GM releases second Chevy Bolt EV autonomous driving video

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General Motors GM Chevy Autonomous cars plug-in cars self-driving carsThe Chevrolet Bolt EV may very well turn out to be a game-changing electric car in more ways than one.

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GM turns to Titan supercomputer for more detailed diesel combustion modeling

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Grover and the GM team turned to DOE for assistance. The GM team set out to accomplish three things: Use Titan’s GPUs so they could increase the complexity of the chemistry in their combustion models; compare the results of Titan simulations with GM experimental data to measure accuracy; and.

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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. Especially in hydrogen fuel-cell research, the biggest auto companies are doubling and tripling up to share the costs.

GM goal: profitable, affordable electric cars built in big numbers

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General Motors GM Mark Reuss plug-in cars Profit Mary BarraAutomotive innovation rolls out over many years, usually decades, and usually only a few companies lead. Others hang back, waiting to see if buyers will accept new features, new powertrains, and new types of vehicles. More than six years after modern electric cars hit the market in volume, many automakers are only now deciding on their strategies.

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

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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. Long-range battery-electric vehicles are the same, according to analysts and insiders: the question.

GM files petition asking DOT permission to deploy self-driving Cruise AV in 2019; no steering wheel or pedals

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General Motors has filed a Safety Petition with the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) for GM’s fourth-generation self-driving Cruise AV—the first production-ready vehicle built from the start to operate safely on its own, with no driver, steering wheel, pedals or manual controls.

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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 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.

Q: Why is Tesla worth more than GM? A: The sins of Detroit

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Detroit General Motors Elon Musk GM Tesla Motors Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA It remains unclear whether Tesla will survive as an independent company, given that it's had exactly two profitable quarters in its 12-plus years of existence. And yet, last week, Tesla briefly passed General Motors to become the most valuable U.S. automaker by market capitalization. It had passed Ford last week, and long ago surpassed the value.

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 fuel-cell chief talks about military truck, Honda deal to build hydrogen powertrains

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Innovation has no secret for GM and after tapping into hybrid and electric engine technologies, fuel-cell is its next target. In an interview with Trucks.com, GM’s global fuel-cell business director Charles Freese seemed confident that hydrogen will become a next big step in transportation. General Motors GM hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell U.S.

GM employees take to bicycles for cleaner transport

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General Motors (GM) might be best know for its production of four-wheeled mode of transport, but it seems the car giant is also switched-on to pedal-power too.

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 EVWe learned very few new details about the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV today, but General Motors released a development video that will likely excite fans and potential buyers of the 200-mile electric car.

Zero waste for eleven more GM plants

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GM Editor Pick Eleven more General Motors facilities have now achieved landfill-free status, bringing the total to 122 sites spanning Asia, Europe, South and North America. Each of these facilities recycles, reuses or converts to energy all waste produced from daily operations.

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

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General Motors GM hydrogen research and development hydrogen fuel cellBattery-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.

Chevy Bolt EV is basis for 'huge range of electric cars': GM CEO Mary Barra

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General Motors GM Chevy Future Cars plug-in cars Mary BarraIt's common practice in the industry for automakers to base multiple different models on the same basic platform or architecture. This allows them to amortize the development costs of new platforms across a wider range of products. It also means that two seemingly dissimilar models—such as a sedan and a utility vehicle—can share.

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. But equally startling was the launch schedule that emerged over the following months: The Bolt EV is to go into production before the end of 2016.

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. It plans to to forge ahead with an expansion of its electrified-vehicle range, regardless of how low oil prices get. DON''T MISS.

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

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How the public will react remains to be seen, but they'll get their chance next year if GM's Chevrolet Cruise. 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.

GM and Honda announce executive leadership and board of directors for Fuel Cell System Manufacturing, LLC

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Suheb Haq of GM will serve as the first president of FCSM, and Tomomi Kosaka of Honda will be the new company’s vice president. GM and Honda plan to rotate the positions of president and vice president every two years. Haq most recently was director of GM Operational Excellence. Representing GM on the FCSM board of directors are: Charles Freese, Executive Director, Global Fuel Cell Business.

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New Navigant Leaderboard puts GM and Waymo at the head of the autonomous driving technology pack, Tesla last

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In this latest report, General Motors (GM) and Waymo are effectively in a dead heat on the technology front; both companies are on the verge of having production ready AVs suitable for mobility services.

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GM switches on to light savings

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It’s amazing how one small change can make such a huge difference-and that’s a lesson GM is benefitting from learning this week-as the car giant reveals how it will cut no less than 8,500 metric tonnes of CO2 emissions each year, just by changing a few lightbulbs.

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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." You'd almost think that General Motors had adopted the "1 Percent" meme that appears to be the lasting legacy of Occupy Wall Street. DON'T MISS: Tesla Model 3: Revealed Next Year, Production.

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

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Over the past three years, GM and Honda have been collaborating on next-generation fuel cell and hydrogen storage systems, aiming at commercialization in the 2020 time frame. Next-generation fuel cell stack co-developed by Honda and GM. GM and Honda rank No.

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. But explaining plug-in hybrids to car buyers at large—it's a hybrid, but it also plugs in, but only for double-digit range—has proven to be very hard.

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

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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. General Motors GM Future Cars plug-in cars hydrogen fuel cell Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV 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.

GM prototyping future autonomous robotaxi services

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On Thursday, GM announced plans at an investors conference which add up to an autonomously driving robotaxi service which will be owned and operated by General Motors sometime in the future.

CDP Technologies offering new gaseous fuels aftermarket cylinder head package for GM 6.0L engines

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will offer a new aftermarket gaseous fuels-prepped cylinder head package for GM 6.0L The new CDP cylinder head will be available for the popular GM engines that have been, or are slated to be, converted to a gaseous alternative fuel engine.

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GM reveals electric car plans including more details on Spark EV

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General Motors (GM) has certainly been at the forefront of the electrification movement, particularly with the Chevrolet Volt vastly outselling its competition – and now it has outlined the plans it hopes will help it to retain its position as the green car leader.

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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’s commitment to autonomous vehicles is inspiring, deliberate, and completely in line with our vision to make transportation safer and more accessible.

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.

How Silicon Valley startup boosted MPG in 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup truck

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It looks like GM's investment arm, GM Ventures, has borne some real-world, fuel-saving fruit. Sophisticated engine-control algorithms under the hood of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup truck, which make the truck's V-8 engines more efficient, came from work done by a company GM bought in 2012. That year, GM Ventures sank an. Pickups General Motors Fuel Economy GM Ventures Cylinder Deactivation

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

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After proving a initial look at the design and capability of the different components ( earlier post ) late last year, GM is now providing deeper technical insight into the second-generation platform. For the second-generation, GM wanted to enhance the electric performance of the Volt.

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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 carsNorth American buyers are eagerly anticipating the debut late next year of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, a 200-mile subcompact electric car promised to sell for $37,500 before incentives.

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. This site named it our Best Car To Buy for 2016, and it's won plaudits from reviewers across the spectrum. Marketing Plug-In Hybrids Chevy Volt plug-in cars

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. Hydrogen fuel Honda GM

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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 So far, the Tesla Model S is alone among plug-in electric cars in providing 200 miles or more of electric range.

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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 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. "I’ve used just 2.2 gallons and driven 800 miles," he told news agency headlineauto last night.

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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.

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 did not disclose the value of the [.]. Latest news GM investment

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 GMGeneral Motors will team up with SAIC Motor Corporation to work on a new electric vehicle architecture in China.