General Motors confirms that it will return to Europe this year with an offer of electric cars

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The American giant General Motors will make another attempt to expand into the European market. The main difference now is that it will do so hand in hand with an offer made up exclusively of electric cars. A new landing that we will not have to wait long to see either since they are preparing for their expansion this fall.

This has been confirmed by its president for the new European division, Jaclyn McQuaid, who in statements to the Automotive News portal has indicated that they hope to be able to start selling cars in Europe during the entire month of September or October of this same year.

At the moment, the markets and objectives of GM in this new journey in the old continent have not been confirmed, but everything indicates that, as the Chinese have done, they will start from the most mature markets in terms of the introduction of electric cars. The Nordic countries.

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GM has not given details about the commercial proposal that will shape its new European adventure either, but it is expected that models like the attractive Cadillac Lyriq will be one of the main battering rams to recover ground in our market.

This five meter long model will be framed in the E segment (executive SUV); therefore, it will be a rival to the BMW iX, as well as the future Audi Q8 e-tron and Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV, and which stands out for its extremely modern and attractive design, as well as for its advanced technological endowment, highlighting the presence of the powerful Supercruise autonomous driving system.

It will initially be available in two versions: 340 hp RWD (rear-wheel drive) and 500 hp AWD (all-wheel drive), with a range of the RWD version that stands at 502 km EPA thanks to the use of a pack of 100kWh batteries ability. A model that will cost between $62,990 and $64,990 in the United States.

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Other offerings that would fit European tastes include the upcoming Chevrolet Equinox EV compact crossover, which will go on sale in the United States with a breakthrough price of $30,000 before aid for a model that in its most economical variant will have an EPA autonomy of 402 kilometers, while the most capable will arrive with 483 km EPA.

Regarding the aspect of recharging, all Equinox EVs will be able to recharge at 11.5 kW in alternating current, although there will be a version that can reach 19.2 kW. In direct current they will reach a maximum of 150 kW as standard, recovering 113 km EPA in just 10 minutes.

A novelty that adds more wood to a competition for the European market that has not yet recovered from the announcements of the Chinese groups, and is seeing how the Americans are now recovering interest in selling their electric models.

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