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Faraday Future Tests The FF 91 Against A Tesla Model X 3
Apr
Posted by Brad Anderson in Electric Vehicles, Faraday Future, Faraday Future Concepts, Reports, Scoops, Tech, video on 04 3rd, 2017


Faraday Future may have faced a number of critics in recent months but that hasn’t stopped the startup testing the FF 91 and its suite of autonomous driving technologies.
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Faraday Future Says Nio Eve Is A “Poor Clone” Of FF 91 14
Mar
Posted by Brad Anderson in Electric Vehicles, Faraday Future, Nio, Reports on 03 14th, 2017


A few days before the Nio Eve was launched, the Chinese company was slammed by another Chinese-backed automaker, Faraday Future.
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Nevada Treasurer Wants Audits of Faraday Future’s And Tesla’s Tax Credits 9
Mar
Posted by Brad Anderson in Electric Vehicles, Faraday Future, Reports, Tesla on 03 9th, 2017


Nevada State Treasurer Dan Schwartz has been an outspoken critic of Faraday Future and has just announced an audit of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.
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Faraday Future To Face Off Against Modified Tesla At Pikes Peak 23
Feb
Posted by Brad Anderson in Faraday Future, Motorsport, Pikes Peak, racing, Reports on 02 23rd, 2017


Faraday Future plans on making a run at the infamous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in late June where it will be forced to face-off against a modified Tesla Model S.
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Faraday Future Hit With $210k Lawsuit Over its Domain Name 8
Feb
Posted by Brad Anderson in Electric Vehicles, Faraday Future, Reports on 02 8th, 2017


Faraday Future has been hit with a lawsuit alleging that it failed to pay a broker for acquiring FF.com on behalf of the electric automaker.
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Faraday Future Ditches Mega Factory Plans For A ‘Mini-Factory’ 2
Feb
Posted by Brad Anderson in Electric Vehicles, Faraday Future, Reports on 02 2nd, 2017


After halting construction on its 3 million square-foot factory in November 2016, Faraday Future has turned its attention to building a so-called ‘mini-factory’ to expedite production of the FF 91.
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Faraday Future Hit With $1.8 Million Lawsuit After CES Debut 24
Jan
Posted by Brad Anderson in Electric Vehicles, Faraday Future, Reports on 01 24th, 2017


Less than a month after debuting its first production vehicle at CES 2017, Faraday Future has been hit with a $1.8 million lawsuit from a visual effects company.
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Should A Pickup Truck Be In Faraday’s Future? 21
Jan
Posted by Carscoop Carscoop in concepts, Electric Vehicles, Faraday Future, Faraday Future Concepts, Future Cars on 01 21st, 2017


Since its FFZERO1 concept debut at last year’s Consumer Electronics Show, Faraday Future has been the subject of much turmoil amongst automotive critics. From multiple executive and engineering role departures, to lawsuits and financial woes; the Silicon Valley-newcomer has had a rough past 12 months.

Nevertheless, the Chinese-backed company managed to reveal its FF 91 model (in prototype spec) at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Its new model approach has been holistic; with an emphasis put on connectivity, autonomous abilities, class-leading packaging and mind-blowing performance.

They sure have a lot on their plate right now, with the latest reports claiming that the company continues to struggle on multiple levels. Just this week, Business Insider reported that eight executives with intimate knowledge of Faraday Future’s business said the company is “in shambles with more than a half-dozen senior executives departing since last spring”.

Having said that, the last thing on FF’s mind right now is expanding their portfolio. Still, I couldn’t help but wonder if they pull it off and release the FF 91, what could they do next without breaking the bank with development costs?

Well, looking at the US sales chart, we see two persisting trends; SUVs and trucks, so how about an all-electric entrant in the pickup segment? Before you dismiss the idea, we’ll remind you that Elon Musk has made it clear that Tesla has plans to make a pickup truck in the near future.

You have to admit that a niche, luxury utility with optimized passenger comfort, load carrying abilities and the best part of all – huge reserves of power and colossal torque from standstill, does sound interesting. Ford have caught onto electrification for its future F150 (albeit in hybrid form), utilizing an electric motor to boost torque where gasoline engines lack – from low down in the rev range.

The FF 91’s massive 1,050 hp and stupendous 1,800 Nm of torque could pull continents together, let alone construction and farm duties if the powertrain underpinned a truck.

As for how it could look? Well just cue an open bed, raised ground clearance and plastic cladding that muscle up the FF 91’s appearance rather nicely. Sure, it doesn’t have the iron-clad, in-your-face look like many of the established pickup’s out there – yet it’s in-keeping with Faraday’s futuristic ambitions.

With stunning performance and decent range, would you buy an electric truck? We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below.

By Josh Byrnes

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First Rides In The Faraday Future FF91 Portray Its Savage Acceleration 6
Jan
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in CES, Electric Vehicles, Faraday Future, video on 01 6th, 2017


Faraday Future made some bold claims at the reveal of the all-electric FF91 at CES in Las Vegas, and invited a few members of the press to experience their new car from the passenger seat.
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Faraday Future Says Its Secured Over 64,000 FF 91 Reservations 6
Jan
Posted by Brad Anderson in CES, Electric Vehicles, Faraday Future, Reports on 01 6th, 2017


Two days after Faraday Future unveiled the FF 91 at CES 2017, the startup automaker has revealed that it has received over 64,000 reservations for the model.
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Faraday Future’s FF 91 Has 1,050 HP And Hits 60 MPH In 2.39 Seconds 4
Jan
Posted by Brad Anderson in CES, Electric Vehicles, Faraday Future, Galleries, Live Events, new cars, video on 01 4th, 2017


A year after Faraday Future unveiled a crazy concept at CES, the electric startup has presented its first production vehicle in prototype spec at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, dubbed the FF 91.
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Faraday Future Teases New Age Of In-Car Connectivity 3
Jan
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in CES, concepts, Faraday Future, Tech, video on 01 3rd, 2017


We are now only hours away from finding out how the Faraday Future prototype actually compares to its Tesla rival, especially from a connectivity stand point.
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Faraday Future Loses Global CEO Days Before CES 30
Dec
Posted by Brad Anderson in CES, Electric Vehicles, Faraday Future, LeEco, Reports on 12 30th, 2016


The global chief executive of Faraday Future has stepped down from his position just days before CES 2017 kicks off.
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Faraday Future Says Its Interior Defies Gravity, Includes Reclining Rear Seats 28
Dec
Posted by Brad Anderson in CES, Electric Vehicles, Faraday Future, video on 12 28th, 2016


After a slew of teaser videos previewing the exterior of its first production prototype, Faraday Future has turned its attention to hyping up the vehicle's cabin.
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Faraday Future’s Rear Vision Cameras Get Early Reveal 26
Dec
Posted by Brad Anderson in CES, Electric Vehicles, Faraday Future, video on 12 26th, 2016


Faraday Future continues to build hype for its first production-bound vehicle dropping yet another teaser video ahead of CES 2017 that kicks off in early January.
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