Chevrolet is releasing new details on the all-new 2024 Chevy Blazer (PPV) Electric Police Patrol Vehicle. There is a model Chevy’s the first all-electric police blazer to debut in the first quarter of 2024.
The heritage favorite Chevy Blazer is being converted into an EV General Motors Company (GM) vision of an all-electric future. The news comes after GM’s CFO said the automaker has hitting an inflection point with the expansion of its EV strategy.
GM is investing $35 billion between 2020 and 2025 to increase production of electric vehicles and gain market share. The automaker is also working to secure important EV resources for its electric growth strategy.
For example, GM has “binding agreements” covering all raw materials for electric vehicle batteries 1 million annual capacity until 2025.
Chevy will be critical in GM’s transition to an all-electric future. The company currently offers Chevy Boltwith an EPA-estimated range of 259 miles, and Chevy Bolt EUVelectric SUV with an EPA-estimated range of 247 miles.
Despite this, Chevy has struggled to gain market share for electric vehicles. None of his vehicles are ranked top ten selling electric cars in their country so far this year.
Chevy has plans to change that; fully electric 2024 Silverado EV Pickup attracts a lot of attention, offering up to 400 miles. Silverado will take over in popularity Ford F-150 Lightning in the EV pickup market, where Ford continues to find success.
Then he introduced the long-awaited year 2024 Chevy Blazer EV in July with a range of up to 320 miles. The Blazer is built on GM’s Ultium EV platform and offers several different trim options.
Today, Chevy gives us a closer look at the Chevy Blazer Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV) edition.
Take a look at the Chevy Blazer Electric Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV).
The new all-electric version of the Chevy Blazer PPV is Chevy’s first chase-rated EV. The Blazer PPV EV is based on the Chevy Blazer EV SS and meets Michigan State Police standards.
The PPV edition will include special patrol upgrades such as underbody skid plates, police tires and emergency medical equipment. In addition, the Blazer PPV EV can tow a light tow (such as a bike rack or small trailer).
The new EV patrol car will be based on GM’s largest Ultium battery pack, about 1,200 pounds, attached to the chassis. Chevy includes the Brembo brakes featured on its performance cars for improved stopping power.
GM Fleet Vice President Ed Peppers praised the Blazer EV PPV, saying:
During the development of the Blazer EV, we spoke with many law enforcement agencies in the US and Canada to find out how an all-electric PPV would serve them best and how the Blazer EV PPV delivers.
Inside, the seats, seat belts and steering wheel are modified for police safety. For example, the seat belts belong to the police, and the steering wheel has modified controls for easier access and communication.
The trunk offers more storage space for gear by removing the raised floor of the “civilian models”. It also comes with a police center console and rear seats.
Chevrolet will begin production of the Chevy Blazer PPV EV in early 2024 (Q1), with pricing expected in mid-2023.
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