Tag: Rivian

The first Rivian DC fast charging sites are going live this week

The first DC fast charging sites from Rival are due to go live this week in the US, with the first ones launching in Colorado and California. Initially, there is to be three sites in the US and all supporting DC fast charging, at over 200kW. The Rivian Adventure Network will available for both Rivian owners and users who have any other EV, however the DC fast chargers will only […]

Rivian has recalled 502 R1T trucks due to an airbag issue

Rivian has announced recently that it is recalling some examples of the R1T truck, due to an issue with the airbag sensors. This issue could cause the airbag not to disable if a child is sitting in the front passenger seat – which is obviously a safety issue. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the US has said that this is the first recall Rivian has actually had, […]

Rivian has just increased the prices of its R1T pickup and R1S SUV

Rivian has announced this week that it is increasing the prices of some of the variants of the R1T pickup and R1S SUV. The base price of the R1T has been increased from $67,500 to $79,500 for the quad motor version with large battery packs. This is a very significant $12,000 jump and will apply to people who have pre-ordered and reserved. The R1S SUV is also seeing a similar […]

Rivian’s upcoming electric vehicles now have an official range of over 300 miles

In a few weeks, the new upcoming Rivian R1T and R1S will finally start shipping to customers. The two models were unveiled in 2018 and have been in rigorous testing and development since, in 2019 the R1T prototype was used as a chase car on the Apple TV+ show, The Long Way Up and this week, the company has now revealed the official range of both models. Up until now, […]

Rivian will start delivering its two electric vehicles next month

Rivian’s electric vehicles, the R1T pickup and the R1S have been in development for quite a long time now. The company announced them back in November 2018 and since then we have learnt a lot a but them. Just last year, the R1T prototype made its debut on Long Way Up Apple TV+ where Charley Boorman and Ewan McGregor ride electric bikes from South America to LA and the R1T comes along […]

Alexa voice control is coming soon to Rivian and Lamborghini vehicles

Most cars from Mercedes, Volkswagen and others have their own system built in for grabbing the attention of a voice assistant to do certain things in the car, in Mercedes cars for example you have ‘Hey Mercedes” and in the latest Mk8 VW Golf you now have “Hey Volkswagen” which lets you use your voice to turn the heating up and all sorts of various commands. But what Rivian and […]

Rivian’s electric SUV and truck can ‘tank turn’

Over the Christmas holidays, Rivian released an interesting video showing off a new feature of both of its upcoming electric vehicles, the R1T and R1S. Due to each wheel on the four wheel drive version having independent motors, each wheel can spin whichever way possible and whatever speed possible, thus allowing this nifty feature to be possible. Check it out below: