General Motors introduces omnichannel used car marketplace CarBravo

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General Motors introduced CarBravo, a new marketplace for used vehicles. GM says that CarBravo will offer used-vehicle customers access to an expansive inventory, an omnichannel shopping experience and exclusive ownership benefits.

CEO Mary Barra & General Motors Make Sure The Greenius Is Rewarded For His Many Years Of EV Advocacy

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At the same time Chevrolet announced their new Bolt EV with a 238 mile range and even though GM was the one who killed the EV1 electric car and General Motors was one of the worst run corporations on the planet, I decided to give the new government-rescued GM a chance.

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General Motors to recall all additional Bolt EVs, through MY 2022, for battery replacement; $1B cost

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General Motors is voluntarily expanding the current Chevrolet Bolt EV recall ( earlier post ) to cover the remaining 2019 and all 2020-2022 model year vehicles, including the new Bolt EUV. In rare circumstances, the batteries supplied to GM for these vehicles may have two manufacturing defects—a torn anode tab and folded separator—present in the same battery cell, which increases the risk of fire.

General Motors has spent nearly $1B on Bolt EV recall

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General Motors knocked off nearly $1 billion from its net income in Q2 2021 because it repaired faulty battery cells in the Chevrolet Bolt EV. The post General Motors has spent nearly $1B on Bolt EV recall appeared first on TESLARATI.

General Motors Announces Strategy To Electrify Everything

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GM will broaden the application of EV component sets beyond its vehicle portfolio, including older cars, boats, and airport vehicles

General Motors increases EV investment by 75% through 2025

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General Motors has increased its electric vehicle investment by 75%, from $20 billion to $35 billion through 2025, the company announced on Wednesday. ” The post General Motors increases EV investment by 75% through 2025 appeared first on TESLARATI.

DOE, General Motors and MathWorks launch EcoCAR Mobility Challenge

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The US Department of Energy (DOE), General Motors and MathWorks launched the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge, the latest DOE-sponsored Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition ( AVTC ), revealed the 12 competing universities and named the Chevrolet Blazer as the vehicle platform selected for the competition. The headline sponsors are the US Department of Energy, General Motors, and MathWorks, and the challenge is managed by Argonne National Laboratory.

General Motors partners Salton Sea lithium production for EVs 

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General Motors partners Salton Sea lithium production for EVs . General Motors has announced that it will partner with a renewable energy company’s lithium and power development in the Salton Sea Geothermal Field near Imperial for batteries for electric vehicles.

BrightDrop, General Motors’ Shiny New Delivery Business

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General Motors has rolled out BrightDrop, moving them further into the business of first-to-last-mile products, software, and services for delivery and logistics. The post BrightDrop, General Motors’ Shiny New Delivery Business appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

Honda and General Motors sign MoU toward establishing a strategic alliance in North America

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General Motors and Honda today signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) following extensive preliminary discussions toward establishing a North American automotive alliance. —Mark Reuss, president of General Motors.

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General Motors to Recall Additional Bolt EVs

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Supplier manufacturing defect may lead to battery fire in rare circumstances GM will pursue reimbursement from supplier DETROIT – General Motors is voluntarily expanding the current Chevrolet Bolt EV recall to cover the remaining 2019 and all 2020-2022 model year vehicles, including the Bolt EUV.

Tesla’s Elon Musk responds to General Motors’ 26 total EV sales in Q4 2021

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently posted a response to veteran American automaker General Motors’ total electric vehicle sales during the fourth quarter of 2021. As noted by General Motors, the company sold a total of twenty-six electric vehicles in the fourth quarter.

General Motors and Amazon to offer OnStar Emergency Service at home

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General Motors and Amazon plan to introduce the OnStar Guardian skill for Amazon Alexa, a new feature that will provide a voice-enabled connection to Emergency-Certified OnStar Advisors at home through compatible Alexa-enabled devices. The OnStar Guardian skill for Amazon Alexa is part of the OnStar Guardian platform, which aims to help keep people safe no matter where they are located.

General Motors could make a Hummer EV-inspired military vehicle

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General Motors could have plans to produce a military prototype vehicle based on the upcoming Hummer EV under its GMC brand. The post General Motors could make a Hummer EV-inspired military vehicle appeared first on TESLARATI.

General Motors to supply Hydrotec fuel cell systems to Nikola; backing off earlier agreement

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General Motors Co. As part of that agreement, Nikola would utilize General Motors’ Ultium battery system and Hydrotec fuel cell technology, representing a key commercialization milestone for General Motors.

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SAE International and General Motors launch AutoDrive Challenge II; Level 4 autonomy

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As part of the commitment from General Motors, selected university teams will receive a new GM vehicle and technical training and mentorship from experienced industry engineers, along with technology, components, analytical tools, knowledge and technical training from additional corporate sponsors.

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General Motors: Electrification Will Take ‘Years and Decades’

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The post General Motors: Electrification Will Take ‘Years and Decades’ appeared first on The Truth About Cars. Electric Vehicles News Blog Product Planning Corporate Strategy Electric vehicles electrification EVs general motors GM Hummer EV Mary Barra

General Motors secures supply for silicon carbide chips for its next-gen EVs

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General Motors (GM) announced an agreement with semiconductor company Wolfspeed Inc., The post General Motors secures supply for silicon carbide chips for its next-gen EVs appeared first on TESLARATI. News Featured General Motors GM Tesla

General Motors plans to be carbon-neutral by 2040; eliminate LDV tailpipe emissions by 2035

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GM plans to become carbon-neutral in its global products and operations by 2040 and has committed to setting science-based targets to achieve carbon neutrality. The company has also signed the Business Ambition Pledge for 1.5?C, C, an urgent call to action from a global coalition of UN agencies, business and industry leaders.

Tesla's Elon Musk Responds To General Motors 'Leading' In EVs

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It's getting hilarious

General Motors’ New Ultifi Platform Reimagines What it Means to Own a Vehicle

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The post General Motors’ New Ultifi Platform Reimagines What it Means to Own a Vehicle appeared first on EV Obsession. Ultifi, its end-to-end software platform designed to unlock new vehicle experiences and connect customers’ digital lives.

General Motors’ new EVs could help double revenue, compete with industry leaders

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General Motors has long talked about its plans to expand its lineup of electric vehicles, with plans to be fully electric by 2035. General Motors secures supply for silicon carbide chips for its next-gen EVs. News Chevrolet Bolt EV Electric Cars Featured General Motors G

Why Is President Biden Acting As If He Is PR For General Motors?

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Why is President Biden pushing General Motors as the electric vehicle leader so hard? The post Why Is President Biden Acting As If He Is PR For General Motors? It would be different if he were to just say that’s his favorite brand.

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.

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General Motors extends second Chevy Bolt recall after vehicle fires

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General Motors is extending a second recall of the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle due to unpredictable fires caused by the high voltage battery. General Motors said that 2017-2018 vehicles were most affected, but some 2019 models were also affected by the issue.

Building on Ambitious EV Strategy, General Motors Calls for ‘Equitable Climate Action’ and Launches New Fund Aimed at Advancing Climate Equity

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The post Building on Ambitious EV Strategy, General Motors Calls for ‘Equitable Climate Action’ and Launches New Fund Aimed at Advancing Climate Equity appeared first on EV Obsession.

General Motors Reveals EV Investment Map For U.S.

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General Motors invests billions in electric vehicles, EV plants and battery plants in the U.S.

EVgo & General Motors Unveil First Fast Charging Stations from Landmark EV Charging Infrastructure Collaboration

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The post EVgo & General Motors Unveil First Fast Charging Stations from Landmark EV Charging Infrastructure Collaboration appeared first on EV Obsession. EV Charging Stations Specific Technologies EV Charging EV Charging Infrastructure Collaboration EVgo & General Motors

General Motors Invests In 'Low-Cost' California Lithium Venture

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The mineral would be extracted from geothermal brine

General Motors set sales records in China in 2014

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General Motors and its joint ventures sold a record 3,539,970 vehicles in China in 2014, an average of one vehicle every 9 seconds and almost 9,700 vehicles each day. Shanghai GM Norsom Motors opened its Phase III manufacturing facility in Shenyang, Liaoning. GM’s sales were up 12.0% from the previous high of 3,160,377 vehicles sold in 2013. GM performed well ahead of the overall industry in China, which was up an estimated 7.5% last year.We

General Motors posts May record of 276,109 Vehicles in China

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General Motors and its joint ventures sold 276,109 vehicles in China in May—a new record for the month. Sales increased 9.2% from the same month last year. Shanghai GM and SAIC-GM-Wuling as well as their Buick, Chevrolet, Cadillac and Wuling brands also reached new highs for May sales. In addition, Shanghai GM’s total sales surpassed 9 million units since the joint venture’s establishment in 1997. Shanghai GM’s domestic sales rose 15.8% from May 2013 to 135,921 units.

The Greenius Plan For General Motors

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I’m afraid the time has come to pull the plug on GM’s life support so we can plug into a whole new kind of Motors much better than General. I’m talking about electric motors. Here’s what I’m proposing: Seize and Nationalize the bankrupt General Motors Corporation. Put Dr. Andrew Franks , Andy Grove and Elon Musk in charge of the new National Electric Motors Corporation. We Must Destroy GM In Order To Save GM.

General Motors to have 30 EVs on sale by 2025

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General Motors has announced an additional $7bn over the next five years to help it become a global leader in EVs and autonomous vehicles. With $27bn now committed, it will significantly increase the number of EVs available from its brands with 30 available by the middle of the decade

General Motors & Shell Offer Renewable Energy Solutions to U.S. Homeowners, EV Owners & Suppliers

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The post General Motors & Shell Offer Renewable Energy Solutions to U.S.

General Motors and DTE Energy partner on 800 kW solar array

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General Motors is partnering with DTE Energy to build a new 800-kilowatt solar array at its Warren Transmission plant that will be GM’s largest solar installation in Michigan. The 2,800 solar panels will generate clean electricity that will go back to the grid. DTE Energy will own the array on 4.25 acres of land leased from GM.

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Navigant: Daimler, Audi, BMW, and General Motors currently leading development of autonomous vehicle market

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In a new Leaderboard Report, Navigant Research ranks Daimler, Audi, BMW, and General Motors (GM) as leading the autonomous vehicle OEM market in terms of strategy and execution. General Motors. The report examines the strategy and execution of 18 original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), including company profiles and rankings, to provide an objective assessment of these companies’ relative strengths and weaknesses in the developing autonomous vehicle market.

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General Motors Invests In Li-Metal Anode Developer SES

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SES and GM will build a manufacturing prototyping line in Woburn, Massachusetts

Hum-dinger: General Motors reportedly to revive Hummer name as GMC electric truck

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A Wall Street Journal report Friday indicated that General Motors would revive the Hummer name as soon as 2022, but instead use the name for an all-electric pickup in the GMC family. Spokesmen for General

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General Motors breaks ground for St. Petersburg plant expansion

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General Motors broke ground for the expansion of GM Auto, its wholly owned manufacturing facility in St. Among the additional vehicles that will be produced at GM Auto is the new Opel Astra sedan, which will make its worldwide debut at the Moscow International Motor Show in August. Petersburg, Russia. It will more than double GM Auto’s annual production capacity from the current 98,000 vehicles to 230,000 vehicles by 2015.

General Motors China and Shanghai Jiao Tong University to collaborate on vehicle sharing with Chevy EN-V 2.0

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General Motors China has signed a memorandum of understanding with Shanghai Jiao Tong University to collaborate on a vehicle sharing program featuring the Chevrolet EN-V 2.0 ( earlier post ) starting next year. A fleet of EN-V 2.0 vehicles will be integrated with a multi-modal transportation system alongside bicycles, cars and shuttle buses at the university’s Minhang campus in Shanghai to evaluate the benefits and challenges of a vehicle sharing transportation model.

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General Motors India introduces locally-developed 1.2L Smart-Tech Engine

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General Motors India has introduced its new Smart-Tech engine. The 1.2-liter Smart-Tech engine was created by the GM Technical Centre-India in Bangalore in cooperation with GM’s new engine plant in Talegaon. It will be produced at the Talegaon facility for a range of new models offered by GM in India. The Smart-Tech engine features aluminum cylinder heads, deep skirt cylinder block and lightweight pistons with low tension rings, which decreases weight and maximizes fuel economy.

The New General Motors Launches; Lutz Unretiring

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The new, downsized General Motors Company emerged from bankruptcy Friday morning. The new General Motors Company is primarily owned by the governments of the United States, Canada and Ontario, and by a trust fund providing medical benefits to UAW retirees. We are deeply appreciative for the support we have received during this historic transformation, and we will work hard to repay this trust by building a successful new General Motors.

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. The new model features a 2.4-liter SIDI intelligent direct injection engine along with advanced eAssist intelligent technology (light electrification, earlier post ), which work together to reduce fuel consumption by 20% compared with the standard model.