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GM Ramps Out More Electric Vehicles

  30 New Electric Vehicles by 2025                                Source:  GM Silverado Assembly Line                                   Source:  GMC Hummer Pickup                                   Source:  New Silverado Off-Roader                                                       Source:  GM                                             Source:  GM 3 New Electric Pickup Trucks GM's truck lineup is highly profitable and helped to drive a 40% overall vehicle sales increase for GM in Q2 2021.  GM plans to offer at least three new electric pickup trucks, including an electric Silverado pickup, in the next year or so.  First, the GMC Hummer electric pickup will be launched by the end of 2021.  Next, the Silverado EV along with another electric pickup by GMC will be released by 2023.  GM also just announced that it is releasing a new, off-road 2022 Silverado pickup in 2022. That vehicle is loaded with new technologies including sensors, radar and cameras for Super Cruise hands-free hig

Sweden's Very Green Electric Truck

  Volta Zero                                                       Source:  Volta Zero Zero Emissions, With Body Made of Flax & Biodegradable Resin Startup Volta Zero of Sweden has innovated an electric truck built for deliveries in cities.  It is a 16 ton, all electric delivery truck that's smaller than a big rig.  It has a range of 125 miles on a charge. The EV is powered by lithium ion phosphate batteries which are modular and allow Volta to customize the vehicles to the customers' specific needs.  Incredibly it is made of sustainably sourced Flax material and biodegradable resin in its exterior body panels.  Volta Zero says it will change the face of road travel. London's Ultra Low Emissions Zone The European delivery service DPD will start testing the Zero in London's Ultra Low Emissions Zone starting in the first quarter of 2021.  The company has forged significant partnerships with another 8 customers.  Experts say Volta Zero could have a significant role in

Sweden's New E-Truck Volta Zero

  Zero Emission, Electric Trucks Source: Sweden's VOLTA ZERO Electric Truck with zero emissions  Next Growth Industry for Electric Road Travel Swedish startup Volta Trucks has unveiled its 16 ton electric truck, the Volta Zero.  The company says it will start manufacturing it in the United Kingdom in 2022.  With the tremendous success of electric cars led by Tesla, automakers now are also turning their attention to electrifying big rigs, which are the worst polluters on the road.  A number of companies including Volvo, Daimler, Rivian and Nikola have electric, big trucks under development. Greener Highways Volta's goal is to have 500 of its zero-emissions, electric trucks on the road by 2022.  And it is about to enter the customer testing phase.  The British parcel delivery company DPDgroup and other companies in Europe will be testing the vehicles on their routes in 2021.  Meanwhile, Volta is in a capital raising phase to bulk up for mass production of its vehicles.  This time