After clawing its way back from near-bankruptcy last year, electric car startup Faraday Future has begun construction on a factory in California. According to The Verge, Faraday Future originally planned to produce its flagship FF19 car at a $1 million facility in Las Vegas. After numerous executives bailed and the company was bouyed up by a "rescue loan," CEO Jia Yueting was left on his own to navigate problems in both the United States and China. (He also runs Chinese tech company LeEco.)
Construction of the plant in Nevada was stop-and-go, so it's anyone's guess now whether Faraday Future will come out of this saga with a working assembly line after the delays and financial trouble. For now, the company says that the Hanford plant could employ upward of 1,000 people.