GM prepares for electric van production in Canada
General Motors will start producing electric vans at its plant in Ingersoll, Canada, later this year. Construction of the BrightDrop electric van is scheduled to begin there at the end of December. Light pickup production and a third shift will be introduced at the Oshawa assembly plant.
Merchants Fleet orders 5,400 more BrightDrop trucks
The US fleet management company Merchants Fleet has placed another large order for electric delivery vans with the General Motors brand BrightDrop. Having already ordered 12,600 EV600s, Merchants Fleet is now ordering 5,400 of the recently unveiled smaller EV410 offshoot.
General Motors completes small-series BrightDrop production
General Motors has produced the first examples of its BrightDrop EV600 electric delivery vehicle. For the initial small series production, BrightDrop is cooperating with a partner; later, series production is to start in its own factory. Additionally, BrightDrop is introducing a smaller offshoot, the EV410.