Tag: Rivian Automotive

Sep 15, 2021 - 01:02 pm

Rivian completes first production vehicle

Rivian has finally made its first electric pickup truck, the RT1 – that’s after the US EV start-up had twice postponed the start of deliveries. According to CEO RJ Scaringe, the first customer vehicle has now rolled off the production line.

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Aug 30, 2021 - 11:42 am

Rivian plans to hit the US stock market

The electric car manufacturer Rivian has filed its documents for an IPO with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Furthermore, Rivian wants to carry out the IPO on its own and not, like many other eMobility companies, merge with an exchange shell.

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Aug 13, 2021 - 01:34 pm

Samsung SDI considers battery plant in Illinois

The South Korean battery manufacturer Samsung SDI is considering building a cell factory in the US state of Illinois. Specifically, the town of Normal is mentioned as the location. This is hardly surprising, as Normal is also home to the vehicle plant of partner Rivian.

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Jul 23, 2021 - 11:19 am

Rivian plans second plant in the USA

Rivian Automotive is planning to build a second assembly plant in the USA. This could involve more than just a vehicle plant. A location has not yet been found, but several US states have apparently applied to the company.

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Jul 22, 2021 - 01:59 pm

Rivian to install Waypoint chargers at all Tennessee Parks

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced a new deal with EV automaker Rivian to install Rivian Waypoint EV charging stations at Tennessee State Parks. The goal is to have charging stations available at all 56 state parks, depending on the availability of electricity.

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Jul 12, 2021 - 11:22 am

Rivian to launch sales in Europe in 2022

The US start-up Rivian, backed by Amazon and Ford among others, wants to sell its electric vehicles in Europe from the beginning of 2022. The company confirmed this in an email to a potential European customer.

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May 28, 2021 - 01:28 pm

Rivian postpones first deliveries by several weeks

The electric car start-up Rivian, which is supported by Amazon and Ford, among others, has slightly postponed the start of deliveries for the Launch Edition of its R1T electric pickup from June to July 2021. The completion of deliveries is announced for spring 2022.

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Apr 13, 2021 - 01:37 pm

Rivian to source batteries from Samsung SDI

US electric car start-up Rivian Automotive has selected Samsung SDI to supply the battery cells for its first two models, the R1T electric pickup and R1S electric SUV. Rivian has not yet disclosed further details on the volume and duration of the supply contract.

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Mar 19, 2021 - 03:05 pm

Rivian to launch their own charging network in the USA

Rivian has presented plans for its own charging networks, in which the North American electric car startup is strongly inspired by Tesla’s Superchargers and Destination Chargers. Rivian is focusing on North America with the new network, and there is no mention of a similar project for Europe.

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Mar 4, 2021 - 01:55 pm

Rivian has plans for solid-state battery production

Rivian apparently has plans for solid-state batteries: The US electric car start-up is currently looking for engineers to develop solid-state batteries through job advertisements. Rivian is apparently planning to set up a production line.

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Feb 4, 2021 - 03:18 pm

Amazon & Rivian making speedy progress (video)

After Amazon announced in September 2019 that it would order 100,000 electric delivery vans from Rivian, the e-commerce giant has now begun testing the new e-transporters on delivery routes in parts of Los Angeles. The trials are right on (record) time.

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Jan 6, 2021 - 12:42 pm

Rivian scores in new financing round

Electric car startup Rivian is reportedly close to closing a multi-billion dollar financing round. According to a media report, the new investments are expected to bring Rivian a valuation of 25 billion US dollars (around 20 billion euros).

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Nov 18, 2020 - 01:21 pm

New electric vehicle lobby ZETA formed in the USA

In the USA, a lobby organisation has been founded to advocate that only purely electric vehicles should be sold nationwide from 2030 onwards. There are 28 founding members of the Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA), including Tesla.

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Nov 12, 2020 - 03:22 pm

Rivian opens configurator and reveals prices

The US startup Rivian will open the configurator for its R1T and R1S models on 23 November, and even earlier on 16 November for pre-orderers. The first available model is the Launch Edition, followed by the basic version in 2022. The electric pickup with a 180-kWh battery and a range of over 640 kilometres will […]

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Oct 9, 2020 - 12:32 pm

Amazon & Rivian debut custom-made electric van

Amazon presents the first tailor-made delivery van the company has developed together with Rivian. The all-electric transporter builds the base of an order that is easily not just the largest in Rivian’s young history but among the biggest in the world.

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Jul 24, 2020 - 01:45 pm

Tesla sues Rivian over trade secrets

The electric car manufacturer Tesla has filed a lawsuit against the startup Rivian, in which the Californians accuse the competitor of having stolen trade secrets. Tesla sees an “alarming scheme” to poach important employees.

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Jul 12, 2020 - 01:48 pm

Rivian collects $2.5Bn, says production is on track

The relative newcomer in the electric vehicle space, Rivian, has raised another 2.5 billion dollars in its latest round of funding. Existing investors BlackRock and Amazon chipped in again with others joining in this time, among them the fund of George Soros.

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Apr 29, 2020 - 06:26 pm

Ford brand Lincoln will not use Rivian platform

Lincoln has announced that it will not build an electric car based on Rivian’s EV platform. The surprising end of the project comes only about three months after its announcement. Lincoln now wants to push its first electric car on its own.

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Apr 7, 2020 - 01:09 pm

Rivian postpones delivery launch til 2021

After the US electric car startup Rivian had interrupted production preparations for its two debut electric cars due to the Covid 19 pandemic, it is now clear that the plan to start production and deliveries before the end of the year cannot be kept.

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Jan 30, 2020 - 01:14 pm

Ford’s first EV on Rivian’s platform is a Lincoln

Last year, Ford had already announced that after joining Rivian, it also wanted to use the US start-up’s skateboard platform for a future e-vehicle. Now things are getting a little more concrete: Ford confirms that its Lincoln brand is working on a new electric model based on the Rivian skateboard.

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Jan 6, 2020 - 11:38 am

Rivian collects 1.3 billion in financing

The US electric car manufacturer Rivian has raised 1.3 billion dollars in a new round of financing. The financing round was led by the fund company T. Rowe Price, Blackrock and included previous investors, Amazon and Ford.

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Dec 18, 2019 - 10:40 am

Ford is gearing up Dearborn for electric pickup

Ford has announced investments of around 700 million US dollars in their Dearborn plant. The factory in the US state of Michigan is to prepare production for the electrified variants of the F-150 pickup, among other things.

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Sep 21, 2019 - 09:52 pm

Amazon orders 100,000 electric vans from Rivian

Amazon orders 100,000 electric vans from Rivian, the US startup in which the online retailer had already invested heavily in February. The announcement of the van purchase is part of Amazon’s now published climate protection plan.

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