Rivian R1T Goes Out and Tows 11,000 Lbs at Davis Dam in Hot Weather

Rivian R1T Goes Out and Tows 11,000 Lbs at Davis Dam in Hot Weather

Electric vehicles are here to stay. But how good are electric trucks towing in the private sector?

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Rivian publishes this progress report today. The video you see below is a summary of the hot weather towing the company performed. Rivian hitched a large car hauler trailer behind an R1T prototype truck and went up and down several challenging mountain roads: Davis Dam Grade, Mt. Charleston, and others.

TFLtruck does not have a way to verify the information reported in this story. TFLtruck did not observe or participate in these tests.

The Davis Dam Grade is a very important real-world test because it part of the SAE J2807 towing standard test that all other pickup truck manufacturers follow and…

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