Pete Savagian, who served in critical electric drive engineering roles at GM since the EV1, has left General Motors to become the VP Engineering at Faraday Future.
In a posting on Linked In, Savagian said that he will lead Faraday Future’s engineering operations for powertrain, battery and related high voltage systems.
In July, Faraday Future announced a long-term alliance with Dragon Racing, becoming the core technical partner and title sponsor of the team. The new team name will be Faraday Future Dragon Racing, and the partnership will officially initiate at the beginning of Season 3 (2016/2017) at the Formula E Hong Kong ePrix on 9 October 2016. (Earlier post.)