Amazon has invested $700 million into the manufacturer of electric pickups

Amazon вложила $700 млн в производителя электрических пикапов

first customers will receive pickup R1T at the end of 2020

The cars will be produced at the plant Rivian in Normal, Illinois. Deliveries to customers will begin in late 2020.

The American company Amazon has invested in a manufacturer of electric pickups Rivian $ 700 million. This is stated in the press release Rivian.

The investment received after the auto show in Los Angeles in November last year, where they were presented with electric pickup SUV R1T and R1S.

These machines are built on the same platform and will cost about $70 million. The manufacturer claims that each of the models can travel more than 400 miles (643 kilometers – ed.) without recharging.

The cars will be produced at the plant Rivian in Normal, Illinois. Deliveries to customers will begin in late 2020.

Earlier it became known that Amazon is investing 530 million dollars in start-up that develops technology for the autopilot. It is led by former engineers at Google, Tesla and Uber.

It was also reported that Audi showed a new electrocreaser Q4 e-tron. The output of the crossover market will take place in late 2020 early 2021.

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