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GM adding Plug and Charge

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GM is expanding its existing collaboration with EVgo to add a new Plug and Charge service to the Ultium Charge 360 ecosystem. In time, GM plans to broaden the service to include all compatible DC fast-charging stations across the Ultium Charge 360 network.

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GM reveals 2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV

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With a starting price of around $30,000 on the 1LT base trim, the Equinox EV plugs Chevrolet into the critical compact SUV segment; GM says it expects the EV to be the most affordable EV in its class. GM-Est.

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GM advances Dealer Community Charging Program

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GM marked the official launch of its Dealer Community Charging Program with the installation of the first community charging stations in Wisconsin and Michigan. An EV driver in a Chevrolet Bolt EUV pulls up to a new GM community charging station in Marshfield, Wisconsin.

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GM launches GM Energy business unit with Ultium Home, Ultium Commercial

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General Motors introduced Ultium Home and Ultium Commercial, which in combination with the existing Ultium Charge 360, create an ecosystem of energy management products and services that will be housed under a new business unit called GM Energy. The central interface for GM Energy’s solutions will be GM’s Energy Services Cloud, which will house data and energy management tools, connecting customers seamlessly with residential, fleet and commercial energy assets.

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GM investing $918M in 4 US plants for Gen-6 V-8 production, EV components

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GM will invest $579 million to prepare the plant to assemble GM’s sixth-generation family of Small Block V-8 gas engines along with the related block, crank and head machining. GM’s 3.0L GM will invest $216 million to prepare the facility to build camshafts, connecting rods and block/head machining supporting future V-8 production at Flint Engine Operations. $55 GM will invest $55 million in the Defiance facility. $47

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GM Defense to develop battery pack prototype for Department of Defense

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GM Defense, a subsidiary of General Motors, was selected by the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to develop a battery pack prototype for testing and analysis on Department of Defense platforms. GM’s HUMMER EV Ultium battery pack.

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Report: GM considering $30,000 small electric pickup

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That’s according to a report Thursday from Automotive News, which claims to have seen the pickup at GM’s “affordable EV design studio” in Warren, Michigan.

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GM investing $650M in Lithium Americas; offtake agreement from Thacker Pass

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Under the agreement, GM will make a $650-million equity investment in Lithium Americas, which represents the largest-yet investment by an automaker to produce battery raw materials. Lithium carbonate from Thacker Pass will be used in GM’s proprietary Ultium battery cells.

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GM reveals new Ultium Drive EV motors designed and developed in-house with GM propulsion software

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At the 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference, General Motors President Mark Reuss revealed GM’s group of three all-new motors that will power its Ultium-based EVs. The motors that will power GM’s Ultium-based EVs were built as a scalable family.

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GM opens broad application of EV component sets

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This approach will enable GM to expand its reach to a larger, more diverse group of commercial customers, helping organizations meet the growing demand for zero-emissions technology while achieving their own sustainability targets.

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GM makes $650M equity investment in Lithium Americas

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Under the agreement, GM will make a $650 million equity investment in Lithium Americas, which represents the largest-ever […] The post GM makes $650M equity investment in Lithium Americas appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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GM invests in battery recycling company Lithion

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GM Ventures, the automaker’s investment arm, has made a strategic investment in Lithion Recycling’s Series A financing round, supporting a new GM-Lithion strategic partnership agreement to pursue a circular battery ecosystem using Lithion’s advanced battery recycling technology. This collaboration between GM and Lithion will focus on: Validation of Lithion’s recovered battery materials for use in the production of new batteries, and potential to acquire battery materials.

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GM and Glencore enter multi-year cobalt supply agreement

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Glencore and General Motors announced a multi-year sourcing agreement in which Glencore will supply GM with cobalt from its Murrin Murrin operation in Australia.

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GM launches unique EV charging infrastructure program

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GM has launched the “Dealer Community Charging Program” ahead of the launches of numerous EVs from its brands. General Motors (GM) dealers aren’t the most popular crowd. But GM is now leveraging a strength of its dealership network, its vast size.

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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 plans to launch over 15 EV models in China by 2025

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GM's Ultium-equipped plant in Wuhan will go into production by the end of this year. The post GM plans to launch over 15 EV models in China by 2025 appeared first on CnEVPost. Industry GMFor more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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GM reportedly abandoning JV battery plant with LG

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General Motors (GM) is reportedly abandoning a joint venture battery production facility with Korean battery manufacturer LG Chem. GM has been on a tear over the past year and a half, establishing new battery production locations via its subsidiary joint venture created with LG called Ultium.

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GM takes 25% stake in Pure Watercraft to accelerate all-electric boating

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GM has acquired a 25% ownership stake in Pure Watercraft , a Seattle-based company that specializes in creating all-electric boating solutions. The Pure Outboard system includes a 25kW electric outboard motor with power tilt/trim (112 lbs); one or more 8.85

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GM CEO: Flexible on battery cells in EV ramp

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GM has built a strong argument around the idea that one specific battery cell format, co-developed with LG, is a key for the company realizing certain economies of scale as it ramps up EV production.

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Cadillac CELESTIQ to be built at GM’s Global Technical Center

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The CELESTIQ will be the first production vehicle to be built at GM’s Global Technical Center, the center of the company’s engineering and design efforts since its inauguration in May 1956. The Cadillac CELESTIQ will be built on GM’s Ultium Platform, the heart of the company’s EV strategy.

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GM opens Canada’s first full-scale EV plant to build BrightDrop Zevo electric delivery vans

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With investment support from both the Canadian and Ontario governments, GM has completely retooled the CAMI Assembly plant as the new global manufacturing home of BrightDrop’s fully electric delivery vans. GM began retooling CAMI for electric vehicle production on 1 May 2022.

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Nel ASA and GM to collaborate on electrolyzers

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By combining GM’s extensive fuel cell expertise and Nel’s deep knowledge of electrolyzers, the two companies are looking to enable more cost competitive sources of renewable hydrogen. As GM has made major steps and gained expertise with fuel cells, the two companies see substantial synergies by transferring this to Nel’s PEM platform. —Charles Freese, GM executive director, Global HYDROTEC.

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FLO providing workplace charging solutions to GM across the US

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Parking lot at GM Arlington Assembly in Texas. Arlington currently assembles the Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, GMC Yukon, Yukon XL, Chevrolet Suburban and Chevrolet Tahoe for markets in 32 countries across the globe, making it the most export-heavy manufacturing site within GM.

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Report: GM mulling cylindrical cells for future EVs

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GM has favored pouch cells supplied by South Korean supplier LG Energy Solution, but could switch to the 4680-format cylindrical cells used by.

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GM and Red Hat to collaborate on software-defined vehicles at the edge

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The companies expect to expand an ecosystem of innovation around the Red Hat In-Vehicle Operating System, which provides a functional-safety certified Linux operating system foundation intended for the ongoing evolution of GM’s Ultifi software platform ( earlier post ).

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GM doubles down on Ultium battery production plant investment

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GM and LG will invest an added $275 million into their Ultium battery production facility in Tennessee. Matching the moves of numerous other automakers, GM has chosen to work with LG to expand its battery production capabilities as fast as possible. News Battery Production Featured GM

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GM to invest $45M at Bedford Casting Operations to expand capacity for EV drive unit castings

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EV drive unit for GM’s battery-electric trucks. In December 2021, GM announced a more than $51-million investment at Bedford to install new equipment to support drive unit castings production for the Chevrolet Silverado EV and various other casting applications.

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POSCO Chemical, GM in large-scale CAM supply agreement to support EV growth

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recently announced a binding agreement for a large-scale supply of Cathode Active Material (CAM) to help GM meet its fast-growing EV production needs. Through the multi-year agreement, which runs from 2023 through 2025, the CAM provided by POSCO Chemical to GM will be used by Ultium Cells LLC, a joint venture between GM and LG Energy Solutions, at its battery cell plants in Warren, Ohio; Spring Hill, Tennessee; and Lansing, Michigan. POSCO Chemical and General Motors Co.

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GM begins deliveries of first Ultium-based EVs: GMC Hummer pickup and Brightdrop EV600

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This dedicated EV architecture and propulsion system is the foundation for GM’s all-electric future, giving the company the capability not only to build an entire retail and commercial portfolio, but also leverage the technology to expand its business to non-automotive applications.

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GM expands EV first responder training efforts in US and Canada

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GM is expanding its efforts to educate public safety, fire and emergency service providers throughout the United States and Canada as EV sales grow. GM’s training includes guidance on doing this more sparingly to keep battery management systems active.

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GM expanding into new commercial applications for its HYDROTEC fuel cell systems

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GM announced new commercial applications of its HYDROTEC fuel cell technology. —Charlie Freese, GM executive director of the global HYDROTEC business. GM is supplying HYDROTEC fuel cell power cubes to Renewable Innovations of Lindon, Utah to build the Mobile Power Generator.

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GM Defense to Provide Battery Electric Technology to Defense Innovation Unit

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GM Defense, a subsidiary of General Motors, was selected by the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to develop a battery pack prototype for testing and analysis on Department of Defense platforms. Electric Car News Technology general motors GM GM Defense GM Ultium

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$2.5B DOE loan backs GM's Ultium EV plan

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billion federal loan to Ultium Cells LLC, for financing the construction of plants to supply many millions of future GM electric vehicles. The loan will fund the construction of joint-venture GM and LG Energy Solution battery plants in Ohio, Tennessee, and Michigan, and the confirmation.

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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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SAIC-GM-Wuling's NEV sales exceed 1 million units

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SAIC-GM-Wuling has become the second local automaker after BYD to see sales of NEVs reach 1 million units. The post SAIC-GM-Wuling's NEV sales exceed 1 million units appeared first on CnEVPost. Industry Deliveries SAIC-GM-Wuling

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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.

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GM dealers are working on Teslas, claims thousands of repairs

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General Motors dealerships have repaired thousands of Tesla electric cars, GM claimed in its annual investor day presentation. First spotted by Barron's, a slide in the presentation simply reads "11,180 repairs on Teslas" without elaboration.

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GM launches interactive EV learning platform

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EV Live is a new element of GM’s holistic approach to EVs, which includes: – Electric vehicles built on […] The post GM launches interactive EV learning platform appeared first on Electric Cars Report. Electric Car News EV Live general motors GM GM EV live

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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. —Shilpan Amin, GM vice president of Global Purchasing and Supply Chain.

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GM secures all energy needed to achieve renewable energy goal for 2025; 25 years ahead of target set in 2016

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By achieving this accelerated goal, GM expects to avoid the production of an estimated 1 million metric tons of carbon emissions that would have been produced between 2025 and 2030, equal to the emissions produced by burning 1 billion pounds of coal. Sourcing renewable energy is a critical component of GM’s plans to decarbonize. For 11 years, GM has been awarded the EPA Energy Star Sustained Excellence Award for its energy efficiency efforts.

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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 to double the Super Cruise road network

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For new vehicles in the GM portfolio built on the VIP electrical architecture, the expansion will be available later this year and will be delivered at no additional charge, over-the-air starting in 2022 on Super Cruise-equipped models.

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GM delays EV production ramp over battery supply

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That move, which comes after GM reported a big increase in gasoline truck General Motors is slowing down the its EV production ramp, but still appears committed to an EV-heavy future.

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