Tag: Rivian

UAW Commits $40 Million To Unionize Entire U.S. Auto And EV Battery Sector

UAW Commits $40 Million To Unionize Entire U.S. Auto And EV Battery Sector | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> More than 10,000 non-union auto workers in the U.S. have already thrown their support behind the UAW https://www.carscoops.com/author/bradcarscoops-com/ <!––> by Brad Anderson February 22, 2024 at 13:33 <!––> <!– –> It’s been several months since the United […]

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Rivian R2 Electric SUV Will Be Sold In Europe Too

Rivian R2 Electric SUV Will Be Sold In Europe Too | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> The R2 series of slightly more compact Rivian vehicles will lead the charge for the American startup’s expansion into the European market 1 hour ago <!––> <!– –> American electric vehicle startup Rivian is poised to enter the European market […]

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Rivian R2 Sightings: Leaked Or Is AI Up To Its Old Tricks Again?

Rivian R2 Sightings: Leaked Or Is AI Up To Its Old Tricks Again? | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> A series of grainy images has the internet in a frenzy, questioning whether they actually depict the Rivian R2 https://www.carscoops.com/author/johnhcarscoops-com/ <!––> by John Halas 2 hours ago <!––> <!– –> There’s a lot of excitement surrounding the […]

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Auto Industry News: Slow Chicago, Worsening Vehicle Dependability, and a Really Bad Week for Self-Driving Cars

The Chicago Auto Show opens in the Windy City with a dismal two debuts on the agenda, feeding rumors that poor automaker participation is killing the traditional auto show. Manufacturers have their own challenges to deal with, however, as J.D. Power’s annual survey reveals that new-vehicle dependability is slipping. Plus, representatives for GM’s Cruise are […]

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What Is Rivian Doing With These Camo’d R1T Prototypes?

What Is Rivian Doing With These Camo’d R1T Prototypes? | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> Rivian may be readying a minor update for the R1 range, perhaps including some styling tweaks https://www.carscoops.com/author/bradcarscoops-com/ <!––> by Brad Anderson 3 hours ago <!––> <!– –> A pair of intriguing Rivian R1Ts has been snapped testing in Fairbanks, Alaska, each […]

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Rivian Launches New 270 Mile ‘Standard’ And 315 Mile ‘Standard+’ Batteries For R1T And R1S

Rivian Launches New 270 Mile ‘Standard’ And 315 Mile ‘Standard+’ Batteries For R1T And R1S | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> The cheapest R1T is now available with the 270-mile Standard battery for $69,900 https://www.carscoops.com/author/bradcarscoops-com/ <!––> by Brad Anderson February 9, 2024 at 06:47 <!––> <!– –> Those looking to pick up a new Rivian R1T […]

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Love It Or Hate It? Rivian Tops, Infiniti Flops In CR’s Owner Satisfaction Study

Love It Or Hate It? Rivian Tops, Infiniti Flops In CR’s Owner Satisfaction Study | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> Mini surprisingly finished in second place, followed by BMW and Porsche 4 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Rivian has came out on top of the latest Consumer Reports’ owner satisfaction survey that asked owners about which […]

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Rivian Poaches Apple’s VP Of Hardware Engineering

Rivian Poaches Apple’s VP Of Hardware Engineering | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> After 25 years at Apple, DJ Novotney, who played a key role in initiating the iCar project, is leaving to join Rivian 1 hour ago <!––> <!– –> Electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian has started 2024 with a bang, poaching Apple’s vice president of […]

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Rivian R1S Now Available For Lease, But It’ll Cost You

Rivian R1S Now Available For Lease, But It’ll Cost You | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> EV startup, Rivian, opens its leasing program to people in Illinois, adds R1S to available options 3 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Rivian is delivering some good news to consumers who prefer leasing over buying. The company announced today that […]

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U.S. Senators Tell Non-Union Automakers Not To Interfere With Unionization Efforts

U.S. Senators Tell Non-Union Automakers Not To Interfere With Unionization Efforts | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> In a letter, Senators cited reports of managers confiscating and destroying pro-union materials as well as firing employees 5 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Following record contracts with Ford, General Motors and Stellantis, the UAW has set its sights […]

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Rivian Outsells Alfa Romeo 5:1, Miata Sales Soar 50%, And Buick Sees Shocking Growth

Rivian Outsells Alfa Romeo 5:1, Miata Sales Soar 50%, And Buick Sees Shocking Growth | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> There were some unexpected results hidden in 2023’s sales charts, these are the interesting data points we found 6 hours ago <!––> <!– –> In 2023, the U.S. auto industry saw a revival in sales, reaching […]

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Rivian Pedal Glitch Causes EVs To Creep Forward If Cabin Temps Get Too Hot

Rivian Pedal Glitch Causes EVs To Creep Forward If Cabin Temps Get Too Hot | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> Don’t use your Rivian as a sauna because that might cause the accelerator to malfunction, and could cause “auto-hold” not to hold 6 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Bad news for Rivian owners who like to […]

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Rivian Working On Trick Spare Wheel Carrier With A Vacuum And Waste Can

Rivian Working On Trick Spare Wheel Carrier With A Vacuum And Waste Can | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> The R1S’s spare wheel carrier would mount the wheel inward, allowing the firm to create another storage area https://www.carscoops.com/author/bradcarscoops-com/ <!––> by Brad Anderson 3 hours ago <!––> <!– –> If Rivian has proven anything in recent years […]

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IRS Confirms All EVs And PHEVs Eligible For $3,750 And $7,500 Tax Credit In 2024

IRS Confirms All EVs And PHEVs Eligible For $3,750 And $7,500 Tax Credit In 2024 | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> The number of eligible vehicles is expected to increase as more carmakers submit the required information https://www.carscoops.com/author/bradcarscoops-com/ <!––> by Brad Anderson 5 hours ago <!––> <!– –> The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released […]

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This Is Rivian R1T’s New Powered Tonneau Cover

This Is Rivian R1T’s New Powered Tonneau Cover | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> The new R1T powered tonneau cover has been introduced 12 months after the original design was scrapped https://www.carscoops.com/author/bradcarscoops-com/ <!––> by Brad Anderson 4 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Rivian service centers across the United States have just started to install the updated […]

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Rivian Lays Off Battery Department Workers To Save Money For Next-Gen Models

Rivian Lays Off Battery Department Workers To Save Money For Next-Gen Models | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> Among those laid off from Rivian include its former lead cell engineer https://www.carscoops.com/author/bradcarscoops-com/ <!––> by Brad Anderson December 11, 2023 at 09:03 <!––> <!– –> Rivian has cut 20 employees from its in-house battery department as it looks […]

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The 10 Least Reliable Cars According To Consumer Reports (Three Of Them Are Jeeps)

The 10 Least Reliable Cars According To Consumer Reports (Three Of Them Are Jeeps) | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> Stellantis products make up 40 percent of the naughty list, but Rivian’s electric R1T doesn’t fare well either https://www.carscoops.com/author/chris-chilton-cc/ <!––> by Chris Chilton 6 hours ago <!––> <!– –> New cars are more complicated than ever, […]

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Alan Ruck Sued After Rivian R1T Crash Into Hyundai And Pizzeria In Hollywood

Alan Ruck Sued After Rivian R1T Crash Into Hyundai And Pizzeria In Hollywood | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> Involved parties are pointing fingers at each other and one Hyundai owner wants the Ferris Bueller’s Day Off actor to pay up 4 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Last month, Alan Ruck, an actor famous for many […]

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Tesla Cybertruck Cyberbeast Vs $100k EV Pickup Rivals

Tesla Cybertruck Cyberbeast Vs $100k EV Pickup Rivals | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> We’ve compared the key metrics of the range-topping Cyberbeast with those of the Chevy Silverado EV, Ford F-150 Lightning, GMC Hummer, Rivian R1T and new Ram 1500 REV https://www.carscoops.com/author/chris-chilton-cc/ <!––> by Chris Chilton 4 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Tesla’s Cybertruck has […]

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The Rivian R1T Could Be Getting A Portable Cinema

The Rivian R1T Could Be Getting A Portable Cinema | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> What’s better than kicking back and watching your favorite movie while camping with your electric pickup? https://www.carscoops.com/author/bradcarscoops-com/ <!––> by Brad Anderson 1 hour ago <!––> <!– –> The Rivian R1T has plenty of innovative features, none more intriguing than the slide-out […]

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UAW Begins Push To Unionize 13 Carmakers, Including Tesla, BMW, Toyota, Hyundai

UAW Begins Push To Unionize 13 Carmakers, Including Tesla, BMW, Toyota, Hyundai | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> The UAW’s president Shawn Fein says auto workers no longer have to live paycheck to paycheck https://www.carscoops.com/author/bradcarscoops-com/ <!––> by Brad Anderson 3 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Shortly after the United Auto Workers (UAW) secured historic new deals […]

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Rivian Issues Official Recall For “Fat Finger” Error In OTA Software Update

Rivian Issues Official Recall For “Fat Finger” Error In OTA Software Update | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> An over-the-air update sent to R1Ts and R1Ss broke their infotainment screens, but Rivian has already fixed them all 3 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Earlier this month, we reported that a software error in an over-the-air update […]

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Rivian R1T Now Available For Lease, But It Isn’t Cheap

Rivian R1T Now Available For Lease, But It Isn’t Cheap | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> Rivian is celebrating leasing with an $899 per month deal on an R1T with the Adventure Package November 27, 2023 at 19:11 <!––> <!– –> Following a tease last week, Rivian has officially begun leasing the R1T. The automaker was […]

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Rivian To Start Leasing R1T Next Week In Select States

Rivian To Start Leasing R1T Next Week In Select States | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> An e-mail suggested the automaker will offer leases on quad-motor R1T pickups with prices north of $90k 4 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Roughly 20% of consumers lease their vehicle, but that’s not even an option at Rivian. However, that’s […]

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Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe Takes Over Product Oversight From Nick Kalayjian

Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe Takes Over Product Oversight From Nick Kalayjian | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> The CEO and former product oversight manager appear to be in harmony about the change and Kalayjain will stay with the company through 2024 November 20, 2023 at 21:12 <!––> <!– –> RJ Scaringe is taking over another big […]

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One Rivian Owner’s Experience Reveals The Drawbacks Of Public Charging

One Rivian Owner’s Experience Reveals The Drawbacks Of Public Charging | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> A big fancy electric vehicle is only as good as the charging infrastructure that one has access to and public sources are still far from optimal 5 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Of all the drawbacks stereotypically levied at electric […]

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Rivian To Pay $300M In Property Taxes For Georgia EV Plant, Construction Begins In 2024

Rivian To Pay $300M In Property Taxes For Georgia EV Plant, Construction Begins In 2024 | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> All the pieces are falling into place for Rivian to commence construction on its $5 billion manufacturing facility 5 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Rivian’s fancy new Georgia manufacturing facility is one step closer to […]

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Rivian Blames “Fat Finger” On OTA Software Update That Could Disable Infotainment Screen

Rivian Blames “Fat Finger” On OTA Software Update That Could Disable Infotainment Screen | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> Over-the-air updates have the potential to solve a lot of issues, but they also have the potential to cause them, as Rivian recently found out when it sent out a bad software update 6 hours ago <!––> […]

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