Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that the electric vehicle venture Rivian will produce 100,000 electric vehicles for Amazon to use for deliveries. It is worth remembering that the initiative had previously invested $ 700 million from Amazon and $ 500 million from Ford.
Bezos, the company's plans for the problem of climate change in his speech about the future delivery vehicles will be electric announced. Bezos said that they signed an agreement with Rivian on this issue and said that they would buy 100 thousand electric delivery vehicles between 2021 and 2024 from Rivian.
In the meantime, to date, Rivian's production plans, the electric pick-up Rivian R1T and electric SUV Rivian R1S only to mention that there are two vehicles. Although Jeff Bezos made the official announcement in the first place, Rivian is expected to share the details of the electric van to be produced soon.
In an investment tour led by Amazon in February, it is worth mentioning that the two have begun negotiations for cooperation.
The company, which will start production of Rivian R1T and R1S towards the end of next year, can benefit from the minibuses it offers to Amazon in its next production for consumers.