General Motors to collaborate with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots on EV charging network

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General Motors will collaborate with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots—three of the US’ leading electric vehicle (EV) charging networks—to enable access to the largest collective electric vehicle charging network in the United States, including more than 31,000 charging ports. —Doug Parks, General Motors vice president of Autonomous and Electric Vehicle Programs. Electric (Battery) Infrastructure

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General Motors calls for National Zero Emissions Vehicle (NZEV) program in the US

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In comments being filed today on the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule for Model Years 2021-2026 Passenger Cars and Light Trucks, the Trump Administration’s proposal to freeze fuel economy regulations, General Motors proposes the establishment of a National Zero Emissions Vehicle (NZEV) program to support a 50-state solution, promote the success of the US automotive industry and preserve US industrial leadership. Electric (Battery) Policy Regulations

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General Motors makes battery breakthrough

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The clever minds at General Motors have teamed up with the similarly forward-thinking geniuses at MEDA Engineering and Technical Services and HRL Labs to make a potentially significant battery breakthrough. In a report in the Journal of Power Sources, they reveal how they have developed a new class of Si-Sn nano-composites for lithium-ion battery electrode [.]. GM Green cars Latest news Lithium-ion batteries General Motors green cars

Shanghai General Motors introduces Sail SPRINGO EV at Auto Guangzhou 2012; green technology strategy to 2020

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At the opening of Auto Guangzhou 2012, Shanghai General Motors launched its first localized new energy vehicle, the Sail SPRINGO EV. As a comparison, the new Chevrolet Spark EV uses a 100 kW motor with 542 N·m of torque. China Electric (Battery The Sail SPRINGO EV.

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General Motors Kicks Off National Electric Vehicle Training Tour For First Responders

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Using a pre-production example of the Chevrolet Volt as a teaching tool, General Motors launched a nationwide electric vehicle training tour and outreach project for emergency personnel this week at the 2010 Fire-Rescue International Conference in Chicago. by Jack Rosebro.

General Motors responds to Volt safety concerns

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Yesterday we told you how the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) had opened a formal safety defect investigation to assess the risk of a battery related fire in the Chevrolet Volt (see article). Now, General Motors has moved to reassure customers about the vehicle’s safety.

General Motors launches Buick LaCrosse eAssist in China

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General Motors launched the Buick LaCrosse with eAssist on August 25. At the heart of the LaCrosse eAssist is a 115V lithium-ion battery and 15kW motor-generator unit, which help increase fuel economy. This provides electricity to charge the battery and electric power assistance during heavy acceleration.

GM battery facility discharge suggests no immediate successor for Chevy Volt

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Considering what General Motors announced yesterday, both of those possibilities are now looking less likely. GM said that it will cut 50 jobs at the Brownstown facility that assembled battery. General Motors GM HamtramckWill the Chevrolet Volt get an immediate successor, or will any other model soon carry on with the potential of its brilliant Voltec plug-in hybrid system?

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General Motors opens new battery systems lab

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The future is green for General Motors and it has further established its commitment to forward-thinking technology with the opening of what has been dubbed the largest and most technologically advanced battery lab in the USA. More than half of the lab is dedicated to testing electrochemical battery cells and modules with the remaining floor space committed to evaluating completed battery packs.

Battery Wars: General Motors Licenses American Argonne Tech

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Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory patented a battery technology known as nickel manganese cobalt (NMC). Discovering and patenting new battery technology in an era so reliant on battery-powered goods is a serious business A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Actually, no--fairly recently and not so far from home, the U.S.

General Motors India And REVA Form Partnership To Develop Electric Vehicles for Indian Market

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General Motors India and Reva Electric Car Company (REVA) have entered into a collaboration agreement to develop electric vehicles for the Indian market. At the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA), REVA unveiled two new M1 classified electric cars. Tags: Electric (Battery) India

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Battery Wars: General Motors Licences American Argonne Tech

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Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory patented a battery technology known as nickel manganese cobalt (NMC). Discovering and patenting new battery technology in an era so reliant on battery-powered goods is a serious business A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Actually, no - fairly recently and not so far from home, the U.S.

GM to expand Chevy Bolt EV sales, bring battery production to US

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As part of a sweeping update on General Motors' electric-car plans, CEO Mary Barra announced the company will expand production and sales of the Chevy Bolt EV. At the same time, GM is expanding battery production for the Bolt EV from South Korea to a new factory in Michigan. General Motors Chevrolet BoltIn a blog post on LinkedIn on Wednesday, Barra laid out the company's.

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Tesla Autopilot ranking, GM EV investment, VW battery pact, Faraday fire sale: Today's Car News

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Volkswagen forms an alliance to develop European batteries for EVs. General Motors GM Tesla Autopilot Faraday Future lithium-ion batteriesA new study is not kind to Tesla's Autopilot. GM announces a new electric Chevrolet to sell alongside the Bolt EV—but it wouldn't say what. And Faraday Future hosts a fire sale. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Facing criticism from President Trump for idling five.

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2017 Chevy Bolt EV battery may fail due to faulty cell; new pack needed for a few GM electric cars (updated)

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General Motors has informed "a few hundred" owners of 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars that their cars could suffer from a problem with the lithium-ion battery pack that could cause it to fail without warning. General Motors lithium-ion Quality GM Chevy battery pack plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Chevy, Nissan Reveal Second-Life Uses For Electric-Car Batteries

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It's one of the most common questions about electric cars: What happens to the battery packs after the car is junked? The answer is electric-car batteries will largely be recycled--but that they will have a second life after they're taken out of the car. General Motors GM battery pack plug-in cars energy storageDo they just get thrown away? Will any of them be recycled? What happens to their components?

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What does a Chevy Volt do when it runs out of gas and battery charge?

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With a fully-charged battery pack, it will drive on electric power alone until the charge is depleted, at which point the onboard gasoline engine activates. General Motors Plug-In Hybrids Chevy plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle

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General Motors Developed Two-Mode Hybrid Powertrain With MathWorks Model-Based Design; Cut 24 Months Off Expected Dev Time

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General Motors developed its Two-Mode Hybrid powertrain control system using Model-Based Design software from The Mathworks. Created to optimize fuel efficiency in both city and highway driving, the Two-Mode Hybrid powertrain combines a conventional engine with two 60-kW electric motors integrated into an automatic transmission, and it integrates with new components such as battery and power electronics.

GM wins US grant to develop solid-state batteries

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General Motors is the latest automaker reported to be working on solid-state lithium batteries, thanks to a $2 million grant from Uncle Sam. lithium batteries

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GM battery layoffs, Trump and fuel economy, more fast chargers: Today's Car News

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General Motors Fuel EconomyElectrify America gets plans approved to build more fast chargers in California. A new study shows what the Trump administration is missing about how fuel-economy standards affect vehicle affordability. And we have results from our last Twitter poll and a new poll for you to try. All this and more on Green Car Reports. After announcing the demise.

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Chevy Cruise AV, GM's autonomous electric Bolt EV, to go into production in 2019

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General Motors GM Autonomous cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) self-driving carsHow comfortable would you be in a taxi or car-service vehicle that had no steering wheel, accelerator or brake pedals? That's the question prompted by a photo that has already produced some subconscious anxiety among at least auto writers. How the public will react remains to be seen, but they'll get their chance next year if GM's Chevrolet Cruise.

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Chevy Bolt EV not on shared architecture, but platform name secret, GM says

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General Motors partnered closely with Korean electronics firm LG, whose LG Chem subsidiary provided its lithium-ion battery cells. General Motors GM Chevy small cars plug-in cars Platform Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV had a fast and unusual development process. Other LG units contributed both electric and electronic components and now act as contract manufacturers for significant parts of the car's.

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Far more Chevy Bolt EVs likely to be sold than compliance requires

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That means they are built primarily to satisfy California's zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) mandate, and are generally only available in that state and perhaps a few other electric-car friendly markets. General Motors is aiming for more. General Motors California Chevy plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance carFor the past few years, several of the electric-car models on sale in the U.S. have been "compliance cars."

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GM to launch two new electric vehicles within 18 months, 20 by 2023

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General Motors said on Monday it will unveil two new battery-electric vehicles within the next 18 months, and will offer 20 electric and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles globally by 2023. General Motors GM Future Cars plug-in cars hydrogen fuel cell Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The news came in a conference call for reporters with Mark Reuss, GM's executive vice president of global product development. GM's announcement follows similar.

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GM, EVgo to build Chevy Bolt EV fast-charging network, for Maven drivers only

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General Motors has consistently declined to fund public charging stations that increase the utility and long-distance potential of the electric cars it sells. General Motors GM plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Fast Charging eVgo charging network Maven

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GM promises it can make money on all-electric cars by 2021

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Long-range battery-electric vehicles are the same, according to analysts and insiders: the question. General Motors Plug-In Hybrids GM plug-in cars Profit Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Radically new powertrains are widely assumed to lose money for the companies that launch them. Toyota's hybrid-electric system, launched in Japan in 1997, likely didn't break even until sometime after the 2004 launch of the second-generation Prius.

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Commercial tests of self-driving Chevy Bolt EV to launch in many cities in 2019

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General Motors officials made a bold announcement on a Thursday conference call with investors: the automaker plans to launch commercial autonomous fleet operations beginning in 2019. General Motors GM Autonomous cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) self-driving carsThe Detroit-based automaker's vision for commercial, autonomous ride sharing will begin with self-driving Bolt EV robo-taxis operating in dense urban areas in.

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2016 Cadillac Start-Stop Systems To Use Ultracapacitors To Augment Batteries

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General Motors start-stop system ultracapacitorsEngine start-stop systems are beginning to appear on a wider range of vehicles as carmakers seek to increase fuel economy wherever they can. In the face of tightening global emissions standards, the savings from shutting down the engine while the car is standing still can be significant in conventional internal-combustion powertrains. Current.

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GM, Honda set up joint fuel-cell manufacturing plant, 2020 production goal

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Battery-electric cars are being delivered in volume today, but planned hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles from major automakers are on a more gradual timeframe. This morning, General Motors and Honda jointly announced that the two companies would establish a joint venture to produce hydrogen fuel-cell systems for future products from each carmaker. General Motors GM hydrogen research and development hydrogen fuel cell

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GM's view of hydrogen fuel cells: great for military use

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General Motors thinks there's a future for hydrogen fuel cells, but it's not in your driveway. General Motors hydrogen fuel cell Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Unless you're a member of the armed forces and your driveway is, say, Fort Bliss. The Detroit automaker is and the U.S. Army are collaborating on a modular experimental light- and medium-duty fuel-cell truck platform with a name so military that it could.

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Baojun E100: GM's tiny, two-seat electric car for China

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Most North Americans and Europeans will likely never have heard of Baojun, but it's one of many brands operated under General Motors' SAIC-GM-Wuling joint venture in China. China General Motors minicar GM plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) two-seatIts portfolio is mostly made up of small sedans, multi-purpose vehicles (small minivans), hatchbacks, and a crossover utility vehicle, but the brand recently undertook its.

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GM loses $9K on each Chevy Bolt EV to become major player in electric cars: report

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General Motors Chevy plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV With the first cars expected to arrive at a few dealerships before the end of this month, the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV could change the electric car landscape. It offers an EPA-rated 238-mile range in a segment where only cars with Tesla badges previously earned ratings of more than 200 miles of range. The Bolt EV's $37,495 base price is little more.

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Strong demand for Opel Ampera-e in Norway moves up launch date

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In Europe, General Motors markets the U.S.-built Europe General Motors Opel Norway plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Opel Ampera-eJust as the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car is launching in North America, its European cousin is beginning deliveries across the Atlantic. built Bolt EV as virtually identical Opel Ampera-e under its German Opel brand. An example of what is known in the industry as "badge engineering," the Ampera-e.

After Tesla, which automaker is best in electric cars? Poll results

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It delivered 76,000 cars last year, against roughly 10 million each for Volkswagen Group, Toyota, and General Motors. General Motors GM VW Group plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) PollsRegardless of the number of cars they've sold—fewer than the Renault-Nissan alliance—Tesla is undoubtedly the best-known electric-car maker in the world.

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

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That''s not something General Motors recognizes as an issue, though. 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. It plans to to forge ahead with an expansion of its electrified-vehicle range, regardless of how low oil prices get. DON''T MISS.

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Buick to launch new electric, plug-in hybrid models in China; what about US?

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China General Motors Plug-In Hybrids GM plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Buick VeliteFor 15 years now, Buick has been a far more important brand in China than it is in North America: four out of five Buicks sold globally are purchased by Chinese buyers. The brand has a wider range and variety of vehicles in that country, along with numerous models U.S. buyers never lay eyes on. So Buick's announcement that it will take the wraps.

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Tesla Autopilot milepost, Kia electric strategy, China's EV spying: Today's Car News

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As the 2018 LA Auto Show winds down, we explore some questions that came out of it, starting with why Kia plans two electric models with the same long-range battery. China General Motors Tesla AutopilotTesla announced at the show that its cars have now covered a billion miles driving on Autopilot. Electric cars in China send a lot more data to authorities than gas cars do. And the.

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New LG Michigan plant could boost GM electric-car domestic content

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General Motors in-car electronics Michigan GM plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) LG Chem assembly plantsThe question of where consumer goods are made has become more prominent in our political discourse of late, cars among them. Every automobile sold in the U.S. carries a listing of content sources, specifying what percentage by value of its overall content comes from which countries or regions. Electric cars, it turns out, have some anomalies.

What happens to electric-car sales when tax credits sunset? Each maker differs

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General Motors sales Plug-In Hybrids GM incentives tax credit New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Toward the end of last year, electric-car shoppers began to think about a U.S. market without the $7,500 federal tax credit for their purchases of plug-in vehicles. While the tax credit ended up surviving the massive tax-cut bill passed in December, some automakers are still about to face the end of the incentive. As designed and implemented in.

GM-UAW negotiations include plans for electric pickups, possible US battery plant

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As tens of thousands of United Auto Workers members went on strike Monday morning, details emerged about General Motors' offer to the plant workers for electrified vehicles.

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

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Los Angeles General Motors GM Chevy Car Sharing plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Lyft MavenWith the 238-mile Chevy Bolt EV electric car now in its third month of sales and rolling out to additional states every month, the industry is focused on its sales numbers. 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. If yesterday's.

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Has GM really 'already lost' the electric-car race to Tesla?

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GM's 238-mile battery-electric hatchback is rolling out. General Motors GM Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Lots of people like horse races, win-or-lose competitions, and rankings. They're easy to understand, and definitive. They may also lose the forest for the trees, which is what we're tempted to suggest about a new article that addresses the launch of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car.

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How to figure out if your local Chevy dealer carries the Bolt EV electric car

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General Motors dealers Chevy plug-in cars dealerships Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The first few Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars were delivered in California's Silicon Valley more than a month ago, marking the start of what will be a nationwide rollout. Electric-car advocates and buyers outside the Golden State are eager to know exactly when the 238-mile electric hatchback will be available for purchase in their areas as well.

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