Automotive data provider Edmunds released its 2022 list of the top-rated cars, trucks, and SUVs Wednesday. Electric-vehicle maker
picked up an award in a brand-new category.
“Every year, we test over 300 vehicles on road and track to deliver the definitive verdict,” said Alistair Weaver, editor in chief at Edmunds, in a news release. “Our winners aren’t just the best vehicles that happened to launch this year; they’re the best vehicles you can buy today.”
‘s (ticker: RIVN) brand-new pickup truck, dubbed R1T, was named the first-ever Edmunds Editors’ Choice. “Were proud to debut an award to honor a vehicle that’s exceeded our expectations and delivered something genuinely new,” said an Edmunds presenter. The R1T is, essentially, the first all-electric pickup truck being delivered in the U.S. Edmunds praised the R1T’s range, power, and handling.