Rivian was founded to advance the shift towards sustainable mobility through an integrated portfolio of products and services. Rivian’s vision is to leverage technology to become a global sustainable mobility and energy player. The company is targeting market white spaces with innovative solutions that create a highly desirable experience for the consumers.
Rivian is developing an integrated portfolio of electric vehicles, technologies and services to reimagine the customer experience. Rivian’s premium vehicle platform combines performance with highly refined functionality that target the active and family oriented lifestyles. The product portfolio is based on a proprietary platform that combines utility, performance, and efficiency. The vehicles will be suitable for all of life’s adventures while enabling consumers to experience mobility in a whole new way. The vehicles have already completed substantial development and rigorous testing and Rivian is on target to being sales of its first vehicle in 2020.
The company currently employs around 350 people across 4 locations:
• Vehicle design and engineering operations in Plymouth, MI
• San Jose is the software and technology hub with self-driving, connectivity and data teams
• Irvine is home to the battery technology and controls teams
• A 2.6 million square foot modern manufacturing facility acquired in January 2017 in Bloomington-Normal, IL that was operational until 2016.