At least, not according to this article:
Inside The Turmoil At Faraday Future, The Startup That Wants To Beat Tesla
The present is pretty well meh too.
There was a joke you can walk around the world in one day if you just follow the sun. Faraday fools think they can match or beat Tesla by just follow the same proven path. It it looks too easy to be true it likely is too easy to be true.
http://www.theverge DOT com/2016/12/22/13908160/faraday-future-vs-ff-cayman-global-problems-jia-leeco-lesee-car