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Rivian to cut another 6% of its workforce

Rivian, the buzzy EV automaker that had one of the biggest IPOs in 2021, is cutting 6% of its workforce for the second time in less than a year, according to an internal memo sent to employees today b

Rivian and Mercedes ‘pause’ plans to produce electric commercial van

Rivian and Mercedes-Benz have paused plans to produce electric commercial vans in Europe just three months after the two automakers announced the partnership. Rivian shares fell as much as 3.4% before

Roadtripping with (and camping in) the Rivian R1S

Let’s be clear: I hate the desert. In spite of competing in last year’s Rebelle Rally and spending a full 10 days completely off the grid, camping, competing, navigating and driving offroa

Facing economic headwinds, Amazon consolidates robotic projects

Westborough, Massachusetts is a quiet town of 22,000, 40 minutes by car southeast of Boston. BOS27 is among the town’s newer residents. The 350,000-square-foot Amazon facility opened its doors a lit

Rivian upholds 2022 production targets as net loss widens

Electric vehicle maker Rivian affirmed Wednesday that the company is on track to hit its annual production target of 25,000 vehicles despite unpredictable supply chain crunches and component shortages

Arrival restructures (again), Bird shrinks and highlights from Disrupt

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Rivian hires former Waymo exec for new autonomy, AI role

Rivian has hired former Waymo executive James Philbin to lead autonomy and AI at the automaker, a new role that signals the company’s interest in automated driving technology. Philbin was direct

Rivian’s RJ Scaringe on the future of micromobility, AVs and the supply chain

RJ Scaringe, founder and CEO of electric vehicle maker Rivian, says the company’s future goes beyond electric trucks and vans. And he’s putting considerable human power behind that effort. Of

More micromobility layoffs, digging into the Mobileye S-1 and a Rivian recall

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Rivian voluntarily recalls 13,000 EVs for a potential loose fastener

Rivian informed customers Friday that it is conducting a voluntary recall of all 13,000 vehicles it has delivered so far due to a loose fastener. The fastener, which may not have been sufficiently tor

Rivian made 7,363 of its EV pickups and SUVs in Q3

Electric vehicle maker Rivian announced its Q3 production and delivery numbers on Monday, revealing it made 7,363 of its R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV during the three-month period that ended on Septem

Rivian taps Capital One exec Diane Lye as its first CIO

Rivian has hired Diane Lye as its first chief information officer, a position that the EV maker says is necessary to expand globally. Lye’s hiring comes as Rivian consolidates its internal and e

Uber turns to Nuro for AV delivery and Razor charges into the seated scooter market

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Mercedes-Benz and Rivian partner to jointly build electric vans in Europe

Mercedes-Benz and Rivian are partnering to produce electric vans at scale in Europe. The joint venture announced Thursday will help each automaker scale its bespoke large battery-electric van business

A complete guide to the new EV tax credit

Tucked inside the massive Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 that was signed into law in August is a complex set of requirements around which EVs and other clean vehicles do and do not qualify for a $7,5

Honda and LG Energy plan to build a $4.4 billion lithium-ion plant in the US

Honda is the latest car company with plans to manufacture lithium-ion batteries in the U.S. The automaker said Monday it is forming a joint venture with LG Energy Solutions to supply the North America

Rivian has dropped its cheapest trim level due to low customer demand

Rivian is discontinuing the cheapest trim level of its all-electric truck and SUV known as the Explore package due to low demand, according to emails sent this week to customers. The company said in t

Battery investment moves onshore to kick-start US EV production

Here’s a look at some of the major U.S. battery projects underway.

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Rivian delivers on Q2 revenue, expects loss to widen another $700M

Rivian is holding on tight to its goal of delivering 25,000 electric vehicles by year’s end, but to get there it now anticipates to burn an extra $700 million. The automaker tucked the revised g
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