Cadillac has cancelled the April 2nd debut of the Lyriq, the first electric SUV being built on parent company General Motors’ newly unveiled EV platform, as large public gatherings continue to be discouraged amid the new coronavirus outbreak. No replacement date has been chosen.
The Geneva International Motor Show was cancelled, as well as MWC in Barcelona and the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. The GM brand said in a statement that the event was being cancelled “out of an abundance of caution.”. The Lyriq is just one in a roster of electric vehicles that GM plans to bring to market in the next two years. The automaker revealed March 4 a sweeping plan to produce and sell EVs that hinges on a new electric architecture that will support a wide range of products across all of its brands, including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC.
The Lyriq is only one in a roster of electrical automobiles that GM plans to convey to market within the subsequent two years. The automaker revealed March four a sweeping plan to provide and promote EVs that hinges on a brand new electrical structure that may help a variety of merchandise throughout all of its manufacturers, together with Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC. The EV portfolio will embody the lot from compact vehicles and work vans to giant premium SUVs and efficiency automobiles.
This modular structure, referred to as “Ultium,” shall be able to 19 completely different battery and drive unit configurations, 400-volt and 800-volt packs with storage starting from 50 kWh to 200 kWh, and front-, rear- and all-wheel-drive configurations.
The Cruise Origin, a self-driving, an electrical shared car that was proven in January, was the primary product below this new EV technique to be revealed to the public. The reveal of Cadillac Lyriq SUV was supposed to return subsequent, adopted by the GMC Hummer EV on Could 20. The Hummer occasion has not been cancelled.