:General Motors Co’s pre-production model of electric SUV Cadillac Lyriq have been assembled and the ultimate manufacturing model is predicted to be delivered to customers in a number of months, President Mark Reuss mentioned in a LinkedIn https://bit.ly/3KtUr8l put up on Thursday.
Detroit-based GM, not too long ago dethroned because the No.1 U.S. automaker, is competing with century-old rival Ford Motor Co over which firm will promote extra electric automobiles by 2025.
“Our teams have worked tirelessly on the Lyriq, bringing the launch up nine months ahead of schedule,” Reuss mentioned.
Lyriq, an all-electric mid-size SUV, was unveiled by GM in August 2020 in a transfer to remodel its conventional combustion engine lineup to an electric one.
GM’s Cadillac will supply the Lyriq, Symboliq, Celestiq, Escalade EV in addition to a compact SUV by 2025.
Separately, the automaker halted manufacturing of its EV mannequin Chevrolet Bolt in August after a significant battery recall and not too long ago prolonged the halt to late February.
The firm is contemplating investing greater than $4 billion in two Michigan crops to enhance its electric automobile manufacturing capability, in accordance to sources and paperwork made public in December.
(Reporting by Aishwarya Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Amy Caren Daniel and Vinay Dwivedi)