Rivian Fuels Home Buying, Building Surge in B-N
April 5, 2020
Bloomington-Normal real estate agents say there's a shortage of new homes available in Bloomington-Normal.
Rivian's announcement that it plans to hire 1,800 workers at its electric vehicle plantin Normal by the...
Rivian to lease 500,000 square feet of warehouse space in Normal
December 7, 2020
NORMAL – Rivian has reached an agreement with an affiliate of Phoenix Investors to lease 500,000 square feet...
GM drops plans to build Nikola’s EV pickup
November 30, 2020
DETROIT -- General Motors and Nikola Corp. on Monday announced a reworked, smaller agreement that keeps the fuel-cell partnership intact but eliminates an equity stake in the startup for the Detroit automaker as well as...
California plans to ban sale of new gasoline-powered passenger vehicles in 2035
September 23, 2020
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES -- California plans to ban the sale of new gasoline powered passenger cars and trucks starting in 2035 in a dramatic move to shift to EVs and reduce...
Rivian, other startups face ban from Mich. dealers in direct-sales fight
September 21, 2020
Michigan auto dealers are trying to block startup electric carmakers such as Rivian Automotive Inc. and Lucid Motors Inc. from following in Tesla Inc.’s footsteps by selling vehicles directly to...
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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...
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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...