Here They Come — The Electric Orchestra Getting Ready To Play In Australia

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 01:13:08 +0000

If I was sitting in the front row waiting for an orchestral concert, I would be listening to the players tuning up. At first, it would be a cacophony of sounds, gradually resolving into notes, and then silence. As the conductor raised his arms, there would be silence, and then beautiful music. Watching the EV […]

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Rivian Aims For $80 Billion Valuation In IPO

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2021 18:18:08 +0000

At long last, Rivian is on the verge of going public. It hasn’t yet delivered a single customer car (or truck), but it is aiming to start its public market life with a whopping $80 billion valuation when it has an IPO (initial public offering) later this year. That might seem like a big IPO […]

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Connecticut Dealership Sues Tesla

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2021 03:34:25 +0000

In June, Hoffman Auto Group of East Hartford, Connecticut, sued Tesla, the Town of East Hartford, and the development company InSite to try to prevent Tesla from opening a service center in the area. Today, Hoffman Auto doubled down on that lawsuit, claiming that Tesla “seeks to open up a business in East Hartford, Connecticut […]

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Tesla Service Center Approved In East Hartford, Connecticut

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 01:37:39 +0000

Here is some good news for Tesla owners in Connecticut, a state that’s been heavily favoring the whims of dealerships rather than Tesla and other EV makers. The Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC) of East Hartford has voted unanimously to approve Tesla’s application to build a service center, the Journal Inquirer reports. However, customers who […]

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State Bans of Direct Sales of EVs Don’t Help President Biden’s 2030 EV Target

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 00:33:52 +0000

By banning companies such as Tesla, Rivian, Lucid, and others from selling EVs directly to their customers, states are hindering President Joe Biden’s goal of have 50% of all vehicle’s sold in 2030 being electrified. This is an awesome goal, and although the ceremony was just a show for the United Auto Workers union, it […]

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Hyundai/LG Battery Factory In Indonesia, Tesla Semi Delay, Rivian Factory In UK

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2021 17:13:15 +0000

Hyundai and LG are planning a new battery factory in Indonesia while Tesla has pushed back the start of production for the Semi and RIvian is thinking about a factory in the UK.

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Solving Electric Pickup Trucks’ Achilles Heel: Towing & Range

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 18:44:51 +0000

No matter who builds them, there’s no denying that it’s awesome to see the electric pickup truck world starting to come into reality. There’s the Tesla Cybertruck, which boasts some very impressive numbers, especially for the top package with 500 miles of predicted range. For buyers who think the Cybertruck is too disco, there’s the […]

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Rivian To Build 2nd Manufacturing Facility And 50 GWh Battery Factory

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 19:00:55 +0000

Rivian will build a second assembly line and a battery factory beginning early next year.

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Rivian Selects Underwriters For IPO That Could Reach A $70 Billion Valuation

Credit to Author: Jonny Tiernan| Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 17:15:36 +0000

It has been less than a week since Rivian dropped a veritable bucketload of news, but it just keeps coming. We reported that the electric truck startup announced that deliveries of its truck would start in July, with all pre-orders delivered by next summer, plus some other news about upgrades. Now the news is bigger, […]

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Rivian Deliveries Begin In July, Test Drives In August, Equipment Upgrades & Changes

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 15:35:25 +0000

Rivian sent out a whole lot of news today. The company just announced that it is all set for deliveries to begin in July, and that all Launch Edition preorders will be in customers’ driveways by next summer. It also announced that some equipment that was previously an upgrade will now come standard, and customers […]

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