Rivian’s Autonomous Driving Feature May Cost $10,000 USD, Reveals Filings

Rivian may be looking to begin a subscription autonomous driving service, according to new filings that surfaced on Monday. A Form S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from Rivian alludes to an autonomous driving feature that will reportedly cost about $10,000 USD, according to Teslarati. The filing shows the company’s estimated lifetime […]

Rivian to Manufacture Battery Cells In-House, Reveals IPO Filing

With its first customer-bound vehicle making it off the production line last month, Rivian is now working on becoming a publicly-traded company. In a Friday filing for a U.S. initial public offering (IPO), the electric vehicle (EV) startup revealed plans to build battery cells in-house — reports Reuters. Rivian currently sources batteries for its all-electric […]

Rivian R1T Truck Reviewed, Including Features Borrowed from Tesla [VIDEO]

After a couple of unfortunate delays, the first customer-bound unit of Rivian’s all-electric R1T pickup truck rolled off the production line last month. In a recently published video, YouTuber Snazzy Labs gives us our best look yet at the electric vehicle (EV) as part of a media tour he was part of, plus walks us through some […]

First Look: Production Rivian R1T Reviews Roundup [VIDEOS]

Rivian’s R1T electric pickup truck has finally come to fruition and is making its first round of deliveries to employees, before delivering to preorder customers. The embargo has lifted on first reviews from select media outlets, just weeks before reservation holders are expected to take first delivery of the electric truck. The Rivian R1T rolled […]

Rivian App Downloads for iPhone and Android Now Available

After rolling the first production Rivan electric vehicle off its assembly line, along with U.S. regulatory approval to sell its new cars, deliveries will be coming soon for first customers soon. The delivery process will require Rivan customers to download its mobile app, which was released for iPhone and Android users this week, hitting the […]

Rivian Plans to Invest $5 Billion for Second U.S. Factory: Report

After unnamed sources reported Rivian’s plans to build a second assembly plant in the U.S., the news has officially been confirmed by a company document, as the company prepares to start on the project. Amazon-backed Rivian will invest $5 billion USD into a new production facility, as found in a company document retrieved from state […]

Rivian Closes $2.5 Billion Funding Round Led by Amazon, Ford and More

Electric automaker Rivian announced on Friday it has closed a $2.5 billion USD funding round, led by Amazon’s Climate Pledge Fund, D1 Capital Partners, Ford Motor Company and funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. Others in this private funding round included Third Point, Fidelity Management and Research Company, Dragoneer Investment Group, […]

Rivian Confirms it’s Seeking a Second Assembly Plant in the U.S.

According to Reuters, electric automaker Rivian plans to build a second assembly plant in the United States. Unnamed sources say the second plant would also include battery cell production. A Rivian spokesperson confirmed to the publication it is indeed “exploring locations for a second U.S. manufacturing facility,” adding it was an early and evolving process. […]

Rivian Charging Network to Expand to Tennessee State Parks

Earlier this year, Rivian announced plans to install over 600 electric vehicle (EV) charger sites across the U.S. and Canada by 2023, some of which will even be destination points for state parks and other attractions. Rivian plans to install new waypoint chargers at each of Tennessee’s 56 state parks, said the company in an […]

Rivian Shows Off R1T Electric Truck Driving Up Steep, Rocky Grade [VIDEO]

Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe has shared a new video of the electric vehicle company’s R1T truck, heading up a steep, rocky hill. Scaringe shared the video on Saturday morning, along with the caption, “steep grades.” Check it out the R1T truck below, in camoflauge wrap: Steep grades. pic.twitter.com/3kClLD4rAF — RJ Scaringe (@RJScaringe) February 13, 2021 […]