General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) aims at resolving transportation problems caused due to natural disasters, complex logistics environments and global conflicts. With this plan in place, the company is set to display an adaptable fuel-cell electric platform with autonomous ability, known as Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure (SURUS).
This autonomous platform will be displayed in the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) event, to be held from Oct 9-11, 2017. The platform could be further modified for military purposes.
SURUS features General Motors hydrotec fuel-cell system, autonomous capability and truck chassis components for delivering high-performance, zero-emission propulsion. These features will help GM reduce logistical burdens and maximize human safety. Other benefits include quiet and odor-free operation plus exportable power and water generation.