Only One GM Electric Hummer for the Past 50 Days?

GM sold one electric Hummer from its introduction in November to the end of December. Biden drove the Electric Hummer at its unveiling. Was there only one GM electric Hummer for the past 50 days?

GM had to recall every Chevy Bolt ever made so they had to stop making them until the batteries are fixed. GM produced 26 electric cars in all of the fourth quarter of 2021.

GM made and delivered 25 Chevy EV Bolts and one Hummer EV in the fourth quarter.

Biden said that GM is the leader in electrifying cars.

Here is the quote from November 17, 2021.

Mary [GM CEO Mary Barra], I can remember talking to you way back in January about the need for America to lead in electric vehicles. And I can remember your dramatic announcement that by 2035, GM would be 100% electric.

You changed the whole story, Mary, wherever — [applause] — wherever you are. There you are. You did, Mary. You electrified the entire automobile industry. I’m serious. You led — and it matters — in drastically improving the climate by reducing hundreds of millions of barrels of oil that will not be used when we’re all electric.

You know, up until now, China has been leading in this race, but that’s about to change.

Note: Tesla has been the leader in EV production since passing BYD back in 2017-2018. Tesla has been the leader in EV technology since Tesla introduced the Roadster. Obviously, GM is leading nothing with EVs.

SOURCES- Twitter
Written by Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com

17 thoughts on “Only One GM Electric Hummer for the Past 50 Days?”

  1. Electric Hummers will get built and delivered. I suppose they did make it look like they were making deliveries already. The same can be said about Rivian, as the deliveries were to workers with strict orders not to let the media near them…last I heard…anyway.
    Someone is going to actually sell some electric trucks this year. Ford looks like the odds on favorite.
    Tesla does not look ready. I am guessing they are at least 4 months from actual deliveries, and it could be 8 months away or more. Tesla seems to be trying to make a lot of changes at the last moment…that adds months…perhaps many months. This race was Tesla's to win, they put it on the back burner. So, no, I am not going along with this Tesla worship piece. The Hummer is a Truck, and Tesla has no truck out either.

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  2. Oh God, not another leftist. In case you didn’t notice, things were a lot better under Trump. Just got my electric bill for December 2021…$220, when it is typically about $80/month in the winter months. And January 6th..a protest that got out of hand because of the hundreds of FBI agents and paid FBI stooges that acted as instigators and provocateurs, was used by the left as a false flag to whip up hate because the dems are failing so badly at governance, they have got nothing else.

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  3. Just as soon as they release an E-Tron version of the TT, I'll switch to electric. Since the original Tesla Roadster retired, there's been a huge gap in the market for small electric sports cars, and it's a huge market.

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  4. There are 100s of videos showing EVs that are sold everywhere in the world but in America. Why? Because they are tiny and cheap – $5k – $20k – and transport 1-4 people, often capable of perpendicular parking in a single lane, 8' long or less.
    Of course they do not pass America's uniquely stringent crash tests, but since they only go 25mph-50mph and have <100m ranges, they aren't really meant for the highways anyway.
    But the real problem is America's love affair with big, heavy, drastically over-sized vehicles. SUVs and Pickups are driven mainly by people who rarely if ever need the space. They think these vehicles are safer when they are just more "survivable" in a crash, a crash that is more likely because it's so much harder to control and watch for all that metal & blind spots.
    Urban centers should have perpendicular-only parking spaces with free chargers & special toll discounts on quadracycles (a category that doesn't even exist in America) which are safer than motorbike/motorcycles & arguably just as safe as larger vehicles in cities.
    Then, of course, we need much more mass transit. Cars, EVs or ICEs, are not the answer to urban transit.

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  5. LOL NO. The range on an uparmored EV would be abysmal. Also recharging would be a disaster.

    The design of the Cougar MRAP is at odds with EV design. Heavy armor, no flat bottom, etc.

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  6. It makes sense when you realize that GM isn't a viable automobile company and treat them as such. Best to ignore them.

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  7. I mean, the Army could be interested in converting its Hummer fleet to BEV if it simplifies the maintenance. Maybe that would allow GM to sell more than 26 electric vehicles in a quarter?

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  8. I'm sure that the Secret Service agent sitting in the passenger seat can pull the handbrake if it seems he is heading into a concrete slab or something to that effect. But since driving is mostly motor memory, he might be able to drive just fine (if he can remember where he wants to go).

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