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Rivian Lands Former Tesla Engineering Exec

Nick Kalayjian to helm the company’s engineering operations as it prepares to launch its first EVs

Hybrid

Cheap Chinese EVs Coming to Texas

Geely affiliate to launch U.S. sales this year

Mobility

Tesla Picks Texas for New Plant Site, Files Lawsuit Against Rivian

There’s never a dull moment for the EV giant  

Production

Lordstown Electric Truck Takes Shape

Endurance promises best-in-class traction and sports car-like handling

Batteries

GM to Join EV Delivery Van Race?

New niche lacks a market leader

Chris Theodore and the Amazing Cars He Helped Create

On this edition of “Autoline After Hours” we have a man who is literally a living legend in the industry

Business

A New Normal for Autonomous Startups: Discount M&A Pricing?

Amazon could land Zoox for $1.1 billion, well under the company’s previous valuation

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

Batteries

Karma Aims to Join EV Platform-Sharing Club

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

Batteries

Bollinger Goes Commercial with Electric Chassis

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

Hybrid

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

Production

UPS Places Big Order for Electric Vehicles from Arrival

You may not have heard of Arrival, a British electric vehicle company, but odds are it is going to become more prevalent in the conversation thanks to a focus on commercial vehicles

Batteries

Amazon Expands EV Plans…with Rickshaws in India

10,000 units due to hit the streets by 2025

Assembly

A Quick Word About Electric Trucks @ GM Detroit-Hamtramck

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

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

Interiors & Electronics

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”

Business

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.

Hybrid

The Expensive Electric Future—Taycan & Beyond

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

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