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Is A Rivian Electric Bike On The Horizon?

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    January 13, 2022 10:55 PM EST

    Is A Rivian Electric Bike On The Horizon?

    The trademark centers on electric bikes and could be a new category for future growth for Rivian. The company filed to use the Rivian trademark for bikes.“Rivian trademark registration is intended to cover the categories of bicycles, bicycle structural parts, electric bicycles, electric bicycle structural parts, electric bicycle components specially adapted for electric bicycles, namely, battery packs, motor controllers, electric motors, throttle controls, pedal assist sensors, display consoles, wiring harnesses, sprockets, cassettes, chains, bicycle frames, bicycle pedals, bicycle horns, bicycle brakes, bicycle chains, bicycle gears, bicycle wheels, bicycle seats, bicycle tires,” according to the filing. To get more news about ev, you can visit official website.

    Rivian recently filed a patent for a tailgate cargo system for automotive vehicles that would allow users the ability to carry bikes on their pickup trucks without losing bed space.

    Why It’s Important: Electric bikes are being adopted by users at a faster rate than electric vehicles, according to Electrek. In some cases, an electric bike is the first electric vehicle a person owns and leads to a transition to more electric vehicles.

    Sales of electric bikes were up over 240% in the 12-month period ending July 2021, TechCrunch reported.Electric bikes are also cheaper to produce at scale than larger electric vehicles, which could boost revenue and profit outlooks for Rivian.

    Rivian was the first company to bring electric pickups to market, with its R1T hitting market in 2021.Companies file trademarks on items that never hit the market from time to time, which means Rivian may never bring an electric bike to market.Given the company’s focus on electric pickup trucks and delivery vehicles, Rivian could seek to offer an electric bike as an add-on purchase option and/or as a standalone item.Rivian, which is expected to be one of the leading electric vehicle companies in the U.S., announced it produced 1,015 vehicles in 2021 with 920 deliveries. The company has over 71,000 pre-orders for its R1T electric pickup truck.