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GM's, seems to confirm plans for electric pickup


GM to & # 39; appeared to confirm its plans to launch an electric pickup truck during its quarterly earnings call today.

"We intend to create an all-electric future that includes a full range of electric cars, including a full-size pickups," said GM CEO Mary Barra during a call. It was not given more details.

Barry quote a little more specific than that GM had previously said about the possibility of an electrical sensor, but also as a whole is still in accordance with past statements. Also during the conversation, Barr asked her specific ideas about all-electric pickup truck, only saying "we believe that the EV in the future."

The last time we heard that GM is "considering" making all electric SUVs and pickup trucks under the brand GMC. Barr said earlier "should" with reference to an electric truck that could compete with the truck Tesla.

A few months ago, GM and Amazon reportedly discussing an investment in a startup electric carmaker Rivian, which introduces as an electric pickup truck and SUV. Soon after, Rivian confirmed that it closed a round of $ 700 million in funding, led by Amazon.

Then, earlier this month, the Ford has announced that it will invest $ 500 million in Rivian, with plans to fully electric car together. Now it seems, GM will just stay in the house for the development of electrical interference.

Last month, GM's announced that it will make the Chevrolet new EV in the same factory that makes EV Bolt. This new EV will be based on "advanced version" Architecture Bolt.

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GM reluctant to reveal anything about his future plans for the electrical interference, and so much that the company says, is reduced to an analysis of uncertain language. Barra strongly hinted about the possibility of an electrical pick-up in the past, but this statement – although still not offering any real details – it is clear evidence that an electric pickup truck is really on the horizon. Maybe next time we hear about it, it will be something a little more substantial.

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