EV start-up Rivian beats Tesla, GM, Ford as first automaker to produce electric pickup
Rivian R1T electric truck
EV start-up Rivian is the first automaker to bring an electric pickup to the consumer market, beating Tesla, General Motors and others in what’s expected to be a hotly contested segment in the years ahead.
Rivian founder and CEO RJ Scaringe on Tuesday tweeted that the company’s first R1T pickup for a customer drove off the assembly line this morning at its plant in Normal, Ill.
“After months of building pre-production vehicles,…