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The mysterious Faraday Future has taken its first realistic step in becoming a bona fide automaker by building a modest factory that will eventually grow to become a part of the $1 billion mega factory. The company has promised a lot of things in the past, but one of its bolder plans was intent to […]

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Amidst a sea of financial troubles, Chinese technology and entertainment company LeEco began construction on Tuesday of a $1.8 billion factory that will build its LeSee battery electric car with autonomous vehicle capabilities. The ground breaking is a risky move as LeEco has not been issued an official license for the plant by the Chinese […]

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Faraday Future is assuring naysayers that it is indeed real and is promising to unveil its first production car at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. Last year at the same show in Las Vegas, the mysterious automaker seemingly appeared out of nowhere with a radical race car concept. This year, however, the car it unveils […]

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Earlier this month we reported that construction of startup electric carmaker Faraday Future’s $1 billion Nevada factory was halted due to financial problems, but it now looks like $600 million in funding for its parent LeEco could get the project up and running. A report from Reuters said that the money is for supporting Faraday’s […]

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Faraday Future’s plans to challenge Tesla Motors came to a screeching halt on Tuesday with a work stoppage at its $1 billion megafactory in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Although no official reason has been given for the decision, just last week, Chinese tech entrepreneur Jia Yueting, who is funding Faraday, admitted that his company had […]

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Secretive electric car startup Faraday Future yesterday announced that it had partnered with LG Chem to supply lithium-ion cells for its future battery electric cars. The Chinese-owned California-based electric car company made a splash at the Consumer Electronics Show in January by showing its FFZero1, a 1,000 horsepower concept that can jet from 0 to […]

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LG Chem may be the leading supplier of lithium ion cells to Faraday Future. According to a Korea Herald article reported by Inside EVs, LG Chem signed a deal with Faraday Future for a supply worth about 2.7 trillion won ($2.4 billion) in August. The announcement had been delayed by the South Korean government’s “recent […]

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China-backed Faraday Future has revealed few details about its future battery-electric cars, but a photo posted on Twitter may give a glimpse. The vehicle was spotted in Los Angeles by Everette Taylor, and according to Electrek, “We checked through our channels and we can confirm it’s a vehicle operated by FF,” though the site did […]

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LeEco will be investing 12 billion yuan ($1.8 billion) to build a plant in China capable of producing 400,000 electric cars per year. Known for its LeSee electric concept car and alliance with Faraday Future, LeEco said that its first China factory will be built in two phases. The plant will be built in Deqing […]

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Faraday Future’s hiring spree now includes Peter Savagian, the general director of General Motors’ electric propulsion drive team, and a former chief engineer of GM’s EV1 battery-electric program in the 1990s. The California electric car start up has had success in recruiting top executives, engineers, designers and technicians from a wide scope of auto manufacturers. […]

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