Tag: Rivian


Mercedes, Rivian Partner on Electric Vans in Cost-Saving Bid

September 8, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Mercedes-Benz AG and Rivian Automotive Inc. plan to jointly manufacture electric vans in Europe as both companies try to share the rising costs of churning out battery-powered vehicles. Mercedes and Rivian aim to invest in and operate a new assembly […]


EV Maker Rivian Raises $2.5 Billion in New Funding Round

July 10, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Rivian Automotive Inc., the electric truck startup already backed by Inc. and Ford Motor Co., raised $2.5 billion in new funding from a group of investors led by T. Rowe Price Associates Inc. Other investors in the funding round […]


Just being electric doesn’t make a giant pickup or SUV a good thing

December 10, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

In which I try and respond to my critics of a recent post on the Rivian electric truck. In a recent post about a new electric pickup and SUV I asked “is this the future we want?” and expressed some […]


Rivian Wants to Do for Pickups What Tesla Did For Cars

November 26, 2018

Via: Wired

New electric vehicle stratups can’t avoid comparisons to Tesla. Elon Musk’s automaker is the only one selling EVs en masse today, and remarkably, it’s done it chiefly making sedans, when trucks and SUVs are the most popular vehicles in the […]