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Chevy's Silverado Goes Electric

  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