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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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LG will reimburse GM for Bolt EV recall costs and expenses; $1.9B recovery

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will reimburse GM for costs and expenses associated with the recall of Chevrolet Bolt EVs and EUVs due to manufacturing defects in battery modules supplied by LG. As a result of the agreement, GM will recognize an estimated recovery in its third-quarter earnings that will offset $1.9 LG is a valued and respected supplier to GM, and we are pleased to reach this agreement. —Shilpan Amin, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain.

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 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 launches Ultifi end-to-end software platform as it reimagines vehicle ownership

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Ultifi’s functionality builds upon the Vehicle Intelligence Platform (VIP), GM’s advanced electrical architecture. On top of this foundation, GM engineers will separate key software into a new centralized layer that acts as a hub for vehicle systems. —Mark Reuss, GM president.

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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 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 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 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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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 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 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 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 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’s BrightDrop completes first production builds of EV600, introduces new EV410

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BrightDrop, GM’s new business focused on electric last-mile deliveries ( earlier post ), has completed the first production builds of the EV600, a key milestone to deliver its first electric light commercial vehicle (eLCV) to FedEx Express in time for the holiday season.

GM announces the Chevy Silverado EV: 400 miles of range with Ultium battery tech

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General Motors announced earlier today that it will build an all-new EV under its Chevrolet brand by electrifying the Silverado pickup, a highly-dedicated and popular model that has been a top choice of GM truck buyers for years. News Electric Cars Featured General Motors GM

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 to source US-based lithium for future EV batteries from CTR; closed-loop, direct-extraction process

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GM announced today that a “significant portion” of GM’s future battery-grade lithium hydroxide and carbonate could come from the Hell’s Kitchen development. GM will be the first company to make a multi-million dollar investment in CTR’s Hell’s Kitchen project.

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[UPDATED] GM announces recall after a dozen Bolt EV Fires; 6 key questions with answers from GM

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GM has announced a new recall N212343880 after a dozen reported fires in a little more than a year, and at least two fires this month that had their “final” software fix in place. Here’s what you need to know, and the major questions with some updated answers from GM.

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GM Chevy Bolt EV battery fix could bring many owners more range than they originally had

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Owners of 2017-2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV models have had to contend with a reduced driving range for many months, as GM attempted to find a remedy for a battery related fire issue that culminated with a plan to replace all battery modules.

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 to develop electric lunar rover for NASA

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GM to develop electric lunar rover for NASA. Let us now read in detail about GM to develop an electric lunar rover. . The GM’s vehicles will be the ultimate off-road, self-driving and electric vehicles specially designed for Moon.

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Ashok Leyland acquires Switch Mobility, GM to supply electric batteries

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Ashok Leyland acquires Switch Mobility, GM to supply electric batteries. GM to supply electric batteries & hydrogen fuel cell systems. Under the nonbinding memorandum of understanding, GM will supply Ultium electric batteries and Hydrotec hydrogen fuel cell power cubes.

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GM and Shell to offer renewable energy solutions to US homeowners, EV owners and suppliers; Texas first

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General Motors and Shell, through its wholly owned subsidiary MP2 Energy, LLC, are collaborating to provide comprehensive energy solutions programs to GM’s customers and supply chain partners, including fixed-rate home energy plans backed by 100% renewable energy resources. Coming this summer, owners of electric vehicles from GM brands will have the opportunity to select home energy plans that include the option for free overnight hours (from midnight to 5 a.m.)

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GM outlines plan for addressing Bolt battery combustion; production of battery modules resumes

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In addition, LG is adding capacity to provide more cells to GM. LG has implemented new manufacturing processes and has worked with GM to review and enhance its quality assurance programs to provide confidence in its batteries moving forward. LG will institute these new processes in other facilities that will provide cells to GM in the future. If customers are following GM’s instructions issued below, they can park in a location of their choice.

GM reports strong Q1 Earnings, prepares to navigate semiconductor shortage

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General Motors ( NYSE: GM ) reported its Q1 2021 Earnings on Wednesday morning, showing a well-performing financial spreadsheet that was supported by the automaker’s ability to beat Wall Street’s expectations. GM reported $32.47 GM also anticipates a decrease of between $1.5

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To Put ‘Everybody In’ an Electric Vehicle, GM Introduces Ultium Charge 360

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Ultium Charge 360 will integrate charging networks, GM vehicle mobile apps, and other products and services to simplify customer charging experience GM collaborates with seven major charging networks to offer customers more seamless access to nearly 60,000 plugs across the U.S.

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GM announces new battery facility to develop lithium-metal and solid-state cells

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GM announced today that it is building a new battery facility in Michigan to develop lithium-metal and solid-state battery cells. more… The post GM announces new battery facility to develop lithium-metal and solid-state cells appeared first on Electrek.

LG agrees to repay GM $1.9 billion over Chevy Bolt EV battery recall

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GM and LG announced that they came to an agreement over who is going to take on most of the cost of the battery recall over potential fire risk for the Bolt EV. more… The post LG agrees to repay GM $1.9

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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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GM announces its next electric vehicle: a new Moon rover

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General Motors (GM) continues to expand its electric vehicle fleet and has decided Earth simply isn’t enough. Together with Lockheed Martin, GM plans to develop an electric lunar rover for NASA to be operated by Artemis astronauts to explore our Moon.

LG will pay GM $1.9B for Chevy Bolt EV battery recall

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According to GM, the reimbursement offsets $1.9 General Motors announced Tuesday morning that it has reached an agreement with LG Electronics over manufacturing defects that have led to the recall of about 140,000 Chevrolet Bolt EVs. billion of the $2.0

EVgo Named by GM as a Preferred Provider for EV Fleets

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EVgo will plan and deploy EV charging and infrastructure solutions for GM fleet and BrightDrop customers LOS ANGELES – July 15, 2021 – EVgo Inc., The post EVgo Named by GM as a Preferred Provider for EV Fleets appeared first on EV Obsession.