Tesla could also be dazzling the world with visions of speedy sports activities vehicles and semi-trucks, nevertheless it wasn’t the one automaker to supply a glimpse of its future this week.
Slipped right into a presentation delivered by General Motors CEO Mary Barra to buyers in regards to the firm’s plans to introduce 20 new electrical automobiles by 2023, and be promoting 1 million yearly three years later, is a picture of a crossover utility car that appears very prepared for the highway.
The unbranded car resembles a extra manufacturing prepared model of the dramatically-styled Chevrolet FNR-X idea that was unveiled on the Shanghai Auto Show in April. It’s utilized in a graphic for instance of certainly one of two new electrical CUVs based mostly on the Chevy Bolt’s platform that will likely be launched by 2020.
A General Motors spokesperson instructed Green Car Reports that it’s a “demonstration of an all-new CUV segment” however not essentially one destined for showrooms. Nevertheless, the completed look of the design suggests it very effectively may very well be.
Along with the 2 CUVs, GM also needs to have two different electrical automobiles on sale by 2020, earlier than it begins introducing ones on an all-new structure that can characteristic batteries which might be 30 % cheaper than at present’s and able to delivering ranges of over 300 miles per cost.