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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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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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.

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 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

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 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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Blink Charging to supply IQ 200 EV chargers to GM dealerships in US and Canada

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Blink Charging, a leading owner, operator, and provider of EV charging equipment and services, is deploying EV chargers at General Motors (GM) dealerships in the US and Canada.

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GM’s Ultra Cruise to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Ride

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GM’s next-generation hands-free driver assist system, Ultra Cruise, will be powered by a scalable compute architecture featuring system-on-chips developed by Qualcomm Technologies. —Ken Morris, GM vice president of Electric, Autonomous and Fuel Cell Vehicle Programs.

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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 building new center for next-generation battery cell technology

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The Wallace Center will be located on the campus of GM’s Global Technical Center in Warren, Michigan. The facility will build on more than a decade of advanced battery development at GM Research and Development.

GM’s Chevy Bolt plant gets $1.3 billion tax rebate to ramp EV production


Orion Township approved General Motors’ (GM) request for a tax rebate on its proposed $1.3 The Orion Assembly Plant will also produce GM’s other electric vehicles. . GM estimates that approximately 2,000 jobs will be created or retained by December 31, 2028, due to the $1.3

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GM partnering with Wolfspeed to leverage silicon carbide for GM’s future electric vehicle programs

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General Motors and Wolfspeed announced a strategic supplier agreement to develop and provide silicon carbide (SiC) power device solutions for GM’s future electric vehicle programs. The agreement marks GM’s initial shift to using silicon carbide for EV power electronics. Wolfspeed’s silicon carbide devices will enable GM to install more efficient EV propulsion systems that will extend the range of its rapidly expanding EV portfolio.

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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 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 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 to reach 100% renewable energy in US by 2025, 5 years ahead of schedule

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By accelerating its renewable energy goal, GM aims to avoid 1 million metric tons of carbon emissions that would have been produced between 2025 and 2030. Earlier this year, GM announced its Science-Based Targets, as well as plans to become carbon neutral in its global products and operations by 2040 aligned with the aspiration to eliminate tailpipe emissions from new light-duty vehicles by 2035. This is the main avenue through which GM will achieve its renewable energy goal.

GM's former Saturn plant is already starting to make Cadillac electric SUVs

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The first pre-production 2023 Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV has rolled off the assembly line at General Motors' Spring Hill, Tennessee, factory, GM president Mark Reuss announced Thursday on LinkedIn. GM is aiming to ship the first customer vehicles in "a few months" Reuss said.

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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 Bolt EV, EUV production shutdown extends to end of February


General Motors recently noted that the Chevy Bolt EV and EUV’s production shutdown at the GM Lake Orion Assembly Plant has now been extended to at least the end of February 2022. GM spokesman Dan Flores announced the update. . “GM News Featured GM

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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 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 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 announces Ultra Cruise: hands-free driving across 95% of driving scenarios for premium vehicles

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GM’s two hands-free advanced driver-assist systems will coexist in the company’s lineup with Super Cruise available on more mainstream vehicles and Ultra Cruise reserved for premium entries.

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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 threatens action against any dealerships attempting markups on upcoming EVs


In a recent letter to its dealerships, GM has warned against markups above MSRPs and reservation amounts, threatening to redirect vehicles away from offenders. more… The post GM threatens action against any dealerships attempting markups on upcoming EVs appeared first on Electrek.

GM announces first deliveries of GMC Hummer EV pickup truck


GM announced today that it produced the first GMC Hummer EV pickup trucks for customers’ deliveries, which can now begin. more… The post GM announces first deliveries of GMC Hummer EV pickup truck appeared first on Electrek.

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California no longer shuns GM, as automaker complies with its emissions rules

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This will make GM vehicles eligible for California government fleet purchases, according to the automaker. GM said in the letter. General Motors has agreed to recognize California's authority to set its own vehicle emissions standards.

GM and AT&T to bring 5G to GM vehicles with enhanced core network; first available in MY2024

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General Motors and AT&T will bring 5G cellular connectivity to millions of GM vehicles coming off the assembly line over the next decade in the United States. GM and AT&T are working together to set the benchmark for automotive connectivity with a fifth-generation cellular network architecture to meet the needs of an all-electric and autonomous future. GM and AT&T are collaborating to build a high performance 5G core network.

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 scores huge tax break on $1.3 billion plan to build new EVs in Orion


GM) to build out the Orion Assembly plant in Lake Orion to build the coming wave of electric GM cars. more… The post GM scores huge tax break on $1.3 Officials from Orion Township, Michigan approved a 12-year tax abatement for a proposed $1.3

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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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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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 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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GM is investing over $150 million to produce electric motor components in New York


General Motors (GM) shared plans to invest nearly $154 million to renovate its Lockport Components plant in western New York to support stator module production. more… The post GM is investing over $150 million to produce electric motor components in New York appeared first on Electrek.

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 fuel-cell tech could enable more EV fast-charging, help prevent blackouts

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On Wednesday, GM announced it’s adding a. As General Motors works to fill its lineup with battery electric passenger vehicles, it’s made clear that it sees hydrogen fuel-cell technology as an important part for future zero-emissions growth in bigger vehicles.

GM and Vacuumschmelze (VAC) to build a new magnet factory in US to support EV growth

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GM and Vacuumschmelze (VAC) of Germany announced plans for VAC to build a plant in the US that will manufacture permanent magnets for the electric motors used in the GMC HUMMER EV, Cadillac LYRIQ, Chevrolet Silverado EV and more than a dozen other models using GM’s Ultium Platform. We are thrilled to join forces with GM on this journey into an increasingly electrified world, leveraging sustainable clean energy solutions.

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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 invests $300M in Momenta to deliver next-generation self-driving technologies in China

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General Motors will invest $300 million in China-based Momenta to accelerate the development of next-generation self-driving technologies for future GM vehicles in China. —Julian Blissett, executive vice president of General Motors and president of GM China.

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GM launches Dealer Community Charging Program; > 40,000 charging stations and new smart EV supply equipment

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GM and its dealers will work together to expand access to charging in local communities including in underserved, rural and urban areas where EV charging access is often limited. These charging stations will be available to all EV customers, not just those who purchase a GM EV.

GM announces GMC Electric Sierra Denali pickup truck, releases teaser


GM announced today that the GMC Electric Sierra Denali pickup truck is going to follow the Hummer EV as GMC’s next electric vehicle. more… The post GM announces GMC Electric Sierra Denali pickup truck, releases teaser appeared first on Electrek.

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