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Rivian will build high-end electric SUVs for Ford or Lincoln, its CEO says

They'll be assembled on the same line as Rivian's R1T and R1S

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Rivian files for patent on ‘swing and drop’ pickup truck tailgate

It allows the R1T tailgate to swing 180 degrees to offer improved access to the bed

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Lincoln electric SUV to use Ford-backed Rivian's 'skateboard' chassis

The same platform will be used on the Rivian R1S

A battery-powered Lincoln SUV, due in mid-2022, will be the first Ford Motor Co vehicle built on a custom electrified chassis that resembles a skateboard, which was developed by Ford-backed startup Rivian, according to several people familiar with the program. The all-wheel-drive Lincoln SUV could compete against Rivian's R1S, an electric sport utility vehicle slated to go into production in early 2021 that will be priced from $72,500. Both models will use Rivian's so-called skateboard,

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Eight electric pickup truck manufacturers to load up U.S. market by 2021

Analysts predict supply will be vastly bigger than demand

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his spacy Cybertruck have ignited a frenzy over electric pickups, and at least seven other U.S. automakers expect to build new battery-powered trucks by 2021. Companies ranging from General Motors Co to startup Lordstown Motors Corp have said they plan to introduce electric pickups over the next two years, and are scheduled to build up to 250,000 a year by 2024, according to industry analysts. If demand falls that far short of production targets, "there are going to be

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The 2021 Rivian R1T looks lovely in bright blue paint

Our first look at the electric truck in a different color

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Rivian has billions of dollars, a factory and a huge order — it's time to make some trucks

Amazon's 100,000-van order is just the latest jolt of success for Rivian

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Amazon is ordering 100,000 Rivian electric delivery vans

Jeff Bezos announces a broad plan to become net carbon neutral

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Rivian lands $350 million investment from Cox Automotive

The deal reportedly values Rivian at around $3.5 billion

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Two Rivian R1T pickups spotted in Tierra del Fuego

Report says they're part of Ewan McGregor's new travel show

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Rivian R1T and R1S will offer four roof options

A two-piece removable composite roof is one of the choices

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Ford warns its upcoming Rivian-based EV won't necessarily be a pickup

It sounds like the company will build an SUV on Rivian bones

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Rivian 'Tank Turn' is exactly what it sounds like

Trick feature spins the electric truck in place, but only on dirt

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Rivian confirms V2V charging, auxiliary batteries

CEO R.J. Scaringe opens up in interview with 'The Drive'

CEO R.J. Scaringe opens up in interview with The Drive.

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The Rivian R1T gets a camp kitchen and shows up at Overland West

The cooking kit slides out from the truck's gear tunnel and runs off its battery pack

The cooking kit slides out from the truck's gear tunnel and runs off its battery pack.

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Ford invests $500 million in Rivian, will develop EV on its platform

This after $700 million investment from Amazon

This after $700 million investment from Amazon

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Rivian opens up about its mid-term plans

Six products by 2025, one of them 'not necessarily a vehicle'

Six products by 2025, one of them 'not necessarily a vehicle.'

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GM talks with electric truck maker Rivian may be dead

GM was believed to be right beside Amazon, which invested $700 million in Rivian

GM was believed to be right beside Amazon, which invested $700 million in Rivian.

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Rivian files to patent modular R1T pickup beds

Five bed configurations from camper back to chassis cab

Five bed configurations from camper back to chassis cab.

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Rivian files patent for R1T truck 'digital jerry can' auxiliary battery

Big, swappable bed-mounted unit that would probably require a forklift

Big, swappable bed-mounted unit that would probably require a forklift.

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Rivian EV truck maker gets big money from Amazon

Amazon also placed a big bet on Aurora self-driving startup last week

Amazon also placed a big bet on Aurora self-driving startup last week.

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