Chevy takes on Ford's electric F-150 with new EV Silverado

Chevy is charging up its Silverado pickup truck.

A Tuesday announcement at the electric vehicle factory in Detroit-Hamtramck confirmed that the anticipated General Motors electric pickup truck would be a Chevrolet Silverado. The all-electric truck will use GM’s new electric battery platform, Ultium, to power a 400-mile range on the full-size pickup.

The truck will be the newest edition to the long-established Silverado line, but it’ll be a completely new design as an electric vehicle. GM president Mark Reuss didn’t share much else at a virtual event streaming from GM’s Factory Zero, but he said fleet and commercial versions of the all-electric pickup would also be made at the Detroit factory. That’s the factory where GM’s other EVs, like the Hummer and Hummer SUV, will be produced. Read more…



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