Ford announced today that it is investing $500 million in electric pickup startup Rivian and the automaker will use the startup’s platform to make an all-electric vehicle. expand full story
Rivian Automotive Stories Yesterday
Rivian Automotive Stories March 12
Rivian, a Michigan-based startup that could become the first automaker to bring an all-electric pickup truck to market, is patenting an interesting modular box system for its R1T electric pickup truck. expand full story
Rivian Automotive Stories February 27
In order to bring its own electric pickup trucks to market, Rivian has installed its electric powertrain inside several undercover F-150 electric pickup trucks driving around as test mules in its development program. expand full story
Rivian Automotive Stories February 21
Rivian has filed for a patent to expand the energy capacity of its upcoming R1T electric pickup truck through a novel auxiliary battery which can be added to the truck’s bed after manufacture.
The patent was filed last year, published last month and today is marked as “pending” by the US patent office.
Rivian Automotive Stories February 15
After rumors earlier this week that GM and Amazon were interested in Rivian, an electric pickup and SUV maker, the company has now confirmed that they are closing a $700 million round of funding led by Amazon. expand full story
Rivian Automotive Stories February 12
Electric pickup truck startup Rivian is reportedly attracting interest from GM and Amazon for a massive round of funding to help bring its vehicles to market.
Rivian Automotive Stories November 29, 2018
Following the unveiling of the Rivian R1T all-electric pickup truck, we took a closer look at what is becoming one of the most anticipated EVs scheduled to come out in the next two years.
Here’s a ton of pictures, videos, and GIFs of the Rivian R1T, and why I ordered one. expand full story
Rivian Automotive Stories November 26, 2018
After almost a decade of operating in a certain level of stealth, Rivian Automotive is coming out in a big way today by unveiling its all-electric pickup truck: the Rivian R1T.
They are promising some unbelievable specs that would compete with any gas-powered pickup truck on the market. expand full story
Rivian Automotive Stories November 16, 2018
Rivian’s electric vehicles have been almost 10 years in the making, and yet, they have very little hype about them. That might change soon as they start teasing their electric pickup truck ahead of this month’s unveiling. expand full story
Rivian Automotive Stories May 24, 2018
Rivian Automotive has a much lower profile than what we are used to in the EV startup world, but we are starting to learn more about their plans to produce all-electric vehicles in the US and it’s certainly starting to get interesting.
Earlier this year, we reported that they plan to build all-electric pickup trucks and SUVs on the same platform.
Now we learn more about the specs and pricing of those trucks from a new report. expand full story