Chevy is charging up its Silverado pickup truck.
A Tuesday announcement on the electrical automobile manufacturing facility in Detroit-Hamtramck confirmed that the anticipated Common Motors electrical pickup truck can be a Chevrolet Silverado. The all-electric truck will use GM’s new electrical battery platform, Ultium, to energy a 400-mile vary on the full-size pickup.
The truck would be the latest version to the long-established Silverado line, nevertheless it’ll be a very new design as an electrical automobile. GM president Mark Reuss did not share a lot else at a digital occasion streaming from GM’s Manufacturing facility Zero, however he mentioned fleet and business variations of the all-electric pickup would even be made on the Detroit manufacturing facility. That is the manufacturing facility the place GM’s different EVs, just like the Hummer and Hummer SUV, shall be produced.
There’s presupposed to be extra information in regards to the electrical Chevy Silverado within the coming months as rival Ford additionally prepares for a proper debut of its first electrical pickup, a battery-powered F-150. Ford first introduced the electrical model of the favored truck in 2019. It is anticipated to start out manufacturing as soon as 2022.