The brand new startup company called Rivian is ready to show off with one of its very first products: the Rivian Rit All-Electric Truck. In addition to the many benefits you’ll find in this new electric transportation, the most appealing may be the $7500 tax credit you’ll get after purchasing it.
Featuring the skateboard design that seems to be common in electric vehicles, the battery pack is situated between the axles, right beneath the passenger seat. You’ll be able to choose three different battery sizes which will allow you to travel between 240 miles (ca. 386 kilometers) and 400 miles (ca. 644 kilometers) per charge. The batteries not only charge on a DC fast charger, but they also come equipped with an onboard charger at 11 KW.
This truck features one electric motor per wheel and offer different torque and power levels depending on how large your battery is. The Rivian Rit also offers a 1,763-pound payload as well as an 11,000-pound trailer rating, so even towing larger items is no problem.
Rit batteries will be created in California, the design of the vehicle itself will be overseen by a team in Michigan, while the factor is located in Illinois, with 2.6 million square feet to work in. You’ll begin to the see the first Rit’s roll out in 2020.