General Motors has announced it will offer a battery-powered Chevrolet Silverado with more than 640km of range.
GM President Mark Reuss announced the electric Silverado overnight would be built at the company's plants in Michigan alongside the new Hummer EV pick-up and recently-revealed SUV, though provided few details of the zero-emissions pick-up, including timing.
The company previewed what could be a future design of the Silverado on its Instagram account last month (top).
In January 2021, GM announced its entire 'light-duty' range would be electric by 2035, excluding its medium- and heavy-duty pick-ups – which accounted for around 9.1 per cent of the company's 2020 sales.
This means the new electric Silverado will eventually be the only light-duty pick-up available from the brand by 2035.
It's expected Ford will unveil its electric F-150 in the coming months, with deliveries to begin in 2022.
The Silverado will likely be built on GM's Ultium architecture, which offers up to 746kW and more than 563km of range in the flagship Hummer EV Edition 1 pick-up.