GM's SURUS is a flexible, fully autonomous fuel-cell truck chassis. Note its four-wheel drive and four-wheel steering.

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Here's a rendering of SURUS as a mobile power generation station, including an array of solar panels.

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GM even envisions SURUS as an off-road autonomous ambulance. Something of its size could likely handle multiple patients simultaneously.

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The SURUS has serious ground clearance and aggressive tires for use in hostile environments.

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A chassis cab like this is just one of dozens of potential uses for SURUS.

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SURUS could provide self-driving cargo supplies, as with this freight box configuration

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Fully by-wire construction means that you could plug in almost any type of bodywork on top of SURUS.

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Here's a closeup of one of SURUS' control panels.

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Here's SURUS' hydrogen refueling port. The vehicle is designed to go 400 miles between fill-ups.

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Think of SURUS as a plug-and-play chassis, a blank slate.

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