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InsideEVs: Rivian R1T Electric Pickup Truck Aerodynamics Explored: Video

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Rivian R1T Electric Pickup Truck Aerodynamics Explored: Video

The electric pickup truck company continues to tease its planned product

While the Rivian R1T captured the attention of electric pickup truck enthusiasts last year, the Michigan-based startup still has a ways to go before its planned 2020 launch of both the truck and its R1S SUV sibling. To pass the time, Rivian released a video this week focusing on its wind tunnel and its attention to aerodynamics.

Traditional pickup truck manufacturers don’t usually go into much detail about the aerodynamics of their new products, but Rivian is trying to make an EV. And electrics have to devote lots of attention to aerodynamics in the name of efficiency and boosting range. After promising range in the neighborhood of 400 miles on a full charge, Rivian says it’s looking ....