Though it’s set to be revealed at CES on January 5, 2022, the Chevrolet Silverado EV gained’t be prepared to begin rolling by the manufacturing line till early 2023.
Automotive Information studies that Doug Parks, GM’s govt vp of product growth, supplied the timeline that can see the electrical pickup lag behind its crosstown rival, the Ford F-150 Lightning, by round a 12 months.
Though GM had beforehand confirmed that the Silverado EV would go on sale in 2023, this newest revelation helps construct a clearer image of when precisely in 2023 the truck might be able to go on sale.
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Certainly one of a sequence of electrical pickups set to reach quickly, the Silverado EV should compete with the likes of the Rivian R1T, the Tesla Cybertruck, and, after all, the Ford F-150 Lightning. The seeming urge for food for electrical pickups might make Chevrolet dealerships impatient, although, since Ford shut down reservations for its new electrical pickup after receiving 200,000.
Based mostly on the Ultium platform, the Silverado EV might be distinct from the interior combustion engine-powered truck that shares its title. It’s more likely to share extra in frequent with the Hummer EV, which relies on the identical platform and might be constructed on the identical manufacturing facility, close to Detroit.
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That may imply that it has an anticipated vary of 400 miles, rear-wheel-steering, and extra, although. That ought to place it nicely to compete within the busy phase.
GM introduced early this week that it was investing greater than $50 million in its Bedford, Indiana plant to assist construct drive unit castings for the upcoming Silverado EV.