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Faraday Future Announces Partnership with Myoung Shin for FF 81 Production; Asset-Light Agreement Sets Path to Profitability by 2025

  • South Korean-based Myoung Shin to manufacture future FF 81 EVs, Faraday Future’s second vehicle and first mass-market EV
  • Start of Production (“SOP”) expected in 2024, following the launch of FF’s flagship vehicle, FF 91, targeted for Q3 2022
  • High volume, low-capital model leverages global supply chain advantages

Faraday Future Intelligent Electric Inc. (“FF”) (NASDAQ: FFIE), a California-based global shared intelligent electric mobility ecosystem company, today announced that Myoung Shin Co., Ltd., an automotive manufacturer headquartered in South Korea, has been contracted to manufacture Faraday Future’s second vehicle, the FF 81, with SOP scheduled for 2024. The FF 81 is a luxury, mass-market electric vehicle from FF, with advanced connectivity and a user experience tailored to a wider audience than the ultimate intelligent techluxury FF 91, which is scheduled to launch in Q3 2022.

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Carsten Breitfeld, Global CEO of Faraday Future (FF) and Taekyu Lee, President of Myoung Shin, sign an agreement announcing South Korean-Based Myoung Shin will be the contract manufacturer for production of FF’s forthcoming FF 81 EV (Photo: Business Wire)

Carsten Breitfeld, Global CEO of Faraday Future (FF) and Taekyu Lee, President of Myoung Shin, sign an agreement announcing South Korean-Based Myoung Shin will be the contract manufacturer for production of FF’s forthcoming FF 81 EV (Photo: Business Wire)

“We are delighted to have a partner of the quality and reputation of Myoung Shin,” said Carsten Breitfeld, Global CEO of Faraday Future. “This agreement to produce the FF 81 puts us on track to deliver on our promise to reach high volume production in 2024, the most important milestone on our path to profitability. Our own third quarter launch of the FF 91 will redefine the state of the art in the luxury EV segment, and with Myoung Shin, the FF 81 will bring our market-leading technology to the mainstream luxury segment.”

Located near Seoul, South Korea, Myoung Shin is a parts supplier and automotive manufacturer for numerous first tier OEMs. The plant in Gunsan, where the FF 81 will be manufactured, offers scale, flexibility, and attractive port access. Pursuant to the agreement, Myoung Shin will maintain sufficient manufacturing capabilities and capacity to supply FF 81 vehicles in accordance with FF’s forecasts.

“We will work together with Faraday Future to build the future of the EV industry and offer top of the line, quality products to consumers,” said Taekyu Lee, President of Myoung Shin. “Our vision as an EV contract manufacturer is to seek creation, innovation, reliability, accountability, and corporate citizenship, all of which we will provide to Faraday Future as we manufacture their FF 81 vehicle.”

Faraday Future’s strategy is based on an asset-light business model, with a global, hybrid manufacturing strategy consisting of a leased manufacturing facility in Hanford, California operated by Faraday Future, and a collaboration with Myoung Shin, a leading contract manufacturing partner in South Korea. Over time, Faraday Future will continue to expand its geographic reach with manufacturing operations in China, the world’s largest luxury market, and the world’s largest EV market.


Faraday Future is a class defining luxury electric vehicle company. The Company has pioneered numerous innovations relating to its products, technology, business model, and user ecosystem since inception in 2014. Faraday Future aims to perpetually improve the way people move by creating a forward-thinking mobility ecosystem that integrates clean energy, AI, the Internet and new usership models. Faraday Future’s first flagship product is the FF 91 Futurist.



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