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EVs are Great but the ICE Will Still be Necessary for Years to Come

Battery shortages are to be expected. Demand will continue to outstrip availability forcing buyers into ICE vehicles. Globally, only a few million EVs were sold last year and that proved to be a daunting task. Moving forward, the goal is to deliver tens of...

Rivian Built 2,553 Vehicles Since the Beginning of 2022

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The company is trying to ramp up its production Rivian is still aiming to produce 25,000 vehicles by the end of the year Out of this number, 1,227 units were delivered Start up automaker Rivian has released its production and delivery figures for the...

Rivian is Working on Many New Technologies, Including an 800 Volt Architecture

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800 Volt systems, a heat pump and bidirectional charging will be integrated into Rivian vehicles in the coming years The automaker will also offer a new powertrain configuration with a dual motor AWD instead of the Quad motor setup Rivian is also working...

Rivan Reverses Course on Pre-Order Price Increase in Record Time

After bumping pre-order prices $12k, Rivian saw serious pushback Company CEO apologizes for "breaking trust" On March 1st, Rivian announced that it was adding new variants to the company's lineup, and that those variants were coming with a price hike that would affect even...

Rivian Dramatically Increases Pricing

Rivian has reached out to its reservation holders to advise them of the hikes. They are due to “inflationary pressure on the cost of supplier components.” Some increases amount to more than $15,000. Across the board, things are getting more expensive. For all the...

Rivian CEO Says the Company is Making Progress on Production Ramp-Up

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In January, the start up company made about 200 vehicles per week Production will have to increase to fulfil the demand in a timely manner Rivian aims to have a 10% market share by 2030 Rivian slowly began production of its first models, the...

Rivian’s Production Woes are Worrying Investors

Rivian did not meet its 2021 delivery goals. Its IPO was massive, but the company’s stock has fallen by 2/3. Rivian is the 2021 poster child for EV startups. The path to near-instant stardom led the EV company to make deals with huge global...

A Second Fire Broke Out in the Rivian Plant in Under 5 Months

A vehicle caught fire on the assembly line The sprinkler system and the firefighters put out the fire quickly No injuries were reported and only one vehicle was damaged Firefighters were called to the Rivian factory in Normal, Illinois for the second time in...

Rivian Demonstrates its R1T’s 8 Drive Modes

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The R1T can do it all, from the track to rock crawling. Drives modes are nothing new but Rivian gives them more purpose than ever. Four are for on-road, the other four are for off-road. Watching this video is making us jealous of the...

Battery Building Joint Venture Between Rivian and Samsung is Dead

UPDATE: Samsung SDI reached out to us to state that they had not specifically discussed a battery joint venture with Rivian. Rivian’s multiple delays are partially at fault. The EV start-up company also made unreasonable requests according to Samsung. It’s unclear what impact this falling-out...