Unlike other automakers and major electric charging companies, Rivian is looking to introduce new charging stations in adventurous locations for owners looking to take their EVs off-road.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-12-13 07:45 PT
Electric vehicle pioneer Tesla and two of its newest rivals Lucid Motors and Rivian have joined a new lobbying group called the “Zero Emission Transportation Association” (ZETA). The organization will focus on advocating for national policies to promote the use of zero-emissions electric vehicles. ZETA aims to bring together those who support meeting the goal of 100% electric vehicle sales in the U.S. by 2030.
FutureCar Staff 2020-11-18 17:15 PT
The giant e-commerce company hopes to have 10,000 of these vans on the road delivering packages by 2022.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-10-12 20:00 PT
Online retailer Amazon unveiled with new electric delivery vans on Thursday and the custom-built vans are a game-changer for the efficient delivery of goods. The zero-emission fully-electric vans were built in a partnership with electric vehicle startup Rivian, a company that Amazon invested $800 million in last year to build electric its electric delivery vehicles.
FutureCar Staff 2020-10-09 12:00 PT
Electric truck startup Bollinger Motors has unveiled its new DELIVER-E all-electric delivery van concept. The Michigan-based company said the DELIVER-E offers the same technology and components that are used in the company's rugged electric trucks, which is well suited for the delivery market.
Eric Walz2020-08-28 10:30 PT
Electric truck maker Bollinger Motors has been making steady progress in the development of its electric trucks and the company just moved into a bigger headquarters in Michigan to accommodate its growth. The company’s new headquarters are in Oak Park, Michigan, located about 15 miles north of downtown Detroit.
FutureCar Staff 2020-08-19 15:45 PT
Electric automaker Tesla has filed a lawsuit in California against electric truck maker Rivian, accusing the startup of stealing trade secrets and poaching employees. In its suit, Tesla claims that Rivian displayed an “alarming pattern” of poaching its employees and stealing trade secrets. However, Rivian has denied the allegations.
Jeremy Carlton2020-07-24 14:30 PT
U.S. automaker General Motors is developing a fully-electric van aimed at business users, including shipping companies. The van will be built at the automaker’s Detroit-Hamtramck plant in Michigan. GM does “don’t want to leave the door open for Tesla” as they did in consumer passenger cars, sources say.
Eric Walz2020-06-04 09:45 PT
Electric truck startup Lordstown Motors Corp (LMC), a company that’s targeting the commercial truck market with its fully-electric vehicles, announced that its signed an exclusive licensing deal with Elaphe Propulsion Technologies, a developer of in-wheel electric motors.
Eric Walz2020-05-12 10:35 PT
Electric truck startup Bollinger Motors is among the new crop of startups developing battery-powered trucks for the consumer and commercial markets. The Ferndale, Michigan-based company unveiled today its latest electric truck platform it calls “E-Chassis.” The patent-pending E-Chassis is the world’s first and only Class 3 electric truck platform.
Eric Walz2020-03-12 10:50 PT
Ford Motor Company's Transit van is going fully-electric and will join the upcoming electric Mustang-inspired Mach-E SUV and F-150 pickup as Ford’s latest fully-electric models in development.
FutureCar Staff 2020-03-03 17:00 PT
Electric truck startup Lordstown Motors already has a customer its first vehicle—a fully-electric pickup. Electric utility company FirstEnergy has agreed to buy 250 Endurance pickup trucks from the company.
Eric Walz2020-02-26 11:15 PT
As the shares of electric automaker Tesla soared since the beginning of the year, the company’s market capitalization surpassed both General Motors and Ford combined, which is an amazing accomplishment for the 17-year-old automaker. However, even before Tesla’s recent stock surge, it was still worth more than both GM and Ford individually, two legacy automaker’s with a 100-year head start on Tesla, leaving them struggling to catch up.
Eric Walz2020-02-15 07:00 PT
The startup's electric delivery vans for Amazon will hit the roads next year.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-02-08 06:00 PT
GM is bringing back the Hummer as a fully-electric, 1,000 horsepower, zero-emissions truck under the GMC badge. This time around, the new Hummer won’t be judged by its gas mileage.
Eric Walz2020-01-30 10:00 PT
With some automakers behind the curve on electric vehicles, forming partnerships with promising EV startups is one way to gain some ground on Tesla. The Ford Motor Company officially announced that it will work with Plymouth, Michigan-based company electric truck startup Rivian to built the first fully-electric SUV under its luxury Lincoln nameplate.
Eric Walz2020-01-29 11:45 PT
General Motors announced its investing $2.2 billion in its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant to convert the plant to build electric vehicles, including SUVs and pickup trucks. The revamped factory will be GM’s first assembly plant 100% devoted to EV production.
Eric Walz2020-01-27 10:50 PT
General Motors is planning on resurrecting the Hummer nameplate as a new electric truck brand, sources said to the Wall Street Journal on Friday. The first commercials for the Hummer electric trucks are expected to run during this year's Superbowl on February 2, which serves as one of the most important (and most expensive) advertising opportunities for companies each year.
FutureCar Staff 2020-01-10 16:00 PT
Despite the unusual appearance of the Tesla Cybertruck, reservations for it topped 200,000 in just a matter of days, according to Tesla. The slew of reservations might be a good indicator of the growing interest in electric pickups.
Eric Walz2019-11-25 16:45 PT
Electric startup Rivian is looking to offer consumers with a subscription service that would give customers access to its electric pickup and SUV without a long-term commitment.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-10-06 06:00 PT
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