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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...

Rivian Confirms the Construction of a Second Factory

Rivian R1S 3-row all-electric SUV
This isn't the first time we've heard about a second production facility for Rivian. The new player in the electric car industry just made it official by confirming the construction of a second assembly plant in the state of Georgia. Rivian, which will invest five...

Planned Rivian Factory in Georgia Sparks Controversy

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The factory will occupy 2,000 acres of farmland The automaker plans to create 7,500 jobs in the state The company has support from local politicians, but many local residents are worried Rivian wants to expand its operations by building a brand-new factory in Georgia...

Brace for Battery Supply Issues: Rivian

Rivian R1T
According to Rivian's CEO, the chip shortage will be nothing compared to the battery problem. Stringent emission rules and heightened demand will put enormous strain on battery production. This will put a severe dent in many governments’ future plans. Numerous countries have announced that...