Turn a Chevy Gas Guzzler into an EV in ‘21

General Motors (GM) will be marketing eCrate electric motors and batteries in a kit to convert a range of their aftermarket cars into electric vehicles (EVs) the second half of 2021. They plan to offer a comprehensive line of Connect and Cruise systems and are certifying Connect and Cruise installers at dealers and shops on how to install them. The first company to pilot the training and certification program will be in Michigan.

GM piloted the EV conversion on a vintage 1977 K5 Blazer using a Bolt EV electric motor and 400-volt Bolt EV battery pack. Chevrolet