2022 Hummer EV Edition 1; 2007 Maserati QP Sport GT
I have to wonder when this was recorded. A GM minder is usually there if they are somewhere they need to monitor them.Doug likes it, but did not seem to drive it on road, and only gravel roads with a GM minder...
That's the lame thing about the GMC Hummer and all the reviews, all done under supervision where as Rivian let Doug take the truck for several days so he could really get to know it...
I would agree if everything he said was from inside the vehicle. The comments he made at the end, praising the Hummer’s handling, was outside GM’s purview. These comments, negative or positive, would be no different if he had driven the truck alone or with a GMC rep.I have to discount the driving part of Doug's review as it was all on dirt roads and under GM tight control…
Ya, but I think a short experience mostly on gravel roads does not expose the HummerEV's problems the way having the truck at home in the real world does. To really test a vehicle you need it for time, and on roads you know, so you know what to expect in certain areas. In this case GM told Doug where to drive and hi did not get to do his usually testing, its completely lame way to test... Ask any person who does car reviews, they wan to take the vehicles out and test in conditions they are familiar with, and without supervision. GM controlled the narrative here, and put the Hummer in its best element which is low speed and gravel roads, but that is not what Doug would have done given the freedom to test the way he wanted.I would agree if everything he said was from inside the vehicle. The comments he made at the end, praising the Hummer’s handling, was outside GM’s purview. These comments, negative or positive, would be no different if he had driven the truck alone or with a GMC rep.
I agree that was weird, but Extract Mode is not active yet on any Hummer, so I maintain that is what it will be for...the review did describe what that triangle-like icon is on the right side of the mode dial... gives you an email address to provide feedback and ideas to GM?? very weird and somewhat a waste of space.. maybe it has that function on the pre-production models and will be used for something more relevant later.