After months of delays, fine-tuning and test runs, Rivian’s first production electric truck rolled off the line and into a customer’s hands Tuesday, launching a new era of automobile manufacturing in Illinois.
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A half-dozen federal lawmakers heard from some of these producers on the topic Wednesday morning at a Biofuels Policy Summit held at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur.
Gov. Mike Parson's administration is not saying whether it has entered the sweepstakes to bring an electric vehicle manufacturing facility to Missouri.
Electric vehicle startup Rivian Automotive intends to build a second U.S. assembly plant, the latest sign that the company is gaining legitimacy as an American automaker.
Rivian under the deal will pay to design and install the chargers, and cover costs related to upgrading utilities, network access fees, equipment service and charger maintenance for the next 10 years.
"We went through a spell of no traffic when Mitsubishi left," said David Hruska, who lives near the Rivian plant. "Now it's back to the way it was."
Postponed by COVID-19, a special summer edition of the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place will be smaller, shorter and less elaborate. But as the first major Chicago tourism event in nearly a year and a half, the show’s impact on a tentatively reopening, pandemic-weary city, could be significant.
New signs are popping up along Illinois highways to let drivers of electric vehicles know where they can refuel.
The CEO of Rivian Automotive Inc. has tweeted out video of the company's new vehicles being made for Amazon.
General Motors is teaming up with Lockheed Martin to produce the ultimate off-road, self-driving, electric vehicles — for the moon.
The Chevrolet Bolt is a solid electric vehicle, especially with its 259 miles of range on a full battery charge. It’s an enjoyable EV to drive. The upright hatchback styling doesn’t stand out in a crowd, but the Bolt delivers solid green street cred and low-cost long-range performance.
With its new electric F-150 pickup, Ford is betting buyers will embrace a vehicle with a battery that can power your house if the electricity goes out.
On the outside, the electric version of Ford's F-150 pickup looks much like its wildly popular gas-powered version. Yet the resemblance is deceiving.
Driving down the interstate will get a little easier for Illinois motorists driving electric vehicles with new road signs pointing the way EV charging stations.
The state will provide tax credits and the company is working with local officials on additional incentives, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said.
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Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Wednesday announced plans to create a $7.5 million electric vehicle workforce development program at Heartland Community College.
A national clean energy trade organization has released a report showing growth in electric transportation-related jobs in Illinois could position the state to lead the domestic supply chain.
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