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Hummer's Electric Pickup Comeback
Hummer EV Pickup Truck for Sale 2021
Source: GM Front Bumper of Hummer EV
Gas Guzzler No More
At tonight's 2020 Super Bowl Game 54, GM is unveiling a comeback version of the Hummer that is all-electric. It's a battery powered electric Hummer EV pickup truck that will be teased in a :30 ad featuring basketball star LeBron James. The Hummer EV will be officially unveiled in May 2020 and go on sale in September 2021. This is another big GM electric vehicle bet. CEO Mary Barra believes that the future of driving is electric.
The pickup's battery is huge. It's capable of generating 1,000 horsepower and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in three seconds. It also has a high towing capability. GM hasn't disclosed the price or how far the EV can go on a single charge. And, the only image that GM has provided so far is the front bumper area of the EV as shown in the picture above.
The electric pickup truck market is on fire with compeition. Tesla's Cybertruck, unveiled a few months ago, has more than 200,000 pre-orders. Hot EV startup Rivian has an electric pickup truck coming out for sale soon. And Ford is electrifying its very popular F-150 pickup.
GM is betting a lot on the electric comeback of Hummer. The company scrapped the Hummer brand in 2010. It was harshly criticized by environmentalists for being a gas guzzling tank that spewed toxic emissions into the air. GM is calling the new EV "a quiet revolution" that is virtually noiseless, "all-electric, zero emissions and zero limits".
Robot, Cut My Lawn Source: Husqvarna Mowers Robo Mowers Powered by Batteries - No Gas It's at the top of my robotic wish list. A robot lawn mower. No astronomical bills and upselling from lawn service companies. Just a nicely cut lawn and no hassles. Innovation seems to be knocking at the front door with news on robotic mowers. Green Robots at the Cutting Edge There's a slew of new robot mowers. Models include Worx Landroid for smaller lawns, Honda that cuts and feeds lawns, Robomow for all-purpose mowing and Husqvarna that's loaded with cell & GPS tech. These mowers aren't cheap. Prices range from $1000 to $3500. They're powered by rechargeable batteries so they're quiet. You pay more for online enhancements. And, if your lawn is loaded with trees and hills, your robot mower is going to be a lot more expensive. Grass Vacuums Robot mowers look a lot like big robot vacuums such as iRobot's Roomba. They roam and groom your lawn. Their
Amazon Book Promotion Source: Amazon Special Deep Discount for a Limited Time I'm pleased to announce that Kindle and Amazon are beginning a promotion on journalist Edward Kane's book "SPACE 2020's: WHAT'S UP THERE?". Starting May 27 through May 30, the book goes on sale for $3.99. That is a deep discount off the regular price of $6.99. And, on May 31 through June 2 8AM PDT, it will be selling for $4.99. It then returns to its regular price of $6.99 Great Deals on a Great Resource If you enjoy learning about WHAT'S UP THERE? in space, you'll love the book and find it a great resource on the top space missions and very recent space discoveries of the 2020's. Here's a link for access to the book ASIN: B087DV4DZ6 And for access to Ed's Amazon Author's Page, click here amazon.com/author/ekane I co-authored the books with Ed. ... ...
New Invention: Tablet Toothpaste "Change Toothpaste" Source: Change Toothpaste Potentially Cuts 900 Million Plastic Toothpaste Tube Throwaways Per Year Tubes of toothpaste aren't something you think about but their impact on the global environment is hugely negative. 900 million toothpaste tubes are discarded into oceans and landfills globally every year. Importantly, it takes 500 years for them to breakdown, which means virtually every toothpaste tube created is still discarded someplace in the world. And, the tubes, which contain multiple layers of plastic, polymers and resins, can't be recycled. A company headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta Canada just came up with a solution in the form of tablet toothpaste. "Paste with No Waste" Entrepreneurs Mike Medicoff and Damien Vince are the inventors and founders of CHANGE Toothpaste. Their tablet toothpaste is an all natural vegan substance that works just like toothpaste but has no harsh chemic