubles have been brewing at the U.S.-based, Chinese-backed electric car start-up for more than a year, with very little good news to break up the bad. The latest headline involves the company's founder, Jia Yueting, who's...Read More»

Faraday Future promo video for the FF 91
Faraday Future releases video of its FF 91 electric car 'on the road': are you excited yet?

Faraday Future is struggling, to put it mildly. Can a new video of its not-so-well-received FF 91 electric car "on the road" excite onlookers and salvage the start-up before it sinks? We'll get back to you on that. A year of living dangerously If you don't follow car news closely, you might've...Read More»

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Deathwatch, continued: Faraday Future still stalled in the desert

Why do we like to watch some companies fail and not others? It usually comes down to the size of their ambitions: the bigger they are, the better the show. That's why the implosion of brash, boastful Faraday Future has been so fascinating. New details about Faraday don't suggest that it's folding...Read More»

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Another Chinese electric car startup hits snags

When you hear the phrase "Chinese electric car startup", you probably think of Faraday Future, an ironically named enterprise with no past and diminished future prospects. But Faraday is far from the only Chinese company that's set its sights on the electric car market. At last count, there were at...Read More»

Faraday Future FF 91
Faraday Future hits the brakes, scales back plans, shifts production to China

If you're one of those folks who's excited about electric car startup Faraday Future, we have a bit of bad news: the company has hit the brakes on its production plans. It has pushed back the timeline for building out its $1 billion Las Vegas-area plant, and it's dramatically pared down its lineup...Read More»

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Another day, another lawsuit for Faraday Future

Does start-up automaker Faraday Future actually have a future? No one knows, but one thing it's got in abundance is outstanding bills. One of the invoices gathering dust in Accounts Payable is for nearly $2 million, due to the video effects company that produced content for Faraday's generally...Read More»

At the groundbreaking for Faraday Future's production facility in North Las Vegas (April 13, 2016)
Faraday Future teeters on the brink of collapse say insiders

The photo above was taken last April at the groundbreaking ceremony for Faraday Future's $1 billion plant in Nevada. In light of new reports from company insiders, it could double as a shot of folks shoveling dirt on the company's grave. Those reports suggest that Faraday faces several major...Read More»

Faraday Future FF 91
Faraday unveils FF 91 electric car: can it salvage the company's future?

The past few months haven't been kind to Faraday Future, the new electric-car company launched by Chinese entrepreneur Jia Yueting. An aggressive start-up plan has left the company in a precarious financial position, causing many to question whether Faraday has a future at all. To some observers...Read More»

At the groundbreaking for Faraday Future's production facility in North Las Vegas (April 13, 2016)
Deathwatch in the desert? Faraday Future halts construction of billion-dollar plant

Remember Faraday Future, the electric-car startup backed by Chinese bajillionaire Jia Yueting? The company that hoped to unseat Tesla as America's youngest, hippest manufacturer of zero-emission vehicles? Well, its plans have hit a snag--a fairly big one, in fact. Is it time for a deathwatch?...Read More»

At the groundbreaking for Faraday Future's production facility in North Las Vegas (April 13, 2016)
Faraday Future factory may be on hold as the company misses payments to key contractor

In April, start-up automaker Faraday Future broke ground on its first production facility--a 900-acre, $1 billion behemoth located in the Nevada desert. Now comes word that the company has yet to pay the lead contractor on that project, and work at the site could come to a grinding halt. It...Read More»

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7 Chinese companies that want to dominate the electric car market

If you've seen photos of Shanghai or Beijing engulfed in smog, you know that China has room for improvement on the environmental front. But change is coming quickly to the world's most populous country, and nowhere is that more visible than in the auto industry. Roughly 40 years ago, China began to...Read More»

Faraday Future FFZERO1 Concept, unveiled at 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas
Faraday Future gets green light to test autonomous cars in California

The first all-electric cars from start-up automaker Faraday Future are expected to go on sale around 2018 (initially: 2017). In preparation for that event, the company has received approval from the state of California to begin testing its autonomous vehicles on public roads. Sources say that those...Read More»

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Faraday Future hasn't produced its first car but already wants a second plant--in California

In April, start-up automaker Faraday Future broke ground on a $1 billion production facility outside Las Vegas, Nevada. Though that plant won't be completed until 2018 at the earliest, Faraday is already making plans for a second manufacturing site--this one in California. The facility would sit on...Read More»

At the groundbreaking for Faraday Future's production facility in North Las Vegas (April 13, 2016)
Faraday Future or far-off future? Company may not produce cars by 2018 after all

Remember Faraday Future? The company that debuted a 1,000-hp electric car back in January at the Consumer Electronics Show? Well, we have good news and bad news. The good news is, Faraday recently broke ground on a $1 billion production facility in Nevada, not far from the site where the FFZERO1...Read More»

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Aston Martin RapidE Electric Car Will Be Co-Developed With Faraday Future Sibling

Performance brands haven't always been excited about the transition to electric cars. Many seemed to fear a loss of power, terrified by the thought of producing stylish-but-pokey golf carts for the well-heeled. Then came Tesla, which showed everyone that electric cars could be very, very powerful...Read More»

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5 Biggest Car Stories Of CES: Faraday Future, Chevrolet, Ford, Toyota, And One More Thing

In recent years, there's been a growing overlap between the annual Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. In fact, some would argue that CES is more exciting than NAIAS because it features more concepts, more far-out, pie-in-the-sky...Read More»

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