General Motors, Army Combine Forces On Arizona Test Track - To Build A Transformer?!?

Word has just come our way the General and the real makers of Generals, the US Army, are working together to build something together deep in the Arizona desert. They've signed an agreement for GM to construct a $100 million test track on the Army's proving grounds. In addition to building it, the 50-year lease requires the automaker to operate and manage the site. In return for building and managing the as-of-now not-yet-built test track at the Yuma Proving Grounds, GM will pay the Army $10.6 million to build facilities for heavy military testing. OK, on the upside GM will probably be getting the secrets to making the new Camaro transform into Bumblebee out of this deal, because if they aren't then the deal seems to be simply sucktastic for them. Or maybe we've seen Transformers too many times.

GM to Build Test Track at U.S. Army Proving Ground [Bloomberg]