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Lucid hires a Delivery Advisor in Switzerland amid European expansion

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The luxurious EV manufacturer Lucid Motors hired Dave Pachlatko as a Delivery Advisor for the Swiss Market amid the European expansion planned for the upcoming months. Recently, the company also posted a job vacancy for a Studio Advisor in the Swiss city of Geneva.

In a statement on LinkedIn, the Delivery Advisor Dave Pachlatki said,”The first two weeks were amazing and I can’t wait to bring this outstanding car to Swiss Customers”.

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Last week, Lucid started hiring for its first Studio in The Netherlands after opening the first one in Munich (Germany) last May. The company opened job vacancies for a Studio manager, an Associate Studio Manager and several Studio Advisors for the upcoming studio in Hilversum.

In May, the company unveiled its plan for the European expansion announcing the first deliveries in late 2022 and the prices for Germany, Switzerland, Norway and The Netherlands.

The company started taking online reservations in January 2020 for 15 European countries including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Reservations can be made through Lucid’s website in the countries previously mentioned costing CHF300 ($317) for the Air Pure model and CHF970 ($1,026) for the Touring and Grand Touring models.

According to a form filed last week, California Public Employees Retirement System has increased its position in the EV maker Lucid Motors by 20.69% to a total of 966,064 shares, valued at $16.58 million as of the end of Q2 2022.

In the previous form, filed on May 4, CalPERS disclosed owning 800,467 shares by the end of the first quarter with total holdings valued at $20.33 million.

Earlier in the week, the company announced the Stealth Look, a new version for the exterior design of the Air Grand Touring Performance, Air Grand Touring, and Air Touring models coming in the first quarter of 2023.

The theme is described by Lucid as “a darker and overtly sporting personality” and modifies 35 components on the exterior costing $6,000 in the U.S. and CAD$7,500 in Canada.

Last week, the company announced its second quarter financial results reporting $97.3 million of Revenue on deliveries of 679 vehicles and adjusted its 2022 production volume outlook to a range of 6,000 to 7,000 vehicles.

The results were followed by a conference call Lucid’s CEO Peter Rawlinson and CFO Sherry House answered the most upvoted questions from shareholders including a possible partnership with the Tech giant Apple.

Peter Rawlinson, Lucid’s CEO and CTO, mentioned that the company would potentially be “a fantastic partner for one of these groups today” referring to cargo vehicles or sharing fleets due to the additional space in the vehicles.

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