The first electric truck hits the road, and it’s not a Ford, Tesla or Hummer

The first electric truck hits the road, and it’s not a Ford, Tesla or Hummer
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Electric startup Rivian has won the race to put the first electric pickup into customer hands. “After months of building pre-production vehicles, this morning our first customer vehicle drove off our production line,” founder and CEO RJ Scaringe tweeted Sept. 14. The first Rivian built for a customer was an R1T pickup in Rivian Blue, driven off the production line surrounded by cheering and masked workers at the company’s plant in Normal, Illinois.

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