The auto industry is constantly evolving, and new technologies and features keep being introduced every year. Of the changes, one of the most significant in recent years has been the shift toward electric vehicles (EVs). EVs have been on the rise as the world moves towards more sustainable technology. They are rapidly gaining popularity worldwide, and automakers are investing heavily in their development. Battery technology keeps improving and charging infrastructure is becoming more widespread, making more and more car manufacturers embrace the EV revolution.
Electric vehicles dropping this decade are set to revolutionize the industry with advanced features, impressive performance and efficiency, and unparalleled comfort. It won't matter if you're looking for a luxury vehicle or a practical option for everyday use, there would be an EV that meets your needs. As the world keeps shifting towards green energy, EVs will grow to become more and more commonplace, making these vehicles the future of the automotive industry. It will be fascinating to see how these vehicles will perform in the market and influence the broader EV industry. Future releases in the EV market of the automotive industry would have to impress buyers in prices, power output, battery range and charging technologies, energy efficiency, technology and safety features, and interior comfort.
Cadillac Celestiq (2025)
The Celestiq will be Cadillac's flagship sedan, replacing the Cadillac CT6, and it will enter into production in 2024. It will feature high-tech systems aiming to shape the future of Cadillac. Just like the Rolls-Royce, customers will be able to fashion the Celestiq they order to fit their tastes. The Celestiq will be built by hand. It will be very opulent and elegant and will cost north of $300,000 before options - which will most likely be a very long list. It will be a limited production car of just 500 examples per year. The all-electric powertrain will be a dual-motor configuration offering a power output of 600 horsepower that can effect a 0-60 mph acceleration time of 3.8 seconds. Its battery pack will help it go 300 miles.
Chevrolet Blazer EV (2024)
The Chevrolet Blazer EV is a midsized electric SUV and production for this SUV will begin in 2023 while examples will start shipping out in 2024. It will be built on the GM BEV3 skateboard platform which will feature a powertrain that will include a battery pack that can deliver 247 miles on the lowest 1LT trim and as much as 320 miles on the RS trim. With charging speeds of 190 kW, the Blazer EV will be able to charge up to 78 miles of range in just 10 minutes. The Super Sport badge (SS) will be the performance model in keeping with Chevrolet norms and will feature 557 horsepower and 648 pound-feet of torque that can accelerate from 0-60 mph in under four seconds. This model will have a range of 290 miles.
Tesla Cybertruck (2024)
The Cybertruck was first announced in November 2019. Limited production of the Tesla Cybertruck is expected to begin in mid-2023 but won't be available to the public for sale till sometime in 2024. The Cybertruck will be produced in four different configurations: the single motor, dual-motor, tri-motor and quad-motor configurations. The single motor configuration will feature a 250-mile range, 0-60 mph time of 6.5 seconds, a 110 mph top speed, a 3,500 pounds payload capacity, and a towing limit of 7,500 pounds. These figures will keep increasing for each configuration. The Quad-Motor system will feature a 620-mile range, a 0-60 mph time of 2.5 seconds, a top speed of 150 mph, and a towing capacity of 14,000 pounds. The exterior of the Cybertruck would be forged with a bullet-resistant stainless steel sheet metal.
DeLorean Alpha5 (2024)
Production for the DeLorean Alpha5 is expected to commence in 2024 with a total production of 9,531 examples expected throughout the lifetime production of the vehicle. The DeLorean Alpha5 is a 2-door ultra-luxury coupe that will carry four passengers. The DeLorean partnered with ItalDesign to make the Alpha5 and takes design cues from the original 1981 DeLorean. Its two doors are gullwing doors (the highlight of the vehicle) that span the entire length of the vehicle covering for both the front and the rear passengers. Its drag coefficient of 0.23 Cd also helps it achieve a 0-60 mph time of 2.99 seconds and a 0-88 mph time of 4.35 seconds while accelerating to a top speed of 155 mph. Its 100 kWh battery pack offers a range of 300 miles. Its price starts at the mid-high-$100,000s before options.
Deus Vayanne (2025)
The Deus Vayanne is produced by Deus Automobiles from 2025 and will feature 99 examples. In April 2022, the Deus Vayanne was presented at the New York International Auto Show. It has an all-wheel drive tri-motor configuration where one of the motors is connected at the front axle and two are connected at the rear axles that offer a total power output of 2,169 horsepower and 1,475 pound-feet of torque. This configuration offers a 0-62 mph acceleration time of 1.99 seconds and a top speed of 248 mph. It features an 85 kWh battery pack that offers 310 miles on a single charge. With an 800-volt charge technology that offers charge speeds of 350 kW, it will be able to charge from 10-80 percent in 10 minutes while adding about 217 miles in the process.
Mercedes-Benz EQG (2024)
The Mercedes-Benz EQG will enter into production in 2024. It will be the electric version of the well-known 44-year-old G-Class. It was presented in IAA Mobility 2021 as the Concept EQG. It will strongly mirror most of the exterior styling of the existing G-Class with a few changes to distinguish between the electric variant and the gas-powered variant. It will have a 107.8 kWh battery pack and four electric motors that will be placed on each wheel to maximize torque vectoring and enhance handling. The EQG 560 and 580 variants are expected to produce the same power output as the top-of-the-line version of the EQS which comes in 516 horsepower and 631 pound-feet of torque. The energy efficiency and battery range figures are not known yet. It will be a very capable off-roader.
Polestar 5 (2024)
The Polestar 5 originally debuted with the name "The Polestar Precept Concept" in 2020. In 2022, the prototype was displayed in the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Production is expected to begin sometime in 2024. Although little is known about the actual specifications of the Polestar 5's powertrain, it is expected to come with a dual-motor configuration with about 884 horsepower. Asides from being powerful and fast, the Polestar 5 will also feature a large 103 kWh battery pack that will be able to offer up to 300 miles of range on a single charge. It will also have an 800-volt charge architecture that supports charging speeds of up to 350 kW. It will have captain's chairs in both rows, permitting sitting for four. It will have a 15-inch infotainment screen and a 12.5-inch driver's display screen inside the cockpit.
Kia EV9 (2024)
Production for the Kia EV9 is expected to commence in 2023 while it will start shipping out to buyers in 2024. It will be developed on the same e-GMP platform on which the Kia EV6 was built. It will come with two battery packs which are the 76.1 kWh and the 99.8 kWh battery packs. The 76.1 kWh pack will come as the base RWD model's standard battery, and it will power a single 215 horsepower motor. The 99.8 kWh battery pack will come with the Kia EV9 RWD Long Range version, and it will power a single 201 horsepower motor and offer 336 miles on a single charge. The AWD top-of-the-line version will also feature the 99.8 kWh battery pack but with two motors producing 380 horsepower and a 0-60 mph acceleration time of six seconds.
Chevrolet Silverado EV (2024)
The Silverado EV is designed to be the ultimate electric work truck. It will initially feature a maximum towing capacity of 8,000 pounds which would be increased with a max tow package which Chevrolet will offer later, to 20,000 pounds. It will feature two trim levels. The first will be the Work Truck (WT) trim which would feature 510 horsepower and 615 pound-feet of torque power output. The second will be the RST trim which will feature a 664 horsepower and 780 pound-feet of torque power output. Both will have a 200 kWh battery pack that offers 400 miles on a single charge. Both trims will feature a massive front trunk like the Rivian and the F-150 Lightning that can carry large suitcases. Production will begin in late 2023 for the 2024 model year.
Tesla Roadster (2023/2024)
The second generation of the Tesla Roadster is set to be one of the fastest vehicles in the world. An original 0-60 mph acceleration time of 1.9 seconds is the aim, although Elon Musk intends to feature 10 small rocket cold air thrusters that would be arranged seamlessly around the car which can further improve the acceleration time to an insane 1.1 seconds. The quarter mile without the rocket thrusters will be 8.88 seconds and the top speed will be 250 mph. All this power will come from a tri-motor configuration that will have one motor connected to the front axle with two connected to the rear. The four-seater sports car will not just be powerful but efficient. It will come with a 200 kWh battery pack that will be good for 620 miles on a single charge.