There is something for everyone in the electric truck segment, from fleet-forward offerings such as the Ford F-150 Lightning and the newly announced Chevrolet Silverado EV to the futuristic Canoo Pickup and Tesla Cybertruck.
As the last-mile delivery segment explodes, manufacturers large and small have answered the challenge with a wild variety of vehicles—and the delivery “van” may never be the same.
Perhaps the most recognizable of the electric fleet segment, today’s electric vehicles are a far cry from the moonlander-like models that debuted not so long ago.
Bill Gibson, director of national sales for ELMS, passed away on August 26, 2021, in Orlando, Fla., following a brief illness. Gibson is best remembered for his fleet career at General Motors, where he retired on April 30, 2011, as director, sales for General Motors Fleet & Commercial Operations. He worked at GM for 38 years, which included 21 years in GM Fleet & Commercial Operation, which included rental, commercial, and global fleet sales.
The Bolt EV saw a 335% sales increase in July to its highest volume ever in a second quarter at 10,857 units.
The new capabilities are trailering, automatic lane change and enhanced navigation display.
Two recalls impacted more than 740,000 trucks including certain 2015-2016 model-year GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado trucks as well as 2017-2019 models equipped with the 6.6L Duramax engine and optional heater-block cable.
The first-ever electric Silverado full-size truck will have a GM-estimated range of more than 400 miles and will be built at Factory ZERO, the renamed Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center.
Navistar, Inc. is introducing a hydrogen fuel-cell semi truck for customer implementation through a new zero-emission long-haul system in collaboration with General Motors and OneH2.
General Motors has revealed a new electric delivery vehicle that will feature an estimated 250 miles of range following the announcement of its BrightDrop business unit, which is designed to offer a new ecosystem of electric first-to-last-mile products, software, and services for delivery and logistics companies.
General Motors' investment in manufacturing is toward supporting demand for the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups.
GM is recalling approximately 38,048 model-year 2017-2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 and GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 truck due to seat belt torsion bar issues.
The first customer deliveries of the 2021 Tahoe and Suburban with the available 3.0L Duramax turbo-diesel are expected to begin before the end of the year.
A new agreement between General Motors and Nikola shifts the focus to electrified heavy-duty trucks, with GM no longer planning to build the electric Badger pickup truck for Nikola.
OnStar Insurance Services intends to leverage its unique understanding of the vehicles GM produces to offer a secure, fair, personalized and easy-to-use digital insurance experience for driver.
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