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Rivian Automotive

Rivian Automotive

Rivian Automotive is a company developing electric vehicles and technology.

Rivian Automotive is a company developing electric vehicles and technology that is headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan and was founded in 2009 by Robert Scaringe. Vehicles made by Rivian Automotive have quad motors, independent air suspension, an intelligent battery management system, a hydraulic roll control system and thermal system.

Product

Rivian unveiling its all-electric R1T pickup and R1S SUV at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November 2018.

R1T

The R1T is a truck that features a range of up to 400+ miles, the ability to accelerate from 0-60 in 3 seconds, up to 750 horsepower, a combined motor torque of 829 ft-lb, and a 105, 135, or 180 kWh battery. 

R1S

The R1S features a SUV that features a range of up to 400+ miles, the ability to accelerate from 0-60 in 3 seconds, up to 750 horsepower, a combined motor torque of 829 ft-lb, and a 105, 135, or 180 kWh battery. 

Factory

Rivian purchased a factory in Normal, IL for $2 million that had previously been used by Mitsubushi Motors.

Funding

Venture

On February 15, 2019 Rivian Automotive completed a venture capital round with $700 million in funding led by Amazon. 

Venture

On April 24, 2019 Rivian Automotive completed a venture capital round with $500 million in funding led by Ford. 

Venture

On September 10, 2019 Rivian Automotive completed a venture capital round with $350 million in funding led by Cox Automotive. 

Timeline

February 15, 2019

Funding round

Rivian announced an equity investment of $700 million, led by Amazon.com Inc.

November 27, 2018

Second vehicle - R1S SUC - announced at LA Auto Show

The SUV is built on the same platform as the R1T truck.

November 26, 2018

First vehicle - R1T Truck - announced at LA Auto Show

The pickup truck has an announced range of up to 400+ miles, ability to wade into water up to 1meter depth, and quad-motor all-wheel-drive.

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