Tag: Electric Pickups

Jul 5, 2022 - 05:12 pm

GM struggles with Hummer production ramp-up

General Motors has 77,000 pre-orders for its GMC Hummer EV electric pickup truck so far, but is currently producing just about 12 units per day, according to a Wall Street Journal report. GM says production of the model will increase sharply in the second half of the year.

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Jun 27, 2022 - 02:16 pm

GM temporarily shuts Hamtramck plant to upgrade

In the USA, General Motors has shut down production at its Factory Zero electric car factory in Detroit-Hamtramck for four weeks from today to prepare the plant for the production of more models. The aim is not only a wider variety of models but also to increase overall production capacity.

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May 30, 2022 - 04:29 pm

Rivian has fired their head of production

The US electric car start-up Rivian has apparently parted company with its head of production Charly Mwangi. The background is the problems with the production start-up of Rivian’s first two models. In addition to the personnel change, production is also to be restructured.

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May 30, 2022 - 03:14 pm

Maxus presents new electric van and pickup

SAIC brand Maxus has unveiled two new electric models. The new Mifa 9 van and the T90 EV pickup can be ordered in the UK from August 2022 and are scheduled for delivery from the first quarter of 2023.

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May 12, 2022 - 12:53 pm

Rivian broadens quarterly loss year-by-year

The US electric car start-up Rivian has presented its business figures for the first quarter of 2022. The net loss in the first three months of the year was 1.59 billion US dollars, compared to 414 million US dollars in the same quarter of the previous year. Compared to Q4 2021, however, the loss fell.

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May 11, 2022 - 03:59 pm

United Rentals purchase 530 EVs from Ford

The US company United Rentals has signed an agreement with Ford Pro to purchase 530 all-electric vehicles for its North American rental and corporate fleets. This involves 500 F-150 Lightning pickup trucks and 30 E-Transit vans.

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Apr 27, 2022 - 12:00 pm

Ford completes the first serial electric F-150

Ford has started series production of the F-150 Lightning. The battery-electric pickup truck is built at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn in the US state of Michigan. Bill Ford even speaks of the “Model T of the 21st century”.

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Apr 26, 2022 - 01:12 pm

VW to release an electric Amarok pickup

VW Commercial Vehicles is also planning a purely electric version for the next generation of the Amarok pickup. The new Amarok is being developed in cooperation with Ford and will be a Ford Ranger with its own unique drive system.

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Apr 5, 2022 - 12:00 pm

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.

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Mar 11, 2022 - 02:35 pm

Rivian marks billions in losses for Q4 2021

Rivian has presented its business figures for the fourth quarter and the 2021 fiscal year. Due to the expenses for the production ramp-up, the loss increased enormously. As deliveries are still at a manageable level, sales are still low.

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Mar 4, 2022 - 03:38 pm

Rivian raises prices and backtracks a bit

US-based electric car startup Rivian has raised prices for its first two models, the R1T and R1S, by up to 20 per cent; initially not only for new customers but also for existing reservation holders.

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Mar 2, 2022 - 01:46 pm

GM sells their Lordstown stake

The US car company General Motors apparently sold its stake in the electric car startup Lordstown Motors last quarter. Things are not going well at Lordstown: the company had to significantly cut plans for the production and sale of the Endurance electric pickup.

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Feb 9, 2022 - 05:12 pm

Ram Trucks to go electric

Ram Trucks, the US commercial vehicle subsidiary of the Stellantis Group, has announced a battery-electric version of its Ram 1500 pickup truck for 2024 and shown the first teaser. Ram aims to electrify all of its vehicle segments by 2030 at the latest.

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Feb 9, 2022 - 12:10 pm

GM significantly boosts Hummer & Lyriq production

After General Motors announced a few days ago that it would deliver a total of 400,000 electric vehicles in North America this year and next year, there are now more details on the production plans for 2022. Two models in particular are now expected to produce significantly higher numbers.

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Jan 6, 2022 - 12:40 pm

Chevy Silverado receives 350 kW of charging capacity

Chevrolet has unveiled the Silverado EV. The all-electric pickup truck offers up to 495 kW of drive power, up to 400 miles (640 kilometres) of range and enables DC charging of up to 350 kW. Market launch is in 2023, with prices later expected to start at under $40,000.

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Jan 4, 2022 - 02:49 pm

Ford raises F-150 Lightning production targets again

Ford has again increased the production target for the all-electric F-150 Lightning. At the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn, production of the electric vehicle is to be nearly doubled to 150,000 units annually in order to meet the high demand.

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Dec 13, 2021 - 12:09 pm

Ford to triple Mustang Mach-E production capacities

Ford has announced a significant increase in production for its all-electric Mustang Mach-E. By 2023, Ford wants to achieve an annual output of more than 200,000 units of the electric car. That would be three times as many as were produced in 2021.

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Dec 9, 2021 - 11:52 am

Ford stops accepting F-150 reservations to begin with orders

Ford is no longer accepting reservations for the all-electric F-150 Lightning and will instead convert existing reservations into firm orders from January 2022. Most recently, Ford CEO Jim Farley had mentioned that the number of pre-orders was approaching the 200,000 mark.

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Dec 6, 2021 - 12:12 pm

Netherlands makes case for European Rivian factory

Rumours about a European plant of the US electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian have been circulating for some time. While a production plant near Bristol in England was previously considered the favourite, the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs has now confirmed that talks are being held with Rivian about a very specific location in the country.

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Nov 22, 2021 - 03:42 pm

EdisonFuture presented two concepts at LA Auto

The electric vehicle startup EdisonFuture has debuted two concept vehicles at the LA Auto Show, aiming to bring both models to market in 2025. The EF1-T is an electric pickup, and the EF1-V is an electric delivery van.

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Nov 10, 2021 - 12:10 pm

Rivian hits the stock market

The US electric car manufacturer Rivian is now completing its announced US IPO and placing 153 million shares on Wall Street at 78 US dollars each. Rivian is now listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol RIVN.

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Nov 1, 2021 - 01:05 pm

Amazon rumoured to hold 20 per cent of Rivian

Amazon has now increased its stake in electric vehicle start-up Rivian to around 20 per cent. This became known via a notification from the e-commerce giant to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The online retailer is known to be both an investor and a major customer of Rivian.

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Oct 27, 2021 - 03:32 pm

Atlis closes funding round with $5 million

US electric truck maker Atlis Motor Vehicles has closed a heavily oversubscribed six-week $5 million crowdfunding raise. The new capital injection adds to over $16 million of crowdfunding raised by the Arizona-based company, towards developing its own electric vehicle battery cells and packs.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/07/05/general-motors-struggles-with-hummer-production-ramp-up/
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