GM boosting face mask production; sharing mask manufacturing plans

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Based on the number of requests for face masks for frontline workers, GM is increasing its production capacity for face masks at its Warren, Michigan facility. —Shilpan Amin, GM vice president of Global Purchasing and Supply Chain.

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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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EVolution: 11 keys to GM's electrified future

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From 2020 through 2025, GM plans to invest more than $20 billion—more than $3 billion annually, on average—toward electric-vehicle programs.

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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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Rumor: GM electric pickup could come from Tesla

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Pickups GMLast month, the president of General Motors' GMC truck division said the brand was considering building an electric pickup. Now, according to a CleanTechnica report, that pickup could come from Tesla. Even the CleanTechnica reporter says to file this in the category of an enticing rumor, rather than fact, because there are no pictures, and a.

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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 president dashes hopes of future Volt, says no more hybrids

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Following news in late November that General Motors would kill off the Chevrolet Volt, one of the pioneers of modern plug-in cars, a senior GM executive has hinted—strongly—that it won't be back. On Friday, in the Q&A session after the company's investor conference, incoming company president Mark Reuss doused those hopes.

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GM battery facility discharge suggests no immediate successor for Chevy Volt

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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? Considering what General Motors announced yesterday, both of those possibilities are now looking less likely.

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GM battery chief: 600-mile EVs viable, million-mile battery in sight

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On the other hand, GM has been unusually open in discussing

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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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Venti Technologies deploys two autonomous low-speed SUVs built by SAIC-GM-Wuling

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Venti Technologies has successfully deployed two autonomous SUVs built by SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile (SGMW), the joint venture formed by Chinese automakers SAIC and Wuling, along with GM, achieving another milestone in its path to commercialization.

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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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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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GM electric vehicles could be profitable early next decade, says CEO

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On Wednesday, on a call with analysts to discuss the company’s fourth-quarter 2018 financial results, GM CEO Mary Barra. General Motors GM Mary BarraIncentives, credits, and compliance schemes can only get the electric vehicle market so far. The real test of its success will be when large, established automakers can get to a point when they can call them profitable.

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GM Promotes an Electric Car

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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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Cadillac to become “lead electric vehicle brand” for GM to rival Tesla (Updated)

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General Motors GM Mary BarraGeneral Motors’ Cadillac brand has fought to restore its luster as a brand for technology and innovation, with repeated attempts that fell short of a resounding success. Finally, it appears that Cadillac might be turning toward a future that may have a better chance of restoring the brand’s glory days: electric luxury cars. In an.

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GM plans to go all-renewable with Detroit-area facilities—including EV assembly

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General Motors and DTE have partnered for what is claimed to be the largest renewable energy investment yet in the automaker’s home state of Michigan—allowing GM to assemble its upcoming electric vehicles, like the GMC Hummer EV, with clean power.

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Future Honda electric vehicles will be co-developed with GM, could have Super Cruise

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That includes GM’s Ultium propulsion system that consists of battery packs ranging from 50 to 200 kwh, a motor family with three variants, and power systems to drive two or

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GM, University of Michigan show automated safety features preventing crashes

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million GM vehicles across 20 different models from 2013-2017. —GM Safety Technical Fellow, Raymond Kiefer.

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GM adds real-time charging-station smarts—via app—to Chevy Bolt EV

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GM plans the reveal of a Cadillac electric vehicle for April, the first full look at a GMC-branded Hummer EV in May, and more details about its electric-vehicle underpinnings in March.

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Why GM has put hybrids—and the Chevy Volt—in its past

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Just a year ago, GM changed its tune about the possibility of hybrids—and plug-in hybrids like the much-loved Chevrolet Volt—in the company’s near-term future. Put simply, GM was finished with hybrids.

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Electric pickup from former GM plant will have in-wheel hub motors

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Lordstown Motors is planning to use a former GM facility near Cleveland, Ohio, to effectively beat GM to the punch—in offering an all-electric, made-in-America pickup.

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Sources: GM manufacturing revamp could signal faster lane-change to EVs

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General Motors GM Mary BarraLess than a week after speaking out in favor of a national electric vehicle mandate, and in the shadow of Tesla reporting a profitable quarter, General Motors might be on the verge of announcing a radical change to its plans for future electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids in the U.S. The automaker is anticipated to make a major business.

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GM Defense awarded $214.3M contract to produce Army’s Infantry Squad Vehicle; based on 2020 Colorado with 2.8L diesel

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The US Army Contracting Command–Detroit Arsenal announced that GM Defense LLC , a subsidiary of General Motors, has been awarded the production contract to build, field and sustain the Army’s new Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV).

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SoftBank to invest $2.25B in GM Cruise; GM to add $1.1B; driving large-scale AV deployment

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billion in GM Cruise Holdings LLC (GM Cruise), further strengthening the company’s plans to commercialize autonomous vehicle (AV) technology at large scale. GM will also invest $1.1 billion in GM Cruise upon closing of the transaction. SoftBank Vision Fund will invest $2.25

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GM plans its own nationwide charging network with Bechtel

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The companies will form a joint venture to build the chargers in which Bechtel will provide its expertise in construction and permitting and GM will. General Motors, the nation's biggest automaker, is teaming up with construction giant Bechtel to build thousands of chargers around the U.S.

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Lordstown Motors tours former GM plant where they’ll build electric pickups

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GM built cars in Lordstown for 53 years, and the current factory was capable of. Lordstown Motors was created to build electric pickup trucks at a former General Motors factory in Lordstown, Ohio.

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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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Punch Group acquires GM propulsion engineering center in Turin; global center of excellence for diesel

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Belgium-based Punch Group has acquired GM’s propulsion engineering center in Turin, Italy. The transaction between the two companies includes an engineering services agreement (ESA) to support GM’s global product programs through the end of 2021.

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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.

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GM names Hamtramck as first US plant to build only electric cars

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On Monday, GM announced the U.S. Quick! List all the car factories in the U.S. that produce only electric vehicles. It’s a trick question, really, because today, there’s only one.

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GM wins US grant to develop solid-state batteries

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The money is part of a larger grant to develop more fuel-efficient powertrains, the fan site GM Authority reports. General Motors is the latest automaker reported to be working on solid-state lithium batteries, thanks to a $2 million grant from Uncle Sam.

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GM’s electric-vehicle future: President Mark Reuss offers some hints

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When General Motors brought five green-car reporters to Michigan this week to announce its Detroit-Hamtramck plant would produce only electric vehicles, it threw in an Easter Egg: a small-group interview with GM president Mark Reuss.

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GM’s Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC and Buick all launching EVs this year

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Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC and Buick will all be launching new EVs starting this year, GM announced at an event at its Tech Center in Warren, Michigan, where it also unveiled its new Ultium batteries and flexible globale EV architecture. GM’s new modular platform and battery system, Ultium.

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VW ID.3 delay, GM electric van, RAV4 Hybrid fuel tank update: Today’s Car News

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GM talks about getting in on the commercial EV business. GM CEO Mary Barra has explained the company's motivation behind. The Volkswagen ID.3 electric car is officially delayed a few months. BMW’s latest plug-in hybrid SUV gets a big battery.

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GM confirms delay for Chevy Bolt EV refresh; GMC Hummer and Cadillac EVs on schedule

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GM earlier this month revealed details regarding a dozen future electric vehicles that it either might build or will build.

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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 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.

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Is GM planning an electric Cadillac Escalade?

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Cadillac is poised to become the lead brand from General Motors for some of its most advanced electric vehicle technology.

GM unveils digital vehicle platform; 4.5 TB/h; installed on new Cadillac CT5, rollout to most GM vehicles globally by 2023

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terabytes (TB) of data processing power per hour, a fivefold increase in capability over GM’s current electrical architecture. GM implemented years ago a security vulnerability disclosure program to engage more closely with the research community.

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GM rolls last Chevy Volt off Detroit assembly line

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GM built the last 2019 Chevy Volt on February 15, and in a ceremony last Tuesday it rolled off the assembly line at GM's Hamtramck factory in Detroit—after. With the end of Chevrolet Volt production last week, it looks more like pure electric cars are winning the race to transform driving over more complicated, if versatile plug-in hybrids.

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Here are 10 of the electric vehicles GM might (or will) build on its Ultrium foundation

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Under its Design Dome, part of its Warren Tech Center and where concept cars have been prepared and vehicles—even like the EV1—have been designed and developed since 1955, GM provided a sketch to media and investors Wednesday of how its Ultium electric propulsion strategy will take form in actual production-bound vehicles. It was.

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And GM follows suit; 10,000 cut

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GM cuts 10,000 salaried workers worldwide, including 3,400 of its 29,500 salaried jobs in the United States. Tags: GM

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