GM on Tuesday announced that the Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup will be built in an all-electric version at its Hamtramck, Michigan plant. In the absence of other details, the automaker did reveal that the new model will offer more than 400 miles of EPA range. The company has teased the Silverado EV design at several points—most notably using it as prop during a presentation on the company’s EV future. GM also included the Chevy full-size electric truck in its no-cameras preview of upcoming EVs a year ago, showcasing the possibilities of its Ultium battery technology and new propulsion toolkits. GM chief EV officer Travis Hester with Chevrolet electric truck The electric Silverado will join the Hummer EV SUT (pickup), the recently revealed Hummer EV SUV , and the Cruise Origin electric people-mover at the Detroit-area facility, which was renamed Factory Zero last year as part of a focus on electric vehicles and sustainable manufacturing. “The vehicles coming from Factory Zero will change the world, and how the world views electric vehicles,” GM president Mark Reuss said in a statement. “The GMC Hummer EV SUV joins its stablemate in the realm of true supertrucks, and Chevrolet will take everything Chevy’s […]


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