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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


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



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