- On Thursday, Amazon Unveiled its new Electric Vehicles built with the help of the start-up Rivian Automotive.
- As a part of Climate Pledge, in 2019, Amazon said it will purchase around 100,000 electric vehicles from Rivian
- Amazon Expects to deploy all the 100,000 Electric Vehicles by 2020
On Thursday, Amazon told that the Electric Delivery vehicles are ready to be deployed from 2022.
The electric vans were created in association with fire up Rivian Automotive. In September 2019, Amazon reported it requested 100,000 electric delivery vehicles from Rivian as a feature of the organization’s aspiring atmosphere plan, called The Climate Pledge. As a feature of the arrangement, Amazon has resolved to depend altogether on sustainable power source by 2030 and to be low-carbon by 2040.
Amazon has invested in 3 different Rivian Vehicles. Amazon chose one of them to be used as Delivery Vehicles.
The company said that around 10,000 vehicles would be deployed till 2022 or early 2022 and might have 100,000 Electric Vehicles on Road by 2023. Earlier, Jeff Bezos said that the company would have 100,000 Electric Delivery Vehicles on road by 2024.
There are many great features on these delivery vehicles. Various sensors and safety measures are put into them. There are 360 degree cameras on the outside of the vehicle to check every angle. Amazon said that the vehicles have in-built Alexa to show the route in a handsfree manner.