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FedEx Received Their First 150 BrightDrop Zevo 600 Vans from GM

BrightDrop is a new company set up by General Motors to build electric delivery vans FedEx is the first customer, with an order of 2,500 units of the larger Zevo 600 model These vans compete with the Ford E-Transit and the Rivian van Since...

Rivian is Pushing Back the Delivery of Many of its R1S SUVs

Many buyers of the R1S have received a letter stating that they will have to wait longer for their SUV The reasons for the delays are given as a supply chain issues and a lack of infrastructure in certain areas Most owners now...

Firefighters Called to the Rivian Factory for Third Time in Seven Months

No injuries or significant property damage has been reported, just like the first two times A battery entered a stage of thermal runaway during a series of tests The firefighters had to call for backup but were able to contain the flames In the...

The Way in Which Rivian Prioritises Some Orders Leads to Criticism from Reservation Holders

Rivian announced it would prioritise trucks with specific trim options close to a month ago This means that some buyers are receiving their trucks before people having reserved theirs years earlier The automaker says it will overhaul its reservation system About one month ago,...

Rivian’s RJ Scaringe Gives us a Quick Tour of the R1S

The R1S is the SUV version of the R1T pickup. It is priced from $72,500 in the US and $92,750 in Canada. Deliveries are said to begin later this month or in June.  Over the last few weeks, news surrounding Rivian’s fortunes has been...

Rivian Could Have to Push Back the Deliveries of its Commercial Vans

Amazon's Rivian delivery van
Rivian is reportedly in the grip of a dispute with one of its suppliers, Commercial Vehicle Group, alleging that the latter has not respected the clauses of a contract between the two parties. This disagreement could also delay the delivery of vehicles. The lawsuit...

Rivian Announced the Mid-sized R2 SUV for 2025

Rivian is working on a smaller family of vehicles than its current R1 models The R2 platform will host a midsize SUV that should be launched in 2025 This new model will be made in the upcoming Georgia factory Rivian has just confirmed that...

Rivian Launches its First Recall Shortly After Reaching a Production Rate of 1,000 Units per Month

Rivian has recently been able to increase its production over the level of 1,000 unit per month The first recall is caused by a defective airbag sensor in the passenger seat The remedy is to have the entire seat replaced. Rivian launched the first...

Sales of Electric Vehicles in the US Increased 60% in the First Quarter of 2022

2022 Kia EV6 review
158,689 electric vehicles have been sold in the US during the first three months of the year EVs now represent 4.6% of the American market Tesla placed its four models on the top 10 and Hyundai-Kia Placed three of theirs Sales of electric vehicles...

Ford is Selling 8 million of its Rivian shares

Ford invests in Rivian
Ford is a 12% stake in the EV startup. Ford’s announcement caused Rivian shares to drop 10%. It’s tough out there, in the ca business. Despite the massive interest, mega funding, and the sixth biggest IPO in U.S. history, Rivian continues to show difficulties...