October 20, 2021
Technology

Rivian’s first R1T electric ute rolls off the production line

The American giants have talked a big game in the past few years, but a relatively unknown company has beat them in a critical race.

A little known car maker has done what some of the biggest and most valuable companies in the world have not – build an electric ute.

Rivian’s first R1T electric ute has rolled off the American company’s production line in the US state of Illinois.

It has beaten Tesla’s CyberTruck and Ford’s F-150 Lightning to the punch by a considerable margin.

The company’s founder, RJ Scaringe, said on Twitter: “After months of building pre-production vehicles, this morning our first customer vehicle drove off our production line in Normal! Our team’s collective efforts have made this moment possible. Can’t wait to get these into the hands of our customers!”

The milestone comes not long after US President Joe Biden signed an executive order that…

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