The manufacturing conglomerate – which was, until last week, working with the Trump administration to roll back a spate of environmental protections in the United States – says it now intends to invest $27 billion into its zero-emission development program.
In a recent public statement Chairman and CEO, Mary Barra, acknowledged the scientific consensus on climate change, and affirmed the brand’s commitment to “[being] part of the solution”.
Above: GM's modular Ultium platform will likely underpin the vast majority of the brand's upcoming electrified models.
An official development timeline suggests that 40 per cent of the company’s US models will be electrified by the end of 2025.
The Cadillac LYRIQ SUV is expected to be the next electric GM model to launch, and is slated for arrival in the first quarter of 2022.