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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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 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 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.

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 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 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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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.

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 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 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 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 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 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

Georgia Tech named winner of DOE/GM/Mathworks EcoCAR Mobility Challenge

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Last month, DOE, GM, and MathWorks launched the next Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition, the EcoCAR Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge , with the announcement of the 15 North American universities selected to participate. Beginning in Fall 2022, EcoCAR EV will challenge participating students to develop and demonstrate technology that uses automation and vehicle-to-everything connectivity on a GM-provided 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ, the brand’s first all-electric vehicle.

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 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 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 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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Overtaking Tesla Is All GM Seems To Care About

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Overtaking Tesla is all that GM seems to care about. GM, which has been around longer than Tesla and has actively fought against EVs, seems to only care about beating Tesla. I think that GM will fail if its […]. EV Companies Tesla gm Mary Barra

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GM to hike Hummer EV prices by $6,250 on Saturday


GM said the increase in price was due to higher prices for parts, technology demands, and logistics as the global supply chain crisis continues to rage on. Reservation holders who place or have an active order before Saturday will not be affected by the price increase, GM clarified.

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 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’s BrightDrop acquires Marain’s AI software to help fleet owners lower operational costs

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BrightDrop, the GM business focused on decarbonizing last-mile delivery, is acquiring fleet optimization software from Marain Inc., a California-based technology startup.

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GM Cruise takes first fares for paid driverless taxi in San Francisco


GM’s autonomous driving division, Cruise, has begun its paid driverless taxi service in San Francisco and officially took its first fares last night. The post GM Cruise takes first fares for paid driverless taxi in San Francisco appeared first on Electrek.

DOE, GM, Mathworks launch EcoCAR Electric Vehicle Challenge; 15 universities selected

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The US Department of Energy (DOE), in coordination with General Motors (GM) and MathWorks, announced the launch of the EcoCAR Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge , a collegiate research and experimental learning competition that challenges hundreds of students to engineer novel technologies for battery electric vehicles through a combined $6-million investment.

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 buying Softbank’s stake in Cruise for $2.1B, putting in additional $1.35B

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We are extremely pleased to announce GM is leveraging the strength of its balance sheet to capitalize on the opportunity to increase its equity investment in Cruise and advance our integrated autonomous vehicle strategy. —GM Chair and CEO Mary Barra.

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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 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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BrightDrop: GM’s silent push into electric commercial vehicles


Upcoming electric passenger vehicles and light trucks from GM get most of the attention, but its new commercial EV brand is a quiet and very serious push too. GM then had eight separate brands, and the Task Force proposed that the company should shutter all but two: Chevrolet and Cadillac.

GM patent: Electric trucks could charge other EVs during fast-charging, with dual ports

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That appears to be something GM has either pondered, or saved for the future, with a recent patent filing showing a setup that might get the most out of GM’s double-layer. Electric vehicles have the potential to become mobile power banks for our houses and worksites.

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 investing nearly $154M in Lockport Components plant for production of electric motor stator

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Electric motors will be used in a variety of GM’s future Ultium Platform-based electric trucks and SUVs. As Lockport Components prepares for electric motor component production, the facility will continue to build a variety of components that support GM’s current truck and SUV production.

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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 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 teases the Cadillac Celestiq luxury hatchback EV


GM has released more glimpses of the Cadillac Celestiq, which is what they describe as an “EV show car.” The Celestiq was first announced in 2021 as part of GM CES announcements, including Mary Barra’s announcement that GM would be investing $35 billion into EV and AV technology.

Cadillac Celestiq electric luxury sedan will be built at GM tech center

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GM on Thursday confirmed that it plans to hand-build the Cadillac Celestiq—the upcoming flagship EV for the luxury brand—at the automaker’s Global Technical Center in Warren, Michigan.

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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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 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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Tesla now produces more cars at Fremont factory than when operated by GM/Toyota


Tesla is now producing more cars at its Fremont factory than when it was the NUMMI factory operated in partnership by GM and Toyota. The post Tesla now produces more cars at Fremont factory than when operated by GM/Toyota appeared first on Electrek.

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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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