GM is constructing a prototype for the US navy based mostly on the Hummer EV

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The Hummer has been resurrected as an electrical automobile, and now its navy counterpart could also be as nicely. Normal Motors is making a prototype automobile for the US navy that’s based mostly on the forthcoming Hummer EV in 2022, CNBC studies.

The so-called “electrical Mild Reconnaissance Car,” or eLRV, will use modified variations of the Hummer EV’s body, electrical motors, and GM’s new Ultium battery pack, although it might not look precisely like the buyer model.

GM resurrected its protection unit in 2017 and mentioned final yr that it believes there’s a $25 billion marketplace for creating new autos for the navy, together with EVs. It has already nabbed a $214 million contract to construct infantry squad autos for the Military, together with one model that…

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