buying First GMC Hummer EVs to reach reservation holders in December
Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta 10 could roll out as early as next week
Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweets that Beta 10 of the company's driver-assistance software might only be a week away.The ambitiously named Tesla Full Self-Driving technology is not currently capable of actual full self-driving. Recently, at its AI Day event, Tesla demonstrated its progress towards full autonomy and gave us a peek behind the scenes at how it's working to speed up autonomous driving development. During the event, Musk was bullish that his tech would eventually be better than the average driver.
Spurred on by last week's event at its where President Joe Biden took a spin in the , GMC has announced that it's officially kicking off final production of its electric supertruck and shared details about when reservation holders can expect their turn behind the wheel.
At a meeting with journalists Tuesday morning, GMC announced the end of the Hummer's preproduction run and a move to true production of the top-spec Edition 1 models, which should begin heading to early preorder holders beginning in December. GMC boasts that this is the fastest it's ever moved from conception to production on an all-new vehicle.
Volvo ditches leather in its EVs for 'Nordico' and wool blends
Volvo ditches leather in its EVs for 'Nordico' and wool blendsThe move away from leather was touched on when Volvo revealed its new C40 electric crossover, but now Volvo is telling us exactly what it’s replacing the cowhides with. The main replacement is something Volvo calls “Nordico.” It’s a material designed and created by Volvo, and the company hopes it becomes the “new standard for premium interior design.
GMC tells us that around 125,000 potential customers have raised their hand and expressed interest in the Hummer EV pickup, with around 80 percent of those looking at the top-spec Edition 1. This is noteworthy considering the lofty MSRP of $112,595, but also comes with the caveat that a "hand raise" isn't the same as a confirmed order at this point in the game.
The heavy-duty Edition 1 will be the apex of the GMC Hummer EV pickup specs with the full-fat triple motor powertrain, beefy off-road cladding, crab-walk-capable four-wheel steering system and 329 miles of range between charges. More specs and light-duty variants will begin delivery starting in 2023 with different powertrain and battery configurations, equipment and, GMC promises, even more range. Hopefully, they'll also come with less sticker shock.
Chevy Silverado electric pickup will get four-wheel steering
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After the pickup, GM will shift focus to delivering the and developing an upcoming . General Motors' plan to only sell zero-emissions vehicle by 2035 will also see production of a and the autonomous people mover.
First published on Nov. 23, 2021 at 9:57 a.m. PT.
2022 Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra Get Base Two-Door, Standard-Bed Models .
Spokespeople for both companies confirmed that the traditional regular-cab, standard-bed setup will return for GM’s truck twins as their base models. Chevrolet and GMC confirmed to Car and Driver that the 2022 Silverado and Sierra will be available in a regular-cab configuration, which will be offered either with a standard bed or a long bed.The two-door versions of GM’s full-size trucks will only come on the base trims, the Silverado WT and the Sierra Pro.The standard bed, which measures 79.4 inches, was not available on either truck during the current generation before their 2022 model year facelifts.