Rivian announces community event in Uptown Normal

Rivian’s facility in Normal. (Photo courtesy Rivian)


By Neil Doyle

NORMAL – Community members in the Twin-Cities will have the opportunity to see Rivian’s electric vehicles on display.

The electric automaker will host a community event Oct. 13 from 1-4 p.m. in Uptown Normal.  Rivian said it will showcase its R1T pickup, R1S SUV, and skateboard technology.

CEO RJ Scaringe and Rivian employees will attend the event.

The company is also seeking employees for its plant in Normal.

Neil Doyle can be reached at neil.doyle@cumulus.com


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