New identity: Atieva is now Lucid Motors. The brand's first car, the Atvus, will adopt similar proportions to the Model S but have a unique design characterized by short and rear overhangs and angular surfaces, drastically different to the smooth and flowing panels of the Model S.
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As the technology rises, the manufacturers are now in rapid motion to secure their market and it is obvious that these manufacturers have been exerting their full effort with the use of latest technology to compete with each other. Previously, the top contender when it comes to the electric automakers competition is the Tesla factory. But some electric car factories are now moving to fetch the position. Lucid Factory formerly known as Atieva, is now raising their funds to build their factory in Casa Grande, Arizona.
One of the powerful American automaker company specializes in electric car today is the Tesla Factory which is located in California. Tesla is the company which built the first electric sports car where they became popular in 2008. After 4 years, they launched an electric luxury sedan which ranked in the 2nd place as the best-selling electric car.
But recently, another powerful electric car company from Menlo Park, California, has put on view its newest plan that might smack Tesla. Lucid, formerly known as Atieva, just launched a prototype of an electric sedan. According to Peter Rawlinson, Lucid's chief technology officer, this 1,000 horsepower luxurious electric sedan has an all-aluminum more hi-tech look than the previous car they have launched. Forbes reported that it has a spacious, sophisticated interior body with a glass roof. Its lenses is technologically advanced, replicated an insect eyes with 10,000 microlenses and is ready to compete against Tesla.
Company officials spilled out that they have readily planned everything to defeat Teasla. However, this will require them to raise a large amount of investment. As of now, the Chinese billionaire behind Tsing, Sumitomo, Venrock, LeEco are funding them. Adelaidenow reported that they are ready to face everything and no one could change their plans to build a sole factory in Arizona, which will be needing 2000 intellectual employees by the early 2017 and have it running by late 2018.