The American giant General Motors, which includes the Chevrolet, Buick, Cadillac and Wuling brands in particular, confirms its desire to be carbon neutral by 2040. Like many other automotive giants, General Motors will focus on the production of electric vehicles, with the firm ambition to market only zero-emission vehicles by 2035.
General Motors, heading towards “all electric”
In the years to come, General Motors will focus on electrifying some of its models (including the imposing Hummer, not necessarily known for its “green” side), but also wishes to completely abandon this good old heat engine. The company’s new plan aims to offer only electric vehicles from 2035.
An initiative that is added to another project for General Motors, namely that of becoming totally carbon neutral by 2040. “These include switching to 100% renewable energy worldwide by 2035 (in the United States by 2030) and using carbon offsets “sparingly” when this is not possible. reduce its CO2 production”Explains Engadget.
By 2025, General Motors should offer 30 electric vehicles (Hummer EV, Chevrolet Bolt, Cadillac Celestiq…), and intends to electrify a large part of Cadillac models by 2030.
“General Motors joins governments and businesses around the world in striving for a safer, greener and better world“Said Mary Barra, president and CEO of GM. “We encourage others to follow suit and make a meaningful impact on our industry and the economy as a whole.“. To see now if the competition will follow in the footsteps of General Motors regarding this vision of “all-electric future“.