A sign was unveiled at the General Motors Detroit Hamtramck Association on October 16, 2020, introducing the new name for the facility: Factory Zero, Detroit-Hamtramck assembly center.
Detroit – General Motors It confirmed plans Tuesday to produce a fully electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup at a major new electric vehicle assembly plant under construction in Detroit.
The truck is part of an earlier commercial $ 2.2 billion to invest At the factory to produce a batch of its next-generation electric vehicles starting late this year with a fully electric GMC Hummer pickup truck. Other vehicles planned for the facility include It was recently unveiled Hummer EV SUV and Independent multi-passenger shuttle Known as Cruise Origin.
The plant, which GM renamed Factory Zero last year in reference to the zero-emission electric vehicles to be produced there, is pivotal to Plans of the electric car for the automaker. It is the first of four facilities in North America that GM has said will switch from production of vehicles with internal combustion engines to electric vehicles. It will be a proof ground and proof of the company’s promise that it is able to produce profitable electric cars.
General Motors plans to produce a fully electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup at its new flagship assembly plant for electric vehicles under construction in Detroit. The automaker has released this teaser image of the car’s name, with an “E” highlighted in blue.
“The cars coming from Factory Zero will change the world, and how the world views electric cars,” GM President Mark Rios said in a statement. “ The GMC Hummer EV SUV joins its stable mate in the realm of true supercars, and Chevrolet will take everything loyal Chevrolet buyers love in Silverado – and more – into an electric pickup that will delight retail and commercial customers alike.
GM declined to disclose when production of the Chevrolet pickup would start at Factory Zero, a 4.5 million square foot plant in the suburbs of Detroit and on the city limits of Hamtramck. The Hummer EV pickup truck is expected to go on sale this fall, followed by By Hummer EV SUV In early 2023.
According to GM, the new Chevrolet Silverado EV will reach more than 400 miles on a full charge.
The announced cars are part of GM’s plan to launch 30 new electric vehicles globally by 2025 under A $ 27 billion investment In electric and autonomous cars during that time period. By then, the company plans to sell at least 1 million electric vehicles annually – well on its way to converting to Fully electric car maker by 2035.
GM unveiled the 2022 GMC Hummer EV SUV truck, or SUT, online and during national television broadcasts on October 20, 2020.