GMC Halts Hummer EV Orders Due to Demand

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GMC has obtained extra orders than it will possibly deal with for its 9,000-pound, do-everything Hummer EV. The corporate has stopped taking orders for each the pickup and SUV variations of the all-electric off-roader whereas it tries to atone for constructing those it’s already bought.

A GMC spokesperson says that demand “has led to over 90,000 reservations for each pickup and SUV, and we’re excited to say this unbelievable demand has led to Hummer EV reservations being absolutely booked presently.”

A go to to the GMC web site reveals that customers can nonetheless signal as much as obtain updates on availability. However they’ll’t place deposits.

There’s no phrase on how lengthy it may take to fill the backlog. The Detroit Free Press studies, “In March, GMC mentioned anybody who had a reservation would doubtless take supply of their Hummer in early 2024” attributable to order quantity.

The corporate went on to simply accept orders for an additional six months.

The Hummer is one in every of a number of electrical vans to hit the market this yr. Nevertheless it has little in frequent with the Ford F-150 Lightning and Rivian R1T, each of which resemble standard pickups. The Hummer has a smaller mattress than different GM full-size vans and a cabin that leans towards luxurious.

It’s stunningly succesful off-road, with its distinctive “crab stroll” 4-wheel steering and as much as 18 obtainable cameras. They embrace angles that present what’s beneath the truck, permitting drivers to barter almost any path state of affairs.

Nevertheless it’s dear – when GMC shut down reservations, the Hummer began at almost $87,000, with some variations costing north of $112,000. We don’t know whether or not these costs will return when reservations return, which could possibly be two years away.

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