New Faraday Future CEO co-founded Byton and led the BMW i8 program

Green Car Reports

Faraday Future announced last week that it hired Byton co-founder Carsten Breitfeld as its global CEO, replacing the company’s controversial founder, Jia Yueting. Faraday Future

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Report: Faraday Future could soon undergo restructuring, shed CEO

Green Car Reports

Although the future looks brighter this year for the electric-vehicle hopeful Faraday Future, with a new line of funding revealed in April to help them get through the year and to the long-awaited production of its FF91 electric SUV, a recent report suggests that there may soon be more upheaval to come. Faraday Future

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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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Faraday Future sues investor claiming takeover "plot"

Green Car Reports

The story of Faraday Future keeps getting stranger. Faraday FutureAfter making a splash at the Consumer Electronics Show in 2017 and announcing plans to build a giant new factory in Las Vegas, then virtually disappearing when it ran out of money, the company was revived with a new investment this year, bought a much smaller factory in California, produced.

With cease-fire agreement, spark flickers toward Faraday's Future

Green Car Reports

Like a prizefighter listening to counts of "eight" and "nine," Chinese electric-car startup Faraday Future, has started groaning, sputtering, and trying to stand. Faraday FutureThe company, which sputtered to a start building prototype electric luxury cars last year, then was abruptly knocked out when its new Chinese financial backer withheld funds in a.

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GoFundMe campaign aims to keep Faraday Future employees afloat

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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 83

Faraday Future funder writes its own Saab story

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After backing Faraday Future and running into a feud with its Chinese founder Jia Yueting, Evergrande on Tuesday bought a controlling interest in National Electric Vehicles Sweden, the Chinese company that bought the rights to what was Saab, and continues building electric. Faraday Future NEVSChinese health insurer Evergrande Health really wants in on electric cars.

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Faraday Future revealed: Company gets funding to produce FF91

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Erstwhile startup electric-carmaker Faraday Future looks like it may have one after all. In a statement, Faraday Future said the new capital will allow. Faraday FutureThe company announced two new rounds of financing on Monday, a $1.25 billion stock sale expected to be completed by the end of the year, and a $225 million loan to see it through in the meantime.

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Drive System Design presents design methodology for accommodating future uncertainty in EV powertrain design: ePOP

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The paper will illustrate how, using the method developed at DSD, future EV powertrains can be better optimized and protected against uncertain global trends in technology development and commodity prices.

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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

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Faraday Future electric crossover teased before CES debut (video)

Green Car Reports

Faraday Future will unveil its first production electric car at CES in January, and last week it released a short teaser video previewing that vehicle. The short video features a camouflaged test vehicle driving around a track, but offers little information about Faraday Future's first model.

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Amazon electric van order makes Rivian future more certain

Green Car Reports

The e-commerce and logistics giant Amazon has announced that it will order 100,000 fully electric vans from the Michigan electric-truck hopeful Rivian. The Rivian vans are to be delivered starting in 2021, with 10,000 of them in service as early as 2022 and all 100,000 on the road by 2030.

2019 60

Faraday Future gets new money from gaming company to build in China, and the US

Green Car Reports

The shame of Faraday Future's financial struggles is that it has what looks to be a viable new electric car, not just on paper, but ready to roll on the road—in prototype form—that may never actually make it to market. China Faraday FutureOn Sunday, the company revealed a new joint venture with a video-game company in China that could bring it $600.

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Audi Super Bowl ad: Heavenly electric-car future, hackneyed themes?

Green Car Reports

Audi’s 2019 Super Bowl ad for Sunday’s Big Game focuses in on the brand’s electric and electrified future. In a series of almost clichéd nods to Field of Dreams, Back to the Future, and other movies that would be familiar to the target buyer, a man is walking through an.

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Faraday's Saab future, Nissan-Infiniti hybrids, global Geely: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

After ending a dispute with Faraday Future, Hong Kong investment. Geely Faraday FutureNissan is working on a more powerful hybrid system for U.S. models. Geely gives a peak at its first electric model planned to go on sale worldwide. And our Twitter poll last week answered which electric pickup may cross the finish line first. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

2019 83

Porsche officially drops diesel for future models

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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.

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Hyundai hatches an electric future with retro 45 EV concept

Green Car Reports

Hyundai is channeling nostalgia for a past product that Americans never had with its 45 concept car revealed Tuesday at the Frankfurt auto show. But that won’t get in the way of Americans appreciating the design of this strikingly different concept—or seeing it as retro.

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Mercedes-Benz lays out plan for carbon-neutral future

Green Car Reports

Källenius, currently the head of product development at Mercedes, has been named future Chairman of the Board of management of Daimler.

2019 91

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.

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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.

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New Garrett software optimizes E-Turbo integration with future electrified powertrains

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Garrett Motion Inc., a leading differentiated technology provider in the automotive industry, has developed a new turbocharger boost control software that can significantly enhance turbo performance and health and help unlock optimized energy management in hybrid vehicles.

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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

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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 […].

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Electric Volkswagen Type 20 Microbus concept ties the past to the future

Green Car Reports

So today as part of the dedication of a Silicon Valley facility focused on the future, Volkswagen decided

2019 108

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

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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 68

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.

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Amazon electric van order makes Rivian future a little more certain

Green Car Reports

The e-commerce and logistics giant Amazon has announced that it will order 100,000 fully electric vans from the Michigan electric-truck hopeful Rivian. The Rivian vans are to be delivered starting in 2021, with 10,000 of them in service as early as 2022 and all 100,000 on the road by 2030. They'll save 4 million metric tons of carbon per year by

2019 67

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.

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Study suggests future climate changes to worsen air quality for >85% of China’s population; ~20k+ additional deaths each year

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A study by a team of researchers from China, the US and Germany suggests that future climate change may worsen air quality for more than 85% of China’s population, leading to an additional 20,000 deaths each year. are shown from current (2006 to 2010) to future (2046 to 2050) years.

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Electric-car startup Piëch sketches out future models, including SUV

Green Car Reports

Swiss startup Piëch wants to be more than a pretty face.

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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.

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.

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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.

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Brunel to use Camcon Single Cylinder IVT in researching future powertrain concepts

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Brunel University London is the first to begin researching future powertrain concepts using Camcon Automotive ’s new Single Cylinder Intelligent Valve Technology (SCI).

2019 119

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.

Ghosn out at Nissan, VW I.D. names, Faraday Future soap opera: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

And cross-lawsuits reveal the underlying machinations in the Faraday Future saga. emissions EPA VW Carlos Ghosn Faraday FutureNissan announced it planned to remove Chairman Carlos Ghosn after an investigation revealed alleged financial misdealing. VW has no fun trademarking names for its new series of I.D. electric cars. The EPA plans to tighten emissions rules on heavy trucks. All this and.

2018 63

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.

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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.

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.

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Could hydrogen fuel cells be seen as an upgrade in the future?

Green Car Reports

Hydrogen cars are struggling to gain a foothold in the expansion of cleaner and greener electric cars. However they may still have a role to play alongside today’s booming EV market.

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

Survey: Brand won't matter for many self-driving car adopters in the future

Green Car Reports

The badge on the front may not matter as much to mobility-focused, early self-driving car adopters than how that brand shields them from hackers and other digital threats, a new survey suggests. The report, which was released by the IBM Institute for Business Value, surveyed more than 11,500 consumers and 1,500 automotive executives to offer a. Study self-driving cars Mobility

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