Rivian’s pivot to Ill. plant for R2 model saves time, money vs. future Georgia site

Rivian’s decision to utilize their Illinois plant for R2 production instead of a future Georgia site saves time and money πŸ’° CEO RJ Scaringe reveals the move will slash costs by $2.25 billion and enable production in the first half of 2026. #Rivian #EVs πŸš—

CEO RJ Scaringe says using Rivian’s existing plant in Normal, Ill., will allow R2 production in the first half of 2026 and save $2.25 billion compared with a later start at a future Georgia factory.

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