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Electric Corvettes Promised in 2023

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  2023 All-Electric Corvette                                             Source: Chevrolet Corvette Hybrid Electric Corvette As Early As This Year  The iconic muscle car, the Chevrolet Corvette, is officially going electric.  According to Chevrolet President Mark Reuss, a fully electric Vett will be in showrooms in 2023 and a hybrid electric version will be on the market much sooner, possibly this year.  It appears the hybrid could be a Vett first with front-wheel or all-wheel drive.  To date, all Corvettes have had rear-wheel drive. Electrifying Vetts Reuss indicates the hybrid model will be based on the current generation Vett design and style.  The all-electric version could be a totally new design.  There also could be what Reuss is calling "electrified variants" of the car.  Most EVs currently on the market are sedans and SUVs because the current generation of batteries optimize the performance of larger, heavier cars more so than that of sports cars.  However, with new

Corvette to Electrify in 2023

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  2023 All-Electric Corvette                                             Source: Chevrolet Corvette Hybrid Electric Corvette As Early As This Year  The iconic muscle car, the Chevrolet Corvette, is officially going electric.  According to Chevrolet President Mark Reuss, a fully electric Vett will be in showrooms in 2023 and a hybrid electric version will be on the market much sooner, possibly this year.  It appears the hybrid could be a Vett first with front-wheel or all-wheel drive.  To date, all Corvettes have had rear-wheel drive. Electrifying Vetts Reuss indicates the hybrid model will be based on the current generation Vett design and style.  The all-electric version could be a totally new design.  There also could be what Reuss is calling "electrified variants" of the car.  Most EVs currently on the market are sedans and SUVs because the current generation of batteries optimize the performance of larger, heavier cars more so than that of sports cars.  However, with new

Chevy's Electric Silverado Pickup

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  Zero Emissions and 400 Mile Range on a Charge                                                  Source:  GM Two Electrifying Versions   At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022 in Las Vegas, Chevrolet introduced its first, all-electric Silverado pickup truck.  This is Chevy's answer to Ford's all-electric Ford-150 Lightning pickup.  It is also the beginning of head-on, electric truck competition among GM, Ford and the much-delayed Tesla Cybertruck promised to debut sometime this year.  Lightning will hit the market later this year. Chevy will start selling the Silverado EV in 2023. Tech Specs The new Silverado has a dual motor, all-electric powertrain, known as GM's Ultium EV platform.  Two versions of the Silverado EV are being offered:  the high-end RST and the Work Truck (WT).  The powertrain has front and rear motors with 4-wheel drive and 4-wheel steering.  Both have a 24 module Ultium battery power pack.  The RST's motors deliver 664 hp and the WT's delive

Chevy's Silverado Goes Electric

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  Zero Emissions and 400 Mile Range on a Charge                                                  Source:  GM Two Electrifying Versions   At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022 in Las Vegas, Chevrolet introduced its first, all-electric Silverado pickup truck.  This is Chevy's answer to Ford's all-electric Ford-150 Lightning pickup.  It is also the beginning of head-on, electric truck competition among GM, Ford and the much-delayed Tesla Cybertruck promised to debut sometime this year.  Lightning will hit the market later this year. Chevy will start selling the Silverado EV in 2023. Tech Specs The new Silverado has a dual motor, all-electric powertrain, known as GM's Ultium EV platform.  Two versions of the Silverado EV are being offered:  the high-end RST and the Work Truck (WT).  The powertrain has front and rear motors with 4-wheel drive and 4-wheel steering.  Both have a 24 module Ultium battery power pack.  The RST's motors deliver 664 hp and the WT's delive