The 21st Show

Reporter Roundtable: Electric Trucks Built In Normal

Rivian pickup truck

Rivian pickup truck Rivian

There’s a wave of electric cars and trucks bursting on the scene from automakers. Ford, Honda and Subaru all have electric vehicles slated to debut in the coming years. But in Normal, there’s a lot riding on a car company called Rivian, which is taking over a former Mitsubishi plant. We also talked about why Illinois car dealers are suing Rivian.

To talk about what this means for Normal, and the electric vehicle industry, The 21st was joined by three reporters. 


Ryan Denham, Content Director for WGLT 

Robert (Bob) Channick, Business Reporter for Chicago Tribune 

Christine Hatfield, Reporter for WGLT


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