This week, we speak with Peter Rawlinson, chief executive officer, chief technology officer and member of the board of directors at Lucid Motors Inc., where he is responsible for the company’s strategy and execution, as well as the creation and delivery of all Lucid products. Before Lucid, Peter was vice president of vehicle engineering at Tesla Inc. and chief engineer of the Model S. He was previously chief engineer of advanced engineering at Lotus Cars and principal engineer at Jaguar Cars.

The Tesla Model S was brought into being from a “clean sheet” by Rawlinson. We discuss the many ways this EV was the biggest break from Internal Combustion Engine vehicle history, filled with technological innovations. He credits Elon Musk with forcing the entire Automotive Industry towards electrification.

Rawlinson takes the mantle of technological leadership, stating that Lucid has definitively taken the lead across every EV technology other than autonomous

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