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GM releases second Chevy Bolt EV autonomous driving video

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GM's Maven car-sharing adds Chevy Bolt EV electric cars (in LA)

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Retail buyers have asked to what degree GM's plans to dedicate a number of the early Bolt EVs to its Maven car-sharing service might affect availability. Los Angeles General Motors GM Chevy Car Sharing plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Lyft MavenIf yesterday's.

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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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2017 Chevy Bolt EV Development: GM, LG Chem Reveal Deep Partnership

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Now GM has revealed how it. Green Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Chevrolet Bolt EV Future Cars GM Mark Reuss lg-chem plug-in carsWhen General Motors CEO Mary Barra unveiled the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV concept last January at the Detroit Auto Show, the 200-mile electric car was a shock to the industry.

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GM and Honda to establish industry-first $85M joint fuel cell system manufacturing operation in Michigan

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FCSM will operate within GM’s existing battery pack manufacturing facility site in Brownstown, Michigan, south of Detroit. Earlier post.).

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GM Shows Chevy Bolt EV Electric-Car Prototypes Testing: Video

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The bulk of today's GM media presentation is about the 2016 Chevy Cruze, to be unveiled tonight. But GM's Electrification team turned out in full. Videos GM Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Spy Videos Chevrolet Bolt Chevrolet Bolt EV

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 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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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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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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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

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.

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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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GM employees take to bicycles for cleaner transport

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The carmaker has become the first car company in the US to implement a bicycle sharing program; which it will use to allow employees at it[.].

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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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 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 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.

GM prototyping future autonomous robotaxi services

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At the moment the company is launching several

GM switches on to light savings

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

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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 expands B20 biodiesel lineup with new cars, crossovers and trucks

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General Motors is expanding its portfolio of B20-capable vehicles to include cars and crossovers, and will field the industry’s most expansive lineup of diesel-powered vehicles in 2017, John Schwegman, director of commercial product and medium duty for GM Fleet, announced at the National Biodiesel Conference. GM Fleet ’s Biodiesel Options.

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GM reveals electric car plans including more details on Spark EV

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According to GM Senior Vice President for global product development Mary [.].

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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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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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.

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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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

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 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.

Tesla jobs at Fremont could exceed those in GM-Toyota days with Model 3

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said he wants his company to be building 500,000 electric cars a year by 2018. That's an ambitious goal, but at least one necessary piece of the puzzle is already in place. Tesla's factory in Fremont, California, previously produced that many cars when it was a joint operation of General Motors and Toyota. DON'T MISS.

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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.

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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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.

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 adds B20 biodiesel capability to Chevy, GMC diesel trucks, cars

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When it comes to reducing emissions, fleet operators generally have fewer options than individual buyers of passenger cars. There are fewer zero-emission vehicle options for vehicles that see commercial use, although those vehicles often cover more miles every year than the average passenger car. But fleet buyers have embraced alternative.

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