A blue Rivian R1T pickup on a forest road
Hybrids & Electrics

Where Are All of the Rivian Dealerships?

2020 sucked. I don’t need to get into that; y’all know. For all the suck of last year, there was at least a lot of exciting car news and fun things to look forward to, like the new Ford Bronco, all the latest Jeep models, the Tesla Cyber Truck, and just Rivian as a whole. …

A blue Rivian R1T pickup on a forest road
Hybrids & Electrics

Rivian Is Preparing a Way For Wilderness EV Charging

The time of the Electric truck is not only coming, but it’s coming in hot. People love pickups, and people love EVS. If you smash the two together, boy, you’ve got a hit! This, of course, is no secret. Tesla has been sprinting toward the Cyber Truck with the quickness. Every EV maker wants a …

a green electric SUV in the snow
Hybrids & Electrics

The 2022 Rivian R1S Isn’t Just for Vegans

With the rise of the electric vehicle movement, new EVs like the 2022 Rivian R1S keep emerging. Except that’s the thing. Is there really another SUV quite like the R1S? From its vegan leather interior to the zero-emissions EV motor, this large three-row family SUV is an ideal choice for families concerned about their environmental …

2019 Nissan Titan XD driving down dirt road
Trucks & SUVs

The Nissan Titan Gains the Power of Hercules

By the power of Roman gods, Herculean strength is being provided to the Nissan Titan. Alright, so the gods may only be from mythology, but the Nissan Titan EV is actually gaining power from the Hercules, an EV startup.  The Nissan Titan EV is coming  Wow, the Nissan Titan might be the last full-size truck …

Ford F150 prototype EV in front of train
Hybrids & Electrics

Will the Electric Ford F-150 Actually Be Affordable?

There is a significant problem with electric pickup trucks so far. They are extremely expensive. They are more expensive than regular gas-powered trucks that are already seemingly impossible to afford. But will Ford change this trend? Making the Electric Ford F-150 affordable is apart of their plan, at least.  Will the 2022 Ford F-150 EV …

A blue Rivian R1T pickup on a forest road
Crossover & Midsize

The Rivian R1T Will Finally Be Put to the Test

It’s time for the new Rivian R1T electric pickup truck to put its money where its mouth is. It’s finally being put to the off-roading test so we can see how it will perform. Then we will see how the 2021 Rivian R1T compares to off-roading rivals such as the Ford Raptor, Tesla Cybertruck, and …

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman standing in front of their blue and orange Harley-Davidson LiveWires in the middle of the desert
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Ewan McGregor Goes a Long Way Thanks to Rivian and the Harley-Davidson Livewire

Electric vehicles, whether trucks or motorcycles aren’t typically the steeds of choice for off-road adventures. Especially not ones like the Harley-Davidson LiveWire which, despite offering genuinely impressive performance, isn’t exactly an ADV bike. But if an Indian Scout Sixty can tackle Amazonian jungles, then an electric Harley should be able to as well. And movie …

The Ford Mustang Mach-E SUV at its debut event
Hybrids & Electrics

These Electric Cars Are Worth Getting Excited About

There’s no avoiding it, the car revolution is being electrified. It seems like everywhere we turn, there’s a new electric sedan here or new electric SUV there. Even pickup trucks are being electrified. The good news is that with all this electric commotion, you’re bound to find an electric vehicle that you like. With the …

The Rivian Automotive Inc. R1T electric pickup truck on display
Hybrids & Electrics

Is The Brand New Rivian R1T Worth Waiting For?

The Rivian R1T is a fully electric truck that will hit the market later in 2020. We certainly hope that this brand new truck stays of on track, but the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak could cause some delays. However, in the meantime, we can go over what we know about the electric truck. This will help …

Tips, Tricks & Trends

Hot New 2020 Models: When Will They Happen Now?

The long-awaited reveal of the 2021 Ford Bronco was supposed to have happened now. The long-anticipated Rivian EV pickup was supposed to be available by Fall. Production of the all-new Chevy Suburban was to have been in full swing. All of these examples and more are on hold because of you know what. Yes, the …

Bollinger E-Chassis
Hybrids & Electrics

Build-A-Bollinger With This New Bare Chassis

As EV maker Bollinger’s B1 SUV and B2 truck near their production dates, they stand to enter a crowded space. There’s the Fisker Ocean crossover, Nikola’s hydrogen-and-battery-powered Badger, and the GMC Hummer electric pickup. And, of course, there’s the Tesla Cybertruck and Rivian’s R1S and R1T. However, it appears that Bollinger is aware of the …

Rivian's R1T, an all-electric pick up truck is displayed at the Amazon booth during CES 2020
Tips, Tricks & Trends

When Was Rivian Founded?

You may think of Tesla when you hear about electric vehicles and innovation. However, there is another name that is fast becoming popular in the EV circles. Rivian Automotive is driven by a founder with a vision and backed by some of the most influential funding partners in business. Premium SUVs of the electric variety …

2021 Rivian R1T
Hybrids & Electrics

Rivian’s Electric Pickup Truck Will Cost Less Than Expected

In recent months, the electric pickup truck market has gained new competitors. Hummer’s coming back in all-electric truck form, and GM’s Lordstown plant has been recommissioned for electric pickup production. Perhaps that’s the motivation behind Rivian’s latest announcement. Fresh off the heels of new investments and feature introductions, the company has revealed the R1T electric …

Rivian R1T tank turn
Hybrids & Electrics

Are These Electric Truck Features Actually Useful, or Just Gimmicks?

It’s easy, with how today’s media consumption, for an automaker to market any feature as something ground-breaking. Especially with electric pickup trucks, a segment where manufacturers need to differentiate themselves. Some, like Bollinger, let the truck’s capability and design do the talking. Others, such as Tesla, can sometimes lean on sensationalist methods. Is setting up …

2019 Rivian Seattle Event-001
Trucks & SUVs

Rivian Just Took In $1.3 Billion For EV Truck Venture

Rivian continues to move forward with a steady stream of EV pickup and SUV development, manufacturing, and more. The “more” is more investment. Rivian just closed a $1.3 billion investment round heading up to production starting later in 2020. The fund investment was overseen by T. Rowe Price Associates. Some big players participated in this …

Rivian R1S in launch green parked near some trees
Trucks & SUVs

Lincoln Developing All-Electric SUV With Rivian

Now we know how the Rivian technology will tie into Ford Motor Company trucks. The skateboard that underpins the Rivian pickup will become the base for the next all-electric Lincoln SUV. This will be the first Ford product utilizing the electric skateboard chassis from startup Rivian. Earlier this year Ford invested $500,000 into the company …

2019 Rivian Seattle Event-001
Trucks & SUVs

Are Electric Trucks Doomed By Over Optimistic Manufacturers?

The Tesla Cybertruck has kicked off a feeding frenzy of manufacturers planning EV pickup trucks over the next two years. Some have never even existed, nor have they produced a single product. With this much interest and activity, there must be forecasts for seeing sales in the millions. If you thought that, you would be …

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Trucks & SUVs

Rivals Tesla And Rivian Have Joined To Fight The Feds

Tesla is ready to launch its all-electric pickup truck this week. Its rival electric truck manufacturer is Rivian. But in a surprising move, the two companies have announced they have joined up in a lawsuit to fight the Trump administration. The reason they are doing this is a simple one. The two electric vehicle manufacturers …

Rivian R1T
Trucks & SUVs

The Rivian Vs Tesla Pickup Truck Wars

In the electric truck wars, there are currently only two players; Tesla and Rivian. Oh sure, there are others, but none with the cred of these two companies. Or as much to lose. Neither has produced anything, but right now Rivian has the advantage because it has shown its hand.  In just a few days …

2019 Rivian Seattle Event-Rivian
Hybrids & Electrics

Rivian R1T Electric Pickup Truck Caught Filming Live

The electric pickup truck market is about to accelerate in a hurry. Tesla is almost ready to reveal its ‘Blade Runner-inspired’ design, and Bollinger recently announced pricing details for its B2 off-road pickup. But perhaps the biggest news comes courtesy of Rivian. Although the company’s R1T pickup won’t be available until 2020, Amazon recently ordered …

Rivian Rally EV render
Trucks & SUVs

Will Rivian Follow Up Electric Pickup with Rally EV?

Rivian’s electric pickup, the R1T, is still under development. However, its electric architecture and performance is already drawing heavy interest. As well as competition, in the form of the Ford F-150 Electric and Tesla’s to-be-unveiled pickup. But the company is also thinking about the future. Rivian’s CEO and founder RJ Scaringe has already indicated the …

Ford F150 Electric Prototype-001
Trucks & SUVs

Why Ford Is Developing an Electric F-150

The most-watched development happening in Pickup Land is how Ford will approach the impending electrification of everything vehicular. Its F-150 has been the best-selling truck for 42 years, so an electric F-150 must come. There is no way Ford will let anything get in the way of this massive moneymaking franchise. While Tesla, Rivian, and …

Rivian Truck and SUV
Hybrids & Electrics

Rivian to Offer Electric Truck and SUV Subscription

Electric truck manufacturer Rivian really wants to sell its EVs a different way through a subscription service. We posted a story about the startup’s “events” where those who reserved a B1T truck or B1S SUV could attend. So far one has happened in Atlanta and another in Seattle. But Rivian is looking at more ways …

2019 Rivian Seattle Event
Trucks & SUVs

Rivian Unique Approach to Marketing Electric Trucks

Electric truck and SUV startup Rivian has been silently working on developing its electric trucks and SUVs for the last few years and is poised to have the uniquely styled trucks ready for sale by 2021. While conducting development it still needs to move forward. It needs to find unique ways to hype and market …