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Honda, GM To Build Factory For Fuel-Cell Production By 2025

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Honda and GM said in July 2013 that they would share their fuel-cell development efforts, and. General Motors GM hydrogen Project Driveway hydrogen fuel cellThe cost of developing advanced zero-emission powertrains for future vehicles is substantial, even for the world's largest carmakers.

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Electric-car battery costs: Tesla $190 per kwh for pack, GM $145 for cells

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GM made waves last fall when product chief Mark Reuss said the company will pay $145 per kilowatt-hour for the cells in. Batteries lithium-ion GM battery pack costs Tesla Motors plug-in cars Tesla Model 3Lithium-ion cells and the battery packs that hold them are the single most costly part of modern electric cars.

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Bolt EV Powertrain: How Did GM And LG Collaborate On Design, Production?

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In last fall's runup to the launch of the production 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV 200-mile electric car, GM discussed working together with Korean corporate giant LG on the Bolt's development. Mark Reuss, GM’s head of global product development said in October that the company's partnership with LG Chem was "unprecedented."

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GM commits to more efficient, electric, and autonomous cars

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General Motors GM Autonomous cars plug-in cars sustainabilityGeneral Motors will focus more heavily on electrified cars and alternatives to traditional car ownership to meet anticipated future regulations and predicted consumer trends. The Detroit automaker won't achieve its goal of putting 500,000 electrified vehicles on U.S. It also.

Honda and GM update fuel cell partnership

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It was back in July that GM and Honda announced an agreement to co-develop hydrogen storage technologies and next-generati[.]. Honda GM

How GM plans to market Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid, Bolt EV electric car

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As GM starts to sell its 2017 Volt nationally, and. Green Auto Show Chevy Volt GM General Motors Marketing plug-in carsHybrids are pretty well-known at this point, and battery-electric cars are conceptually simple: You plug them in like a mobile phone.

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Zero waste for eleven more GM plants

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GM Editor Pick Each of these facilities recycles, reuses or converts to energy all waste produced from daily operations.

GM Targets Tesla With 200-Mile Bolt EV Mantra: 'For Regular People, Not Elites'

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General Motors GM Tesla Motors plug-in cars Mary Barra Tesla Model 3 Chevrolet Bolt EVIf we heard it once, we heard it a dozen times this week. The upcoming Chevrolet Bolt EV 200-mile electric car is "for regular people, not for the elites." DON'T MISS: Tesla Model 3: Revealed Next Year, Production.

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GM To Forge Ahead With Electric, Plug-In Hybrid, Other Electrified Vehicles

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General Motors Batteries Plug-In Hybrids GM Future Cars Chevy Volt plug-in cars Chevrolet Bolt When oil prices drop, the knee-jerk response of many analysts is to forecast doom for sales of electric cars, plug-in hybrids, and other green cars. That''s not something General Motors recognizes as an issue, though. DON''T MISS.

GM switches on to light savings

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OK, a lot of lightbulbs. At its[.].

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2017 Chevy Volt: what GM is doing differently this time

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But as we wrote last summer, "We worry most about GM's ability to explain what the Volt is, why. By virtually all accounts, the second-generation Chevrolet Volt is a handsome, enjoyable, efficient, and comfortable plug-in hybrid hatchback. Marketing Plug-In Hybrids Chevy Volt plug-in cars

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U.K. To Miss Out On 200-Mile Chevy Bolt EV, GM's 'Electric Car For Everyone'?

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That same car will also likely be sold in Europe, under GM's German Opel nameplate--effectively replacing the Opel Ampera, a Chevy Volt-in-drag. Green Chevrolet Bolt EV England Future Cars GM General Motors Right hand drive plug-in carsBut customers in.

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Chevy Bolt EV electric car shows GM can do Silicon Valley, exec says

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General Motors GM Future Cars Apple Google plug-in cars Silicon ValleyOver the last five years, much has been written about autonomous-car efforts from Apple and Google. Could these two massively successful Silicon Valley startups overturn the established order in the global auto industry? DON'T MISS: 2017.

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GM Willing To Sell Chevy Volt's Plug-In Hybrid Powertrain To Other Makers

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Manufacturing General Motors Plug-In Hybrids GM costs Voltec plug-in carsThe biggest challenge in introducing new technologies is getting to the volume production that permits economies of scale for expensive components. Toyota is now nearing 9 million hybrids produced, over almost 20 years--but it builds 10 million cars a year.

GM and Honda team up for hydrogen fuel cell cars

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Honda and General Motors (GM) are to collaborate on the development of the next-generation of hydrogen fuel cell cars and supporting infrastructure.

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GM Developing Tesla Model E Rival: 200-Mile, $30,000 Electric Car?

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GM is developing a Tesla-rivaling car that can go 200 miles on a charge and would cost

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Upbeat GM heralds ‘age of the EV’

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That’s what GM boss Dan Akerson has achieved in his new range-extended Volt. "I’ve used just 2.2 Akerson, who became GM chairman on January 1 said that more than [.]. Chevrolet Dan Akerson GM voltImagine using your car for two months without needing to visit the petrol station.

GM Will Make Autonomous Versions Of The 2017 Chevrolet Volt

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Beginning in late fall 2016, if you’re lucky enough to visit the Warren Technical Center campus of General Motors [NYSE:GM], in Michigan, you might your shuttle quite intriguing: a 2017 Chevrolet Volt, driving itself. Plug-In Hybrids Volt plug-in cars

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GM invests in light nano-steel tech firm

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Car giant, GM is investing in The NanoSteel Company, a firm which specialises in the production of lightweight nano-structured steel. The carmaker’s investment arm, GM Ventures along with lead shareholders EnerTech Capital and Fairhaven Capital Partners and five existing investors to complete a Series C financing round.

GM finds Chinese partner for electric vehicles

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The new architecture will be the first to be co-developed by the two companies after their Shanghai GM venture introduced the Chevrolet Sail electric concept last year. Electric cars general motors Green cars Latest news electric vehicles GM SAIC Shanghai GMNow under the new agreement they will use the [.].

GM to acquire Cruise Automation to accelerate autonomous vehicle development

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General Motors is acquiring three-year-old start-up Cruise Automation to add Cruise’s deep software talent and rapid development capability to further accelerate GM’s development of autonomous vehicle technology. The acquisition of Cruise is GM’s latest step toward its goal of redefining the future of personal mobility.

BMW and GM to team up for fuel cell cars?

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According to news reports from Germany, BMW and GM are thought to be in the advance stages of negotiations and could be announcing a partnership at the Detroit Motor in January next year. BMW general motors fuel cell GM hybrid partnershipGerman [.].

GM prototyping future autonomous robotaxi services

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At the moment the company is launching several

GM Officially Confirms It Will Build Chevy Bolt Electric Car With 200-Mile Range

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Six days ago, Reuters broke the story that GM would indeed build and sell the Chevrolet Bolt electric car, but that production would start late next year--not in 2017 as previously expected.

GM ramps up 2017 Chevy Bolt EV electric-car production; how many can it build?

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With anticipation of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV launch growing, General Motors has started to ramp up production of its groundbreaking 200-mile electric car. It's actually rated by the EPA at 238 miles combined, but it joins a segment of the electric-car market with 200 miles or more of range that has only been occupied to date by cars with a.

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GM hybrid study reduces fuel consumption

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When the second-generation GM Hybrid System is applied to a four-cylinder common rail diesel the fuel economy improvements are achieved along with a corresponding reduction in emissions according to Maurizio Cisternino, the GM powertrain Europe advanced engineering hybrid innovation manager.  [.].

Honda To Cooperate With GM On Plug-In Hybrid Technology?

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DON'T MISS: GM, Honda Latest. Honda and General Motors may expand their cooperation on green cars, according to a report in the Japanese media. In 2013 the two automakers signed a partnership to develop hydrogen fuel-cell powertrains, which remains in effect until at least 2020. Now, it appears they may collaborate on plug-in hybrids as well.

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Closer look at GM eAssist electrification system

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general motors Green cars Latest news Lithium-ion batteries GM GM eAssist Hitachi Hitachi batteriesGeneral Motors has introduced a new light electrification system known as eAssist in its full-sized 2012 Buick LaCrosse and 2012 Buick Regal. However, how does the new system work? In the latest edition of [.].

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GM provides technical details of the Gen 2 Voltec propulsion system used in the 2016 Volt

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For the second-generation, GM wanted to enhance the electric performance of the Volt. Key design goals included: Increased all-electric range.

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Former GM Exec Bob Lutz: Years Ago, VW Emissions Left Automaker Baffled

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During his tenure at GM, Lutz was puzzled by the ability of Volkswagen diesel. Before its use of illegal "defeat device" software was discovered, many auto industry executives were baffled by Volkswagen's ability to make diesel cars meet U.S. emissions standards. TDI VW Bob Lutz Volkswagen diesel scandal

Former GM Product Czar Bob Lutz Asks: Is Tesla Doomed?

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Former General Motors product czar Bob Lutz, now retired for a few years, is largely respected within the auto industry. He stopped flying his MIG fighter jet when he turned 80, as the story goes, but he remains a larger-than-life persona in an industry with fewer and fewer of them. He's still involved with range-extended electric truck maker VIa.

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GM and LG sign electric vehicle agreement

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Electronics giant LG and Detroit-based GM have already worked together in the development of the Chevrolet Volt and Opel/Vauxhall Ampera range-extended EVs, with LG supplying the battery cells. The collaboration will help GM [.]. Latest news develop electric vehicles GM LG

GM Working On 200-Mile Electric Car, Says CEO Akerson

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Now Dan Akerson has confirmed it: GM is working on an electric car with a 200-mile range, according to its CEO. Last summer he dropped a hint that it might be possible. The chief executive officer of General Motors made the comment yesterday at an energy conference, as reported in Reuters.

Hydrogen cars celebrate half a century; have they made a difference?

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In fact, exactly fifty years ago this month, GM showed off the first one, which it called the Electrovan.

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GM reveals EV-N concept

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General Motors (GM) has unveiled its vision of future mobility- the EV-N concept. Tags: Electric cars drive-by-wire electric car EN-V GM Shanghai transport World Expo Developed in partnership with Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. The EN-V-short for Electric Networked-Vehicle- uses lithium ion batteries that [.].

Start-stop systems to be standard on all GM vehicles by 2020

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But GM reportedly plans to offer start-stop on at least one powertrain in every model it makes by 2020. General Motors is about to commit to engine start-stop systems in a big way. General Motors stop/start CAFE Fuel Economy start-stop system Corporate Average Fuel Economy

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GM to invest $500M in Lyft; creating integrated network of on-demand autonomous vehicles

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GM will invest $500 million in Lyft to help the company continue the rapid growth of its successful ridesharing service. In addition, GM will hold a seat on the company’s board of directors. The GM investment is part of a $1-billion funding round Lyft is closing. —GM President Dan Ammann. billion, post-money.

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Tesla A 'Fringe Brand': Former GM Product Czar Bob Lutz (Video)

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When an unknown automotive startup from Silicon Valley unveiled an all-electric sports car with supercar performance back in 2006, the shock was enough to make industry giant GM sit up and pay attention. That, plus the desire to gain some of the green halo seized by Toyota''s Prius hybrid, led GM''s then-product czar Bob Lutz to champion th

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LG Chem: GM to sell 'more than 30,000' Chevy Bolt EVs next year

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A very brief article on a single sentence uttered on Tuesday by an executive at Korean battery maker LG Chem has reverberated around electric-car circles for most of this week. The executive was vice president Kang Chang-beom, and he spoke on a conference call for financial analysts on the topic of LG Chem's third-quarter earnings. His comment has.

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GM To Fit CVTs To Many Car Models For Higher Fuel Economy

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And it appears GM is about to make a major transition on that front. Most car buyers don''t think a lot about transmissions. In the U.S., more than 9 out of 10 of them opt for an automatic, and that''s that. DON''T

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