Ford extends 3-day surge to 23% as Rivian’s huge money increase boosts the firm’s electric-motor vehicle prospective customers

a car parked in front of a building: Rivian R1T. Andi Hedrick/Rivian

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Rivian R1T. Andi Hedrick/Rivian

Trader hype for electric vehicle companies appears to have spilled about into Ford this week, with the stock surging as significantly as 23% since Tuesday.


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The move better materialized immediately after Rivian, an electric truck start out-up that counts Ford as a minority proprietor, raised $2.65 billion at a valuation of $27.6 billion on Tuesday. The increase will assistance Rivian force ahead with its output routine as it aims to start off delivering cars by the finish of the calendar year.

Ford has an undisclosed stake in Rivian, possessing invested $500 million in the corporation in April 2019. Rivian’s $28 billion valuation is catching up to Ford’s, which was hovering at $44 billion as of Thursday.

But Ford also has electric auto ambitions of its have. The corporation is on the verge of launching the electric model of its Mustang, the Mach-E. 

Right after analysts at JPMorgan test drove the Mach-E, they stated in a note on January 8, “Ford is displaying a lot more and much more indications of getting a credible contender in battery electrical automobiles.”

Ford is also developing an electrical model of its select-up truck, the F-150, however there is no official launch date for the car. 

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