GM’s American Plug-In Hybrids Delayed Until 2027

With the rapid shift to an all-electric future facing barriers, manufacturers are looking for alternatives. Recently, GM revealed its plan to sell plug-in hybrids in the US.

GM CEO Mary Barra told the Detroit News that plug-in hybrids are crucial to the company's future. She said, "hybrids will be part of the solution," &-

"plug-in hybrids are an important part of meeting the regulatory space and giving consumers more options."

Changing laws have put GM's zero-emissions goal on hold, not a lack of demand for electric vehicles.

Barra said regulatory changes led the business to rethink its strategy.

Thus, GM will launch plug-in hybrids by 2027. According to sources, Plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra vehicles may be the first to emerge.

Some GM plug-in hybrids are available in China but not in the US. The new Buick GL8 PHEV and Chevrolet Equinox PHEV are notable.

Its turbocharged 1.5-liter engine, electric motor, and 16.5 kWh lithium iron phosphate battery pack make the Chevrolet Equinox PHEV stand out.

With 268 hp (200 kW / 272 PS) and 417 lb-ft (565 Nm) of torque, the crossover can accelerate from 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 6.8 seconds,

reach a top speed of 112 mph (180 km/h), and cover 63.4 miles (102 km) on electric power alone in the CLTC cycle.

GM is committed to electric vehicles despite a renewed focus on plug-in hybrids. Barra said hybrids' longevity depended on a solid charging infrastructure.

GM balances regulatory compliance with its long-term goal of a wholly electrified lineup to provide consumers-

with more alternatives in the changing automotive market.