Domination on the North American market is inevitably associated with pickup trucks. The arrival of electric vehicles isn’t likely to change this decades old formula, so car makers are making a strong push for the EV versions of these giants. This trend is further fueled by the recent commitment of the US government to support sustainable sources of energy and zero emission transportation. To bring you up to speed with the latest news within the segment, in this episode we will cover the freshly announced electric pickups and give you updates about the progress of the already known models.
More content from #AutomotiveTerritory that is dedicated to all-electric vehicles:
Detailed information about all vehicles shown in this #ATelectriccars video:
Upcoming electric SUV of the 2021-2022 model years: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kg3oDQjVRjM
Modern EV models with the bravest interior and exterior designs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukQWBr_EgBM
00:49 Ford F-150 Lightning
The Lightning moniker is not a newcomer in the Ford stables as it was introduced for the F-Series during the 9th generation of the model in 1990s. Now it comes in handy and returns to mark the first gas-free version of the F-150 truck.
01:58 Alpha Wolf and Wolf Plus Wolf
With their newly developed modular skateboard platform, the California startup Alpha rushes into the rising compact pickup segment. The Wolf will be offered in a single and extended cab Plus versions.
02:59 Rivian R1T
The first member of the Rivian R1T truck family, labeled the Launch Edition, will arrive to the buyers in June 2021 as a 300-mile range EV with quad-motor AWD, a 135kWh battery pack, and a max output of 750 horses.
04:20 GMC Hummer EV
The recently repurposed Detroit-Hamtrack plant will begin production of the new generation of GM vehicles by the end of 2021. Based on the proprietary flexible platform the Edition 1 Hummer EV supertruck is rumored to weigh around 9000 pounds.
05:33 Lordstown Endurance
This Lordstown Endurance pickup emerged as the successor to the Workhorse W-15 with an ambitious plan to set up a high-volume production at the 6.2-million-square-foot facility bought from General Motors.
06:37 Canoo Pickup
Ready for any daily task that you throw at it, the Canoo pickup is built on the company’s modular platform that allows for a variety of applications. According to the company, the truck will get rear and dual motor versions, offering around 200 miles of range, and it will be available with an optional, easy to install camper shell for weekend trips.
07:37 Tesla Cybertruck
We are getting close to two years after the debut of Elon Musk’s latest extreme automotive project but it’s not any closer to mass production. Nevertheless, if we were to trust the Dogecoin bull one last time, his crazy Cybertruck is real and will be delivered to the market in the original futuristic form.
08:41 Bollinger B2
Bollinger continues development of its proprietary platform, that will underpin the company’s upcoming B1 SUV, B2 truck, and the recently revealed class 3 B2 CHASS-E CAB. Planned to start assembly by the end of 2021, the models will rely on the dual-motor AWD system paired with a 120kWH battery pack.
09:50 Atlis XT
Based in Mesa, Arizona, Atlis is yet another EV startup that focused on developing its own skateboard platform that should be able to accommodate different body styles. The company’s first in-house vehicle to use this architecture is the XT pickup, originally revealed in 2019.
10:52 Chevrolet, RAM and Toyota trucks
The arrival of the F150 Lightning and Hummer EV sends a clear signal that legacy automakers. Among the other most anticipated models are 2023 Chevrolet Silverado Electric, RAM 1500 electric and Toyota Tundra and Tacoma electric.