Chevy Silverado electrical pickup truck deliberate with 400-mile vary
An electrical model of GM’s bestselling car could be constructed and offered concurrently with the gas- or diesel-powered Chevy Silverado for the foreseeable future. However the EV would shift from the body-on-frame design of the present Silverado to the platform of the brand new Hummer, which stacks battery packs beneath the car flooring between the axles on a body that is extra built-in with the physique.
These stackable modules symbolize GM’s evolution of the electrical platform used within the present Chevy Bolt EV. The third technology of this versatile EV platform will maintain Ultium batteries with a capability of as much as 200 kwh that within the Hummer EV pickup interprets to an estimated 350-mile vary. GM targets a 400-mile vary within the Silverado EV that may seemingly be stripped of the off-road parts that bathroom down the Hummer EV’s potential vary.
2022 GMC Hummer EV
The Silverado EV will be a part of the 2022 Hummer EV SUT (sport utility truck) and 2024 Hummer EV SUV on the manufacturing line of GM’s Hamtramck, Michigan plant. Based mostly simply outdoors of Detroit, the plant has been named Manufacturing facility Zero to mirror GM’s dedication to remove tailpipe emissions from all of its light-duty passenger autos by 2035. Heavy-duty variations of the Silverado at the moment geared up with large V-8s powered by gasoline or diesel should not a part of that pledge.
GM did not launch any extra particulars, however with an electrical model of the Ford F-150 deliberate for subsequent 12 months, and the smaller Rivian R1T due later this 12 months, in addition to the forthcoming Tesla Cybertruck, the strain is on to maintain tempo with the rollout of different electrical vehicles.