The prototype, dubbed the electric Light Reconnaissance Vehicle (eLRV), could develop into the first all-electric passenger-carrying land vehicle in the U.S.’s military fleet. That’d be a huge step forward for an organization that is—as The Verge noted—the single largest emitter of greenhouse gases, according to a 2019 study from Brown University.
The Pentagon said earlier this week that electric vehicles for the military will be part of President Joe Biden’s overarching climate agenda, so GM’s moves are no coincidence. The automaker already has spent billions on EV research and development, developed a suite of proprietary Ultium batteries, and started work on multiple large EV trucks designed to be worked hard.
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