Lucid Motors and Samsung SDI in strategic partnership on next-gen lithium-ion cells
Green Car Congress
DECEMBER 7, 2016
Samsung SDI will be a major supplier of lithium-ion cells for Lucid’s first vehicle, an electric executive sedan scheduled to begin production in late 2018. The initial result was a custom 900 hp powertrain test vehicle (based on a delivery van) that could accelerate from 0-60 mph in ~ 3 seconds: Edna. Samsung SDI and luxury EV startup Lucid Motors have entered a strategic partnership for battery cell supply.