LOS ANGELES – Faraday Future (“FF”), a California-based electric mobility company, announced a series of strategic actions designed to support completion and launch of its Ultimate Intelligent TechLuxury FF 91 Futurist EV.
The Company expects to start production of a saleable FF 91 Futurist at the end of March 2023, coming off the assembly line in early April with deliveries before the end of April, subject to the timely availability of $150 to $170 million of additional funding and timely stockholder approval of an authorized share increase. During the Global Investor Business Update meeting today, management referenced the non-binding letter of intent. After the recording of the meeting, FF received a $30 million binding letter of the intent draft from a current FF investor. The agreement is subject to FF Board approval and conditions, including negotiation and execution of definitive documentation.
Faraday Future continues to progress with the testing and validation the FF 91 Futurist through the Product and Technology Generation 2.0 program (PT Gen 2.0). The generational upgrade from PT Gen 1.0 to PT Gen 2.0 consists of effective systems and core component upgrades from the vehicle and I.A.I area – the advanced core, which stands for Internet, Autonomous Driving, and Intelligence. PT Gen 2.0 was achieved through upgrades of 26 major systems and components. With 13 critical upgrades throughout the powertrain, battery, charging, chassis, and interior from EV areas, and 13 key upgrades from computing, sensing, communication, user interaction, and significant performance improvements to the FF 91 Futurist.
“The management team at FF is committed to executing the next milestones, and the team’s commitment energizes me. We will utilize our capital in a disciplined manner that is focused on bringing the best product to market,” said Xuefeng (“XF”) Chen, Global Chief Executive Officer of FF.
The Company also announced it had completed manufacturing milestone #6, the completion of construction and equipment installation in vehicle assembly areas. This marks six of the seven milestones (the 7th being SOP) that FF laid out late in 2021 to mark its manufacturing achievements towards the start of production of the FF 91 Futurist.
As the only next-gen Ultimate Intelligent TechLuxury EV product, the FF 91 Futurist puts forward a unique and intelligent EV experience with extreme technology and an ultimate user experience. The FF 91 Futurist features an industry-leading 1,050 horsepower, an EPA-certified range of 381 miles, 0-60 mph in 2.27 seconds, a unique rear intelligent Internet system, and a revolutionary user experience designed to create a mobile, connected, intelligent, and luxurious third Internet living space and user mobility ecosystem platform.
No assurance can be provided that the Company’s ongoing financing discussions with existing and potential new FF investors will result in binding commitments promptly or at all. The Company’s plans concerning additional funding assume stockholder approval of an authorized share increase by the end of January 2023. The Company intends to file a preliminary proxy statement and pursue stockholder approval of an authorized share increase soon. Still, no assurance can be provided that such stockholder approval will be obtained on time.