Rivian opens a brand new R1 Store to hurry up its ordering course of, manufacturing, and supply course of. Since Rivian’s IPO it has been recognized that Rivian has not been maintaining with ramping manufacturing tempo. Regardless of the constructive critiques about R1t electrical pickup, most of the early reservations are but to obtain their automobile.
Now the automaker is making a brand new transfer to hurry up. Rivian shared that will probably be inviting a protracted record of present R1T reservation holders to take a look at its R1 Store. The purchasers might be given the chance to look over the R1T choices obtainable, configure their autos, and take supply extra shortly than was the case up to now. Rivian mentioned, “Many new prospects can even be invited to the R1 Store this month, giving them the chance to take a look at obtainable R1Ts for buy that could possibly be delivered to them as shortly as a few weeks.“
Whereas the message above notes that the R1T EVs could also be delivered in only a few weeks, there are clearly many components concerned. Rivian does notice that R1T reservation holders utilizing the R1 Store can anticipate deliveries in a single to 4 months from the time of order affirmation.
The US EV maker found out a option to ramp up manufacturing and get orders into homeowners’ driveways, and it’s finishing up its up to date strategies through the brand new R1 Store. In February 2023, Rivian additionally teased its upcoming next-gen plans, which additionally goal to assist the corporate transfer at a a lot quicker tempo into the long run. Rivian additional confirmed, “We went from 4 partitions to begin of manufacturing on our new drive unit line in 5 months. Designing and manufacturing these motors totally in-house permits us to hurry manufacturing and introduce Twin-Motor AWD whereas concurrently persevering with to ramp Quad-Motor AWD manufacturing.“
Along with the R1T electrical truck, Rivian additionally provides the R1S three-row SUV, which is constructed on the identical platform. You’ll be able to at the moment solely get these autos with the Journey Bundle and select between a dual-motor or quad-motor powertrain (each autos and powertrains provide normal all-wheel drive). The R1T and R1S with the quad-motor setup are solely obtainable with Rivian’s “Massive” battery pack, at the least for now. The twin-motor R1T might be had with the “Customary” or the “Max” battery pack. The twin-motor R1S might be geared up with both the Customary or Massive pack. The deliveries are anticipated to be boosted up.