An undated handout photo shows the new Cadillac Lyriq, one of the electric vehicles that General Motors Co said on October 20, 2020, that its Spring Hill, Tennessee, factory will begin to produce.
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DETROIT — General Motors is gearing up to deliver Cadillac’s first electric vehicle to drivers, announcing Tuesday that it will begin production next week on customer units of its EV crossover, called the Lyriq.
Production will start as planned despite the coronavirus pandemic and the shortage of semiconductor chips that’s been causing sporadic plant shutdowns, according to Rory Harvey, vice president of Cadillac.
“Lyriq has been protected as we worked our way through…