General Motors invests $2.2 billion in Detroit plant for developing electric trucks as well as utility vehicles, a move that would make 2,200 occupations, the No.1 U.S. automaker said on Monday.
The organization said its first electric truck will be a pickup, whose generation will start late one year from now and will be trailed by a self-driving vehicle, Cruise Origin. GM a week ago disclosed a model of a driverless vehicle for ride-sharing assistance.
Reports had detailed a year ago that GM intends to construct another group of premium electric vehicles at the plant starting late 2021, potentially restoring its Hummer image. The organization had said it would put $7.7 billion in its U.S. plants throughout the following four years.
The Detroit-Hamtramck plant at present works one generation move and manufactures the Cadillac CT6 and the Chevrolet Impala vehicles. The plant will be sat for a while toward the finish of February as GM begins redesigns for the generation of electric trucks and SUVs.
Ford is additionally expected to start building premium electric pickups in late 2021 at a Detroit-zone get together plant. Ford and GM anticipate that yearly electric truck generation should hit around 40,000 units by 2024, experts have said.