GM's Autonomous, Modularly Reconfigurable Truck Platform

October 13, 2017

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These are a bunch of shots and a video discussing GM's SURUS (Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure -- it really rolls off the tongue) autonomous truck. The platform is reconfigurable via different modules that can be placed on top, including a freight carrier, passenger compartment, clinic/operating room, and mobile generator. Plus it's powered by hydrogen fuel cells for BONUS earth friendliness. I'm sure Mother Nature appreciates that. Still, I can only imagine that after transforming this Autobot is going to be severely disappointed he doesn't have any arms or a head.

Keep going for a bunch more shots and an eighteen minute video of GM's executive director of global fuel cells Charles Freese discussing the vehicle.

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Thanks to Clark, who agrees its all fun and games until your autonomous truck backs over you in the driveway.

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