Production is now set to begin at the former Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant, less than two years after GM announced a massive $2.2 billion investment to renovate the entire manufacturing facility. wide range of electric trucks and SUVs.
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The reservation pin is a way for the automaker to try to complete its current list of pre-orders, which runs until at least 2024. The number of reservations is notable because the starting price of cars fluctuates between approx. about $85,000 and $111,000.
GM said it plans to close reservations for both vehicles starting Thursday. Anyone wanting to pre-order one of the electric vans must do so by the end of Wednesday.
GM has been gradually ramping up production of the Hummer EV pickup since the beginning of this year. As of the end of June, the company had sold less than 400 vehicles. The SUV version It is expected to start reaching dealers and customers in early 2023.
The 2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV and the 2022 GMC Hummer EV sport utility truck, also known as the SUT.
Duncan Aldred, GMC’s global head, said production of SUVs will happen faster than pickups, which are GM’s first consumer vehicle with the next generation. Ultium battery and vehicle platform.
“We knew it was going to be a slow stretch. But next year, when you look at the calendar year, I think you’re going to see a normalized year,” he told CNBC last week at the Detroit auto show. . “When we make SUVs, it happens immediately… Next year is a big year for Hummer EVs, both trucks and SUVs.”
GM’s decision to follow Ford Motor Stop pre-ordering the electric F-150 Lightning pickup after about 200,000 units. It also stopped taking reservations for the electric Mustang Mach-E crossover, but they have reopened.