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Blue Rivian electric van styling prototype for Amazon in the studio
Hybrids & Electrics

Rivian May Soon Offer an Electric Van and Faster Charging

Though its SUV project with Lincoln is dead, Rivian is still developing its EVs in other ways. And not just by making the R1T pickup and R1S SUV cheaper than expected, or adding a tank turn feature. New trademarks hint that the company might be adding an electric van and crossover to its lineup. And …
Bollinger B2 electric truck climbing up a rocky hill
Hybrids & Electrics

Are Electric Trucks Doomed to ‘Lifestyle Vehicle’ Status?

Yet another company has joined in the electric pickup truck segment. SAIC joins the likes of Bollinger, Tesla, Rivian, Nikola, and GMC in offering its own spin on battery-powered pickups. Normally, more competition is a good thing, especially for consumers. However, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of uncertainty for the automotive world …
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 …
Hybrids & Electrics

Looks Like Electric Pickup Trucks Really Are the Next Big Thing

We know that electric vehicles are all the rage these days, particularly of the sedan and crossover varieties. The future is electric for many of our favorite global carmakers and their next big charge is focused on electric pickup trucks.  Electric pickups are an intriguing concept, but the real question is, how will they compare …
The Rivian Automotive Inc. R1T electric pickup truck on display
Trucks & SUVs

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
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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
Trucks & SUVs

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
Trucks & SUVs

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 …