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Tesla Challenger Lucid Motors to Open its First East Coast Design Studio This Week in Miami

Tesla Challenger Lucid Motors to Open its First East Coast Design Studio This Week in Miami

California luxury electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors announced on Thursday that will open its first East Coast Lucid Studio retail location in Miami, Florida this week. The design Studio will open at the Brickell City Centre, an upscale retail and residential mixed use development on Saturday, Dec 19. The Lucid Studio in Miami is the first of a network of Lucid Studios that will open on the East Coast of the U.S. in 2021, the company said.

Eric Walz2020-12-17 12:45 PT

Tesla Challenger Lucid Motors Completes Phase 1 Construction of its ‘Future Ready’ EV Factory in Arizona

Tesla Challenger Lucid Motors Completes Phase 1 Construction of its ‘Future Ready’ EV Factory in Arizona

​California electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors has completed the first phase of construction of its advanced factory in Casa Grande, Arizona, the company announced on Tuesday. The company calls the new facility “Lucid AMP-1”, which stands for Advanced Manufacturing Plant. Lucid says its Arizona factory is the first dedicated solely to electric vehicle production in North America.

Eric Walz2020-12-01 11:55 PT

EV Startup Lucid Motors Announces the ‘Air Pure’ the More Affordable Version of its Luxury Air Sedan

EV Startup Lucid Motors Announces the ‘Air Pure’ the More Affordable Version of its Luxury Air Sedan

California luxury electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors today announced the official name of its entry-level Lucid Air model—the Lucid Air Pure. The electric sedan will be the lowest priced model from Lucid Motors starting at $69,900 after the $7,500 federal EV tax credit.

FutureCar Staff 2020-11-24 14:30 PT

Tesla Challenger Lucid Motors Announces the More Affordable Version of its Air Sedan

Tesla Challenger Lucid Motors Announces the More Affordable Version of its Air Sedan

After electric automaker Tesla slashed the price of its Model S sedan in the U.S., the company’s newest rival Lucid Motors announced a lower priced version of its luxury-electric Air sedan, as well as prices for the entire model lineup of the Air sedan. The entry level Lucid Air costs $77,400 or $69,900 after the U.S. Federal EV Tax Credit of $7,500. This price point makes it a closer competitor to the Tesla Model S and new Porsche Taycan.

Eric Walz2020-10-14 11:00 PT

Lucid Motors Officially Launches its High-Performance Air Sedan

Lucid Motors Officially Launches its High-Performance Air Sedan

California luxury electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors has officially revealed its Lucid Air high-performance sedan in a global web broadcast from the company’s headquarters in Newark, California. Lucid says its ultra-luxurious Air sedan is the "world's most advanced electric car" and it will define Lucid as a company.

FutureCar Staff 2020-09-09 17:00 PT

Lucid Motors Shares New Details of the Air Sedan’s Advanced Electric Powertrain Ahead of its Sept 9 Reveal

Lucid Motors Shares New Details of the Air Sedan’s Advanced Electric Powertrain Ahead of its Sept 9 Reveal

The Lucid Motors Air is designed to be one of the world’s most advanced electric vehicles, offering a range of over 500 miles. That long range is made possible by a highly efficient electric powertrain and battery that Lucid designed entirely in house. It’s designed to be the smallest yet most efficient battery-powered propulsion system.

Eric Walz2020-09-02 06:30 PT

 Tesla Challenger Lucid Motors Shares New Details of the Air Sedan’s Design, Including its 113 kWh Battery

Tesla Challenger Lucid Motors Shares New Details of the Air Sedan’s Design, Including its 113 kWh Battery

Tesla Rival Lucid Motors is set to reveal its ultra-luxury Air sedan on Sept 9. In the meantime, the automaker has shared some new details on how the Air was engineered, including using a miniaturized electric powertrain that allowed for Lucid’s engineering team to create a big luxurious interior space.

Eric Walz2020-08-26 06:00 PT

The Lucid Motors Air Sedan’s 900-Volt Architecture Allows for Rapid Charging, Adding 300 Miles of Range in Just 20 Minutes

The Lucid Motors Air Sedan’s 900-Volt Architecture Allows for Rapid Charging, Adding 300 Miles of Range in Just 20 Minutes

Today, electric automaker Lucid Motors announced that its upcoming Air sedan will be the quickest charging electric vehicle, with the capability to charge at rates that will add up to 20 miles per minute. This translates into 300 miles of driving range with just a 20 minute charge in real-world conditions, the company said.

Eric Walz2020-08-19 11:15 PT

Lucid Motors Raises the Bar for EV Range With 517 Miles on a Single Charge for its Air Sedan

Lucid Motors Raises the Bar for EV Range With 517 Miles on a Single Charge for its Air Sedan

Luxury electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors can now claim the longest range for a production vehicle using an EPA approved test procedure. The company's first electric vehicle, the ultra-luxurious Lucid Air sedan, achieved an equivalent of 517 miles on a single charge, something that Tesla, or any other automaker, has yet to achieve.

Eric Walz2020-08-11 06:15 PT

Lucid Motors Unveils its ‘DreamDrive’ Advanced Driver Assist System for the Upcoming Air Sedan

Lucid Motors Unveils its ‘DreamDrive’ Advanced Driver Assist System for the Upcoming Air Sedan

California-based electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors said its ultra-luxurious and fully-electric Air sedan will feature an advanced driver assist system (ADAS) called “DreamDrive”, which the company says sets a new benchmark for vehicle ADAS in the auto industry.

Eric Walz2020-07-28 06:00 PT

Lucid Motors Plans to Open 20 Design Studios & Service Locations Throughout the U.S.

Lucid Motors Plans to Open 20 Design Studios & Service Locations Throughout the U.S.

​As California-based luxury electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors prepares to unveil its first vehicle the Lucid Air sedan in September, the company is building a network of 20 design studios and service centers in the U.S. Most of these locations will be in major cities, such as Los Angeles, Miami, New York and the Washington DC metro area. The new Lucid Studios will support Lucid’s “direct to customer sales strategy.”

Eric Walz2020-07-08 10:00 PT

The Lucid Motors Air Sedan Will Be One of the Most Aerodynamic Vehicles Ever Made

The Lucid Motors Air Sedan Will Be One of the Most Aerodynamic Vehicles Ever Made

The California electric automaker Lucid Motors announced that it has achieved a new benchmark in aerodynamic efficiency for its upcoming electric sedan. The Lucid Air underwent testing at North Carolina’s Windshear automotive wind tunnel and achieved a verified a coefficient of drag (Cd) of just 0.21, making the Air the world's most aero-efficient luxury cars.

Derrick Smith2020-06-30 10:00 PT

Luxury Electric Car Startup Lucid Motors Shares its Direct to Customer Sales Strategy

Luxury Electric Car Startup Lucid Motors Shares its Direct to Customer Sales Strategy

California electric luxury car startup Lucid Motors continues its plans to take on Tesla with its high tech and luxurious Lucid Air sedan. The company is preparing its retail sales and service network, which will consist of “Lucid Studio” showrooms where customers can experience the Air sedan in virtual reality and have questions answered by Lucid product experts.

FutureCar Staff 2020-03-05 11:00 PT

California EV Startup Lucid Motors Announces LG Chem as its Battery Supplier

California EV Startup Lucid Motors Announces LG Chem as its Battery Supplier

California luxury electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors, which is aiming to rival Tesla with its ultra-luxury electric Air sedan, announced today that its batteries will be supplied by South Korean battery maker LG Chem. The deal with LG Chem ensures that Lucid will have the battery cells it needs for volume production of the Lucid Air sedan, the company’s first vehicle.

FutureCar Staff 2020-02-24 11:15 PT

EV Startup Lucid Motors to Reveal a Near Production Version of its Ultra-Luxurious Air Sedan at the NY Auto Show

EV Startup Lucid Motors to Reveal a Near Production Version of its Ultra-Luxurious Air Sedan at the NY Auto Show

​California-based electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors announced that an “almost production ready” version of the Air will be on display at the New York Auto Show in April. Lucid will also share production specifications, available configurations, and pricing information for the first time in April.

Eric Walz2020-01-15 10:30 PT

Tesla Rival Lucid Motors Hosts an Official 'Ground-Building' Event for its New $1 Billion Arizona Factory

Tesla Rival Lucid Motors Hosts an Official 'Ground-Building' Event for its New $1 Billion Arizona Factory

​California-based electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors has officially broke ground on its new Arizona factory where it will build its flagship Lucid Air electric sedan. Unlike a traditional groundbreaking event to commemorate the start of construction, Lucid billed the event as a "ground-building" ceremony, as a testament to its commitment to the local region, the company said.

Eric Walz2019-12-02 13:30 PT

California EV Startup Lucid Motors Begins Construction on its Arizona Factory

California EV Startup Lucid Motors Begins Construction on its Arizona Factory

California-based luxury electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors has begun construction of an assembly factory in Casa Grande, Arizona, the company announced in a blog post. Lucid said the factory will begin production of the company’s luxury electric flagship sedan called the Lucid Air in late 2020.

Eric Walz2019-11-08 14:30 PT

Former Tesla VP of Production Joins Rival Electric Automaker Lucid Motors

Former Tesla VP of Production Joins Rival Electric Automaker Lucid Motors

On Monday, Tesla rival Lucid Motors announced today that it hired Peter Hochholdinger to serve as vice president of vehicle manufacturing. Hochholdinger worked at Tesla for the past three years overseeing the production of the Model 3.

Eric Walz2019-07-02 06:00 PT

Lucid Motors Announces an Agreement to Access Electrify America's Ultra-Fast EV Charging Network

Lucid Motors Announces an Agreement to Access Electrify America's Ultra-Fast EV Charging Network

Silicon Valley-based electric car startup Lucid Motors​ announced an agreement with Electrify America, which will give Lucid’s customers access to a nationwide ultra-fast DC charging network to charge their vehicles.

Eric Walz2018-09-25 11:08 PT

Electric Automaker Lucid Motors Announces $1 Billion Investment from Saudi’s PIF

Electric Automaker Lucid Motors Announces $1 Billion Investment from Saudi’s PIF

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) has agreed to invest over $1 billion in California-based luxury electric automaker Lucid Motors, a startup looking to rival Tesla with a ultra-luxurious car called the Air.

Eric Walz2018-09-17 11:13 PT

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