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 wants Trump administration to consider national electric-vehicle mandate

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GM is launching an effort to propose a 50-state solution for electric vehicles, including a national version of. General Motors EPA GM California CARB Fuel Economy Mary Barra Donald TrumpThe term “hail Mary” might be appropriate for what General Motors, led by chief executive officer Mary Barra, is attempting at this stage of the federal government’s dialog on fuel efficiency and electric vehicles.

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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 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’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 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, 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.

2019 120

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.

2019 85

GM Promotes an Electric Car

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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 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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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.

2018 87

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.

2019 97

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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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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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 electric plans, Faraday's future, expanding charger access: Today's Car News

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GM plans to announce a major shift in manufacturing that could benefit electric cars. Multiple sources indicate that GM plans a big shift in its manufacturing. General Motors GM Camaro Charging Networks Faraday FutureChevrolet introduced a concept electric drag racer. Charging networks join forces. And Faraday Future loses a key executive in financing turmoil. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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Solar from Hyundai, Kia; GM plan trouble, VW-Ford electrics, getting warmer: Today's Car News

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A prominent electric-car advocate takes issue with GM's plan for a national mandate. global warming GMHyundai and Kia plan to put solar panels on cars. VW won't rule out sharing electric cars with Ford. And a new report from the journal Nature shows global warming may already be much worse than expected. All this and more on Green Car Reports. As solar panels get.

2018 72

Tesla Autopilot ranking, GM EV investment, VW battery pact, Faraday fire sale: Today's Car News

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GM announces a new electric Chevrolet to sell alongside the Bolt EV—but it wouldn't say what. General Motors GM Tesla Autopilot Faraday Future lithium-ion batteriesA new study is not kind to Tesla's Autopilot. Volkswagen forms an alliance to develop European batteries for EVs. And Faraday Future hosts a fire sale. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Facing criticism from President Trump for idling five.

2019 63

GM electric truck due fall 2021, aiming for traditional and lifestyle buyers

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In an address to the Barclays 2019 Global Automotive Conference Thursday, GM CEO Mary Barra confirmed that the company’s battery-electric truck will arrive in fall 2021.

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GM, LG Chem announce joint Lordstown battery plant for new electric cars, pickups

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GM CEO Mary Barra announced the $2.3 billion deal and said the plant would begin construction next year, near Lordstown, Ohio, where GM.

2019 83

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.

2018 85

Rivian fast charging, Volkswagen electrics, Trump vs GM: The Week in Reverse

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EPA GM Donald Trump RivianWhich upcoming electric car has a battery pack engineered to be upgraded to 800 volts? What company plans to do more serious marketing of electric cars' strengths? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending December 21, 2018. This week contained a mix of news about upcoming faster.

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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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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.

2019 87

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 teases new electric-truck details, boasts about battery flexibility

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During General Motors’ Capital Markets Day presentation for investors Wednesday, the company teased just how much flexibility—and potentially, what a wide range of global products—they can make from the company’s upcoming third-generation electric-vehicle architecture.

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Toyota Corolla Hybrid, flow batteries, Greenlots, GM-Tesla pickup rumor: Today's Car News

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And a report reveals that Tesla may be supplying batteries and motors for a new electric pickup from GM. pickup GM self-driving carsThe EPA released impressive fuel-economy estimates for the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hybrid. Indiana professors combine ethanol, and fuel-cell tech in affordable next-gen electric-car battery. One-step Plug&Charge comes to Greenlots chargers.

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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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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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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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Done deal: Ohio company aims to build electric work trucks at former GM plant

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They won’t have anything to do with GM’s upcoming electric pickups, however. General Motors has officially sold its Lordstown, Ohio, assembly facility—for an undisclosed amount—to a company that will build electric pickups.

2019 93

BMW iNext, electric Lyft, Tesla Model 3 price cut, profitable GM EVs: Today's Car News

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And GM CEO Mary Barra says the company's electric cars won't be profitable until the early 2020s. GM LyftTesla cut prices on the Model 3—again. BMW revealed the next version of its iNext SUV winter testing in Sweden. Lyft plans to give customers and drivers electric lifts. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Responding to cuts in its tax.

2019 52

GM-UAW negotiations include plans for electric pickups, possible US battery plant

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Included in the proposed offer from GM to the UAW, the automaker listed an electric pickup, a dedicated battery facility in the U.S.,

2019 102

GM reveals electric car production number 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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2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid, Bill Gates, GM e-bikes: Today's Car News

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Microsoft founder Bill Gates weighs in on electric cars. General Motors launches a pair of compact electric-bikes. Ford prices its 2020 Explorer Hybrid—high. And our latest Twitter poll asks about wireless charging. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Ford released pricing for the 2020 Explorer, including a top-of-the-line-only Explorer.

2019 59

GM, EVgo to build Chevy Bolt EV fast-charging network, for Maven drivers only

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The company said firmly two years ago it had no intention of spending money on a charging network, a stance that distinguished GM from BMW, Nissan, and Volkswagen, not to mention Tesla. General Motors GM plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Fast Charging eVgo charging network MavenGeneral Motors has consistently declined to fund public charging stations that increase the utility and long-distance potential of the electric cars it sells.

2018 66

Toyota EV pushback, Cybertruck aero, Nissan electric crossover, GM and LG Chem: Today’s Car News

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GM and LG Chem form a joint venture for future EVs. Nissan was aiming for the luxury market with its electric crossover. Toyota sticks with hybrids, as EVs surge. And the speculation about Tesla Cybertruck aerodynamics is validated by someone who knows.

2019 83

Ford hybrid SUVs, Lyft rents EVs, California bans GM: Today’s Car News

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California bans GM and others who want to limit its clean-air authority. Lyft is renting electric cars to its drivers in Colorado. Hyundai has confidence in truck platooning. Hybrid versions of Ford’s biggest SUVs are on the way.

2019 86

GM plans cleaner tires and factories, as well as more EVs

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GM CEO Mary Barra has repeatedly proclaimed the company’s goal of “zero accidents, zero emissions, and zero congestion.”

2019 106

Report: "All-electric future" a short circuit in UAW-GM strike

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The electrification of General Motors may be a sticking point in the company's negotiations with the UAW, a report suggested, as GM's union employees kicked off a second week on strike over the two parties' inability to agree on new contract terms. An unidentified source told the Associated Press that GM's restructuring is a pain point for.

2019 77

GM and Isuzu investing $175M for plant for diesel engine components

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DMAX is 60% owned by GM, 40% owned by Isuzu Diesel Services of America, Inc. Strong demand for GM’s all-new family of Chevrolet and GMC heavy and medium duty pickups is driving us to find ways to build more Duramax diesel engines.

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