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Rivian’s Tank Turn Is More Than A Silly Stunt

December 27th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

We awoke Christmas morning to a cool surprise from Rivian: its trucks and SUVs are going to be capable of tank turns! The short video was widely shared, but few people seemed to understand that it's actually a useful feature


Rivian Raises $1.3 Billion In Latest Funding Round

December 24th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Rivian has not even begun building pre-production versions of its RiT electric truck and R1S electric SUV, but it raised almost $3 billion in 2019, capped by its most recent funding round that added $1.3 billion to the company's coffers. This latest round was led by T. Rowe Price, which is also a major investor in Tesla


EV Boom — Roger & Zach Chat Lithium, EV Forecasts, Ford Mustang Mach-E

December 9th, 2019 | by Winter Wilson

In our first ever episode of a new "EV Boom" podcast interview series, Zach Shahan sits down with Roger Atkins, founder of Electric Vehicles Outlook Ltd and self-described “jack of all trades, master of none,” to discuss Roger’s insights into lithium-ion batteries and the electric vehicle industry


EV Companies Raise $10+ Billion In 2019, & Fortune 500 Companies Are Now Jumping In

October 12th, 2019 | by Paul Jan Jacobs

Companies like Tencent, Baidu, Amazon, Samsung, Google, IKEA, Goldman Sachs, Citi, Renault-Nissan, and many more are investing heavily in the field of electric mobility, according to The Global e-Mobility Funding Report for Q2 2019. It seems like all Forbes 500 companies have awoken and now want to tap into an industry that is projected to have a value of over $500 billion in


Ford Doubles Down On Powertrain Hybridization At The Frankfurt Auto Show

September 10th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

At the Frankfurt Motor Show, Ford blasted onto the scene with a host of new vehicles for the European market that rolled in alongside new details about its plans for the electrification of its vehicle lineup. The announcement represents a significant step forward for Ford, but underwhelms with significant caveats that Ford expects more than 50% of Ford passenger vehicle sales to be "electrified" by the end of 2022. Right up front in the announcement, Ford excludes its cash cow and the least efficient vehicles in the Ford stable, its F-series trucks


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



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