Upcoming Chevrolet Silverado EV : 400 miles on a single charge, Price in USA?

Upcoming Chevrolet Silverado EV

General Motors is about to heat up the competition in the EV market next year with its new Chevrolet Silverado electric pickup. The company has invested $35 billion for this market. The company introduced the Silverado electric pickup at CES 2022, and after its launch, it will compete with the Ford F-150 Lightning and Rivian R1T electric pickup.

The company plans to introduce an electric heavy-duty electric pickup truck by 2025, which will be used to haul heavy trailers, he said, adding that an off-road “Trail Boss” version of the Chevrolet electric pickup will also be launched soon. At the event, Chevrolet executives said in a briefing that retail customers will get the option of cheaper variants of the electric Silverado from 2024 onwards.

Chevrolet Silverado EV features 

First and foremost is the impressive display layout, which extends across the dash to cover infotainment duties in both the driver and center stack, the Silverado EV’s infotainment system iterates over the system offered by the refreshed Chevy Silverado 1500, and includes The driver takes things to a whole new level with 11 inches diagonal space for the instrument cluster and 17 inches diagonal space for the central infotainment screen.

The steering wheel of this electric car is also interesting, featuring a flat-bottom design, this particular example being the Chevy Silverado EV RST trim level, and as such, it has the RST badge located under the steering wheel, and above, we see the upper edge of the wheel. With a black bar, the car that pickup is equipped with the GM Super Cruise semi-autonomous driver assistance system, and onboard technology includes a Bose stereo and rear camera mirrors.

Chevrolet Silverado EV price 

GM Chief Executive Mary Barra told the CES technology event via video on Wednesday that the electric Silverado pickup will be launched in two phases next year, with a starting price of about $39,900 from the WT Work truck that will launch to select commercial fleets in the second quarter. Given that, in late 2023, GM plans to begin universal deliveries of the Outdoor Adventure model, with prices starting at $105,000.

Chevrolet Silverado EV range

Chevrolet Silverado EV will be available in two configurations, an RST First Edition and a fleet-oriented work truck (WT) model. Both the models will be able to deliver a range of over 400 miles (approximately 644 km). The company claims that these trucks can accelerate from 0 to 60 m/h in less than 4.5 seconds.

Chevrolet Silverado EV charging time 

Both the models will be equipped with DC fast charging speeds of up to 350kW, allowing the pickup truck to travel 100 miles on a 10-minute charge. However, this is the maximum input supported by its battery pack. Currently all EVs come with a charger of half capacity.

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How long does it take to charge a Chevy Silverado EV pickup truck?

According to Motorbiscuit, the Chevy Silverado car offers 120-volt, 240-volt and DC fast charging. GM claims that the DC fast-charging Silverado EV will provide owners with a range of 100 miles in just 10 minutes. It’s the same claim as the GMC Hummer EV, and so we will have to see if that’s true if a pickup is available.

Is it free to charge an electric car?

Many people charge their electric cars at public charging stations. They can be free, paid-as-you-go or subscription-based, with prices set by the network or property owners. Some automakers, such as Hyundai, Nissan and Tesla, may offer free public charging on some chargers.

Do electric cars need servicing?

Like any other regularly used machinery, even electric vehicles require periodic maintenance and occasional repairs. However। it requires much less work annually than ICE cars, EV require service checks for vehicle systems and tire rotations twice a year.

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