AM General Company Information
AM General LLC designs, engineers, manufactures, supplies and supports specialized vehicles for commercial and military customers.
The AM General business units also include three wholly owned subsidiaries, diesel engine manufacturer General Engine Products, automatic transmission manufacturer General Transmission Products, and Mobility Ventures which offers the MV-1, a purpose-built wheelchair accessible vehicle.
As original designer and manufacturer of the famous HMMWV (Humvee®) and HUMMER® H1 vehicles, AM General has more than six decades of experience meeting the changing needs of the defense and automotive industries, supported by approximately 1,500 employees at major facilities in Ind., Mich., and Ohio, and a strong supplier base that stretches across 43 states.
AM General is currently competing in the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program with its offering, the Blast Resistant Vehicle - Offroad or BRV-O. In August 2012, the U.S. Government selected AM General's JLTV proposal for a $64.5 million Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase contract. In August 2013, AM General delivered 22 BRV-Os and associated trailers ahead of schedule to the U.S. Government for a full complement of testing in the EMD phase. Program award is anticipated in mid-2015.
In addition, AM General is competing in the Ground Mobility Vehicle 1.1 (GMV 1.1) program. Utilizing groundbreaking technologies for greater performance and mission flexibility, AM General's innovative GMV 1.1 solution for domestic and international rapidly deployable forces demonstrates unmatched power and mobility and is specifically designed to be deployed quickly from inside a C/MH- 47 / CH-53 helicopter. The GMV 1.1 is a platform that meets specific operational requirements by incorporating a variety of Government Furnished Equipment to enable mission success.
Internationally, AM General is the premier provider of tactical wheeled vehicle solutions, with more than 48,000 Humvees in use in more than 60 countries worldwide. For nearly 30-years the Humvee has been in continuous production and has proven to be the vehicle of choice for a wide range of geographic and mission profiles. It remains an innovative, cost-effective mobility solution, tailored to client needs.
Included in the roster of its more than 60 global customers are Iraq and Afghanistan, where AM General has been at the forefront in supporting the U.S. in the establishment of strong and mobile local forces.
Other AM General products include the Modernized HMMWV Chassis, the Right Hand Drive Humvee (RHD), and the Modernized Light Tactical Vehicle (MLTV).