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Lucid Motors set to commence manufacturing Air electric cars for clients in early 2021

Lucid Motors will commence manufacturing its comfort electric cars for clients at its new factory in Arizona in early 2021, three months later, on than anticipated because of a holdback caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The business that arranges to reveal a production edition of the Lucid Air during an online incident set for September 9, confirmed that construction resumed some weeks ago at its plant in Casa Grande, Arizona. Its objective is to complete stage one in the current year. Lucid Motors also restarted vehicle manufacturing work at its facility in California, which was temporarily delayed because of shelter in place regulations. 

Lucid Motors stated on Wednesday that it would boast more than the car’s last exterior and interior designs at the event to be held on September 9. The firm indicated that new details on manufacturing specifications, available configurations, and the information on pricing would also be allocated. 

Peter Rawlinson, who is the CTO and Lucid Motors CEO, confirmed in a statement that even though they are experiencing a single time in their history, the determination of their firm’s workforce in designing game-changing electric cars is still on. 

The company stated in an update that with COVID-19 shutdowns in the rearview mirror, Lucid Motors is concerned about expanding its staff and finalizing construction as it commences with the big task of moving in and putting up manufacturing tools. Key components and devices for the cover and shell lines are getting installed and emerging online, proceeding the finishing of the construction. Once done, Lucid will start producing prototypes at their plant, and the production of the prototypes which will roll off the line of assembly in the year 2020 will not be sold. The first vehicles made for consumers will start at the beginning of 2021. 

The company that hires more than 1,000 workers has inclined up employing ahead of the Air’s production first appearance. Extra 160 new workers have been engaged in the last three months. Lucid confirmed that they plan on adding extra 700 workers to its roster before the end of the year 2020.

The global unveils and also the expected completion of the initial phase of its factory in Arizona will be a vital leap for a company that was launched one decade ago with a different mission and name. The firm was named Atieva in those days and was focused on making battery technology for electric cars.