Major takeaways (from Rivian EPA application docs):
Confirmed 108s pack architecture using 5A (nominal) 21700 cells. Modules are 8p yielding 40A ea. Nominal voltage of 400, max charging voltage of ~450V.
DCFC Max of 210 kW
Testing done in conserve and sport mode (then averaged)
I thought I'd take a swing at a different incentive structure than the current proposal. The current proposal is too complicated and has too many agendas tossed in unrelated to actual EV adoption.
The current proposal basically has four main incentive sections:
New 2 and 3 wheeled EVs...
Some of this is scattered in other threads, but thought I'd start a new one.
From the EPA data released, it looks like the nominal battery capacity is 144 kWh on both the R1T & R1S (400V nominal * 360 Ah)
It looks like the useable/available capacity is very close to the original 135 kWh...
We know that several variables will influence delivery timing - some within the customers control (color, etc) others not.
If you needed to modify your order to get faster delivery, what would you be willing to change?
If you have (or don't have) an option configured, no need to vote for it...
Got an email about the wheels and...
You can now upgrade your R1T Launch Edition configuration with our new 20" All-Terrain Dark or 22" Sport Dark wheel options. While you’re at it, feel free to update your configuration — switch your model, paint color, interior and more — without losing your...
Long story short, Rivian is reaching out to reservation holders (somewhat randomly) to get their stories and why they chose Rivian.
During our conversation, the subject of a Factory delivery option came up, and Rivian is seriously considering doing this.
They would likely include a factory...
Thought I'd break this out and start a new thread as questions have come up in a couple of other threads/forums as to their 48A products and NEC Article 625 compliance.
The NEC code (2017 & 2020) limits plug-in EVSEs to 50A receptacles. Two products from WattZilla (WallWatts 48 and Black Mamba...
Just got an email with a link to a survey from Rivian. Looking to hear about a bunch of different things from those with pre-orders.
The four I selected for "Need more info" are: