Rivian R1T Review After One Year: Sandy and Sue Munro [VIDEO]

Sandy Munro and his wife Sue shared a video on Monday detailing their experiences with the Rivian R1T, after owning the electric pickup for almost a whole year. Sue says she loves the truck and that it handles Michigan winters well from a handling perspective using its snow-driving mode. Sandy says the truck is great […]
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Several Top Rivian Executives Have Left the Company: Report

Electric vehicle (EV) startup Rivian is struggling to hold onto some of its key executives in recent weeks, though the reason for several recent high-profile departures isn’t entirely clear. A number of executives have left Rivian, including its head of supply chain, its body engineering vice president and head of strategy, according to a report […]

Rivian R1T Named a ‘Top Safety Pick+’ By IIHS [VIDEO]

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has named the 2022-2023 Rivian R1T as one of its Top Safety Pick Plus award winners, according to a press release shared on Friday. The R1T was tested in vehicle-to-vehicle evaluations and daytime vehicle-to-pedestrian tests, in all of which the electric pickup’s headlights and crash safety features were […]

Rivian’s First International Deliveries Have Started in Canada

Electric vehicle (EV) startups are desperately trying to catch up to Tesla’s reach beyond the U.S. market, with fellow automaker Rivian reaching beyond its home country’s borders this month for the first time. @Rivian had its first deliveries beyond the U.S., as debuted in a Canadian Open House event shared by the automaker on Twitter […]

Rivian LED Headlights are Troublesome in Cold Climates, Say Owners

Rivian’s LED headlights are not generating enough heat to melt snow and ice off in cold climates, according to some drivers on the Rivian Forums (via The Drive). Drivers are reporting that the ice buildup on Rivian’s LED headlights is causing less light output in wintry conditions, which can be a dangerous factor for some […]

Rivan Q3 2022: $1.72 Billion Net Loss, R2 Platform Delayed to 2026

Electric automaker Rivian announced its Q3 earnings on Wednesday, which saw production of 7,363 vehicles and delivery of 6,584 vehicles. Rivian said its production ramp “is in line with our expectations despite the challenging supply chain environment.” Rivian says it now has a backlog of 114,000 R1 preorders, as of November 7, 2022, mainly from […]

Rivian Delays Max Pack R1T Deliveries to Spring 2023

Rivian has pushed back deliveries of R1T electric trucks configured with Max packs, the automaker’s largest battery option, to Spring 2023 at the earliest for Dual-Motor variants, and 2024 for top-of-the-line Quad-Motor versions (via @klwtts). “Your delivery window estimate has been updated in your account. R1T Quad-Motor + Max pack deliveries are now planned to […]

Amazon to Invest $1 Billion for Electric Delivery Vans in Europe

Amazon plans to invest over €1 billion (~$969 million) in electrifying its European transportation routes over the next five years, as detailed in a press release from the company on Monday. The move is an attempt to reach net-zero by 2040, which the company notes is 10 years ahead of the Paris agreement. The company […]
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Rivian Recalls 13,000 Vehicles Over Potential Loss of Steering Control

Rivian announced on Friday evening it is voluntarily recalling nearly every vehicle it has delivered so far, over a potential loose fastener. The voluntary recall is expected to be published by the National Transportation and Safety Administration on Saturday. Affected Rivian customers received an email on Friday evening. Rivian says as of September 28, 2022, […]

Rivian Q3 2022: 7,363 Cars Produced, 6,584 Delivered

Rivian has announced its Q3 2022 production and delivery numbers on Monday. The Irvine, California-based company said it produced 7,363 R1T pickup truck and R1S SUVs at its factory in Normal, Illinois, for the quarter ending on September 30, 2022. That’s a 67% increase compared to the year-ago quarter. Rivian said there are 6,584 vehicles […]