A sign was opened at the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly on October 16, 2020, introducing the factory’s new name: Factory Zero, Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center.
DETROIT – General Motors confirmed plans on Tuesday to produce all-electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup trucks at a new flagship assembly plant for the EV under construction in Detroit. A
The truck is part of a $ 2.2 billion investment in a previously announced plant to produce the next generation of EVs starting later this year with the all-electric GMC Hummer pickup, other vehicles planned. For the factory this includes the recently released Hummer EV SUV and an autonomous multi-passenger shuttle called Cruise Origin.
The plant, which GM rebranded Factory Zero last year with a nod to the zero-emissions EVs it will produce there, is critical to the automaker̵7;s electric vehicle plans. This marks the first of four North American facilities that GM says will switch from making a car with an internal combustion engine to an EV.It will be a proof-of-point for the company’s pledge to produce electric vehicles. Profitable
General Motors plans to produce an all-electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck at its new flagship assembly plant for the EV under construction in Detroit. The automaker has released a teaser image of the car name with an “E” highlighted in blue.
“Factory Zero vehicles will change the world and the way the world views electric vehicles,” GM President Mark Reuss said in a statement. And Chevrolet will take everything that Chevy regular truck buyers love about the Silverado and more and put it into an electric pickup truck that will delight both retail and customer-oriented customers. commerce”
GM declined to service when Chevrolet pickup trucks will enter production at Factory Zero, a 4.5 million square foot facility in the suburbs of Detroit and bordering Hamtramck. The Hummer EV will go on sale this fall, followed by the Hummer EV SUV in early 2023.
The new Chevy Silverado EV will offer more than 400 miles per full charge, according to GM.
The vehicles announced were part of GM’s plan to release 30 new EVs globally by 2025, under a $ 27 billion investment in electric and autonomous vehicles during that period. It will sell at least 1 million EVs a year to convert to electric vehicle maker by 2035
General Motors launched its 2022 GMC Hummer EV utility vehicle, or SUT, online and during national television broadcasts on October 20, 2020.