Better than Tesla Cybertruck? 10 Electric Pickups that are Forming a New EV Segment

Published on Nov 23, 2019
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Better than Tesla Cybertruck? 10 Electric Pickups that are Forming a New EV Segment

After a very exhausting teasing campaign, Tesla’s futuristic Cybertruck has been finally unveiled. The thing is definitely out of this world both performance and designwise, but did you know, that this is not the only electric pickup that already exists? In fact, we managed to dig out for you an entire lineup, where Cybertruck and Rivian R1T are just a few of many options.

So buckle up and lets explore one of the world’s most utilitarian, versatile and desired vehicle classes, that has been recently slammed by the electrification tsunami!

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All of the models shown in this episode of #ATelectriccars series:

Tesla Cybertruck: tesla.com/cybertruck

Have you ever seen the original Blade Runner movie? Well, the design of Elon Musk’s new creation, Tesla Cybertruck, clearly reflects the cyberpunk vision of the future cars that people had back in 1980s. It is hard to wrap one’s head around the trapezoidal exterior that seems to be made of a single metal piece.

Chevrolet E-10: media.chevrolet.com/media/us/en/chevrolet/home.detail.html/content/Pages/news/us/en/2019/nov/sema/1104-e10.html

2020 Chevrolet E-10 is the brand’s new electric concept that fantasizes on how their future electric pickup might look like. The model uses propulsion components from the Bolt EV combining them with two Connect & Cruise electric motors.

Rivian R1T: rivian.com

Along with the upcoming Tesla truck, the RT1 is probably the most anticipated model in this segment. It is developed by the American startup Rivian that has already managed to secure more than 1.5 billion dollars of funding.

Dongfeng Rich 6 EV: dongfeng.ec/vehiculos/rich/

Many companies have attempted to claim the title of the world’s first manufacturer of electric pickups, but the actual winner of the race was not anyone from the favorites. The joint Venture between Nissan and the China state owned Dongfeng, has already rolled out an electric version of the Rich 6 pickup.

Atlis XT Truck: atlismotorvehicles.com/xt-truck

If everything shown in their pre-production pickup by Atlis will be delivered to the assembly line, then the all-electric 2021 Atlis XT Truck might become a game-changer in the growing niche.

Kreisel Electric Hummer H1: kreiselelectric.com/en/blog/kreisel-electric-and-arnold-schwarzenegger-present-the-worlds-first-electrified-hummer-h1

After first electrifying Arnold Schwarzenegger’s G-Class, the Austrian Kreisel Electric created a fully electric pickup for the world-famous actor and ex-governor of California. The prototype based on Hummer H1 is good for 186 miles of range, has 483 horses, and can accelerate to 60 mph in 5.6 sec.

Bollinger B2: bollingermotors.com

2020 Bollinger B2 is a boxy-looking pickup from the Michgan startup, that combines 1930s design with electric propulsion, and is rather capable off-road.

Workhorse W-15: workhorse.com/

The news of the range-extended W-15 pickup first surfaced back in 2016, and a year later, the Ohio-based manufacturer of commercial transport Workhorse presented its prototype. In 2019, the company announced it will be producing the model in a fully electric version, called Endurance, and under the new brand name Lordstown Motor Corp.

Ford F-150: media.ford.com/content/fordmedia/fna/us/en/news/2019/07/23/development-continues-on-built-ford-tough-all-electric-f-150.html

11.5 billion dollars, this is the amount of money that Ford is willing to pour into the development of electric vehicles by the year 2022 and the first models to obtain the new technology are the recently introduced crossover Mustang Mach-E and, of course, the best-selling pickup in the world, F-150.

Chevrolet Colorado ZH2: media.gm.com/media/us/en/gm/news.detail.html/content/Pages/news/us/en/2016/oct/1003-zh2.html

Chevrolet Colorado ZH2 a mission-ready fuel-cell-powered EV that is built by GM in collaboration with the U.S. Army and has been in extreme field testing since 2017.

Polaris Ranger EV: ranger.polaris.com/en-us/ranger-ev

This is a bonus entry that demonstrates that personal utility vehicles do not end with the abovementioned electric pickups. The Ranger EV is the world’s first electric UTV that is powered by a lithium ion battery.


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