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An Amazon delivery driver says Rivian's electric van could eliminate the transmission problems, dead batteries, and broken doors that can make his work a pain

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Earlier this month, Amazon unveiled one of the delivery vans it commissioned from the electric-vehicle startup Rivian. The vans could hit the road as early as 2022, and the retail giant expects 100,000 of them to be delivering packages by 2030.
In a blog post , Amazon highlighted a number of the vehicle's features, including driver-assistance technology, cameras that give drivers a 360-degree view of their vehicle, and voice-command tools powered by Alexa.
Business Insider asked an Amazon delivery driver to share his thoughts on the Rivian van and describe the...
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This fully electric delivery truck was built to be much safer to use in cities than the average large vehicle - see the Volta Zero

This fully electric delivery truck was built to be much safer to use in cities than the average large vehicle - see the Volta Zero

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Volta Trucks has unveiled the Volta Zero, a zero-emissions electric cargo delivery vehicle built for use in the city.
According to Volta Trucks' founder Carl-Magnus Norden in a statement, the current widely used large commercial delivery trucks are dangerous: in London, 23% and 58% of pedestrian and cyclist deaths, respectively, are related to "large good vehicles" despite its low usage compared to other vehicles, such as daily drivers and public transport.
Now, the company is hoping to make a change in the commercial cargo delivery segment by making the vehicles...
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