Is Chevy making an electric Silverado?
Chevy Silverado EV FAQs: What We Know
General Motors as a whole has been eagerly sharing exciting EV news left and right lately. We here at Carl Black Orlando can’t wait to take the cutting-edge machines they’ve been revealing out on the road once they finally start arriving at our dealership.
While you’ve likely heard a lot about the 2022 GMC Hummer EV and the more-recently-revealed 2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV, you may be wondering: is Chevrolet going to make an electric pickup truck?
Yes, General Motors President Mark Reuss recently announced that Chevy will introduce a Silverado EV in the next few years. The model will be an electric full-size pickup that provides the full, proven capability that the Silverado line is known for. Chevy promises to utilize its 100 years of truck-making expertise and leadership to create this cutting-edge electric incarnation of its classic brand.
The Silverado EV will utilize the Ultium platform that General Motors has designed for its electric vehicles, and it will juice this platform for all its worth. The electric pickup should help move the whole company and industry into the era of electric vehicles. It will also simply be a standout electric truck.
Various retail and fleet versions of the vehicle are slated to be released, which will provide a variety of options for customers. General Motors expects that the Silverado EV models will be in high demand, just as the recently revealed HUMMER EV models have been.
Where will the Chevy Silverado EV be manufactured?
The Chevy Silverado EV will be built at the company’s Factory ZERO assembly plant in Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan.
How much range will the upcoming electric Chevy Silverado get?
General Motors estimates that the Chevy Silverado EV will get more than 400 miles of range on a full charge. It’s important to note, of course, that range can be affected by many factors, including temperature, terrain, battery, age, loading, and the ways in which one uses and maintains their vehicle.