GM Defense to Provide Battery Electric Technology to Defense Innovation UnitBackWASHINGTON, D.C. — GM Defense, a subsidiary of General Motors, was selected by the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to develop a battery pack prototype for testing and analysis on Department of Defense platforms. GM Defense will leverage GM’s most advanced battery technology, the Ultium Platform, as it works to meet DIU’s requirement for a scalable design that can be used for tactical military vehicles. “This award is a critical enabler for non-traditional defense businesses like GM Defense to deliver commercial technologies that support our customers’ transition to a more electric, autonomous and connected future,” said Steve duMont, president of GM Defense. “Commercial battery electric technologies continue to mature. About GM Defense LLCGM Defense delivers integrated vehicles, power and propulsion, and mobility and autonomy solutions to global defense, security and government markets.
Feb 20 2023