GM EV1 exec leaves Faraday Future

Green Car Reports

In the midst of the latest round of financial turmoil at the company, Faraday Future has lost a key executive, according to a report in the Verge. Peter Savagian was senior vice president at Faraday Future. Faraday FutureAnd he was the chief engineer of General Motors' EV1, arguably the first mass-produced modern electric car. One anonymous source inside.

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GoFundMe campaign aims to keep Faraday Future employees afloat

Green Car Reports

Faraday Future has tried all of that and is trying to raise another $500 million in cash or debt to continue developing its $300,000 electric luxury car. Faraday FutureWhen some companies fall on hard financial times, they turn to Wall St. to sell stock or to banks to get loans. In the meantime, its employees have turned to Go Fund Me to raise $50,000 to keep.

2018 75

Experts view on future transportation fuels

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Since internal combustion engines will remain the primary mode of choice for mobility in the foreseeable future, both alternative (renewable) fuels and high-performance combustion concepts/ engines using fuels adapted for that purpose will be preferred for reducing the combustion impact on climate change. Government involvement, to enable financially the sound assessment of the future fuel options, investments, and to understand policy implications, is essential.

2018 86

Faraday Future loses final founding executive (Updated)

Green Car Reports

Faraday Future is a startup electric carmaker founded by a Chinese investor and five executives with experience in building cars and electric cars. READ THIS: Does Faraday have a Future? Now that the company seems to be in its final throes of its latest financial crisis, the last of those executives has reportedly left the company. Latest

2018 57

Porsche officially drops diesel for future models

Green Car Congress

On Sunday, Porsche AG announced that it will in the future no longer offer diesel-powered models. By 2022, Porsche will have invested more than €6 billion (US$7 billion) in e-mobility, creating the basis for sustainable growth into the future. Due to this change in conditions, the company has decided to no longer offer diesel propulsion in future.

2018 95

Does Faraday have a Future? Latest financing disrupted—again

Green Car Reports

Faraday's Future has hit another snag, in a dispute with the company's latest investors. The development of the luxury electric Faraday Future FF91, has been a roller-coaster ride of winning financing, running into disputes, delaying the car, and finding new investors. DON'T MISS: Faraday Future gets a $2 billion lifeline to build expensive. Faraday Future

2018 59

Faraday Future factory completes its first full car (Updated)

Green Car Reports

The Faraday Future factory is up and running. Faraday FutureIt produced its first complete pre-production electric car on Tuesday, after building its first production body late last month. A company memo leaked to Green Car Reports reveals that Faraday plans a party to celebrate the milestone at its assembly plant in California's Central Valley on Tuesday.

2018 63

50 million VWs, Faraday Future exodus Tesla Track Mode: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Faraday Future's last founding executive steps away. self-driving cars Faraday FutureVW announced plans to build almost as many electric cars as it did diesels. Tesla introduces Track Mode on Model 3 Performance cars. And we hear which electric car our Twitter followers would buy in our latest poll results. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Volkswagen chief executive.

2018 44

3D printed car: The future of the automotive industry

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The post 3D printed car: The future of the automotive industry appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. When it comes to the automotive industry, additive manu […].

2017 126

Faraday Future reveals first production FF91 body

Green Car Reports

After two years in the development wilderness, Faraday Future is marching forward toward producing its first ultra-luxury electric SUV. Faraday Future plans to deliver the first FF91s to customers as The company announced Monday that it built its first "body-in-white" of the FF91, the basic body structure of its upcoming first production car.

2018 63

GM electric plans, Faraday's future, expanding charger access: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

And Faraday Future loses a key executive in financing turmoil. General Motors GM Camaro Charging Networks Faraday FutureGM plans to announce a major shift in manufacturing that could benefit electric cars. Chevrolet introduced a concept electric drag racer. Charging networks join forces. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Multiple sources indicate that GM plans a big shift in its manufacturing.

2018 46

Ford's future hybrid, electric-car lineup: 5 things to know

Green Car Reports

The "Ford Uncovered Future Product Forum" held Thursday for journalists was a break in recent tradition for Detroit's second-largest automaker. The abrupt firing of CEO Mark Fields last May was an indication that Ford's board of directors wasn't happy with progress in preparing the company for a turbulent and uncertain automotive future. China Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2018 58

Volvo Trucks presents Vera autonomous electric vehicle for future transport solutions

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Volvo Trucks’ Vera future transport solution is intended to be used for regular and repetitive tasks characterized by relatively short distances, large volumes of goods and high delivery precision.

2018 136

Faraday Future FF91: electric luxury sedan sets Pikes Peak record storming up mountain (video)

Green Car Reports

Faraday Future has seen its share of setbacks following January's reveal of its FF 91 electric luxury car, but it walked away with a victory at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Future Cars Pikes Peak plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Faraday Future FF 91

2017 77

Ford's future 300-mile all-electric performance SUV: what we know

Green Car Reports

Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Lots of automakers wish they could get a bite of Tesla’s business. While critics and auto-industry analysts harp about the company's lack of profitability and slow production, fewer acknowledge that when the Model S was launched it quickly claimed the mantle as the bestselling luxury sedan on the market. If traditional automakers remain.

2018 62

Faraday Future to unveil production electric car at CES in January

Green Car Reports

At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), startup Faraday Future said it would put an electric car into production within two years. Faraday Future now says it will unveil its first production model at CES 2017 in January, though. Future Cars CES plug-in cars Consumer Electronics Show Faraday FutureBut one of those two years has almost elapsed without any hint of what that production car will be like.

2016 85

Faraday Futures: Startup Promises Long-Range Electric Car In 2017

Green Car Reports

With a photo of a drink on a bar napkin, so begins the creation myth for Faraday Futures, the secretive startup company in Gardena, California, that says it. Future Cars plug-in cars Startups venture capital Faraday FuturesOver cocktails, two former Lotus colleagues met up in Irvine, California, the mecca for car design. They realized they shared a common dream: to create a next-generation electric vehicle.

2015 85

Could future VW Beetle return to rear (electric) powertrain?

Green Car Reports

Paris Auto Show Future Cars VW Group plug-in cars Paris Motor Show MQB MEB architectureAs any experienced journalist knows, you hear lots of good stuff in the corridors and private conversations of any large industry event where media are present. That applies to auto shows too. Which is how we came to hear an intriguing rumor about the possible production direction of the next-generation Volkswagen Beetle. DON'T MISS: VW ID: more.

2016 87

Riding Into A Better Future @ South Bay Bike Night

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Your friendly neighborhood Greenius has been a proud member of the South Bay Bicycle Coalition ever since there was one, and I’ve been on the Board of Directors just as long.

2015 170

Faraday Future imperils electric-car factory, misses payment to contractor

Green Car Reports

The Faraday Future company has said it aims to put its first electric car into production within two years. Manufacturing plug-in cars nevada Faraday FutureTo achieve that goal, the company is building a new factory in North Las Vegas, Nevada, at a stated cost of $1 billion. Faraday broke ground on the factory in April, although significant work did not begin until July. Now, it may have halted.

Is this Faraday Future's all-electric Tesla Model X fighter?

Green Car Reports

Electric-car startup Faraday Future has the ambitious goal of starting production of its first electric car within two years. Future Cars plug-in cars Faraday FutureSo far, though, the company has divulged virtually nothing about the car it intends to launch. But this image of a camouflaged test vehicle maneuvering around a Los Angeles-area parking lot might offer a clue. CHECK OUT.

Faraday Future halts factory work, hopes to resume early 2017

Green Car Reports

Faraday Future's ambitious plans to launch a production electric car in less than two years appear to have hit a snag. Manufacturing China plug-in cars nevada Startups Faraday FutureBefore the Chinese-backed startup can begin production, it needs to complete a new factory in North Las Vegas, Nevada, which has a stated cost of $1 billion. Last month, lead contractor AECOM warned Faraday that it was late on a.

Nissan electric subcompact below Leaf in future electric-car lineup?

Green Car Reports

Future Cars subcompact plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-Nissan Renault ZoeThe 2011 Nissan Leaf was the first mass-priced modern electric car when it launched in December 2010. Nissan has since sold close to a quarter of a million Leafs, and together with its alliance partner Renault it has now sold more than 350,000 all-electric vehicles. But the Leaf is still with us, albeit with a slightly longer range, whereas the.

2016 81

Faraday Future Plans $1 Billion Electric-Car Factory, Site TBD

Green Car Reports

Mysterious electric-car startup Faraday Future said yesterday that it will invest $1 billion in a U.S. Manufacturing California Louisiana Georgia plug-in cars nevada Faraday Futuresfactory, which will begin producing cars within two years. The company has not selected a site, but said it is considering locations in California, Georgia, Louisiana, and Nevada. Nevada has now apparently replaced Texas in the contest. The Lone.

2015 87

Is an AC motor in your future?

DIY Electric Car

All major car makers use AC propulsion systems for a reason. That reason is simplicity, robustness and excellent, programmable. operating parameters. For the past year, there has been a group of people studying. AC propulsion systems. They all eventually noticed the huge.

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Future Volvo electric car to be built in China

Green Car Reports

China Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars Shanghai Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Finally joining the bandwagon, Swedish manufacturer Volvo has confirmed that it will introduce its first all-electric vehicle to the market in 2019. The announcement was made last week at the 2017 Shanghai auto show. That proved to be an appropriate stage, as the Chinese-owned maker plans on having the model produced in China. DON’T MISS.

2017 66

Jaguar Land Rover's Future Electric-Car, Efficiency Concepts Previewed

Green Car Reports

The coming Frankfurt Motor Show will see design studies by Audi and Porsche, possibly others, that point toward future all-electric. Frankfurt Auto Show Future Cars Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in carsWith European prestige-car makers scrambling to respond to the unexpected and disruptive arrival of electric-car company Tesla Motors, a host of luxury car brands have been showing off their electric concepts.

Toyota Mirai, Electric DeLorean Highlight Back To The Future Movie Anniversary

Green Car Reports

You may have noticed that Back to the Future references have come into vogue lately. Today--October 21, 2015--is also the date that Marty McFly and Doc Brown landed in Hill Valley, California, in Back to the Future II (1989). Videos hydrogen Back to the Future hydrogen fuel cell Movie

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Why Faraday Future's luxury electric car is named FF 91

Green Car Reports

Faraday Future unveiled its FF 91 electric car at a special event held during the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week. plug-in cars Startups Faraday Future FF 91It's a crossover-utility vehicle with a claimed 1,050 horsepower and 378-mile range, the latter courtesy of a 130-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack. Aside from those ambitious performance claims, the FF 91.

Faraday Future FF 91 electric car to cost almost $300,000?

Green Car Reports

At the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, Faraday Future released a number of details about the FF 91, its first production electric car. plug-in cars Faraday Future FF 91It quoted a range of 378 miles, courtesy of a 130-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack. It also cited a power output of 1,050 horsepower, enabling the FF 91 to reach 60 mph from a standstill in less than 2.4.

2017 63

Jaguar Land Rover owner may rescue electric-car maker Faraday Future: report

Green Car Reports

Most reports on startup electric-car maker Faraday Future tend to describe it as "struggling," and that may be an understatement. It halted work at its Nevada-based production facility in 2016; the startup company's main backer, China's LeEco, acknowledged this past May it was experiencing financial problems; and Faraday Future has been clamoring. China Tata Jaguar Land Rover Investment Startups Faraday Future

"Hydrogen is the Fuel of the Future.

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and it always will be." Did you think hydrogen cars had slipped right out from under the radar into oblivion, another Bush-era delusional fantasy? Right, me too.) Now you can lease a hydrogen Mercedes in California and all the hydrogen you can use is included in your lease. Even at 600 bucks a month, that might be a bargain these days

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Faraday Future promised $1.5 billion, says FF 91 will arrive by end of this year

Green Car Reports

Now struggling Faraday Future, the electric-car startup firm whose entrepreneurial Chinese backer is facing legal action in his home country, appears to have found a well-heeled savior. China plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Startups Faraday Future FF 91Starting a car company is not only very, very hard—as Tesla, Fisker, and many others testify—but requires breathtaking sums of money.

2018 62

Faraday Future backer Le Eco is running out of cash, CEO admits

Green Car Reports

Faraday Future plans to put an electric car into production within two years at a brand-new factory with a stated price tag of $1 billion. DON'T MISS: Faraday Future imperils electric-car factory. China plug-in cars Startups Faraday FutureSo far, this ambitious plan has had the backing of Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, and his LeEco tech empire. But now LeEco may be running out of cash.

2016 83

Bowing to inevitable, Faraday Future scales back plant plans

Green Car Reports

During a press conference at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, Faraday Future announced plans to build its first electric car within two years. China plug-in cars Startups Faraday Future FF 91Later in 2016, it selected a site for what it claimed would be a $1 billion electric-car factory to be built in North Las Vegas, Nevada. But work at the site stopped late last year, and a new report.

One size won't fit all for future Kia EVs

Green Car Reports

For an automaker that’s pitching itself toward the fun side of the Hyundai Motor Group, the tone for the automaker’s sizable electric push soon sounds altogether like pants. “It’s all about what fits,” said Michael Winkler, director of powertrains for Kia in Europe. By the end of next year, Kia will offer in the U.S. Plug-In Hybrids

2018 63

Coulomb, MasterCard, and the future of public charging

Plugs and Cars

Virtually everyone who enters this parking lot for the foreseeable future will likely pass two empty spots, reserved for apparently non-existent electric vehicles.

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Electric I-Pace may lead Jaguar design, style into the future

Green Car Reports

Styling New York Auto Show Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV In January 2007, Jaguar dropped a bombshell, in the form of the C-XF concept sedan it unveiled at that year's Detroit auto show. The sleek, fastback shape, simple rectangular grille with recessed mesh, and swept-back cat's-eye headlights yanked Jaguar design out of its fusty retro-traditional straitjacket and catapulted it into the 21st century.

2018 57

NASA, Uber to explore safety, efficiency of future urban airspace

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earlier post ), further to explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure a safe and efficient system for future air transportation in populated areas. NASA has signed a second space act agreement with Uber Technologies, Inc.

2018 78

Faraday Future, short on cash, to leave Formula E electric-car race series: report

Green Car Reports

Faraday Future may abandon its Formula E racing efforts to save precious funds as the electric-car startup company scales back many of its ambitious plans. Startups Formula E Championship Faraday FutureThe FIA Formula E series, which will receive an influx of new competitors in 2019, has become a de facto arena for automakers to test battery technology and gain valuable experience in.

2017 63

Faraday Future gets $14 million; factory moved to CA from Vegas

Green Car Reports

Electric-car maker Faraday Future has received an emergency injection of $14 million to move its FF 91 luxury electric car closer to market. The rescue funds come in the form of a loan from Innovatus Capital Partners, after Faraday Future pledged its California-based headquarters as collateral. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Faraday Future FF 91

2017 62

Faraday Future's backer shows another electric luxury sedan

Green Car Reports

Chinese electronics giant LeEco is the main backer of Faraday Future, the Silicon Valley startup that plans to launch its first electric car sometime in the next few years. China plug-in cars Beijing Auto Show Faraday FutureBut at the 2016 Beijing Motor Show, it will apparently unveil a different electric car. It's a concept luxury sedan called the LeSee, short for "Le Super Electric Ecosystem.".

2016 64

Faraday Future vs Nevada treasurer: electric cars vs taxpayer protection

Green Car Reports

Which is how Faraday Future finds its first U.S. China incentives plug-in cars nevada Startups Faraday FutureSelf-made millionaires often possess an innate belief that they can create products and companies where none existed before. But with companies come factories, and with factories come tax breaks, and with tax breaks come inconvenient questions from government officials. factory delayed by Dan.