2021 Rebelle Rally has a lot of electrified vehicles in the field

The 2021 Rebelle Rally is shaping up to be a big year thanks to several electrified vehicles entering the event. This eight-day women’s off-road competition covers over 1,000 miles across the states of Nevada and California and is one of the longest and toughest rally raid events of the year in the U.S. In addition […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Rivian’s EPA range is officially official

The upcoming Rivian R1T pickup and R1S SUV are going to be the first flagship products from the potentially $80 billion manufacturer. As we get closer and closer to launch, we now know how efficient those vehicles will be. The Launch Edition vehicles, which will ship first, were estimated to have 300 miles of range. […]

by Chad Kirchner
Rivian trademarks half a dozen new nameplates: Report

Well, it looks like we now know what Rivian will name the vehicles that will follow the R1T and R1S. Originally found by the Rivian Owners Forum, the trademarks suggest that there will be three crossovers and three trucks following the two initial models. In total, Rivan wants to launch six vehicles by 2025. If […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Rivian will install charging stations at Tennessee’s 56 state parks

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has announced that it has partnered with Rivian to install charging stations at state parks. The goal is to have Rivian’s Waypoint battery-electric vehicle charging station on all 56 state parks based on the availability of electricity and planned future upgrades. “Tennessee is at the forefront of […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Rivian takes a closer look at the R1T’s interior in a new update

Rivian’s latest update takes a closer look at the R1T’s interior to show off its utility and materials. In line with its rugged image, the Rivian R1T’s cabin can handle everything you can throw at it. At the same time, it’s built sustainably and features a lot of practical touches. The natural-grain ash wood trim, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Rivian R1T deliveries beginning soon, buyers being introduced to Rivian Guides this week

On Thursday Rivian began notifying Launch Edition preorder holders to make sure their accounts were up to date as the company begins scheduling introductions between buyers and Rivian Guides, and planning vehicle deliveries. It’s been a long time coming, but it looks like the all-electric truck built in the former Diamond Star Motors facility in […]

by Bradley Brownell
Rivian shows off the R1T’s flexibility and utility in latest update

Rivian has revealed more details on its R1T pickup and it looks like it’ll be cleverly packaged with lots of nifty cargo and storage solutions. In terms of size, the R1T lands clearly in the mid-size truck segment since its exterior dimensions are similar to the Honda Ridgeline. However, the Rivian R1T is longer, wider, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Rivian CEO testing Yakima and Rivian branded accessories for the R1T

When preparing to sell an outdoor focused vehicle, it’s important to have factory accessories available. While many will head straight to the aftermarket, there’s value in offering a full setup right from the manufacturer. The outdoor accessory maker Yakima seems to understand that more than others, and its accessories are offered by the manufacturer from […]

by Chad Kirchner
Alternating Currents: What if every truck in the United States sold was a Rivian R1T?

Electric trucks are coming. Lots of electric trucks are coming. The first one to market appears as if it will be Rivian’s much ballyhooed R1T. It’s a cool looking truck, and I honestly hope they sell hundreds of thousands of them. It’s not likely to be an incredibly efficient truck, and it’ll certainly be a […]

by Bradley Brownell
Rivian’s new charging network includes proprietary and open chargers: What to expect

Recently, Rivian announced that it was going to be building out a charging network to coincide with the launch of its R1T pickup and R1S sport utility EV. There are two types of chargers; the Rivian Adventure Network and the Rivian Waypoints. The Rivian Waypoints are a series of SAE J-1772 level 2 chargers that […]

by Chad Kirchner