The Full-Size EV Truck Market is already heating up, but which ones are red hot?
GM, Ford, Rivian and Tesla all have EV Trucks on the way, but which one are people interested in?
In a recent poll from Autolist, current truck owners are more interested in EV trucks from Ford and GM than offerings from Rivian and Tesla. Interestingly, non-truck owners are more interested in Rivian and Tesla's trucks than they are in Ford and GM's upcoming EVs.
This leads to a considerable amount of discussion. Why are non-truck owners interested in EV trucks? Is it an emissions thing? Is it a startup versus established business thing?
It's no surprise that there are a large amount of current truck owners that would trust Ford and GM over Rivian and Tesla, but interest in Tesla's Cybertruck is based solely on whether or not people own a pickup truck or not. In the case of this survey, non-truck owners are more interested in purchasing the Cybertruck than current truck owners are. This might have something to do with Tesla being a cult-like business, but Rivian's numbers remained the same among both truck owners and non-truck owners.
Of course none of these numbers mean anything until a company actually brings one to the market, but there are also a list of other competitors in this segment that want a piece of the EV truck pie, including Workhorse with their W-15 fleet truck, and Lordstown Motor Company, a new upstart that plans to have an EV truck in production within the next few years as well.
While there is a lot of smoke, mirrors, shattered glass and flattened traffic cones in the world of EV pickup trucks, there are plenty of manufacturers that are willing to bring EV technologies to a market segment that isn't necessarily known for being eco-friendly. I personally am interested to see a proper comparison between all of the real-world versions of these vehicles within the next few years.
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