As the world moves into 2021, electric vehicles are a major storyline. Even long-established and more traditional automakers (some with over 100 years of experience) have finally wisened up and pivoted toward EVs to stay competitive. In the next couple years, three major automotive brands, old and new, will release three highly anticipated electric trucks. We’re speaking about Tesla’s upcoming Cybertruck, Ford’s F-150 EV pickup truck, and GMC’s modern spin on a gas-guzzling behemoth with the Hummer EV.
With that said, the fleet of electric vehicles worldwide, although growing immensely is still a small piece of the automotive pie. EV sedans were the groundbreakers and record setters as they are generally smaller and less expensive to manufacture. Now that EV automakers seem to have found a stride in production and battery innovations, larger electric trucks are beginning to become an impending reality.
Here’s a side-by-side breakdown outlining how each of these hyped EV trucks came to be and how they compare to one another based on what we know thus far.
Let’s start with the youngest automaker on this list in Tesla. Its 17 years of mere existence may pale in comparison to the combined 126 years of experience between Ford Motors and General Motors Company (GMC). That being said, their experience lies mostly with combustion engines and fossils fuels. When it comes to electric vehicles, Tesla’s market cap valuation of $700 billion has ensured a comfortable seat