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Tesla Investment, Hyperchange, Tesla FUD, Rivian & Moonshot Mondays — CleanTech Talk with Galileo Russell, Pt.1

April 27th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Chanan Bos and I sat down with Galileo Russell, CEO, Founder, Director, Producer, and Host of HyperChange TV. Our conversation ran for 1½ hours, so I've split it into two episodes. Below is the first episode (and a text summary), and the second episode (+ summary) will be published tomorrow


Ford Drops $500 Million Into Rivian In Bid To Electrify Its F-Series Trucks

April 24th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

It is time for the quintessential American vehicle to finally go electric, and no, I'm not talking about another Tesla. Ford has announced a $500 million equity investment into electric truck and SUV builder Rivian. Ford hopes to use the injection of cash to get a foot in the door for the development of a line of electric trucks and SUVs built on top of Rivian's electric vehicle skateboard platform


Rivian Says “No Thanks” To GM Overture

April 13th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

General Motors has been discussing a possible collaboration with Rivian. GM would get access to Rivian's electric truck and SUV technology in exchange for an unspecified investment. Those talks have now reached a dead end according to Fortune.


Our Rivian CEO Interview: Answering America’s Need For Utility & Adventure Electric Vehicles

February 17th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

Recently, we met with Rivian's Founder and CEO, Robert "RJ" Scaringe, for an in-depth look into the wild Rivian adventure. What we found was a dynamic team building products on an unfulfilled segment of the electric vehicle (EV) revolution — SUVs and pickup trucks. Now, finally, America has what it's been waiting for — it's big, it's green, it's off-road, and it's electric


Is The Rivian R1S The Ultimate Electric Sport Utility Vehicle?

December 23rd, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Rivian took the Los Angeles Auto Show by storm for the reveal of its fully electric truck and SUV. Both are based on the same skateboard-style electric chassis, which will be available with three different battery sizes for a maximum range of 400+ miles per charge in the largest configuration


EV Startups Steal The 2018 LA Auto Show

December 16th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

The 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show is over and leaves us with a few questions, observations, and trends to report back. In this first part, we take a look at startups and how they go head to head against more established carmakers, as well as the difference between the media days and public days. In part 2, we will look more closely at traditional carmakers


Rivian Electric Truck — Deep Dive

December 5th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Rivian rolled into Los Angeles in grand style with not one, but two, new fully electric vehicles that have been crafted to bring sport and utility into the world of electric vehicles


Rivian Electric Car Startup Ramping Up For LA Reveal

May 30th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Rivian is an Illinois-based startup that is following an alternate path. It is quietly going about its business of building a 5-passenger electric pickup truck called the A1T and a 7-passenger electric SUV called the A1C. Both vehicles will use the same basic chassis featuring a battery pack in the middle and an electric motor at each end



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