In Science and Space: General Motors’ $35 billion electric vehicle strategy will face its biggest test in 2023. The company will launch an electric version of his truck, the Chevrolet Silverado Pickup, at his six-figure price point, more than a year after competitor Ford’s launch. Motor Co. and Rivian Automotive made their own electric pickups. GM Chief Executive Mary Barra shared via video at Wednesday’s annual CES tech conference that the electric Silverado will launch in her two stages in 2023. GM plans to begin delivering her outdoor adventure-focused consumer model in fall 2023, starting at her $105,000, which is higher than the Mercedes EQS electric sedan.
The debut of the electric Silverado escalates the battle for sales and customer loyalty in a segment that includes some of the most profitable vehicles sold by the Detroit automaker. Rivian Automotive’s R1T electric pickup and Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk accelerate electric pickup development for the Detroit Three with a polarizing vision of an all-electric pickup called the Cybertruck. urged you to do so. Cybertruck’s release date is still unknown.
Barra said GM will offer a battery-powered heavy-duty electric pickup by 2035, replacing the high-carbon diesel engines currently favored in trucks used primarily to haul heavy trailers. intend to do something. Chevrolet is also planning an off-road “Trail Boss” version of its electric pickup, she said. Chevrolet officials said in a briefing ahead of Barra’s online CES speech that retail customers will have a lower-priced version of the electric Silverado available after 2024. GM shares fell 1.7% in afternoon trading after Barra’s presentation.
Stellantis NV’s electric ram truck is expected to go on sale in 2024. For now, the first round of the electric pickup race is a contest between Ford, GM and Rivian, and late last year he launched the first deliveries of his R1T model for over $67,500. Based on the same architecture as the GMC Hummer EV, the electric Silverado has design and functional cues reminiscent of automaker Avalanche his trucks, a cross between GM’s SUV and pickup trucks launched in the early 2000s.