Electric van manufacturer BrightDrop, launched in 2021, has become partner of General Motors. “We believe that this move will benefit our fleet customers by providing them with an efficient single point of contact through GM Envolve”, stated the company, already backed by GM since the very beginning of their activity.

BrightDrop and General Motors

That structure allowed BrightDrop to operate with the agility and innovation of a tech startup and benefit from GM’s deep manufacturing expertise. With this, BrightDrop has produced a product portfolio that is helping customers like FedEx, Ryder and DHL decarbonize their fleet operations and a team that brought an electric delivery van to market in record time.

GM remains committed to scaling BrightDrop Zevo production, which is expected to resume in the spring of 2024 and will be supported by the launch of CAMI’s new battery-module plant based in Canada. This new battery-module line will have capacity to fully support Zevo production at CAMI and supplement EV production at other GM plants.


Related articles

Extended range for the Ford E-Transit electric van

In addition, Ford engineers have significantly enhanced E-Transit’s charging performance for every extended range model. Maximum AC charge capability has been increased from 11 kW to 22 kW, DC fast charging capability has been increased from 115 kW to 180 kW.

Mercedes eSprinter, enhanced product offering in North America

Mercedes-Benz USA is extending customer offerings for the new 2025 eSprinter with the launch of the 81-kWh battery option (usable capacity) and further developed technology functions. In addition, enhanced safety and assistance systems are now available as well as upgraded standard equipment for the...