rivian News of 08/21/19
Watch Rivian’S Camp Kitchen In Action
Rivian doesn’t want to build just another electric vehicle. It’s not aiming to be a Tesla killer either. No, this 10-year-old company that kept a low profile until November when it unveiled an electric pickup truck and SUV, is aiming to be ...
Rivian And ‘Free Solo’ Star Alex Honnold Team Up To Build Solar Microgrid With Used EV Batteries
Rivian , the once secretive company that made its public debut in November with an electric pickup truck and SUV, plans to give its batteries a second life and put them to work in a solar microgrid project in Puerto Rico. The automaker is teaming ...
FedEx Ends Express Delivery Contract With Amazon
FedEx will not renew a contract with Amazon to provide express delivery for the e-commerce giant’s packages in the United States. FedEx, which made the announcement Friday, said in a statement the change would not affect other existing ...
Rivian Debuts A Pull-Out Kitchen For Its Electric Pickup Trick
Sometimes you need scrambled eggs. And with that thought, toady at the Overland Expo in Flagstaff, AZ, Rivian announced a major accessory for its electric pickup: A camp kitchen. The unit slides out from the Rivian R1T’s so-called gear tunnel ...
Amazon Prime’S Dominance Is Spurring New Startup Opportunities
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New Registrations For Electric Vehicles Doubled In U.S. Since Last Year
Electric vehicles, still a small percentage of the total automotive market in the U.S., are beginning to gain ground, according to analysis by IHS Markit. There were 208,000 new registrations for electric vehicles in the U.S. last year, more than ...
Amazon Leads $700m Round In Electric Automaker Rivian
Rivian, the electric automaker that debuted its first two vehicles just three months ago, has raised $700 million in a round led by Amazon . The news follows a report earlier this week by Reuters that GM and Amazon were in talks to invest in the ...
An Inside Look At Rivian’S EV Ambitions From AI Batteries To Electric Jet Skis
For a CEO who insists his electric vehicle startup doesn’t want to be Tesla, Rivian founder RJ Scaringe can sound a lot like Elon Musk. Just weeks before unveiling Rivian’s first vehicles — an all-electric pickup and a seven-seater SUV — ...
Elon Musk’S Plans For 2019 Might Include A Tesla Pickup Truck Prototype
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has floated the idea for an all-electric pickup truck numerous times in the past two years. Now, he’s back at it, this time with a teaser that Tesla might have a prototype to unveil in 2019. Musk mentioned on Twitter ...