This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including a bunch of Rivian news through its first earnings report and it being named Electrek’s vehicle of the year, Hyundai announcing Ioniq 5 price, first Hummer EV deliveries, and more. (NOTE for those watching live, we’ll be an hour early).
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Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast today:
- The Rivian R1T is Electrek’s 2021 vehicle of the year
- Rivian confirms first R1S electric SUV deliveries, lost $1.2 billion last quarter
- Rivian announces a new $5 billion electric vehicle factory in Georgia
- Hyundai shares Ioniq 5 pricing alongside new Standard Range trim available under $40k
- Kia EV6 receives EPA rating: Up to 310 miles of range on a single charge
- GM announces GMC Electric Sierra Denali pickup truck, releases teaser
- Toyota teases electric pickup truck in new battery-electric vehicle plan
- John Deere buys Kreisel Electric, plans to electrify its lineup
- Tesla Model S prototype spotted with new charge port and taillights
- Elon Musk: Tesla plans to invest over $10 billion in Gigafactory Texas, employ 20,000 workers
- Senate expected to pause Build Back Better bill, revised EV tax credits remain in limbo
Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 4 p.m. ET (or the video after 5 p.m. ET):
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