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Marketing

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup for May 1

Factory relaunch schedules stretch out amid uncertainties

Hybrid

Lincoln Pulls the Plug on Rivian-Based EV

COVID-19 continues to take its toll on vehicle programs

Hybrid

Rivian Delays EV Launches Until 2021

Coronavirus pushes plans back for Rivian’s electric pickup and SUV

Propulsion

Karma Aims to Join EV Platform-Sharing Club

Autonomous utility van and high-powered supercar among 22 possible variants

Propulsion

Bollinger Goes Commercial with Electric Chassis

Flexible architecture can support various body styles and applications with up to a 5,000-lb payload

Propulsion

Mike Bell Departs Rivian as CTO

Long-time Apple tech guru Mike Bell leaves EV startup after 9 months

Business

Hyundai Turns to California Startup for EV Platform

Canoo to provide “skateboard” architecture for a range of future Hyundai/Kia models

Hybrid

Amazon Expands EV Plans…with Rickshaws in India

10,000 units due to hit the streets by 2025

Mobility

A Quick Word About Electric Trucks @ GM Detroit-Hamtramck

GM sees an all-electric future. It must have quite the telescope

Propulsion

Rivian Confirms Platform for Ford EV

Electric-truck startup Rivian Automotive confirms it will supply the “skateboard” chassis to carry a premium-level electric vehicle developed by Ford.

Propulsion

EV Startup Rivian Gets $1.3 Billion in New Funding

Electric car startups are still attracting major funding from hopeful investors. The latest example: $1.3 billion landed by Michigan-based Rivian Automotive.

Propulsion

Lincoln to Use EV Chassis by Rivian?

Ford Motor Co.’s Lincoln brand reportedly plans to introduce its first battery-powered SUV in 2022, using a platform developed by EV startup Rivian Automotive LLC.

Hybrid

GM Electric Pickup Due in Two Years

The all-electric pickup General Motors Co. is developing will be introduced in autumn 2021, CEO Mary Barra tells investors.

Production

More Mustang Mach-E

How does an investment firm see the Ford electric vehicle?

Hybrid

Rivian Plans Subscriptions for Its EVs

Michigan-based Rivian Automotive LLC says it will offer customers a subscription option to buying the electric trucks and SUVs it plans to begin making next year at its factory in Normal, Ill.

Interiors

EV Truck & SUV That Aren’t Rivian

A closer look at what Bollinger Motors is developing

Business

Robots in the Auto Industry

When it comes to the deployment of robots, the auto industry is the hands-down leader. Or maybe that should be “gripper down”

Hybrid

Amazon Orders 100,000 Rivian Electric Vans

Amazon.com Inc., which led a $700 million investment round in Rivian Automotive LLC earlier this year, has agreed to purchase 100,000 electric vans from the Plymouth, Mich.-based startup company.

Business

Rivian Lands $350 Million from Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive Inc. is investing $350 million in Plymouth, Mich.-based electric truck startup Rivian Automotive LLC.

Business

The Expensive Electric Future—Taycan & Beyond

There is the engineering. And then there are the economics. . . .

Propulsion

Rivian-Based Ford EV an SUV?

Ford Motor Co. has finalized most of the engineering details for the all-electric vehicle it is developing with Rivian Automotive LLC, Ford CEO Jim Hackett tells Motor Trend.

Hybrid

Electric F-150 Prototype Tows 1.2 Million Pounds

An all-electric variant of Ford Motor Co.’s F-150 pickup truck has shown it can pull 10 double-decker rail cars—with 42 conventionally powered F-150s inside—weighing more than 1.2 million lbs.

Propulsion

Electric Hummer in the Works?

General Motors Co. may revive its rugged Hummer nameplate, which was killed in 2010, with an all-electric SUV, sources tell Bloomberg News.

Batteries

Aluminum Sheet for EV Battery Enclosure

As the number of electric vehicles (EVs) is about to increase almost exponentially, aluminum supplier Novelis is preparing to provide customers with protective solutions