Electric Pickup Trucks Coming to Market

Rivian Automotive, an electric vehicle (EV) start-up, unveiled its upcoming electric pickup truck, the R1T at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Set for release in 2020, the R1T is targeted to the consumer market. Rivian purchased the former Mitsubishi Motors plant in Normal, IL to produce the R1T and will become the first EV automaker to achieve 400 miles on a single charge. The model with the best battery is expected to be on the market first and priced at about $90,000. GLT