Hey Rivian, exclusive charging points are a horrible idea — and even Tesla sees that

Rivian’s Adventure Network will be ‘initially’ exclusive to its own cars, which is a terrible idea

It won’t be long before the first Rivian R1T electric trucks start hitting the road, and in anticipation of that launch, the EV startup has been revealing certain key details about what’s to come. And the Rivian Adventure Network (RAN) — its network of EV charging stations — is the latest to be showcased. 

According to Rivian there will be more than 3,500 charging stations by the end of 2023 — across 600 sites. However, these chargers are going to be exclusive to Rivian drivers “initially.”

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