“A flexible fuel cell electric platform with autonomous capabilities.”

The Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure

#Driving

Mon, Oct 9th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

Trucks brings to attention the Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure (SURUS for short), which is General Motors' hydrogen-powered electric platform with autonomous capabilities, offering a standardised chassis that can be arranged for a variety of roles.

Some of the benefits of Hydrotec include quiet and odor-free operation, high instantaneous torque and quick refueling. Like the ZH2, it is also capable of providing an exportable power source and generating water.

SURUS is designed to assist in “some of the toughest transportation challenges” such as natural disasters and global conflicts, according to GM. It will also have autonomous capabilities that could allow multiple SURUS vehicles to operate in a digitally-tethered platoon, or convoy.

  186

 

You may also be interested in:

The Forgotten Stash
The Self-Driving Car is Here Already and It Drives Better Than You
The Future of the Pneumatic Will be Airless
A License to Scream
Y1.999K Problems