General Motors will bring two commercial vehicles to Mexico fully electric under the BrightDrop brand, a GM-owned technology company that offers: moving solutions of goods and services through electric vehicles and logistics software.
The first two products confirmed for Mexico are the electric utility vehicles Technology brand logo: BrightDrop Zevo 400 j BrightDrop Zevo 600.
“Electric vehicle fleets can have a positive impact on the environment and bottom line. By offering BrightDrop products to our customers across North America, we can help make the transition to electric vehicles as smooth as possible,” said Steve Hornyak, BrightDrop’s chief business officer.
BrightDrop Zevo 400 and BrightDrop Zevo 600
According to GM it is commercial vans BrightDrop Zevo are designed specially for “Help increase operational efficiencies and maximize productivity for companies that move goods and services.”.
The transporters are based on the platform The last by GM, so both give an estimated autonomy range of up to 400 km with a full charge and a charging time of up to 257 km more than 120 kW fast charging per hour.
Both have the ability to be all wheel drive However the Zevo 600 are the dimensions and capacities greater. Its loading capacity is 17.4 square meters and gain weight 1,080 kilos.
Her measurements They are 7,366 mm long, 2,763 mm high and have a wheelbase of 4,660 mm, and their total weight is 4,660 mm 4,990kg.
On the other hand, the Zevo 400 has a loading capacity of 11.7 square meters and its load capacity is up to 1,256 kg. Its dimensions are: 6,061 mm long, 2,772 mm high and 3,890 mm wheelbase; its gross weight is the same as the Zevo 600, 4,990kg.
GM highlights that security features of these commercial vehicles to protect the driver, pedestrian and cargo. They come with enhanced automatic emergency braking, lane change assist with warning, front and rear parking assist, rear cross-traffic brake, blind spot assist, forward collision alert, adaptive cruise control, safety warning seat, automatic emergency braking and distance indicator, among other systems.
Price and availability
For now, GM did not announce prices for the national market of the next commercial vehicles, but they will come later this year And then the costs are revealed. However, to give us an idea, in the US the Zevo costs 400 as a base $84,450 (about 1,440,995 pesos), while the Zevo reaches 600 $85,000 (around 1,450,380 pesos).
Brightdrop already has an official site for the country, but the Customer service is provided by selected dealers from GM Mexico.