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GM is looking to inject more sportiness with their EVs.

Automotive News is reporting that GM has moved C8 Corvette engineers into their electric and autonomous vehicle unit. Maybe the Hummer will get an even bigger performance boost.

 

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I think all in all, this is a good move for GM. Tadge Juechter, the Executive Chief Engineer for the Corvette since the C6, will stay on to finish the upcoming Z06, ZR1 and Zora variants (thank God!), but much of the rest of the team will be dispersed among future EV products.

This matches the move GM made a year and a half ago, moving Camaro Chief Engineer Al Oppenheiser over to their EV division (who, as we later found out, was in charge of the Hummer team in that division). I imagine this new move will be mostly focused on the upcoming electric Corvette (probably next generation), a potential Camaro EV with Oppenheiser, maybe smaller Cadillac sports sedans, and a couple hi-po crossover EV's. My guess is whatever work Oppenheiser and his team have done with the Hummer are mostly finalized at this point, with small tweaks for production purposes.
 

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Could this also mean that an electric Corvette is in the works?
Almost certainly. Besides engineers of the C8 talking about the C8 and an electric powerplant quite openly, apparently Joe Biden recently let the beans spill that GM has told him that there's going to be an entirely electric Corvette in the future:


I'd imagine that it would be the next generation, the C9.
 
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