Development and testing of the Rivian R1T is well underway in the USA. The company has released a video of the all-electric pickup undergoing testing in the Arizona desert, and although it’s only a snapshot of the testing program, it appears to confirm that the vehicle will have true off-road potential. Particularly interesting are the clips of the R1T climbing steep rock slopes, with the torque vectoring of the four, independent electric motors, on clear display.
Rachel's career in journalism has seen her write for various titles at UKi Media & Events within automotive, tire and marine. Currently editor of ATTI, her favourite aspect of the job is interviewing industry experts, including researchers, scientists, engineers and technicians, and learning more about the groundbreaking technologies and innovations that are shaping the future of transportation.