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GM’s Embedded In-Dash Fuel Payment Service Goes Live at Shell Gas Stations

GM’s Embedded In-Dash Fuel Payment Service Goes Live at Shell Gas Stations

GM has begun the automotive industry's first-ever embedded, in-dash fuel payment and loyalty experience with Shell gas stations. Customers refueling their eligible Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles at Shell stations, will be able to use the Shell Pay & Save app available from the GM Marketplace to pay for their fuel directly from their vehicles' infotainment screen.

Eric Walz2018-08-17 11:44 PT

GM Seeks Tariff Protection for the Envision, a Popular Chinese-Made SUV

GM Seeks Tariff Protection for the Envision, a Popular Chinese-Made SUV

The Trump administration's tariffs on Chinese imports is threatening U.S. automaker General Motors. The detroit-based automaker is seeking to exempt the China made Buick Envision sport utility vehicle to prevent the key model in the brand’s U.S. lineup from becoming a victim of the U.S. China trade war.

FutureCar Staff 2018-08-03 17:53 PT

General Motors’ Maven Launches Peer-to-Peer Car-Sharing Service

General Motors’ Maven Launches Peer-to-Peer Car-Sharing Service

With its new peer-to-peer car sharing service, Maven is allowing owners to make some money off of their cars when they’re not being used.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-07-28 09:00 PT

GM Quietly Working On Launching its Robo Taxi Service in San Francisco

GM Quietly Working On Launching its Robo Taxi Service in San Francisco

Since General Motors acquired San Francisco-based autonomous driving startup Cruise Automation in 2016 for $1 billion, the two companies have been laying the groundwork and testing autonomous technology for a commercial launch of a robo taxi service using an autonomous fleet of Chevy Bolt EVs. Now, more details of the project have been revealed.

Eric Walz2018-07-03 18:28 PT

Honda Partners with GM to Develop Next-Gen EV Batteries

Honda Partners with GM to Develop Next-Gen EV Batteries

​General Motors and Honda announced an agreement for new advanced chemistry battery components, including the cell and module, to accelerate both companies’ plans for all-electric vehicles.

Eric Walz2018-06-07 10:54 PT

GM’s Super Cruise Autonomous Driving System Coming to Other Models

GM’s Super Cruise Autonomous Driving System Coming to Other Models

General Motors is expanding its Super Cruise autonomous driving system, which allows drivers to ride hands-free on the highway, to Cadillac’s entire lineup starting in 2020 and later to other GM brands.

FutureCar Staff 2018-06-06 12:38 PT

GM Now Plans to Introduce 20 New Electric Car Models in China by 2023

GM Now Plans to Introduce 20 New Electric Car Models in China by 2023

General Motors is ramping up the launch of electric vehicles in China, the world’s largest market for electric and plug-in-hybrid vehicles. The U.S. automaker announced plans to introduce 10 more new energy vehicles (NEVs) in the China market between 2021 and 2023, in addition to its existing plans to launch 10 EV models between 2016 and 2020.

Eric Walz2018-06-05 12:36 PT

SoftBank's Vision Fund to Invest $2.25 Billion in GM Cruise

SoftBank's Vision Fund to Invest $2.25 Billion in GM Cruise

General Motors announced today that the SoftBank Vision Fund will invest $2.25 billion in GM Cruise to support the company’s plans to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology at large scale. GM will also invest $1.1 billion in GM Cruise upon closing of the transaction.

Eric Walz2018-05-31 11:13 PT

GM Sees Personal Ownership & Customization of Self-Driving Cars

GM Sees Personal Ownership & Customization of Self-Driving Cars

Although industry analysts are predicting a decline in car ownership as car sharing and on-demand mobility services take hold, General Motors foresees a future where self-driving cars are still customizable and personally owned.

FutureCar Staff 2018-05-10 17:43 PT

Ford to Cease Production of Sedans as it Looks to Boost Profits

Ford to Cease Production of Sedans as it Looks to Boost Profits

Ford Motor Company, one of the most storied automotive brands, said it will stop producing full and mid-size sedans, as it shifts towards battery-powered SUVs, crossovers and light trucks.

Eric Walz2018-04-25 15:49 PT

Buick Velite 6 Hybrid is GM’s First Vehicle in its Ambitious EV Plan

Buick Velite 6 Hybrid is GM’s First Vehicle in its Ambitious EV Plan

Buick has unveiled a new vehicle for the Chinese market – the Velite 6 that’s available as a fully-electric vehicle and a plug-in hybrid.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-04-25 08:30 PT

Amazon to Start Delivering Packages Directly to the Trunk of Your Car

Amazon to Start Delivering Packages Directly to the Trunk of Your Car

Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer is launching a delivery option called ‘Amazon Key In-Car’, which turns the trunk of your car into a mobile mailbox, so you can receive your Amazon deliveries when away from home.

FutureCar Staff 2018-04-24 10:48 PT

GM Appoints New Cadillac President After U.S. Sales Fall

GM Appoints New Cadillac President After U.S. Sales Fall

General Motors has unexpectedly replaced the U.S. head of its Cadillac luxury brand, as it struggles to compete against German and Japanese luxury automakers in the U.S.

Eric Walz2018-04-18 11:33 PT

China to End Foreign Ownership Caps on Local Auto Companies by 2022

China to End Foreign Ownership Caps on Local Auto Companies by 2022

​China said it will end foreign ownership caps on local auto companies by 2022 and will remove restrictions on new-energy vehicle (NEV) ventures this year, a major shift that will open the doors to one of the world’s largest automotive markets to foreign carmakers such as Tesla.

Eric Walz2018-04-17 17:17 PT

Experts Believe Autonomous Cars Should Meet Specific Standards After Fatal Accidents

Experts Believe Autonomous Cars Should Meet Specific Standards After Fatal Accidents

Before letting driverless cars free on streets, experts believe they should be able to meet specific standards on their ability to detect hazards.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-04-15 09:30 PT

Buick Enspire Electric Concept SUV to Debut in China on April 17

Buick Enspire Electric Concept SUV to Debut in China on April 17

The General Motors Buick brand continues to distance itself from its stodgy past with the global debut of the Enspire, an all new all-electric concept SUV. The vehicle will be unveiled at Buick Brand Night on 17 April in Wuzhen, Zhejiang.

FutureCar Staff 2018-04-09 18:13 PT

The American Center for Mobility Autonomous Test Site Opens in Michigan, Partners With Microsoft

The American Center for Mobility Autonomous Test Site Opens in Michigan, Partners With Microsoft

The American Center for Mobility (ACM), a dedicated test ground in Michigan for autonomous vehicle technology, held its official grand opening.

Eric Walz2018-04-05 12:15 PT

CTO of GM Owned Cruise Automation Abruptly Leaves the Company

CTO of GM Owned Cruise Automation Abruptly Leaves the Company

Cruise Automation, the company supplying General Motors with its self-driving technology is losing its Chief Technology Officer A.G. Gangadhar, who has worked for less than a year at the company.

Eric Walz2018-03-29 12:08 PT

Chevrolet Bolt Becomes Best-Selling EV in California

Chevrolet Bolt Becomes Best-Selling EV in California

Tesla may be considered the king of electric vehicles in the U.S., but General Motors’ Chevrolet Bolt outsold Tesla’s EVs last year.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-03-08 10:05 PT

Navigant Research Names GM, Waymo as Leaders in Autonomous Segment

Navigant Research Names GM, Waymo as Leaders in Autonomous Segment

Other top-rated automakers on the list include: Daimler-Bosch, Ford, Volkswagen Group, BMW-Intel-FCA, and Aptiv.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-03-04 19:30 PT

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