2020 RIVIAN R1T EV FIRST LOOK: THE ELECTRIC PICKUP TRUCK

Posted by on Nov 26, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on 2020 RIVIAN R1T EV FIRST LOOK: THE ELECTRIC PICKUP TRUCK

Source:  Motor Trend

Elon Musk has been toying with the idea of a Tesla pickup truck for years and has even amped up the prospect recently asking his Twitter followers for feature ideas. Per his most recent “Master Plan,” though, it’ll come after the Model Y crossover, which is still at least two years away. That’s a problem for Tesla, because the 2020 Rivian R1T electric pickup is also two years away.
Automakers large and small have toyed with hybrid and full-electric pickups over the years, and several are slated for the near future. Ohio-based Workhorse is the only other one planning to build a dedicated EV truck from the ground up rather than convert an existing model, and it’ll be first to market early next year if all goes to plan. Although Workhorse’s range-extended W-15 will be sold to the public, it was expressly designed for commercial fleets and is a no-frills affair. Rivian’s R1T, on the other hand, is made for you.

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