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Rivian Automotive?

Anyone heard of Rivian Automotive? They are looking at buying the former Mitsubishi plant in Normal.

Mich. auto firm wants to reopen Mitsubishi plant | Local Business | pantagraph.com
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Old 12-09-2016, 06:39 AM
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Crap. Looks like another scam company.

Questions about shady car company plague Mayfield in SD17 race | The Capitolist
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Old 12-09-2016, 07:30 AM
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Of course, the local press doesn't seem to know.

Rivian founder praised as auto industry innovator | Local Business | pantagraph.com
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Yep, they're just another DeLorean, Bricklin, or Tesla, except without an actual product.
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Old 12-09-2016, 04:11 PM
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Oh crap. They're plan is to produce self-driving electric cars as a service. I'm sure the "synergy" of combining three unsuccessful business models will make them immensely profitable.

My prediction is that they collect many times the promised incentives while never delivering a single car.

Rivian Automotive plans for driverless future | Local Business | pantagraph.com
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