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Rivian Stories July 28

Rivian has released a new video of their testing program for their R1T electric pickup truck and explained how they are trying to achieve a balance between off-road and on-road performance.

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Rivian Stories July 23

Tesla is suing Rivian and four former employees over allegedly stealing trade secrets after being hired by the electric pickup truck startup.

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Rivian Stories July 10

Rivian has secured another massive $2.5 billion round of funding led by former major Tesla investor T. Rowe Price and more. expand full story

Rivian Stories June 25

Rivian has released an awesome video of them testing their R1T electric pickup in the desert to show the impressive capacity of the vehicle. expand full story

Rivian Stories June 3

Rivian has filed for two new trademarks on unknown vehicles, but we might have an idea of what they could be. expand full story

Rivian Stories June 1

The charging experience is really important for the success of electric vehicles, and automakers have widely different approaches. Rivian, an electric pickup truck startup, is betting on its own network and it is hiring from the leader, Tesla, to build it out. expand full story

Rivian Stories May 28

Rivian announced that it reopened its factory in Normal, Illinois, after shutting it down due to the pandemic. It resulted in a delay in bringing the R1T electric pickup and R1S electric SUV to production, but their Amazon electric delivery van is still on time. expand full story

Rivian Stories April 28

The effects of the global pandemic are expected to force automakers into alliances to cover development costs for expensive technology. But Ford confirmed today that it canceled plans to use Rivian’s electric skateboard platform for a Lincoln-badged electric vehicle. Ford still plans to produce a Lincoln EV but is using its own technology.

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Rivian Stories April 7

Rivian was expected to make the first customer deliveries of its electric truck later this year. The company slowed down work at its factory in Normal, Illinois, in mid-March, and then shut down operations there on March 20. The Pantagraph, a local newspaper in the Bloomington-Normal area, now says that Rivian’s first deliveries will slip into 2021.

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Rivian Stories April 1

Rivian has shut down all its facilities, including its auto factory in Normal, Illinois, but it is sharing an update on the progress made at its electric pickup truck factory before the current crisis. expand full story

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