Tag: Rivian

Tech YouTuber Says The Rivian R1T Is “Incredibly Fun”, Charging And Infotainment Could Be Better

The Rivian R1T is the first all-electric pickup truck to hit the market and beyond being an impressive off-roader, it is also loaded with lots of tech. Fittingly, popular tech YouTuber Marques Brownlee recently had the chance to put it through its paces. Given that Brownlee is best known for reviewing the latest smartphones, laptops […]

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Rivian’s Autonomous Driving Suite To Cost Owners $10,000

Rivian’s recently filed Form S-1 prior to its initial public offering (IPO) indicates that the car manufacturer will charge $10,000 for its vehicles’ fully-autonomous capability. The electric startup’s Driver+ system consists of 11 cameras, 12 ultrasonic sensors, five radars, and a high-precision GPS antenna. Coincidentally (?), its $10k price is exactly the same as rival […]

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Rivian’s IPO Filing Confirms Huge Financial Losses And 48,000 Preorders

Rivian edged closer to its long-awaited initial public offering when it filed its S-1 document with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday. The document reveals that Rivian reported a net loss of $426 million in 2019 and that in 2020, these losses more than doubled to $1.01 billion as the company invested heavily […]

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Rivian Was Initially Developing This Sports Car; Could It Still See The Light Of Day?

Long before Rivian started working on the innovative R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV, it thought about following in the footsteps of Tesla by first launching a sports car. RJ Scaringe founded the car manufacturer in 2009 and while speaking with members of the media at the recent launch of the R1T, told TheDrive that […]

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The First Rivian R1T Reviews Are In, Here’s What They’re Saying

The Rivian R1T has finally launched as the world’s first all-electric pickup truck and according to the first reviews of it, it was worth the wait. Rivian recently hosted the media launch of the R1T in the mountains of Colorado and invited a selection of automotive and technology reviewers. Found below are some of the […]

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Watch Motor Trend’s Second Part Of Its Trans-America Roadtrip With The Rivian R1T

The second part of Motor Trend’s journey across the United States with the Rivian R1T has been released, showing Jonny Liberman and Miguel Cortina driving the pickup from Dalton, Georgia to Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Rather than driving the R1T along motorways for hours and hours on end, Motor Trend decided to test it along the 4,253-mile […]

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Rivian R1T Prototype Crashes Into Parked Ford Explorer And Mercedes S-Class

A Rivian R1T prototype crashed while testing near Rivian’s facility in Irvine, California. The accident happened on Wednesday, September 22 as the R1T was allegedly traveling south along Myford Road and approaching Dow Avenue. Images of the crash were first shared to Reddit before also appearing on the Rivian Forums. It appears as though the […]

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Meet The Contenders For 2022 North American Car, Truck And Utility Of The Year

The semi-finalists for the 2022 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year have been announced at Motor Bella. After an initial round of voting, 23 out of 36 eligible vehicles will be competing for top honors. Among them are eight cars, six trucks and nine utility vehicles. Without further ado, let’s meet […]

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Motor Trend Takes Rivian’s R1T Electric Pickup Truck On The 4,253-Mile Trans-America Trail

Rivian has started building R1T electric pickup trucks for customers with first deliveries imminent, but meanwhile, Motor Trend had the chance to put one through its paces in a different kind of road trip. In the coming months, we expect to see many reviews of the R1T hit the web and chances are, they will […]

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