Don’t be stunned if it comes with Android Automotive!
GM, at its two-day Investor Day at the moment announced that it is going to be debuting the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado EV at CES 2022 in January. This may be Chevy’s first all-electric truck, and it continues the automakers’ push into going all-electric. GM plans to have 30 EV fashions by 2025, and it’s actually ramping that up.
GM now has the Hummer EV (SUV and Truck), in addition to the Cadillac Lyriq coming quickly. And now the brand new Chevy Silverado EV is on its approach as nicely.
The Silverado is essential to GM
The Silverado is certainly one of Chevy’s and GM’s hottest fashions on the street. So making an EV model is a fairly large deal. And it appears to play into GM’s handbook of constructing EVs in its hottest types first. There was the Bolt EV that launched in 2017 as a “low cost” EV that might get it market share. Now we now have the Hummer returning as an EV, a brand new Cadillac SUV as an EV and now a truck from Chevy.
It’ll more than likely have Android Automotive built-in. GM has mentioned that it plans to have the vast majority of its fashions with Android Automotive over the following couple of years. And the Hummer EV additionally makes use of Android Automotive. So this could come as no shock. GM was additionally one of many first to go all-in with Android Auto again in 2016. Basically making it accessible for all of its Chevy fashions on the identical time.
Chevy didn’t point out so much in regards to the new Silverado EV, they’ll positively be holding these particulars for CES in January. However we do know that there will probably be an all-wheel drive model accessible. And it’ll have a hard and fast glass roof. That’s one thing we’ve seen with loads of EVs – Tesla, Ford Mustang Mach-E, Polestar 2, to call just a few.