Normal Motors’ protection unit mentioned Tuesday that it was chosen by the US Military to supply a battery electrical automobile for “evaluation and demonstration.”
GM Protection mentioned it would leverage the GMC Hummer EV to satisfy the Military’s requirement for a “light-to-heavy-duty battery electrical automobile to assist diminished reliance on fossil fuels in each operational and garrison environments.”
The 1,000-hp Hummer EV makes use of the Ultium platform and might get sufficient cost in 12 minutes to journey as much as 100 miles. The automobile has a 329-mile vary and might go from 0 to 60 mph in three seconds, GM Protection mentioned.
GM spokeswoman Sonia Taylor wrote in an e-mail to automotive information that the army would purchase a Hummer. She mentioned GM Protection is absolutely aligned with GM’s aim to be all-electric by 2035 and is effectively positioned to assist transition the Military to electrical autos.
“With the power to leverage GM’s industrial battery electrical know-how portfolio and $35 billion investments in electrical automobile and autonomous automobile know-how, we imagine we’re an excellent accomplice to assist our authorities and protection clients make the transition to a extra electrical, autonomous and related future.” Taylor wrote.
The Military didn’t reply automotive information‘ request for feedback in time for publication.