Electric Pickup Truck Company Rivian Raises $1.3 BillionRivian, the company making electric vehicles for Amazon and Ford, just got a big influx of cash.
Electric Vehicle Sales On The Rise, But More Charging Stations Needed To Keep The Trend GoingCBS 2 Morning Insider Vince Gerasole hit the road with Adam Fendelman, a kind of gadget head addicted to his electric vehicle, a Tesla Model 3.
Amazon Invests In Electric Pickups, Production Starts In Normal In 2020Rivian unveiled an all-electric pickup and an SUV at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show in November and plans to begin production of the vehicles in a factory in Normal, Illionois, next year. The company is headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, not far from Detroit.
Lyft Offers Electric Vehicle Options For Riders, Drivers"It will be interesting to see from a consumer perspective, if you want to be picked up by an electric vehicle, what if the wait's 10 minutes longer? Because not everyone's going to be driving one of those."
Route 66 Gets Electric Charging Stations In IllinoisThe project will allow drivers of electric cars to zoom along the 300-mile stretch from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River near St. Louis.
Small Cars Don't Fare Well In New Crash TestsOnly one of 12 vehicles earns "good" rating in Insurance Institute for Highway Safety test.
Electric Vehicle Owners Getting More Places To Charge UpChicagoans soon will be able to juice up their electric cars at charging stations at Willis Tower, five local tollway oases, O’Hare and Midway airports and at select I-GO, Zipcar, grocery store and shopping mall parking lots.