Rivian Delivery Vans are Beginning to be Used by Amazon

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Rivian delivery vans ordered by Amazon have begun making deliveries across the United States. After Amazon’s initial testing ended, Rivian vans have been shipped to several major cities across the country, including Seattle, Chicago, Dallas, and Baltimore. The retail giant wants to implement these new vehicles quickly as it aims to make them available in more than 100 cities by the end of the year.

  • Electric vans are now delivering in some US cities
  • Amazon has ordered 100,000 of these cars
  • The delivery giant wants to have electric vans in more than 100 US cities by the end of the year
  • Amazon and Rivian have been working together on an electric delivery van for some time, and the first units have begun to be used for deliveries across the United States.

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For the rest of the decade, Rivian will deliver the remaining vans that were part of the original order, which will be enough to meet Amazon’s goal of having 100,000 electric delivery vehicles on the road by 2030.

This goal may be quite pessimistic as Amazon has also ordered a number of the upcoming Ram Promaster EV to be launched in 2023, thus far exceeding its current electric delivery van count of 100,000 on order.Rivian Delivery Vans

The gradual integration of vans into Amazon’s fleet risks affecting too many vehicles and crippling the company’s operations before problems are caught and fixed.Rivian Delivery Vans

One problem that has apparently been fixed since early evaluation is the effect of the heating and cooling system on range, which is apparently reduced if drivers want to stay cool or warm.Rivian Delivery Vans

The news of its vans being put to use is a significant milestone for Rivian as the young automaker only started producing the vehicle less than a year ago.

The company had trouble ramping up its production rate in the first months of operations, but now appears to have picked up enough to deliver.

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