Speed to market: BrightDrop EV600 charges into production in just 20 months

As the global semiconductor shortage and other supply chain challenges have ground new-vehicle manufacturing to a near-standstill for many automakers, General Motors has accomplished a feat that defies reality: It has brought a new vehicle to market in the quickest build completion in the company’s lengthy history.

GM’s BrightDrop business unit announced the first production builds of its all-electric EV600 cargo van. The initial units will be delivered to FedEx Express (NYSE: FDX), which plans...


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