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If their battery tech is good, not talking about Tesla/Lucid ranges but better than what the Germans are doing, then sure why not sell it to them and let them make vehicles out it.
 

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If their battery tech is good, not talking about Tesla/Lucid ranges but better than what the Germans are doing, then sure why not sell it to them and let them make vehicles out it.
Rivian can attract brands that want more capable EVs, none of those guys are headed that way yet.
 

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Everyone is coming out with their own variation, so there's no advantage to licensing Rivian's. The skateboard-style is the most obvious adaptable platform for any company that wants a versatile line of EVs and it's not conceptually patentable. Rivian is aiming for a small piece of a very large pie. Only Rivian knows if that's a profitable model. It hasn't yet been profitable for Tesla.

Everyone has considered their own skateboard at one time or another. Here's GM's fuel-cell based skateboard from 2002:

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