Lucid (Formerly Known as Atieva) Will Be the Sole Battery-Pack Supplier for Formula E They are partnering with McLaren and Sony. They also point out that their batteries will not overheat like Tesla's after repeated high power runs. It was validated by their test mule named Edna. Lucid seem like the real deal compared to Karma, Faraday Future, NextEV and LeEco. None of those has shown their own battery IPs. They seem to be on a roll with the rebranding, unveiling of some teaser shots of their car and now this.