Rivian Stock Is Surging Thanks to Amazon

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Stock of electric-truck start-up

Rivian Automotive

is rising, and


is the reason. The online giant has begun delivering packages with Rivian delivery vans.

On Thursday, Amazon (ticker: AMZN) announced the rollout of the vehicles. “In addition to being sustainable, these new vehicles are also great for drivers,” said CEO Andy Jassy in a news release. “They were designed with driver input and feedback along the way, and they’re among the safest and most comfortable delivery vehicles on the road today.”