Lucid Motors expands to Europe in Summer and to China in 2023, sources

Written by Cláudio Afonso |

According to a Lucid spokesperson, the EV maker is arriving Europe as soon as June or July with its Air Sedan. Autocar said on Monday, citing a spokesman, that Lucid Motors will begin “exporting cars to European and Middle Eastern buyers this June or July and to China in 2023”. The same source confirmed Germany as the entrance country followed by the ones where electric vehicles are most popular like Norway, The Netherlands or Denmark.

The company will inaugurate its first European showroom in Germany in May amid global expansion. The confirmation was made through a billboard placed on Terminal 2 in Munich (Germany) saying: “Visit our Lucid Studio in Munich. Opening May 2022.”

UK Market

“Yet to be confirmed is the UK market, but an insider working closely with Lucid has strongly hinted to us that right-hand drive has always been planned for the Air. If so, expect production to begin late this year and for the full Air line-up to be available to order for British buyers online towards the end of 2022 ahead of deliveries in 2023” — Autocar said.


According to a press release published earlier today, Wolfspeed deploys its Silicon Carbide power device solutions in the automaker’s high-performance the Lucid Air. Wolfspeed’s innovative Silicon Carbide MOSFET power semiconductors are an ideal fit for Lucid’s advanced technology, said Senior VP of Product and Chief Engineer at Lucid.

Recently, Lucid announced that it will introduce a new version of Lucid Air, the Lucid Air Grand Touring Performance. The new Lucid Air Grand Touring Performance delivers 1,050 horsepower and accelerates from 0-60 mph in 2.6 seconds.

Lucid announced on Thursday it will host a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2022 financial results on May 5 at 5:30 pm ET. Prior to the conference call, the company will issue an earnings press release with a link to the live webcast on its investor relations website,

Written by Cláudio Afonso |