According to foreign media reports, in June this year, Amazon announced a $2 billion investment as its first step to become a net zero carbon company by 2040. On Thursday local time, the online retail giant and technology company announced the first companies to benefit from the climate pledge fund, most notably rivian, an electric car start-up. < / P > < p > although Amazon did not disclose how much money rivian received in this round of investment, it said the climate commitment fund “participated in rivian’s latest round of investment in July.” Amazon said the money will further develop and integrate rivian’s connected electronic platform and Amazon’s last mile distribution network. < / P > < p > this is Amazon’s latest support for rivian. Previously, Amazon had invested a sum of money into the fledgling electric vehicle manufacturer, the amount of which was also not disclosed, and announced that it would purchase 100000 electric delivery vehicles from the company — not ordinary version but specially designed vans for Amazon. Amazon expects the first 10000 trucks to be on the road and start delivering packages by 2022, and another 90000 by 2030. < / P > < p > while rivian is working with Amazon, its other projects are also following up. Due to the popularity of the new crown, the first batch of r1t electric pickup trucks and R1s electric SUVs originally planned to be delivered this year should not be delayed until next year. Production will take place at the original Mitsubishi plant in Illinois. [image] Google secretly tests 6GHz networks in 17 states of the United States