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Would your boss order 100k cars from a nobody? Amazon just did …

Amazon announced its Climate Pledge, and part of that includes purchasing an entire fleet of delivery vehicles from a company that almost nobody will have heard of. Rivian, an EV specialist that made waves with a pickup truck design and an investment from Ford and Amazon, is set to deliver 100,000 electric vans by 2030, with the first 10,000 to be delivered by 2022. The financial community gave Tesla a hell of a time when it was missing production targets, but at least it was actually making the Model 3 at the time. Rivian had better have a very mature design ready to roll, as well as the manufacturing facilities to put it into production, as we have just three…

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