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Amazon starts delivering packages with Rivian-built EVs

Amazon has started delivering packages in more than a dozen cities using the custom electric van built by Rivian. The initial rollout, which kicks off in Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City, Nashv

The Station: Restructuring ripples and the next investor darling of the EV era

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Welcome back to The Station, your cen

Walmart doesn’t want Canoo selling EVs to Amazon

Walmart kicked off a deal with electric vehicle company Canoo on Tuesday to purchase 4,500 of its last-mile delivery vehicles. While the deal is not exclusive, it does prevent Canoo from making sales

Arrival to slash costs, cut up to 30% of workforce to meet on EV van production target

Arrival, the U.K.-based commercial EV company, plans to slash costs and cut as much as 30% of its workforce as it attempts to protect the business from a challenging economic environment while meeting

Rivian CEO confirms layoffs could be part of restructuring to stay ‘nimble’

Rivian will continue to hire in strategically important areas even as it restructures its business and possibly cuts some jobs, according to an internal email from CEO RJ Scaringe that was sent to emp

Battery recycling could be the next investor darling of the EV era

Automakers and suppliers, keen to fortify an EV supply chain and avoid raw materials shortages, are turning to a domain once overlooked: battery recycling. Suddenly awash in interest from EV makers an

Pix Moving brings robovans to Japan, eyes DAO-based EV making

A company from China is ready to capture Japan’s demand for autonomous service vehicles as robots play an increasingly important role to address the aging society’s labor shortage. Pix Mov

Cast your votes for roundtable topics at TechCrunch Disrupt

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Rivian says it’s on track to deliver 25,000 vehicles this year

Rivian said Wednesday the company produced 4,401 electric vehicles at its manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois, and delivered 4,467 during the quarter ended June 30. “These figures remain in l

Tesla veterans’ Industrial Next picks up $12M to automate EV production

Elon Musk is unabashed about his obsession with manufacturing. Over the years, Tesla has gradually gained recognition in the manufacturing world through improving its production quality. Now two Tesla

Rivian is turning on the first EV fast chargers in its adventure network

Rivian this week will open three EV fast charging sites in California and Colorado as part of the automaker’s bid to build out an “adventure” network along interstates as well as loc

Why LFP batteries are poised to bring down entry-level EV prices

An older, cheaper and safer battery technology is poised to reshape battery manufacturing worldwide and boost EV sales in the U.S. — if the global lithium supply remains stable.

Want an EV? You may have to wait

Surging demand for this year’s most hotly anticipated EVs is smashing order books and lengthening waitlists. The $60,000 Cadillac Lyriq SUV is the latest model to close its 2023 order book. The auto

Dual-chemistry battery tech could push BMW’s iX EV to 600-mile range

BMW’s iX was introduced late last year with a maximum range of 324 miles. With the prototype, ONE is hoping to nearly double that to 600 miles.

TuneIn’s live radio platform will be in Rivian EVs

TuneIn, the radio service that allows users to stream news, sports, music and podcasts, will be built into Rivian’s R1T electric trucks, the company confirmed on Tuesday. Rivian had previously m

The Station: EV SPACs face new regulatory speed bump, more on Rivian’s reorg and VW weighs direct sales for Scout brand

Welcome back to The Station, your weekly guide to everything going on in the world of transportation. Many readers of this weekly newsletter are likely enjoying a three-day weekend thanks to the Memor

Rivian hires a new COO amid other leadership and organizational shifts

Rivian has hired a new chief operating officer to lead the restructuring and alignment of its operations, the automaker said Thursday. Frank Klein will join the company on June 1 as Rivian’s new COO

The Station: All the news out of TC Sessions: Mobility, #PoorElon and a sobering NHTSA report

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Hyundai to open $6.5B EV factory in Georgia

Hyundai is the latest automaker to announce plans to open an EV factory in Georgia, the same state where Rivian is preparing to break ground on its controversial plant. Hyundai’s $6.5 billion EV and

Rivian founder RJ Scaringe snaps up $1M worth of EV maker’s stock

Rivian founder and CEO RJ Scaringe bought 41,000 shares of company stock worth about $1 million, a securities filing posted Monday afternoon shows. The latest proxy filing, which pre-dated this purcha
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