GM has actually invested billions in its Ultium EV platform, so you can expect the vehicle manufacturer to use the technology to energize designs across its brands. Among its automobiles thatll soon have an electric variation is the Silverado pickup truck, General Motors President Mark Reuss has actually revealed. He also exposed that the electrified pickup will be developed at GMs brand-new Factory ZERO, together with the just recently revealed Hummer EV..
The automaker says the electric Silverado was developed from the ground up to be an electric automobile and will be available in retail and fleet versions. It will likewise can 400 miles on a single charge– a minimum of based on GMs quote. That could alter based on the EPAs score, but if the vehicle truly can reach 400 miles without needing a recharge, then its variety rivals Teslas 2020 Long-Range Plus Model S.
Reuss said in a statement:.
” The vehicles originating from Factory ZERO will alter the world, and how the world views electric automobiles,” stated Reuss. “The GMC HUMMER EV SUV joins its stablemate in the world of real supertrucks, and Chevrolet will take everything Chevys faithful truck purchasers like about Silverado– and more– and put it into an electrical pickup that will delight industrial and retail consumers alike.”.
GM didnt reveal a lot of details about the upcoming Silverado EV, however according to Autoblog, its production will start in late 2022. Further, it will supposedly be available in early 2023 as a 2024 model. Factory ZERO, where the car will be manufactured, is GMs Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant. The automaker invested $2.2 billion in the center, particularly so it can produce a variety of all-electric trucks and SUVs. In addition to the Silverado EV and the Hummer EV, which will start production later this year, GM will also construct the Cruise Origin (a self-driving electric shuttle van) at the factory.