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In yet another blow to Big Diesel, Amazon has just unveiled its new electric delivery van designed and built by lauded EV upstart Rivian.

This is the first of three models for Amazon, following a $700 million investment into Rivian last February, along with an order for 100,000 vans. It’s a pleasant, eye-catching design, with cute details and thoughtful touches that have delivery drivers laughing joyfully in this promo video:

There are three levels of shelving in the cargo space, a camera system to enable a 360-degree view outside the van on two displays in the cabin, and of course, Alexa support so drivers can easily get info about their routes and the weather. Amazon previously noted these vehicles would hit the road starting in 2021.

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