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  • The GMC Hummer is the first zero-emission EV truck
  • GM will unveil the new truck at the baseball World Series 2020: Report
  • GM’ major rivals in the sector are Tesla, Nikola, Rivian and Ford 

General Motors’ widely anticipated all-electric GMC Hummer is expected to be unveiled on Oct. 20, on the first day of baseball’s 2020 World Series, almost a year after Tesla’s Cybertruck made its scintillating debut.

GMC Hummer, what GM is calling the ‘first zero-emission’ electric truck, will be unveiled through short films releasing on multiple channels, according to a report. It will go into production by the end of 2021 and will be on the market in 2022.

Though GM had to push the original  reveal target on May 20 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, images and videos of the truck were released. The truck boasts of a 1,000-horsepower engine and a high torque, with

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a screen shot of a computer


© Image: Epic Games


Fortnite creator Epic Games is partnering with carmakers, starting with General Motors, to use its Unreal Engine game development platform to build in-car software in what Epic is calling its “human-machine interface” (HMI) initiative. The first car to use Unreal Engine, which is the primary software toolset with which developers make Fortnite and countless other big-budget video games, will be GMC’s upcoming Hummer EV, set to be unveiled on October 20th.

The logic is simple: modern cars are primarily designed using software, and assembled cars carry scores of onboard computers and rely on touchscreens and digital interfaces to power infotainment centers and other sources of information displayed to drivers. And Unreal Engine is a great platform for building software, which Epic thinks makes it a great platform for building the software that goes into cars.

“When you sit in the driver’s seat of a modern car

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