Karma appears to be wagering that designing and licensing vehicle platforms to other manufacturers will make its business more feasible than selling new vehicles.
Like the Ford F-150 Lightning, the Silverado EV is intended to compete. The vehicle will have over 400 miles of range, according to Chevrolet.
Hummer's massive EV will be no exception. The vehicle has 1,000 hp and 11,500 lb-ft and weighs over 9,000 lbs.
It will have four electric motors—one for each wheel—and a 250-mile battery pack. Recent Endurance controversies make its future uncertain.
Tesla's Cybertruck with the maximum towing capacity, battery range, and 0-to-60 time is aiming for 14,000 pounds, 500 miles, and three seconds.
The Rivian R1T, unveiled at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, started at $67,500 USD ($90,000 CAD) and has a maximum range of over 400 miles (640 km).
The Bollinger B2, the pickup version of Bollinger's proposed B1 SUV, has 668 lb-ft of torque, 5,000 pounds of payload, 4.5 seconds to 60 mph, and a SEMA Show-worthy design.
With up to 563 hp, the Lightning should be able to go 230 or 300 miles on a single charge, depending on the model.