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Rivian has closed a massive $2.5 billion round of funding led by funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates. Participants in this investment round included Soros Fund Management LLC, Coatue, Fidelity Management and Research Company, and Baron Capital Group. Existing shareholders Amazon and funds managed by BlackRock also participated. Rivian is set to...
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Brando

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$6,000,000,000 [read 6 billion] 100,000 Vans for Amazon = $60,000/Van
How about 600,000 vehicles => $10,000 / vehicle
How about 6,000,000 vehicles => $1,000 per vehicle

side note: Tesla made 1,000,000th car about March 9, 2020.
2008 => 2020 about 12 years to make about 1 Million vehicles.
Tesla produces its 1 millionth electric car - Electrek
2008 first Roadster "... (about) 2,418 units sold by September 2012."
2010-2019 (10 years) Tesla R&D = ~$7 Billion => $7000 per vehicle
Tesla's R&D costs 2010-2019 | Statista
includes vehicles S/X/3/Y/SEMI/Roadster 2008&2020/CyberTruck + batteries

Rivian Capital vs Tesla R&D - not really a proper comparison is it.
We shall see how Rivian compares when they actually make vehicles.
 
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