GM interested in electric air taxi market

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The report, based on information from two people familiar with the matter, follows GM CEO Mary Barra's brief reference to air taxis at a conference Monday. General Motors is exploring the use of its Ultium modular battery system in electric air taxis, Reuters reported Tuesday.

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Will GM’s Ultium Drive be the small-block V-8 for a generation of EVs?

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The ubiquitous General Motors 350 small-block V-8, which went into a generation of vehicles, made GM strong. GM announced Tuesday, in a move harking back to its treatment of core engine and transmission components in.

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GM will build Nikola Badger electric truck, supply hydrogen fuel-cell tech

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General Motors and Nikola Corporation announced a strategic partnership on Tuesday in which GM will supply hydrogen fuel-cell systems and battery systems to Nikola. Furthermore, GM will build the upcoming Nikola Badger pickup truck starting in 2022.

2020 89

Chevy Corvette engineers moved to EV team at GM

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Specifically, GM moved the engineers from its Global Products Programs group to the Autonomous and Electric Vehicles group, according to the report. General Motors is moving engineers from its Chevrolet Corvette development team to its electric-vehicle program, InsideEVs reported Thursday.

2020 87

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.

2020 88

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 to lead design, development and manufacturing of own family of next-generation EV drive units and motors: Ultium Drive

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GM said that Ultium Drive and its modular architecture will help it transition to a fully electric lineup, and provide significant advantages over GM’s previous EVs in performance, scale, speed to market and manufacturing efficiencies.

2020 83

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 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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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 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. In addition, the company has shared its manufacturing plans with GM suppliers along with the Original Equipment Suppliers Association and the Michigan Manufacturers Association ( MMA ) to help other manufacturers ramp up their own production efforts.

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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.

2019 84

GM outlines China advanced technology roadmap for accelerating “Drive to 2030”

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At Tech Day, China’s version of GM’s EV Day held in March in Warren, the company provided a fast-forward look at its technologies developed globally that combine a local perspective. GM will capitalize on mega-trends such as 5G, artificial intelligence, smart cities and big data.

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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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Jeep Wrangler 4xe details, lifetime carbon emissions, GM and Honda: Today’s Car News

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Groups are petitioning GM, Toyota, and FCA. And GM and Honda are moving toward an alliance. The Jeep Wrangler plug-in hybrid has been revealed. A study aims to correct the errors in many other studies assessing lifetime carbon emissions. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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GM Promotes an Electric Car

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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 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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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. And by the middle of the decade, the company aims to sell a combined one million EVs annually in its two largest markets of the U.S. and China. “We want to put everyone in an EV, and we have

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GM and Honda propose establishing alliance extending well beyond EV and fuel-cell tech

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Honda and GM are considering a partnership on development and supply-chain costs for much more than fuel cells and battery tech.

2020 74

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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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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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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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 invests in potential future rival electric truck maker Lordstown Motors, as it seeks IPO

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As it continues to develop its own electric pickup trucks, General Motors will invest in Lordstown Motors, which plans to build electric trucks at a former GM factory in Ohio. Lordstown announced a $75 million investment from GM Monday, along with plans for an initial public offering (IPO). The company, which bought GM's factory in its namesake

2020 59

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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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 says industry-first wireless battery management will help it scale Ultium EV tech

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One of them is its battery management system, which GM said

2020 65

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. Green tariff solutions are a key component of GM’s renewable energy strategy and allow the company to work with utilities to provide renewable energy solutions near its facilities.

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Electric Ford F-150 video, Kia EV design, GM electric air taxis: Today’s Car News

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GM is thinking about flying air taxis powered by its batteries. The electric F-150 will be “a workhorse, not a showhorse.” And Kia is teasing the first of many EVs on the way. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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GM backs away from hydrogen fuel-cell tech in passenger vehicles

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The company hadn't provided an update on fuel-cell activities in some time, but the news emerged from a press call with GM chief sustainability officer Dane Parker discussing the automaker's 2020 sustainability General Motors is no longer interested in selling a hydrogen fuel-cell passenger car, and will instead focus on battery-electric vehicles.

2020 85

GM Ultium Drive, Electrify America pricing, Audi fuel-cell stack: Today’s Car News

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Earlier this year, GM applied the Ultium name to the battery and propulsion systems for its upcoming generation of electric vehicles. General Motors is giving its set of EV components a new name. Electrify America has rebooted its pricing.

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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 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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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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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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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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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.

2020 107

GM reveals electric car production number in 2010.in India

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GM recently entered into a 50/50 partnership with Reva, the Indian electric car company, to produce an electric version of the Chevrolet Spark. According to a report in the Business Standard of India, GM plans to sell 4000 electric Sparks in India in 2010. Tags: gm.

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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.

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GM and Nikola, Lucid Air debut, Gravity Concept, VW ID.3 reviews: The Week in Reverse

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Which automaker sees 50 miles as the ideal electric range for plug-in hybrids? How can the EV battery system become more sustainable? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending September 11, 2020.

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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 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. Without help from GM’s partners around the globe, the project would have taken several months to plan and execute. The team working on GM’s face-mask project accomplished the task in just one week.

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