Basic Motors is including two extra electrical car SUV fashions beneath the Chevrolet model by 2023 along with the upcoming Silverado EV WT pickup, Basic Motors CEO and Chair Marry Barra stated on the 2022 CES tech commerce present Wednesday.
The corporate, which revealed Wednesday two variations of the upcoming Silverado EV pickup, additionally introduced that it’s going to start promoting electrical variations of the Chevrolet Equinox and Chevrolet Blazer in 2023.
“As our hottest car model, Chevy can be entrance and middle in our mission to offer EVs for everybody,” Barra stated. “We’re on the tipping level of electrification and we predict this to be an enormous yr for Chevrolet’s EV future.”
Chevrolet can even launch a Silverado Work Truck (WT) in spring 2023, adopted by a costlier luxurious mannequin known as the Silverado RST in 2024. Each trims can have an estimated vary of 400 miles and customary DC fast-chaging as much as 350 kilowatts.
The Silverado launched has been anticipated for weeks now, however Wednesday was the primary time the corporate has offered extra data, and even some teaser photos, of different upcoming Chevy electrical autos.
Chevrolet stated will develop its EV lineup in fall 2023 to incorporate the Equinox EV, an reasonably priced, practical compact SUV that can begin at an estimated MSRP of round $30,000 in america. The corporate plans to launch the Equinox EV in fleet and retail variations, together with LT and RS trims.
Barra additionally confirmed that the Chevrolet Blazer is coming in 2023 (as a 2024 mannequin) and stated extra particulars would come at a later this yr. She did add that the Blazer can be “priced proper and can provide a excessive degree of refinement and choices.”
The Equinox, Blazer and Silverado will be a part of the 2 present EVs — the Bolt and Bolt EUV — beneath the Chevy model. All of those new EVs can be primarily based on GM’s Ultium EV platform.
GM launched in March 2020 its Ultium electrical structure that was designed to be the inspiration of the automaker’s future EV plans and assist a variety of merchandise throughout its manufacturers, together with compact automobiles, work vehicles, massive premium SUVs and efficiency autos. This modular structure, known as “Ultium,” is be able to 19 completely different battery and drive unit configurations, 400-volt and 800-volt packs with storage starting from 50 kWh to 200 kWh, and front-, rear- and all-wheel drive configurations.
On the coronary heart of the brand new modular structure, are large-format pouch battery cells manufactured as a part of a joint manufacturing enterprise between LG Chem and GM.
Chevrolet just isn’t the one GM nameplate that’s introducing EVs within the subsequent two years. The corporate has began to ship the GMC Hummer EV pickup truck and can be introducing the Hummer EV SUV in 2023. An electrical GMC Sierra is coming to market, doubtless in 2023 as properly.
GM’s luxurious Cadillac model is launching the Lyriq this yr.