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Rivian and Amazon preview electric delivery van
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7th Feb 2020
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Rivian and Amazon preview electric delivery van

Electric vehicle start-up Rivian and retail giant Amazon have revealed additional information and clay models of their collaboration, an electric van. Last year, Amazon revealed it was investing US$700 million (A$1.03 billion) in the American EV manufacturer and ordering 100,000 electric delivery vehicles. Amazon plans to have 10,000 vehicles on the road and in service by 2022, with the other 90,000 operational by 2030.
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William Stopford
Amazon invests in electric ute and SUV company
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16th Feb 2019
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Amazon invests in electric ute and SUV company

Amazon, along with other investors, has injected another US$700 million ($987 million) into electric ute startup Rivian. According to Rivian, however, it will remain independent in spite of the extra investment. In a prepared statement, Jeff Wilke, CEO of Amazon's Worldwide Consumer division said, "We're inspired by Rivian’s vision for the future of electric transportation".
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Toyota ranked most valuable automotive brand, again
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4th Jun 2018
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Toyota ranked most valuable automotive brand, again

Toyota has been named the most valuable automotive brand in the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands chart, with an estimated worth of US$29,987 million ($39,400 million). Placing 36th on the countdown, the Japanese brand beat fellow automotive manufacturers Mercedes-Benz (46th) and BMW (47th) in the top 50, with Ford (96th) and Honda (97th) just slipping in the top 100.
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