It seems the uphill battle for funding of Jia Yueting, founder of Faraday Future (FF), will only be getting steeper. On Dec. 13, a federal judge announced to temporarily freeze Jia’s 33 percent stake in the Gardena-based electric car startup, and put a protective order on his three high-end homes in Rancho Palos Verdes.
Faraday Future (FF), the electric car start-up aiming to challenge Tesla, held an “Evolution Strategy Communication Meeting” at the Los Angeles headquarters on Nov. 12.
The Chinese-invested and US-based electric vehicle producer Faraday Future (FF) is said to have laid off more than half of their employees and cut salaries for the ones remaining, due to cash flow problems that arise from its dispute with its main investor Evergrande Health.
Arbitrators ruled that Evergrande could no longer prevent the EV-company Faraday Future (FF) from seeking funding from other financing sources in the emergency arbitration between the EV-company Faraday Future’s CEO Jia Yueting and Evergrande Health Industry Group Ltd. on Oct. 25.
Faraday Future (FF), the California-based electrical vehicle start-up, confirmed on July 15 that Xia Haijun, CEO of Evergrande Group, has assumed the post of FF’s chairman. Jia Yueting, the founder of FF, continues in his role as the global CEO.