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Old 01-11-2020, 10:51 AM   #1
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GM electric vehicle as a tow option??

Supposedly to be announced during a Superbowl commercial.

https://gmauthority.com/blog/2020/01...-pickup-truck/

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https://www.wsj.com/articles/gm-to-r...el-11578686692
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I'd like to see more about the drivetrain. Why does the Hummer electric have to look exactly like the hummer gas? It seems aimed at those that want a traditional looking truck, even though the mechanical stuff does not need to dictate the traditional shape.

The Tesla truck will never be appreciated by traditional folks, but it does have good reasons for why it is designed the way it is. And the pre-order list for them was at 400,000 a few weeks back! The large roof area allows enough solar to provide for 15 miles of driving per day!

I wonder why the Hummer has a traditional grill, when there is no radiator, a traditional sized hood, when there is no engine. And no apparent place for solar panels to charge itself? It must simply be that they think people will only buy a conventional shape, even though the mechanicals are completely different.
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I'd like to see more about the drivetrain. Why does the Hummer electric have to look exactly like the hummer gas? It seems aimed at those that want a traditional looking truck, even though the mechanical stuff does not need to dictate the traditional shape.

The Tesla truck will never be appreciated by traditional folks, but it does have good reasons for why it is designed the way it is. And the pre-order list for them was at 400,000 a few weeks back! The large roof area allows enough solar to provide for 15 miles of driving per day!

I wonder why the Hummer has a traditional grill, when there is no radiator, a traditional sized hood, when there is no engine. And no apparent place for solar panels to charge itself? It must simply be that they think people will only buy a conventional shape, even though the mechanicals are completely different.
they could use the grille for ventilation intake, brake/battery cooling, and especially for the condenser for the A/C.
Hummer was actually sold because it was NOT a traditional looking truck.
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