GM expands access of OnStar Vehicle Insights telematics solution to non-GM vehicles

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OnStar Vehicle Insights can now be used with most non-GM vehicles via a plug-in adapter. Since the introduction of General Motors’ fleet telematics solution, OnStar Vehicle Insights, fleet managers have received nearly 3.5

GM introduces Ultium Charge 360

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General Motors introduced Ultium Charge 360, a holistic charging approach that integrates charging networks, GM vehicle mobile apps, and other products and services to simplify the overall charging experience for GM electric vehicle owners. Ultium Charge 360 builds on GM’s existing charging efforts to provide GM EV owners more confidence and convenience when it comes to EV charging.

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GM bringing Charge 360 to fleets

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General Motors and BrightDrop, a new business created and wholly owned by GM focused on electric commercial delivery and logistics, announced the Ultium Charge 360 fleet charging service, a comprehensive approach designed to help make the switch to electric seamless for fleet customers by connecting them with services, features and resources. Integration with both GM’s fleet management solution, OnStar Vehicle Insights, and the BrightDrop fleet and asset management platform.

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GM introduces new Super Cruise features to 6 MY2022 vehicles

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GM’s vehicle intelligence platform, which provides more bandwidth and data processing power, enabled these enhancements and underscores GM’s software expertise. General Motors will introduce new Super Cruise capabilities on six model year 2022 vehicles in the first quarter of 2022.

GM and LG identify cause of battery fires in Bolts; new recall for MY2017-2019 vehicles

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Experts from GM and LG have identified the simultaneous presence of two manufacturing defects in the same battery cell as the root cause of battery fires in certain Chevrolet Bolt EVs. As a result, GM will be conducting a new recall for the previous population of Bolt EVs (2017-2019) to address the risk of battery fires in these vehicles. As part of this new recall, GM will replace defective battery modules in the recall population.

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[UPDATED] GM announces recall after a dozen Bolt EV Fires; 6 key questions with answers from GM


GM has announced a new recall N212343880 after a dozen reported fires in a little more than a year, and at least two fires this month that had their “final” software fix in place. Here’s what you need to know, and the major questions with some updated answers from GM.

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GM launches OnStar Insurance

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GM is launching OnStar Insurance. GM’s new insurance agency, OnStar Insurance Services, will be the exclusive agent for OnStar Insurance. OnStar Insurance Services intends to leverage its unique understanding of the vehicles GM produces to offer a secure, fair, personalized and easy-to-use digital insurance experience for drivers.

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GM to Build EV Crossovers for Honda, Acura

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A Honda will be built at a GM plant in Mexico, and an Acura alongside the Cadillac Lyriq in Tennessee. In an Automotive News report, it was noted that in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, where GM builds the Chevrolet Blazer and Equinox, the […].

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EVgo Named by GM as a Preferred Provider for EV Fleets

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EVgo will plan and deploy EV charging and infrastructure solutions for GM fleet and BrightDrop customers LOS ANGELES – July 15, 2021 – EVgo Inc., The post EVgo Named by GM as a Preferred Provider for EV Fleets appeared first on EV Obsession.

GM to source US-based lithium for future EV batteries from CTR; closed-loop, direct-extraction process

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GM announced today that a “significant portion” of GM’s future battery-grade lithium hydroxide and carbonate could come from the Hell’s Kitchen development. GM will be the first company to make a multi-million dollar investment in CTR’s Hell’s Kitchen project.

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GM enhancing Energy Assist app for EVs

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GM is now displaying dynamic data from charging networks EVgo and ChargePoint within Energy Assist, so Bolt EV owners can have a more seamless charging experience with their GM vehicles. GM will continue to add eligible charging stations throughout 2020.

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GM Hummer electric SUV

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GM Hummer electric SUV. This gives us the curiosity to know about all the information available about GM Hummer electric SUV. In 2008, GM acquired the original IC Hummer brand. The post GM Hummer electric SUV appeared first on Promoting Eco Friendly Travel.

GM Issues Second Chevrolet Bolt EV Recall After Multiple Fires


GM already applied a "fix" to some Bolt EVs, but apparently, it isn't helping the situation

GM boosting EV product spending to $27B through 2025; 1st use of Li-metal anode in GM battery

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Barra also announced an increase in GM’s financial commitment to EVs and AVs (autonomous vehicles) to $27 billion through 2025—up from the $20 billion planned before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the pandemic, GM’s work on EVs accelerated during 2020.

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GM renames Detroit-Hamtramck to Factory ZERO; $2.2B investment to reconfigure it to all EV assembly

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The name Factory ZERO reflects the significance of this facility in advancing GM’s zero-crashes, zero-emissions and zero-congestion future. Factory ZERO will be the launchpad for GM’s multi-brand EV strategy. It represents the single largest investment in a plant in GM history.

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To Put ‘Everybody In’ an Electric Vehicle, GM Introduces Ultium Charge 360

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Ultium Charge 360 will integrate charging networks, GM vehicle mobile apps, and other products and services to simplify customer charging experience GM collaborates with seven major charging networks to offer customers more seamless access to nearly 60,000 plugs across the U.S.

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GM and Liebherr to develop HYDROTEC fuel-cell-based electrical power generation system for aircraft

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The construction and testing of this demonstrator—based, in part, on GM’s HYDROTEC fuel cell technology—will take place in a specialized laboratory multi-system integration testing at Liebherr-Aerospace in Toulouse (France).

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GM and Honda jointly to develop two next-generation Honda EVs on GM platform and Ultium batteries

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General Motors and Honda have agreed to develop jointly two all-new electric vehicles for Honda, based on GM’s highly flexible global EV platform powered by proprietary Ultium batteries. GM unveiled the platform and batteries in early March.

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Renewable energy plan incentivizes GM EV owners: Free home charging after midnight

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General Motors and Shell on Wednesday announced a new partnership to provide renewable energy to GM customers in Texas, as well as free overnight charging for Texans who own GM electric cars.

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GM announces the Chevy Silverado EV: 400 miles of range with Ultium battery tech


General Motors announced earlier today that it will build an all-new EV under its Chevrolet brand by electrifying the Silverado pickup, a highly-dedicated and popular model that has been a top choice of GM truck buyers for years. News Electric Cars Featured General Motors GM

GM expands medical projects and charitable deliveries to hospitals

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With ventilators and face masks now in production, GM is expanding its manufacturing of personal protective equipment, including latex-free face shields, protective gowns and aerosol boxes. For full production, GM is collaborating with suppliers, including Summit Polymers of Kalamazoo.

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GM Spring Hill to run on 100% solar power by 2022

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This project is expected to increase GM’s use of renewable energy to more than 50% of its sourced electricity by 2023, moving GM closer to its goal of sourcing 100% of electricity from renewables in the US by 2030 at GM-owned sites.

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GM to boost EV and AV investments 75% to $35B through 2025; new battery plants

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We are investing aggressively in a comprehensive and highly-integrated plan to make sure that GM leads in all aspects of the transformation to a more sustainable future. GM is targeting annual global EV sales of more than 1 million by 2025, and we are increasing our investment to scale faster because we see momentum building in the United States for electrification, along with customer demand for our product portfolio. —GM Chair and CEO Mary Barra.

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GM progressing on next-generation Ultium Li-metal battery; new joint development agreement with SES

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GM’s lithium metal battery with a protected anode will feature a combination of affordability, high performance and energy density. GM’s prototype lithium metal batteries were developed at the company’s research and development labs in Warren, Michigan.

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GM and LG Energy Solution investing $2.3B in second Ultium Cells manufacturing plant in US

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Ultium Cells will build the new plant on land leased from GM. Once operational, the facility will supply battery cells to GM’s Spring Hill assembly plant. —,GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra. GM’s future Ultium-powered EVs are designed for Level 2 and DC fast charging.

GM to build electric Silverado pickup at Factory ZERO

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GM plans to deliver more than 1 million electric vehicles globally by 2025 and earn EV market leadership in North America. With the company’s Ultium Platform, virtual development tools and technology, GM has reduced vehicle development times by nearly 50% to 26 months. The electric Silverado will offer customers a GM-estimated range of more than 400 miles on a full charge. GM has released no official timing on the truck.

Wabtec and GM to develop advanced Ultium Battery and HYDROTEC hydrogen fuel cell solutions for rail industry

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Wabtec Corporation and General Motors will collaborate to develop and commercialize GM’s Ultium battery technology and HYDROTEC hydrogen fuel cell systems for Wabtec locomotives.

Honda's EV In Partnership With GM Will Be Named 'Prologue'


The Honda Prologue will use GM's Ultium platform and batteries

GM to invest $2.2B at Detroit-Hamtramck to produce all-electric trucks and SUVs; GM’s first fully-dedicated EV plant

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GM’s first all-electric truck will be a pickup with production scheduled to begin in late 2021. Detroit-Hamtramck will be GM’s first fully-dedicated electric vehicle assembly plant. —Mark Reuss, GM president. Since the fall of 2018, GM has committed to invest more than $2.5

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ORNL licenses MENNDL AI system to GM for automotive use

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has licensed its award-winning artificial intelligence software system, the Multinode Evolutionary Neural Networks for Deep Learning ( MENNDL ), to General Motors for use in vehicle technology and design.

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GM announces its next electric vehicle: a new Moon rover


General Motors (GM) continues to expand its electric vehicle fleet and has decided Earth simply isn’t enough. Together with Lockheed Martin, GM plans to develop an electric lunar rover for NASA to be operated by Artemis astronauts to explore our Moon.

GM confirms new GMC electric pickup truck, its third confirmed electric pickup


General Motors (GM) has confirmed that it is working on a new GMC electric pickup truck to follow the GMC Hummer EV. It will be GM’s third electric pickup after the Silverado electric.

GM reports strong Q1 Earnings, prepares to navigate semiconductor shortage


General Motors ( NYSE: GM ) reported its Q1 2021 Earnings on Wednesday morning, showing a well-performing financial spreadsheet that was supported by the automaker’s ability to beat Wall Street’s expectations. GM reported $32.47 GM also anticipates a decrease of between $1.5

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GM No Longer Building Nikola Electric Pickup, Nixes Equity Stake

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The post GM No Longer Building Nikola Electric Pickup, Nixes Equity Stake appeared first on The Truth About Cars. Electric Vehicles Industry News Blog Badger Electric vehicles EVs FCEVs general motors GM Industry News Nikola

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Tesla owner gets ‘parking ticket’ from GM for being a ‘foreign’ car at its factory


A Tesla owner received a parking ticket from GM when it parked in a lot at its Wentzville Assembly Plant in Missouri that is meant for domestic vehicles. Here’s a funny and light little post to start off your Monday.

GM making face masks for frontline workers; 1.5M masks/month at full capacity

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To help protect workers in essential services across the country, GM launched a rapid-response project to produce masks at scale on 20 March. By next week, GM expects to deliver its first 20,000 masks to frontline workers.

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Nikola & GM form strategic partnership; GM to engineer & manufacture Nikola Badger BEV & FCEV; 11% ownership

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GM fuel cell system. Nikola Corporation and General Motors Co. announced a strategic partnership that begins with the Nikola Badger and carries cost reductions through Nikola’s programs, including: Nikola Badger, Nikola Tre, Nikola One, Nikola Two and NZT.

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GM reveals new Ultium batteries and flexible global platform for rapid growth of EV lineup

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At an event in the GM Tech Center campus in Warren, Michigan, General Motors unveiled the core of its new strategy to grow the company’s EV sales quickly, efficiently and profitably. GM’s all-new modular platform and battery system, Ultium.

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GM leaves owner owing $12K after Bolt EV battery fire last year


GM confirmed his case to be a battery fire. more… The post GM leaves owner owing $12K after Bolt EV battery fire last year appeared first on Electrek. Details are emerging from a dozen Chevy Bolt EV fires that have occurred in a little over the past year.

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GM Hypes Norway’s EV Leadership

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The post GM Hypes Norway’s EV Leadership appeared first on The Truth About Cars. Advertising Commercial Break Electric vehicles Electric Vehicles EU Europe GM Death Watch Green Incentives Media News Blog Technology advocacy groups EV general motors Government Norway

GM and Shell to offer renewable energy solutions to US homeowners, EV owners and suppliers; Texas first

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General Motors and Shell, through its wholly owned subsidiary MP2 Energy, LLC, are collaborating to provide comprehensive energy solutions programs to GM’s customers and supply chain partners, including fixed-rate home energy plans backed by 100% renewable energy resources. Coming this summer, owners of electric vehicles from GM brands will have the opportunity to select home energy plans that include the option for free overnight hours (from midnight to 5 a.m.)

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Cruise receives $5 billion credit line from GM to purchase Origin EVs


In a Tweet earlier today, autonomous rideshare company Cruise, announced it has secured a multi-year credit line of $5 billion from GM financial, to help purchase thousands of Origin vehicles.

Ashok Leyland acquires Switch Mobility, GM to supply electric batteries

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Ashok Leyland acquires Switch Mobility, GM to supply electric batteries. GM to supply electric batteries & hydrogen fuel cell systems. Under the nonbinding memorandum of understanding, GM will supply Ultium electric batteries and Hydrotec hydrogen fuel cell power cubes.

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