The GMC Hummer EV takes an early summer vacation.

General Motors will suspend production of the all-electric pickup at Michigan’s Factory ZERO plant for four weeks to retool it and increase production capacity.

The downtime will run from June 27 to July 22, Automotive News reported.

REVIEW: THE 2022 GMC SIERRA 1500 AT4X IS AN EXTREME MACHINE

The plant is expected to add Chevrolet Silverado EV and GMC Sierra Denali EV pickup trucks next year, as well as an autonomous van called Origin for its self-driving ride-hailing company Cruise.

Production of the GMC Hummer EV began late last year. (Emily Elconin/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

A General Motors spokesperson told FOX Business that the upgrades are happening ahead of schedule and affected employees have been notified.

Electric Hummer

The price of the GMC Hummer EV was increased by $6,250 due to supply chain costs. (Neiman Marcus)

GMC announced last week that it was raising base prices for the Hummer EV pickup and upcoming SUV by $6,250 due to rising supply chain costs, but anyone who made a Booking before July 18 would get theirs for the originally advertised price.

hummer pickup and ev

The GMC Hummer SUV will join the pickup in the lineup next year. (GMC)

GMC only delivered 99 of $112,595 Hummer EV Edition 1 pickup trucks in the first quarter of 2022, but said it has more than 77,500 reservations for Hummers on hand and will ramp up production throughout the year. throughout the year to meet demand.

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

The Silverado and Sierra are expected to launch in early 2023.

Previous

FANUC offers full access HQ pass with free factory tour for Plastics Live visitors

Next

SWOT Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Insights, Drivers, Report – San Juan Independent

Check Also