Rivian Adventure charging network set to be Tesla Supercharger network for overlanders

Rivian plans to launch a nationwide charging network for its R1T electric pickup truck and R1S electric SUV, but the electric car startup is taking a different approach than Tesla and its Supercharger network. Instead of highway rest stops and shopping centers, the Rivian Adventure Network will cluster around mountains and other recreational areas. The …

Rivian R1T deliveries set for June 2021, R1S to follow in August

Rivian is pushing ahead with its plans put the electric R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV into production despite the coronavirus. In April, the startup automaker announced the R1T and R1S would be delayed into 2021 from their original late 2020 plans. On Friday, Rivian locked down a timeline and said R1T deliveries will begin …

Rivian’s punishing the R1T off-road to ensure it’s capable of adventures

As the Rivian R1T electric pickup truck inches toward production, the company released video showing torturous testing of a prototype. It’s hard to think of an automaker development process that involves drifting on pavement, rock climbing, and high-speed runs through sand with the same vehicle, but that’s exactly what Rivian has put the R1T through. …