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General Motors President Mark Reuss announced that tomorrow (Wednesday March 4th) that GM will host an "EV Day".

According to CNBC, during an “EV Day” on Wednesday, the Detroit automaker will give a comprehensive and unprecedented look at its all-electric vehicle plans as well as show attendees roughly a dozen upcoming products, according to two people familiar with the event. It is typically considered an unusual move for an automaker to show investors so many products.

Hopefully this means that we're going to get some more information on the Hummer pickup!

“I really like our position heading in the area of electrification, and I like it for a lot of different reasons,” Reuss told investors last month about the EV Day. “I think you’ll be very excited about some of the things we’d go into a little more detail than I’ve talked about today … Again, we’ll go into more of that here next month, but this is a very, very well-thought-out strategy.”

More than 150 members of the media and investors are expected to be briefed about the company’s EV plans during separate events Wednesday. Politicians, dealers and GM employees also are expected to attend different programs during the week.

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GM revealed their new EV platform and their new Ultium batteries for EV Day.

GM's Ultium batteries will cost less than $100 per kilowatt-hour and allow for a driving range of up to 400 miles on a full charge, GM said. That's about 50 percent more than the 259-mile range for the 2020 Chevrolet Bolt.

GMC Hummer EV, expected to go into production in fall 2021, will be the first vehicle to use the new battery technology, GM said

There will be 10 new EVs from GM including a Hummer SUV, a midsize Chevy SUV, a Buick SUV and crossover and three Cadillacs.

GM will design the electric motors in-house. The vehicle systems and propulsion systems are much less complex than traditional internal-combustion powertrain combinations, GM said. The automaker plans 19 different battery and drive-unit configurations to start, compared with 550 internal-combustion powertrain options available today.

The Ultium batteries have 60 percent more power than the batteries in the current Bolt, GM said. They have large-format, stackable pouch-style cells for more flexibility and optimal battery energy storage.

GM is nowhere near the bottom of the battery-cost curve, engineer Andy Oury said.

The automaker aims to manufacture the batteries through its $2.3 billion joint venture with LG Chem in Ohio and could license the technology to other companies.

The Ohio battery plant will have an annual capacity of more than 30 gigawatt-hours, making it among the largest in the world, with potential for expansion, GM has said.

The automaker has said it plans to build 20 EVs globally by 2023 and is converting its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant that was slated for closure into an EV manufacturing hub with a $3 billion investment.

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