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Amazon just revealed how its Rivian electric vans will keep drivers productive

Amazon just revealed how its Rivian electric vans will keep drivers productive

Amazon and its EV partner Rivian have detailed some of the custom features for the retail behemoth's specially-designed electric vans, ahead of their scheduled arrival on US roads from 2021. The collaboration - which has seen Amazon invest twice now in automotive startup Rivian - is targeting 100,000 such EVs by 2030, though the focus right now is on what individual drivers might experience when they're out on a shift.

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Amazon just spilled more details on its Rivian electric delivery vans

Amazon just spilled more details on its Rivian electric delivery vans

Amazon and EV partner Rivian are pulling back the curtain on their electric delivery vehicle, detailing some of the design and platform choices for what's expected to eventually be a 100,000-strong fleet. Amazon announced it would be using a custom electric vehicle for future deliveries, designed by EV startup Rivian, back in September.

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The new Lincoln EV will use Rivian’s all-electric platform

The new Lincoln EV will use Rivian’s all-electric platform

Ford and Rivian's first electric collaboration will be a Lincoln EV, the automakers have confirmed today, promising zero emission luxury. The new vehicle will use Rivian's so-called skateboard platform, the same architecture that it will build its own R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV on top of.

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Rivian surprises with lower prices for its electric pickup and SUV

Rivian surprises with lower prices for its electric pickup and SUV

Rivian has raised significant cash in multiple rounds of investment to bring its electric truck and SUV to market. The EV maker landed a substantial investment by Ford and will build the skateboard platform for an unannounced Ford/Lincoln SUV. Recently, Rivian announced something surprising. That surprise was that the prices of its vehicles will be lower than previously announced.

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Rivian shows off Tank Turn feature on R1T and R1S

Rivian shows off Tank Turn feature on R1T and R1S

Rivian is working to bring its EVs to market with the R1T pickup and R1S SUV coming to the market. The EVs that Rivian builds promises a long driving range and lots more. A new Rivian video has a surface that shows the Rivian pickup in what looks to be near-production form.

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Rivian raises new $1.3bn as Amazon & Ford bump stake in Tesla rival

Rivian raises new $1.3bn as Amazon & Ford bump stake in Tesla rival

Electric car maker Rivian is sitting on another $1.3 billion, after closing a new funding round with existing backers Amazon, Ford, and others upping their investments. The automaker broke cover in 2018, revealing both an electric pickup truck, the Rivian R1T, and a seven-seater SUV, the Rivian R1S, as the first models to use its flexible modular architecture.

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Lincoln all-electric SUV tipped to use Ford-backed Rivian tech

Lincoln all-electric SUV tipped to use Ford-backed Rivian tech

Lincoln will build a new electric SUV, using the innovative platform developed by EV startup Rivian, according to sources familiar with the luxury automaker's roadmap. Ford, parent company to Lincoln, invested $500 million into Rivian earlier this year, and at the time announced it would use the company's so-called "skateboard" platform for a vehicle of its own.

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Amazon orders 100,000 Rivian electric delivery vans to go green

Amazon orders 100,000 Rivian electric delivery vans to go green

Amazon has ordered 100,000 electric delivery vans from startup Rivian, arguably the biggest sign of support so far for the EV startup. The automaker broke cover in 2017 with its first two products, an SUV and a pickup truck, both based on the same all-electric "skateboard" platform that Rivian plans to use as its secret weapon.

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Ford leapfrogs GM to ink Rivian deal: All-new electric vehicle confirmed

Ford leapfrogs GM to ink Rivian deal: All-new electric vehicle confirmed

Ford has inked a deal with electric vehicle startup Rivian, investing $500m into the new automaker, and revealing plans to build an all-new vehicle using Rivian's platform. The deal sees Ford join other high-profile investors like Amazon in backing the EV-maker, which came out of stealth mode in late 2018 with not one but two vehicles.

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GM and Rivian’s electric truck talks run out of juice

GM and Rivian’s electric truck talks run out of juice

Electric vehicle startup and would-be Tesla rival Rivian won't be getting an investment from General Motors after all, insiders suggest, after negotiations between the two reportedly stalled. Rivian came out of stealth to great fanfare late last year, with not one but two vehicles targeting arguably the most important segments in the US today.

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Amazon just led a $700m investment in Tesla-rival Rivian

Amazon just led a $700m investment in Tesla-rival Rivian

Electric vehicle startup Rivian has received some big-name backing, with Amazon leading a $700m investment round into the Tesla rival. The automaker came out of stealth back in November 2018, bringing not one but two visions of its electric future to the LA Auto Show, each tapping into big selling categories in the US.

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Electric pickup truck maker Rivian tipped in investment talks with GM, Amazon

Electric pickup truck maker Rivian tipped in investment talks with GM, Amazon

General Motors and Amazon are both in talks to invest in electric truck company Rivian Automotive, sources have claimed. Assuming the alleged investment takes place, the US-based automotive company will reportedly have a value that falls between $1 billion and $2 billion. Negotiations are reportedly still taking place, but the sources claim we may hear an official announcement some time this month.

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