Cadillac will reveal its first electric vehicle, the Lyriq SUV, during a virtual event on August 6th. The vehicle’s original April 2nd debut was
GM, Cadillac’s parent company, announced the Lyriq at an “EV Day” event last March in Warren, Michigan, that showcased a new
Over a year ago, GM named Cadillac as the brand to lead the automaker’s push into an electric future. At the time, it made sense: the luxury brand needed an improved identity, and GM wasn’t going to pin all of its hopes on the slow-selling Chevy Bolt.
For years, GM was seen as lagging behind its competitors in the luxury EV market. Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar, and BMW have all
But the automaker, the largest in the US, has since picked up the pace, announcing plans to release
The Cadillac Lyriq will be the first vehicle built on the company’s new BEV3 architecture. Next will be the Hummer EV in both pickup and SUV formats. Also to come are a refreshed Chevy Bolt EV and a Bolt electric utility vehicle with a longer wheelbase, a compact Chevy crossover, two Buick SUVs, and the Celestiq. All of this is part of GM’s broader plan to spend $20 billion in capital and engineering costs by 2025.