Basic Motors is increasing the variety of fashions that shall be able to vehicle-to-home (V2H) bidirectional charging. Beforehand, solely the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV RST and 2024 GMC Sierra EV Denali Version 1 had been confirmed to have stated functionality. As of right this moment, GM is promising the 2024 Chevy Blazer EV, 2024 Chevy Equinox EV, 2024 Cadillac Lyriq and soon-to-be-revealed Cadillac Escalade IQ will function V2H charging. Moreover, GM says its complete retail portfolio of Ultium platform autos could have V2H by 2026.
Bidirectional charging was suspiciously lacking from the spec sheets of autos just like the Blazer EV and Equinox EV earlier than, nevertheless it’s nice to see that GM is now going to supply that functionality within the first mannequin 12 months of stated autos. These taken with a Lyriq may wish to buy the 2024 mannequin 12 months if V2H charging is a vital function for them, for the reason that 2023 mannequin presently doesn’t provide it.
GM detailed all of its V2H applied sciences slightly over a month in the past, exhibiting how of us can use their EVs to switch vitality to their residence throughout energy outages or to make use of the automotive’s energy throughout peak value hours to decrease your electrical invoice. There shall be three completely different bundles you should purchase, although GM hasn’t supplied costs or precise availability dates but. Regardless, right this moment’s information is nice for folk who had been fascinated about shopping for one in all these new Ultium-based EVs from GM’s lineup.