Last month, R1T validation continued with hot weather towing exercise, which included the SAE’s Davis Dam certification site and runs through Death Valley. Towing 11,000 lbs up high grades at 118º F demonstrates the capability and robustness of the R1T. Check out our latest blog post for all the...
Via Automotive News:
Rivian hires ex-Tesla exec as top engineer, report says
Nick Kalayjian, new executive vice president of engineering and product at Rivian
August 27, 2020
Electric-truck startup Rivian Automotive Inc. has hired a former Tesla Inc. executive to lead its engineering as the...
Rivian hires new COO, adds Tesla vets to roster
June 9, 2020
As Rivian edges closer to completing its manufacturing plant in Illinois and launching three electric vehicles next year, the company has added senior...
From Automotive News:
Rivian is in a good position for direct sales in the company’s home state of Michigan. Rivian expects to already be able to sell directly in Arizona and is seeking dealer licenses in Illinois, Massachusetts, California and Florida to do the same. The company is pushing for...
Official Press Release From Ford, Published Today:
LINCOLN, RIVIAN PARTNER TO DELIVER LINCOLN’S FIRST ALL-ELECTRIC VEHICLE
JAN 29, 2020 | DEARBORN, MICH.
Lincoln and Rivian will work together to develop an all-new fully electric vehicle, based on Rivian’s skateboard platform
Also added this to first post by @EyeOnRivian
Also as reported by CNET:
There are two major ways Rivian's Alexa integration will work. First, it'll do all the usual stuff you expect, say, an Echo Dot to do: It can play music, make calls and send directions to connected devices like light...
The Rivian pickup’s real edge over Tesla’s Cybertruck isn’t its battery
The electric vehicle startup’s platform approach helped it raise nearly $3 billion this year.