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. […]

Tesla-style direct-to-consumer EV sales close to being finalized in Colorado

By Joey Klender Posted on March 11, 2020 Electric car makers like Rivian with a direct-to-consumer sales model like Tesla may soon find themselves doing business in Colorado, after a once-contentious bill that aims to allow new EV companies to bypass dealerships made it through the final legislative committee on March 9. Senate Bill 20-167 […]