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Amazon Ordered 100,000 fully-electric delivery vehicles
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Amazon Ordered 100,000 fully-electric delivery vehicles

Online eCommerce company Amazon ordered 100,000 Electric delivery Vans from US based startup Rivian. Amazon, which currently delivers 5 billion products per year is committed to meet the Paris Agreement 10 Years early through this deal. The move is a major boost to Rivian, a Tesla like automaker that will launch its first production vehicle next year. Based at Michigan, Rivian is custom designing the vans including exterior, interior, suspension, and software for Amazon. Amazon will deploy the vans globally. Rivian aims to deliver the first Amazon vans by 2021, and to deliver 10,000 by late 2022. In a press release, Amazon said it expects to have the full fleet on the road by 2030. The automaker will also service the vans (though electric vehicles require less maintenan...