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Rivian will offer buyers of its EVs custom insurance coverage

Rivian will offer buyers of its EVs custom insurance coverage

Electric vehicle automaker Rivian has announced Rivian Insurance which will provide buyers of its electric vehicles with comprehensive coverage designed to cover the vehicle on whatever adventures they take it on. The insurance coverage is design using the Rivian connected vehicle platform and suite of safety features built into the truck. The automaker says the insurance plan will cover the vehicle and all accessories even when off-road.

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Rivian servicing strategy proves the power of the connected car

Rivian servicing strategy proves the power of the connected car

Rivian plans to use predictive maintenance and home servicing for its upcoming electric pickup and SUV, promising an end to waiting for parts and suffering through bad dealership coffee while you wait for repairs. The new servicing commitment comes ahead of deliveries of the Rivian R1T, the automaker's first EV, which - like others in the pipeline - will be a so-called connected vehicle.

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Rivian Adventure Network detailed: Fast, exclusive EV chargers take Supercharger strategy

Rivian Adventure Network detailed: Fast, exclusive EV chargers take Supercharger strategy

Rivian is spilling details on its nationwide DC fast charger deployment, with the Rivian Adventure Network taking inspiration from Tesla's Superchargers, with a twist. Teased last year by execs at the automaker, the network will be exclusive to Rivian owners, and consist of chargers both on highways and main roads, but also in locations off the beaten path.

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Amazon’s Rivian electric vans reach a new city – and face a steep challenge

Amazon’s Rivian electric vans reach a new city – and face a steep challenge

Amazon has rolled out its Rivian-made electric delivery trucks to their second city, with the custom EVs continuing to stick to California for the moment. After buzzing into action in Los Angeles back in February, Amazon has now expanded the fleet into San Francisco, where it will face some very different challenges.

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Rivian R1T cold-weather testing commences in frigid Minnesota

Rivian R1T cold-weather testing commences in frigid Minnesota

American EV startup Rivian has begun cold-weather testing for its newest R1T all-electric pickup truck. Situated far north near the Canadian border in Baudette, Minnesota, the R1T is seen frolicking in the largest cold-weather testing facility in North America across acres of ice, snow, and forest, where temperatures regularly dip below -30 degrees Fahrenheit during the cold season.

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Rivian will open ten showrooms this year starting in Chicago

Rivian will open ten showrooms this year starting in Chicago

One of the most exciting electric vehicle manufacturers bringing vehicles to market is called Rivian. The company has drawn massive investments from automakers and venture capitalists alike. It plans to launch a completely electric SUV and an electric pickup with its own dealer network.

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Watch Rivian’s electric Amazon delivery van get to work

Watch Rivian’s electric Amazon delivery van get to work

Amazon's new electric delivery vans are already out on the road, with the Rivian-made fleet puttering into duty in Los Angeles. It's the narrow end of what Amazon promises will be a very wide wedge eventually, with 100,000 of the custom e-vans on order from the electric vehicle startup.

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Rivian raises another $2.65 billion: EV-maker readies Amazon vans and e-pickup production in 2021

Rivian raises another $2.65 billion: EV-maker readies Amazon vans and e-pickup production in 2021

Electric vehicle startup has raised a further $2.65 billion, another funding round as the automaker aims to take on Tesla and others with new pickup and SUV models, in addition to building a zero-emissions delivery fleet for Amazon. The new round - made up of new and existing investors - takes Rivian's total raise since the start of 2019 to a whopping $8 billion, despite not having delivered a single consumer vehicle so far.

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Rivian EV configurator opens to all – R1S and R1T Launch Edition sold out

Rivian EV configurator opens to all – R1S and R1T Launch Edition sold out

Rivian has thrown open access to its online configurator, meaning you no longer need to have a reservation for the R1T or R1S in order to customize your perfect electric truck. Set to begin manufacturing and deliveries next year, the two EVs share the same platform - the R1T having a pickup body, while the R1S is a full-size SUV - though are likely to appeal to different markets.

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Rivian configurator details R1T and R1S – EV colors, wheels and batteries

Rivian configurator details R1T and R1S – EV colors, wheels and batteries

Rivian has opened up the configurator for its R1T and R1S electric pickup and SUV, allowing preorder customers to pick out their options and get final pricing on the upcoming EVs. Deliveries of the two new all-electric vehicles won't begin until midway through 2021, Rivian has confirmed, but it's a chance to see just what the US automaker has in mind.

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Rivian R1T and R1S electric pickup and SUV prices and trims revealed

Rivian R1T and R1S electric pickup and SUV prices and trims revealed

Rivian has confirmed full pricing and specifications for its upcoming all-electric pickup truck and SUV, with the new R1T and R1S set to arrive from mid-2021. Announced back in late 2018, the two vehicles share a common electric architecture - which Rivian describes as its "skateboard" - though the R1S is a seven-seat SUV while the R1T is a pickup.

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Check out the first Rivian-made Amazon electric delivery van

Check out the first Rivian-made Amazon electric delivery van

Amazon has revealed the first custom electric delivery truck made in its partnership with Rivian, detailing the zero-emission vehicle that, eventually, the retail behemoth hopes will number 100,000 in operation. Although we've seen development prototypes, mockups, and renders of the van before now, this is the first time Amazon and Rivian have shown the complete and functioning EV.

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