Ford and Rivian cancel plan to jointly develop an EV | Engadget

"According to Farley, part of the reason Ford and Rivian decided not to move forward with the project is the complexities of marrying their hardware and software together. At the time, they said they still planned to go forward with an "alternative vehicle" based on Rivian's technology. "Our relationship with Ford is an important part of our journey, and Ford remains an investor and ally on our shared path to an electrified future. Now, that project won't go forward either. "Right now, we have growing confidence in our ability to win in the electric space," Farley told Automotive News. Ford and Rivian have abandoned a plan they had to jointly develop an EV together. The companies say the decision has not affected their relationship.
Ford and Rivian have abandoned a plan they had to jointly develop an EV together. In an interview with Automotive News , Ford CEO Jim Farley said the automaker will go it alone as it aims to produce… [+1364 chars]