EV start-up Rivian beats Tesla, GM, Ford as first automaker to produce electric pickup

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Rivian R1T electric truck

Source: Rivian

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,…



Source cnbc.com

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