Georgia recently nabbed an agreement for a $5 billion Rivian electric vehicle plant. Rivian is one of the hot new electric vehicle startups.
A lot of new cars can drive themselves down the middle of a lane and adjust speed to match traffic. Some even let you go hands-free at times. But they all require very close supervision.
A ton of new vehicle start-ups are trying to follow in Tesla's footsteps but a battle between one electric pickup maker and a short seller shows how the heavily hyped industry is also a risky one.
Automakers hope Americans will be willing to switch to battery-powered vehicles, for their trucks' sakes, as they race to bring the first electric pickup to market.