Faraday

  • Faraday Future sued by visual effects studio for $1.8 million

    Faraday Future sued by visual effects studio for $1.8 million

    There’s a chance some of Faraday Future’s videos and photos feature special effects instead of images of the real vehicles. And now the company known for creating such promos for other automakers is suing Faraday Future for $1.8 million alleging the car company skipped out on the check. According to the lawsuit documents on Jalopnik, Faraday Future contracted The Mill Group in… Read More

  • This could be Faraday Future’s answer to the Tesla Model X

    This could be Faraday Future’s answer to the Tesla Model X

    Faraday Future is driving a camouflaged version of a real upcoming production EV in LA, according to Electrek. The site reports that a candid shot of a covered-up SUV is actually a test vehicle from the Californian would-be Tesla competitor backed by Chinese consumer gadget company LeEco. The vehicle looks like a crossover-style SUV, similar to a Tesla Model X, and this is in line with… Read More

  • Faraday Future says it is also making an autonomous car

    Faraday Future says it is also making an autonomous car

    Chinese-backed electric car maker Faraday Future says it is working on a self-driving vehicle. The company not so secretly owned by LeTV joins a growing list of tech companies making autonomous cars, including Google, Tesla, Apple (big rumor) and even IBM now powers a self-driving bus. Faraday revealed its first concept car, the FFZERO1, at CES earlier this year — an electric car with… Read More

  • Faraday Future’s Chief Engineer Is Short On Answers, Full Of Buzzwords

    Faraday Future’s Chief Engineer Is Short On Answers, Full Of Buzzwords

    Faraday Future’s Nick Sampson joined me on the TechCrunch CES 2016 for what turned out to be a lively interview. Sampson is Faraday’s Senior Vice President of R&D and engineering and, I guess, moonlights as the company’s spokesperson. But he’s no Elon Musk. So far even after the company’s public reveal, very little is known about Faraday Future. Sampson… Read More

  • Baby, We Won’t Drive Our Cars: The Future Of Automotive Transportation Crunch Network

    Baby, We Won’t Drive Our Cars: The Future Of Automotive Transportation

    “Transportation tech is not only changing how we get from A to B, it’s fundamentally altering the underlying infrastructure of our cities.” Read More

  • Motion 2 Energy moves to charge up external batteries with motion

    On Monday, Motion 2 Energy has plans to announce that they have been developing the world’s first external charger for mobile devices. The charger harvests the energy of everyday motion, converting it into electrical energy. The principle is based on electromagnetic induction, which was demonstrated way back in 1831 by Michael Faraday. Basically, if a magnetic field moves through a coil… Read More