Rivian, the first European factory may be produced in the UK

Rivian expansion plan These include Europe. As we have seen recently, electric model sales The American carmaker’s car in the old continent will debut in early 2022, even though an exact date does not yet exist. It was also speculated in the past that the manufacturer might build a new factory in Europe. New rumors about it say it could be made In England.

The brand is in talks with the British government to be able to build its first plant outside the US, reports Sky News, as reported by Automotive News Europe. near bristol city. However, the talks are not in the final stages yet. Much will probably depend on assistance in terms of incentives and concessions that the UK will provide to the company.

However, Britain will also face competition from Germany and Holland. Rivian’s investment in this site may reportedly be around about a billion pounds (just under 1.2 billion euros). Attracting new investment within the country is one of the main goals of the British government after Brexit, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson would have shown a keen interest in the progress of the talks.

Either way, what’s more interesting is Rivian’s expansion plan. Currently, the company has only one factory but more recently there was news of a desire to open a second plant in the US that would also deal with battery production. And now comes the imprudence of negotiations to build the first European plant.

The expansion strategy that’s made possible thanks to the American manufacturer’s investors, including Amazon. However, first of all Rivian has to to start delivery As for its electric model, it is way behind the times. The first units of the R1T electric pickup will be delivered to customers in September.

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