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Chipmaker GlobalFoundries targets valuation of about $25 bln in U.S. IPO | Reuters

Chipmaker GlobalFoundries targets valuation of about $25 bln in U.S. IPO | Reuters Chipmaker GlobalFoundries, owned by Abu Dhabi's sovereign wealth fund Mubadala Investment Co, is aiming for a valuation of about $25 billion in its initial public offering in the United States.The IPO, one of the most hotly anticipated listings, is expected to cap a record year for flotations, after several big names such as Robinhood Markets Inc (HOOD.O), Coinbase Global Inc (COIN.O) and Roblox Corp (RBLX.N) ca...
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Analysis: How Rivian Beat EVERYONE to Market With the First Electric Pickup

Barely a month has passed since Rivian’s CEO first posted pictures of the company’s fully certified, in-production R1T electric pickup rolling down the Normal, Illinois assembly line. The R1T is here, it’s real, and it’s got the blessing of the NHTSA, EPA, and CARB to prove it – but the fact that the R1T made […] The post Analysis: How Rivian Beat EVERYONE to Market With the First Electric Pickup appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Jeff Bezos chauffeured William Shatner and the rest of the Blue Origin flight crew to the site of Wednesday's rocket launch

Blue Origin founder and ex-Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Blue Origin Jeff Bezos drove William Shatner and the rest of the crew to the Blue Origin launch site for Wednesday's spaceflight. Shatner, who played Captain James T. Kirk in "Star Trek," can be seen in the backseat. The flight is Bezos's spaceflight company's second with passengers. Actor William Shatner and the rest of the Blue Origin flight crew had a special driver to the site of Wednesday's rocket launch.Blue Origin fou...
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Ford Motor Co No Longer Has Rivian Board Representative

By Ben KlaymanDETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co, which has repeatedly touted its strategic relationship with electric vehicle maker Rivian, no...
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How the F-150 Lightning and Rivian R1T electric pickups stack up

The Rivian R1T and Ford F-150 Lightning. Rivian; Ford Slowly but surely, electric pickups are set to start hitting streets in coming months. The Rivian R1T is already in production, and the F-150 Lightning comes in spring 2022. Here's how the two e-trucks stack up across range, capability, pricing, and more. The electric-pickup wars are heating up.Electric-vehicle startup Rivian began producing its debut model, the outdoorsy R1T, in September. And Ford recently started building prep...
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The race to become the next Tesla is heating up. Here's how Rivian, Lucid, and the other top contenders are planning to come out on top.

Rivian is seen as the most promising EV startup. Rivian EV startups have benefited from the hype around the industry in the past two years. Some have or are preparing to release their first models. There have been plenty of growing pains. See more stories on Insider's business page. The past two years have been good to electric-vehicle startups. As Tesla's sales and stock price have soared, the goodwill around the company has spread to just about any young competitor, no matter how...
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Meet the 15 youngest billionaires in America

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg holds an American flag while surfing. He is the wealthiest billionaire of the 15 youngest billionaires on this year's Forbes list. Facebook Of the 15 youngest billionaires, none are over the age of 40. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is, by far, the wealthiest of the bunch, with over $134.5 billion. Here's the full list, in order from oldest to youngest, according to the Forbes 400. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. 15. Ben Silber...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. Facebook had a rough day yesterday. Following whistleblower Frances Haugen's interview on 60 Minutes (watch a clip here), Mark Zuckerberg's net worth took a nosedive, dipping by $7 billion in a matter of hours. What's behind the nosedive: A ...
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Tesla says rival Rivian continued to steal trade secrets and poach staff even after Tesla filed a lawsuit 14 months ago, a report says

Tesla CEO Elon Musk in Germany on Friday. Patrick Pleul/Pool via Reuters Tesla filed a lawsuit against Rivian in 2020, saying Rivian stole trade secrets via new recruits. Tesla has now said Rivian also stole "highly proprietary" battery tech this summer, per Bloomberg. Rivian said Tesla's new claims were unsupported by facts, Bloomberg reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla has added new accusations to its legal case against rival electric-vehicle company Rivi...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Lawsuit, News, California, Germany, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Batteries, Secrets, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Tech Insider, Reuters Tesla, Rivian, Isobel Asher Hamilton


Take a closer look at the electric Rivian R1T pickup's coolest option - the $5,000 Camp Kitchen

The 2022 Rivian R1T. Tim Levin/Insider The Rivian R1T electric pickup is finally here - and we got to check it out in the flesh. The $5,000 Camp Kitchen aims to make cooking in the great outdoors a breeze. It comes equipped with a stove, a sink, lighting, and all the cookware you need. See more stories on Insider's business page. Electric-adventure-vehicle maker Rivian first showed off its Camp Kitchen feature at an expo years ago. The 2022 Rivian R1T. Tim Levin/Insider ...
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The 15 coolest features of the Rivian R1T, the $67,500 electric pickup built for hanging outdoors

The 2022 Rivian R1T. Tim Levin/Insider The Rivian R1T electric pickup has arrived - and we got to drive it. The truck comes packed with cool capabilities you can't get in any other truck. The $67,500 R1T is all about camping, biking, hiking, and chilling in the great outdoors. See more stories on Insider's business page. America's first serious electric pickup truck has arrived. The Rivian R1T. Tim Levin/Insider Not only does the Rivian R1T perform tremendously ...
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How Rivian - which just debuted its Cybertruck rival - became the hottest name in the electric startup game

Rivian Rivian has started producing its debut vehicle, the R1T electric pickup truck. The vehicle has generated positive first impressions. Experts consider Rivian the most promising contender among today's EV startups. See more stories on Insider's business page. A new generation of electric-vehicle startups is preparing to give US consumers their first new automotive brands to choose from since Tesla debuted in 2008. The first one to arrive will be Rivian, which started building...
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Rivian is rolling out its Cybertruck and F-150 rival. Here's how the startup became the hottest name in EVs.

Rivian Rivian has started producing its debut vehicle, the R1T electric pickup truck. The vehicle has generated positive first impressions. Experts consider Rivian the most promising contender among today's EV startups. See more stories on Insider's business page. A new generation of electric-vehicle startups is preparing to give US consumers their first new automotive brands to choose from since Tesla debuted in 2008. The first one to arrive will be Rivian, which started building...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Ipo, Cars, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Bloomberg, Features, Ford, Bmw, Jeff Bezos, Lucid, PitchBook, Elon Musk Read


The First Reviews of Rivian's R1T Electric Pickup (slashdot)

Rivian held a three-day press event in Colorado last week where a number of journalists, including TechCrunch's Kirsten Korosec, were able to take the R1T electric truck for a spin. Today, the embargo lifted and we're able to hear about their experience." An anonymous reader shares an excerpt from Korosec's report: On its first try, Rivian produced the Goldilocks of pickup trucks. The Rivian R1T electric truck is neither too big nor small. It handles rock crawling and off-camber trails with ease...
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Amazon-backed Rivian beat Tesla to the market with its electric truck. We put it to the test in the Colorado mountains.

The Rivian R1T. Tim Levin/Insider I got to drive the Rivian R1T both on-road and off. It's the first modern electric pickup truck to hit the US market, beating even Tesla. Packing tons of cool features and exceptional capability, the R1T redefines what a pickup can be. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ask someone what defines the quintessential American pickup truck and a handful of qualities may spring to mind: big, loud, unwieldy, and - if we're really committin...
Tags: Amazon, Colorado, California, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Ford, Toyota Tacoma, Rivian, Tim Levin


The First Reviews of Rivian's R1T Electric Pickup

Rivian held a three-day press event in Colorado last week where a number of journalists, including TechCrunch's Kirsten Korosec, were able to take the R1T electric truck for a spin. Today, the embargo lifted and we're able to hear about their experience." An anonymous reader shares an excerpt from Korosec's report: On its first try, Rivian produced the Goldilocks of pickup trucks. The Rivian R1T electric truck is neither too big nor small. It handles rock crawling and off-camber trails with ease...
Tags: Colorado, Tech, Quinn Nelson, Rivian, Kirsten Korosec, Korosec, New Electric Pickup Fox News


Rivian's first truck puts off-roading in easy mode

The Rivian R1T. Tim Levin/Insider The 2022 Rivian R1T, the first shot in the modern electric-pickup war, is here. I got to take the new pickup off-roading through the Colorado mountains. The R1T's smart features, powerful motors, and drive modes made off-roading fun and super easy. See more stories on Insider's business page. Don't let the 2022 Rivian R1T's vegan-leather interior, wood trim, and near-$70,000 starting cost fool you. This truck isn't afraid to get dirty...
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Rivian delivers the electric truck we’ve been waiting for

Rivian is in the rarefied position of aiming to bring the first electric truck to market in the U.S., making it a vehicle that drivers will covet and doing it to scale. The first production Rivian R1T electric pickup truck in “Rivian blue” rolled off the assembly line earlier this month at the company’s factory in Normal, Illinois, marking a milestone more than a decade in the making for the automaker and its founder and CEO, RJ Scaringe. There were moments when, as I prepared to drive around a ...
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Review: $73,000 electric Rivian R1T is cute but not a work truck

By Hannah Elliott | Bloomberg RJ Scaringe believes trucks can save the world. That’s why the 38-year-old vegan spent years developing the R1T, the first-ever production vehicle from the company he founded 12 years ago. After multiple production delays — the coronavirus pandemic, the semiconductor shortage, and the essential fact that Irvine-based Rivian had never made any production vehicles all contributed — I found myself driving the $73,000 R1T “Launch Edition” in the Rocky Mountains. It is, ...
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I got to drive America's first modern electric pickup, the Rivian R1T. It redefines what a truck can be.

The Rivian R1T. Tim Levin/Insider I got to drive the Rivian R1T both on-road and off. It's the first modern electric pickup truck to hit the US market, beating even Tesla. Packing tons of cool features and exceptional capability, the R1T redefines what a pickup can be. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ask someone what defines the quintessential American pickup truck and a handful of qualities may spring to mind: big, loud, unwieldy, and - if we're really committin...
Tags: Amazon, Colorado, California, US, America, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Ford, Toyota Tacoma, Rivian, Tim Levin


2022 Rivian R1T first drive review: The first EV pickup sets a high bar

The 2022 Rivian R1T electric pickup truck promises wicked EV acceleration on the road and toughness on the trail. But can it deliver?
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Opinion: These Are the Most Influential EVs of the Moment

It’s become something of a mantra for me, lately, but that doesn’t make it any less true. It goes like this: Electric cars aren’t coming, they’re already here. And, depending on who you ask, they’ve been here – they just haven’t quite made it into the mainstream, yet. With the dawn of the Rivian R1T […] The post Opinion: These Are the Most Influential EVs of the Moment appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Google’s updated iOS 15 apps support Focus Mode and iPad widgets

Igor Bonifacic Contributor Igor Bonifacic is a contributing writer at Engadget. More posts by this contributor Rivian announces membership plan with complementary charging and LTE connectivity Microsoft Office 2021 will be available on October 5th With iOS 15 now available to download, developers both big and small have started updating their apps to take advantage of the operating system’s marquee features. One of those is Google...
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GM starts production on replacement batteries for Bolts

By David Koenig | The Associated Press General Motors said Monday that production has resumed for battery modules used in recalled Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles, and customers could start getting replacement parts by mid-October. GM said supplier LG has restarted production at plants in Holland and Hazel Park, Michigan, and is adding capacity to make more battery cells. The recall follows reports of 13 battery fires, GM said, which can occur when two separate defects are present in the batter...
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The Station: Gogoro scoots into a SPAC, a Rivian milestone and Tesla prepares to unleash FSD beta software

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello readers: Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B. The future of transportation beat was flooded with news this week as per ushe. There are two stories that I want to highlight here. First up, is that the first Rivian R1T electric pickup truck...
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2 of Tesla's most promising rivals are picking up steam

The Rivian R1T pickup. Rivian Lucid and Rivian are two of the startups best suited to challenge Tesla. They both seem to be hitting their stride. Both companies are on the brink of delivering their first vehicles. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla has dominated the US electric car market for years as the sole startup that's managed to mass-produce EVs and keep the lights on. Today, Elon Musk's automaker hardly qualifies as an startup anymore (it's worth ...
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Rivian announces membership plan with complementary charging and LTE connectivity

Igor Bonifacic Contributor Igor Bonifacic is a contributing writer at Engadget. More posts by this contributor Microsoft Office 2021 will be available on October 5th Apple has reportedly appointed wearable chief Kevin Lynch to lead its car division With R1T trucks rolling off the assembly line at its factory in Normal, Illinois, Rivian continues to prepare for the official debut of its first EVs later this month. On Thursday, the ...
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EV startup Lucid's first car can travel 520 miles on a full battery - beating Tesla by 115 miles

The Lucid Air. Lucid Lucid Motors' first electric car can drive 520 miles on a full battery, the EPA said. When the Air Dream Edition reaches customers, it will be the longest-range EV on the road. The Tesla Model S has an EPA-rated range of 405 miles. See more stories on Insider's business page. When Lucid Motors' hotly anticipated first cars reach customers later this year, they'll become the longest-range electric vehicles on the road.In fact, they'll be able to t...
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Rivian Completes First Production Vehicles Intended for Customers

Despite EV startups taking a lot of flak for habitually overpromising, sometimes on a level that approaches criminal fraud, things appear to be going rather well at the Rivian factory. Founder and CEO Robert Joseph “RJ” Scaringe announced that the company started building its very first production units on Tuesday. With the necessary regulatory certifications in […] The post Rivian Completes First Production Vehicles Intended for Customers appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Rivian wants to raise up to $8 billion in its hotly anticipated 4th-quarter IPO, report says

Rivian R1S. Rivian Rivian is looking to raise as much as $8 billion in its upcoming IPO, CNBC reported. The electric truck maker is backed by big names including Amazon and Ford. The company has a lineup of electric SUVs and pickups, and has partnered with Amazon for electric delivery vans. See more stories on Insider's business page. Electric truck maker Rivian is gearing up to go public in the fourth quarter and is looking to raise as much as $8 billion in its IPO, Reuters reported o...
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