The Lucid Air sedan, which is expected to go into production next year at a plant being constructed in Arizona.
Electric vehicle start-up Lucid is touting its all-electric Air sedan as a more efficient, faster and spacious vehicle than the Tesla Model S, a car the company’s CEO Peter Rawlinson helped develop.
“What we’ve got is a breakthrough in electric cars,” he told media ahead of the Air’s unveiling on Wednesday. “That’s not just due to batteries, it’s due to a whole host of big picture thinking that’s added up.”
Rawlinson, who was the Model S chief engineer and vice president of engineering at Tesla from 2009 to 2012, claims the high-end version of the Air is 17% more energy…