Bill Would Let Rivian Sell Electric Vehicles Directly to Georgians

Monday, January 31st, 2022

Gov. Brian Kemp has already asked the state to spend $125 million on land and training costs for the new Rivian electric-vehicle plant, and now senators have filed legislation to let the company sell its trucks directly to Georgians.

The measure, Senate Bill 398 — sponsored by Sen. Ben Watson, R-Savannah, and co-sponsored by Sen. Burt Jones, R-Jackson — sets up a high-stakes battle between electric-vehicle companies and the politically powerful Georgia auto dealership lobby.

Read more at The Atlanta Journal Consitution.