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Electric Car Makers Have Finally Formed A Lobbying Group

Lobbying groups are a mainstay in American politics, designed to influence lawmakers to vote in their favor. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, they’re here to stay—and electric vehicle manufacturers like Tesla, Rivian, Lucid Motors, and Uber have joined forces to form Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA), a lobbying…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Rivian Announces Pricing For Pickups And SUVs And Patents A Removable Battery Pack

Our pals over at the presciently named Rivian Owners’ Forum have been going through old man Rivian’s trash and discovered some interesting stuff. Stuff like the electric truckmaker’s first official pricing information, and a patent on a removable auxiliary battery. The age of electric trucks is happening. But, they’re…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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First Off-Road Review Of The 2021 Rivian R1T Calls It An Extremely Capable ‘Game-Changer’

The fully electric 2021 Rivian R1T midsize pickup won’t go into production until at least next summer, but a preproduction model has just completed the off-road Rebelle Rally. Driver Emme Hall’s review proclaims the truck to be nothing short of game-changing.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Michigan Lawmakers Hate Rivian, I Guess

Carvana has turned its founders into billionaires selling cars online. Tesla has fought tooth and nail to let you sidestep dealers. Now Michigan… wants to keep startups like Rivian from doing the same. All that and more in The Morning Shift for September 25, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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You Should Definitely Be Watching ‘Long Way Up’ Whether You Like Motorcycles Or Not

It’s been thirteen years since the man who would be Obi Wan and his buddy Charley Boorman last embarked on one of their two-wheeled world travel sojourns. The original trek around the world from London to New York, Long Way Around, is a legendary piece of gearhead media, and the follow-up from John O’Groats at […]

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Hyundai Running U.S. Plant At Capacity To Get You Your SUVs

Amidst a global pandemic, economic crisis, and the continuing march of climate change, are Americans wholeheartedly switching to compact cars? Of course not! We’re running companies at capacity to feed us SUVs. All that and more in The Morning Shift for August 28, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Big Electric Truck Battle Is Almost Here

The Rivian R1T and R1S—an electric truck and electric SUV respectively—that have been in the development for years now, were originally supposed to be delivered late this year. But the coronavirus pandemic—and perhaps some more normal delays—have now pushed delivery dates back into mid-2021. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Michigan Dealerships Get The Green Light To Sell Cars During Coronavirus Shutdown

Dealerships just got the green light to sell cars in Michigan, EV startup Rivian presses the pause button, VW furloughs workers, Renault asks for a lot of money. All that and more in The Morning Shift for April 10, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Colorado Passed A Dealership Bill Designed Entirely For Tesla And Rivian

The Colorado Senate Friday approved a bill 22 to 12 that will allow electric vehicle manufacturers, like Tesla and electric truck manufacturer Rivian, to sell their products directly to consumers, bypassing the traditional dealership system. There is a caveat however, the bill only allows company that sell solely EVs…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Colorado Passed A Dealership Bill Designed Entirely For Tesla And Rivian

The Colorado Senate Friday approved a bill 22 to 12 that will allow electric vehicle manufacturers, like Tesla and electric truck manufacturer Rivian, to sell their products directly to consumers, bypassing the traditional dealership system. There is a caveat however, the bill only allows company that sell solely EVs…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Rivian Is Taking Up Tesla’s Direct Sales Battle

Rivian is finding itself in the same direct sales battle with dealerships and legislators as Tesla, Carlos Ghosn is dealing with a lot in Lebanon, someone at Italdesign got coronavirus, and all that and more in the Morning Shift for Monday, February 24, 2020. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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A Quick Look At What Made 2019 A Huge Year For Electric Cars

In a few years, when much of the world’s highway system is dominated with electric cars, we’ll all look back upon 2019 as a pivotal year. Perhaps not the pivotal year, but an important one nonetheless in the automobile’s transition away from internal combustion. Let’s have a quick peek at what happened in the EV […]

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A Quick Look At What Made 2019 A Huge Year For Electric Cars

In a few years, when much of the world’s highway system is dominated with electric cars, we’ll all look back upon 2019 as a pivotal year. Perhaps not the pivotal year, but an important one nonetheless in the automobile’s transition away from internal combustion. Let’s have a quick peek at what happened in the EV […]

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A Quick Look At What Made 2019 A Huge Year For Electric Cars

In a few years, when much of the world’s highway system is dominated with electric cars, we’ll all look back upon 2019 as a pivotal year. Perhaps not the pivotal year, but an important one nonetheless in the automobile’s transition away from internal combustion. Let’s have a quick peek at what happened in the EV […]

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