28 Jan 2020
Money will not be wasted. All means will be developed and produced electric pickups and crossovers
According to the press service of GM, already at the end of 2021, the concern is going to arrange the release of its first fully electric pickup, however, to launch it in production, it is necessary to significantly modernize the Hamtramke, Michigan plant. For this, the concern is ready to allocate funds in the amount of $ 2.2 billion, and after the reconstruction exclusively electric cars will be produced there – this will be the first GM plant of its kind. A pickup truck will also launch a Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV).
The start of modernization of the enterprise is planned for the end of February 2020, with its reconstruction the number of workers will be increased from 900 to 2200. There is still little information about the future electric track of GM. In 2019, the CEO of the concern Mary Barra, in an interview with Reuters, said the new pickup will be very multi-tasking, universal. In addition to the pickup truck and SUV, GM will produce an electric taxi Cruise Origin equipped with an autonomous driving system at this plant.
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