General Motors will debut the all-electric Chevy Silverado at the 2022 Consumer Electronics present in January in Las Vegas, Nevada, as a part of CEO Mary Barra’s opening keynote deal with.
The Silverado EV will be the second electrical truck introduced by GM, following the pickup model of the resurrected Hummer. The Silverado is certainly one of the flagship autos in the firm’s a lot bigger push into electrical autos — an effort that GM described in higher element on Wednesday throughout an investor occasion the place it additionally introduced a brand new model of its hands-free driver help system. It will be the first electrical truck for the Chevy model, although, and it’s type of becoming that it will debut at CES, contemplating that the manufacturing Bolt EV was revealed there in 2016.
The Silverado EV will be constructed on the identical Ultium battery pack and electrical drivetrain that GM is utilizing to energy the Hummer, the Cadillac Lyriq, and a number of different autos. The firm claims that will let the electrical Silverado journey greater than 400 miles on a full cost. It will be bought in each shopper and fleet variations, very like the Ford F-150 Lightning.
GM introduced Wednesday that all-wheel steering will be an possibility for the Silverado EV, in addition to a “fixed-glass roof,” which it teased in a photograph. While it’s not as expansive as the all-glass roof on Tesla’s automobiles, or Ford’s Mustang Mach-E, it’s a lot larger than a typical moonroof and hopefully gained’t give GM a few of the identical adhesion issues that these different corporations have handled.
Otherwise, not an excessive amount of is thought about Chevy’s first mass-market electrical truck, together with when it will be on the market. GM has already made some large guarantees round its Ultium technology of electrical autos, even whereas it struggles with its first technology thanks to an enormous recall of the Bolt EV.