General Motors releases Educational EV Web Series in South America

Subsequent to introducing its zero-emissions methodology and declaring the appearance of three Chevrolet EV models in South America, General Motors has quite recently launched an educational web series on electric vehicles in the southern locale of the mainland.

This new educational web series was specifically created for the South American region, considering local-market characteristics into account as well as the power grid in the area where not very many zero-emission vehicles are as of now sold. The web series is designated “Carro elétrico sem dúvida,” which freely translates to “Electric car without a doubt,” and it debuts with an episode that makes sense of the fundamental differences among electric and hybrid cars.

“It is important to clarify for the consumer that there are different levels of electrification, which influence the vehicle’s emissions and use,” said Director of EVs Strategy for GM South America, Marcos Paiva, in a statement. “Policies aimed at reducing emissions, greater awareness of the benefits of zero-emission cars, and rising fuel prices are contributing factors to the increased global interest in EVs,” he added.

GM South America expresses that this initiative means to respond to customers’ most common questions in regards to electric vehicles, which in 2021 had the highest growth rate in the global automotive market and whose acknowledgment is developing with every passing day.

As a matter of fact, the latest edition of the Global Electric Vehicle Outlook of the International Energy Agency (IEA) uncovers that all out deals of completely electric vehicles arrived at a record 4.9 million units in 2021, over double the amount recorded 2020. The main market is China, where zero-emission vehicles address 13% of global sales.

The new web series is essential for GM’s system to lead the EV market in South America, where the organization has never presented any hybrid vehicles. Presently is planning to bounce straightforwardly to a full range of zero-emission vehicles by mid-decade. The affirmed product offensive incorporates the new Chevy Bolt EUV due later this year as well as the upcoming Chevy Blazer EV and Chevy Equinox EV.