2024 CHEVROLET SILVERADO ELECTRIC PICKUP TRUCK – Silverado Electric offers the most innovative combination of capability as well as performance, and advanced technology that allows it to grow in the future. “Chevrolet has constantly revolutionized the Silverado franchise to make it the powerhouse it is today,” said Steve Hill, vice president of Chevrolet. “The Ultium Platform is a critical enabler of next-level pickup truck performance for both fleet and retail customers, whether they are currently driving a Silverado or are considering a pickup for the first time.”
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When it goes on sale Silverado EV will be available for sale at launch. Silverado EV will be available in two different configurations: one model called RST First Edition and a WT model geared toward fleets. Both will come with a complete range of standard and readily available safety features.
The WT will first be launched for fleet customers. It has an impressive capacity to meet the requirements of businesses that have sustainable goals for their transportation that including 510 horsepower and 615 pounds of torque. The WT will come with an 8,000-pound towing capacity along with 1,200 pounds of payload4. Following the initial release, Chevrolet will introduce a fleet model that will have up to 20,000 pounds of maximum trailering capacity with the maximum towing package 4.
“GM Fleet has long provided customers with great products and services, exceptional customer experience, and innovative solutions to meet their unique business needs,” said Ed Peper, vice president of GM Fleet. “We’re excited to launch the Silverado EV, providing customers with a true work-capable truck to help them begin the transition to an electric fleet and assist them in achieving their own sustainability goals.”
The Silverado EV makes use of the capabilities that is Ultium Platform. Ultium Platform is the basis of the company’s EV strategy as well as the driving force of the company’s goal of an emissions-free future. “The Ultium Platform enabled our design and engineering teams to start from a clean slate and create a pickup with impressive performance and capability,” said Nichole Kraatz, Silverado EV chief engineer. “The result is a truly impressive testament to the creativity and innovation our teams can bring to market with speed and at scale.”
A brand-new body structure that makes use of the Ultium battery pack with 24 modules available in the pack to create the basic structure, allows for the vehicle’s incredible range. The structural design combines the features Silverado customers have been expecting from a large-sized pickup in regards to strength, durability, and performance, all while offering a more comfortable and secure ride on and off-road. In addition, the chassis has been constructed with separate back and front suspensions, and power is transferred to 24-inch wheels available on RST through rear- and front-drive motors which form the system known as e4WD. Automatic Adaptive Air Suspension permits the car to be moved up or down by as much as 2 inches (50 millimeters).
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Four-wheel steer capabilities reduce the radius of turning at lower speeds, allowing for better mobility in parking spaces and improving the stability and handling when speeds are higher, particularly when you are trailering. It is worth noting that the RST, as well as the WT versions, feature Tow/Haul mode as well as trailer hitch features, and an integrated controller for the trailer brake along with Hitch Guidance. The RST comes with Chevrolet’s Advanced Trailering System.