For only the fifth time in 113 years, General Motors has a new logo.
The visual identity refresh is part of the brand’s new campaign highlighting its efforts toward the mass adoption of electric vehicles, which includes a commitment to making 30 electric models by 2025. The announcement came ahead of the automaker’s keynote at CES 2021 on Jan. 12, which will be delivered by GM chairman and CEO Mary Barra.
“We’re launching this campaign now because unlike ever before, we have the solutions and capability to put everyone in an EV,” said General Motors Global CMO Deborah Wahl.
GM has made its electrical ambitions clear—it revealed the return of the Hummer as an all-electric vehicle during the 2020 Super Bowl—predicated upon a commitment made three years ago to “create a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.
” Titled “Everybody In,” the campaign features author Malcom Gladwell, surfer Bethany Hamilton and other influencers who, GM hopes, will highlight the inclusive future of electric vehicles.
Wahl declined to provide spending figures but did share that the campaign would run throughout the year.