GM launches EV Live: A free, one-on-one virtual education service with EV specialists

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To further dispersed the bully connection of EV adoption, General Motors (GM) has introduced EV Live – an immersive one-on-one acquisition wherever the nationalist tin telephone into a unrecorded workplace of EV specialists and person each their questions answered virtually… oh, and it’s free. Score.

As 1 of the world’s largest automakers, GM has precocious leaned hard into electrification to not lone enactment competitive, but to yet pb the pack. Company CEO Mary Barra has repeatedly shared GM’s plans to instrumentality the EV income crown from existent and longtime person Tesla by mid-decade.

To effort and execute this monolithic feat (Tesla has had rather the caput start), GM has promised 30 caller EVs by 2025 including a committedness of $7 cardinal to bolster its yearly accumulation capacity to 1 cardinal units successful the aforesaid clip frame.

Despite tons of promised EVs, GM’s 2021 accumulation numbers left overmuch to beryllium desired, but 2022 has been overmuch much constructive with GMC Hummer EV deliveries ramping up, which volition soon beryllium joined by the all-electric Cadillac Lyriq. The automaker besides has plentifulness of different EVs successful its pipeline similar the Silverado EV, 2024 Chevy Blazer EV, and an ultra-lux conception called the Cadillac Celestiq that volition yet scope accumulation successful immoderate form.

To enactment the influx of caller all-electric models, GM has besides been expanding its Ultium Charge 360 network, which volition beryllium joined by a recently announced network of coast-to-coast DC accelerated chargers across 500 Pilot and Flying J question stations.

Now, GM has introduced a unrecorded virtual telephone halfway acquisition called EV Live to grow EV acquisition to the masses with hopes of speeding up lawsuit uptake.

GM wants you to sojourn EV Live and docket a virtual tour

GM’s EV Live has officially launched today, providing consumers entree to one-on-one virtual visits with trained EV specialists that connection unrecorded tours of GM marque EVs, charging exertion portion answering immoderate and each pertinent questions.

You tin link to GM EV Live from immoderate net susceptible mobile oregon desktop instrumentality and docket a escaped circuit with a specializer (pending availability). When you are connected, you volition beryllium capable to converse backmost and distant with your designated GM specializer done dependable oregon substance chat.

You volition besides beryllium capable to spot them and everything they stock with you from their camera during the tour. However, the specializer volition not beryllium capable to spot you, truthful enactment successful those pajamas and support that cucumber look disguise connected if you want! GM vice president of EV Ecosystem Hoss Hassani spoke astir EV Live’s goals and potential:

Addressing communal misconceptions astir EVs volition accelerate wide EV adoption. We saw a request for accessible, credible and engaging sources of accusation to empower consumers to follow EVs and admit their galore benefits. With EV Live, we’re making it easier to larn astir the EV experience. Whether you’re funny oregon skeptical, an experienced proprietor oregon marque caller to EVs, the experts astatine EV Live are present to help.

According to GM, EV Live volition besides beryllium disposable to assistance its ain web of dealers and employees, successful summation to fleet and commercialized customers, utilities, and third-party collaborators. To begin, lone one-on-one sessions volition beryllium disposable via reservation, but radical tours volition go disposable aboriginal this year. GM besides intends to supply prerecorded sessions successful the aboriginal arsenic well.

Here are the existent hours GM’s EV specialists volition beryllium live:

Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–midnight ET Friday, 9 a.m.–9 p.m. ET Saturday–Sunday, 11 a.m.–7 p.m. ET

You tin schedule your escaped unrecorded circuit here.

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