The arrival of electric utility vehicles has opened up a variety of opportunities for environmentally friendly off-roading, and the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust in Africa has taken advantage of this. They have customised a Rivian R1T to become an open-air safari ride with a completely zero-emissions output.
The R1T had its roof removed and replaced with a new, windowless lofted unit, providing two extra rows of seating for a total of 8. It was also converted to right-hand drive, making it unique among Rivian vehicles.
With its enlarged size and half-windshield, along with its new roof design, the Rivian looks like a giant golf cart - minus the 835 hp (847 PS / 623 kW) and 3.3 seconds to go 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h). Needless to say, it's certainly a unique idea, and we think this is easily one of the most notable transformations that has been done to the Rivian vehicles yet.
Rivian is developing an E-bike
Rivian is developing an e-bike. CEO RJ Scaringe indicated that a small team has been assembled for the project.
This new mode of transportation promises to be a game changer for the brand and has the potential to alter the way Rivian appeals to customers.
Rivian Incredible 2022 Year, Despite Set Backs - 24K EVs Delivered
Rivian Automotive revealed the quantity of vehicles produced in the quarter ending December 31, 2022 and the amount shipped during that time frame. A total of 10,020 vehicles were fabricated at their Normal, Illinois plant with 8,054 delivered to customers.
Polestar Expects To Sell 80K EV's in 2023! 60% YOY Growth
In 2023, Polestar anticipates worldwide production to rise by almost 60%, likely reaching 80,000 cars. This growth is expected to be driven mainly by strong sales of Polestar 2, and will be further reinforced in the latter part of the year with the first handovers of Polestar 3.
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