Lucid finally begins testing its all-electric Gravity SUV on public roads
Lucid Group stated Tuesday it has begun testing pre-production variations of its all-electric Gravity SUV on public roads in america; it is a signal of progress for an automaker with just one mannequin in its portfolio.
Lucid presently produces a number of variations of the Air, an all-electric luxurious sedan that debuted in 2022. The Gravity SUV will likely be its second mannequin.
Lucid gave shoppers their first take a look at Gravity throughout its Air launch occasion in 2020. On the time, the corporate stated that Gravity had already entered the design course of. The corporate had a working prototype noticed within the wild in the summertime of 2020.
Lucid initially deliberate to start manufacturing the Gravity at its Arizona plant in late 2023. This date has since been postponed to 2024. The corporate didn’t specify during which quarter manufacturing will start.
Whereas the Gravity has the identical fundamental platform because the Air, the seven-seat SUV could have a next-generation design. Lucid Gravity could have new excessive decision shows and a UX design.
The Lucid Gravity announcement comes someday after Lucid holds its annual shareholders assembly and elects three new board members. The corporate stated Monday that Sheriff Marakby, Chabi Nouri and Ori Winitzer have been named and can exchange Nancy Gioia, Frank Lindenberg and Tony Posawatz.
Lucid’s board of administrators presently has 9 members, together with all re-elected Turqi Alnowaiser, Glenn R. August, Andrew Liveris, Nichelle Maynard-Elliott, CEO and CTO Peter Rawlinson and Janet S. Wong. Eight of the executives qualify as unbiased underneath NASDAQ guidelines.
Final month, Lucid Group reduce its workforce by 18% as a part of its restructuring. The layoffs, which is able to have an effect on 1,300 workers, will likely be accomplished by the tip of the second quarter and can embrace government positions throughout the group.
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