The modern automaker, Rivian is dedicated to producing only electric vehicles and bought the Normal, Illinois plant from Mitsubishi in 2017 for $16 million and is preparing it to make an interesting assortment of vehicles.
The Rivan R1T five-passenger electric pickup, the Rivian R1S electric SUV, an electric luxury SUV for Ford and a fleet of large electric commercial delivery vans for Amazon, to be branded Prime will all roll of the same line.
The factory will have one line dedicated to building a skateboard chassis that all three brands will share—skateboard EV chassis bundle the battery pack(s), suspension, electric motors, and other hardware in a vertically short package so that various bodies can be attached. There will be another line tasked with assembling the three different battery packs Rivian will offer, and it will feed those directly to the skateboard-chassis line.
Read the article at Motor Trend.