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General Motors to recall over 8 lakh vehicles for faulty daytime running lights

General Motors, one of the global automobile companies, is recalling more than 8.25 lakh SUVs and cars due to a problem with headlights. These include models such as the Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe, GMC Sierra 1500 and the GMC Yukon SUV.

The company has told in documents given to US safety regulators that these vehicles have headlights with daytime running lights on, which can pose a risk to other drivers. Most of these vehicles are in the US. in these company K dealers will update the software or it will be updated online. Owners of vehicles will be informed about this from next month. General Motors had also recalled around 3.40 lakh SUVs last month to rectify the defect. There is a strong demand for the company’s electric vehicles. These include the electric version of Hummer, which is preferred for power driving.

Due to demand exceeding production capacity, General Motors has stopped taking new bookings for it. The company recently told that from the beginning of this year till June, it Hummer Has delivered around 400 units of the pickup version. The company will soon start the delivery of its SUV version. It has around 45,000 bookings for the pickup and the same number of bookings for the SUV. General Motors had said, “Due to this high demand, bookings for the Hummer EV have been completed.” However, the company did not specify when it would take delivery of around 90,000 electric Hummer pre-orders. This is another sign of increasing sales of EV models of automobile companies. However, the supply of EVs is less than the demand and these companies need to scale up production rapidly.

General Motors has set a target of producing only zero-emission vehicles by 2035. Many other automobile companies are also increasing the range of electric vehicles. General Motors recently signed an agreement to sell 1,75,000 EVs to car rental service Hertz. It will take about five years to complete. Ford also has several years’ orders for the EV pickup-150 Lightning and the Mustang Mach-E SUV.

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