Meet the Briton leading a Tesla rival who wants to save the planet

Meet the Briton leading a Tesla rival who wants to save the planet

The Guardian

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Peter Rawlinson says Lucid, which is about to list for $24bn, has drawn interest from big carmakers

The Lucid Motors boss Peter Rawlinson is fluent in the language of the new breed of electric carmaker: he wants to save the planet and he wants to do it fast.

The California carmaker is only starting production of its hotly anticipated first model in the second half of this year but it has quickly come to be seen as one of the leaders in the pack of would-be rivals to Tesla. A recent $24bn (£17bn) deal to list on US stock markets will give it $4.6bn in funds to play with.

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