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Corporate Investors are Investing Billions in EVs and Related Startups in the U.S. & China

Corporate Investors are Investing Billions in EVs and Related Startups in the U.S. & China

As the auto industry moves toward electrification, big corporations not normally associated with investments in the auto industry have been pouring money into electric vehicle startups working on electric vehicles, batteries and EV charging infrastructure.

Eric Walz2019-01-11 18:12 PT

GM Announces a ​New Collaboration That Gives Bolt EV Owners Access to the Largest Charging Network in the U.S.

GM Announces a ​New Collaboration That Gives Bolt EV Owners Access to the Largest Charging Network in the U.S.

General Motors has announced it will collaborate with the operators of three largest electric vehicle (EV) charging networks in the U.S., to make is easier for owners of the electric Bolt to charge their vehicles.

Eric Walz2019-01-09 16:27 PT

General Motors Names New President, Will Double Resources for EVs and Self-driving Cars

General Motors Names New President, Will Double Resources for EVs and Self-driving Cars

General Motors today announced the appointment of Mark Reuss as company president, effective immediately. Reuss is taking over from Dan Ammann, who left his role in November 2018 to become the president of Cruise, GM’s autonomous driving unit based in San Francisco.

FutureCar Staff 2019-01-03 12:52 PT

General Motors Pushes to Retain the $7,500 EV Tax Credit

General Motors Pushes to Retain the $7,500 EV Tax Credit

General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit as the company deals with the political fallout triggered by its recently announced plan to shutter several U.S. assembly plants and cut thousands of jobs. The EV tax credit is designed to promote the adoption of electric vehicles.

Eric Walz2018-12-10 17:27 PT

GM’s Maven Car-Sharing Platform to Allow Non-GM Owners to Rent Their Vehicles

GM’s Maven Car-Sharing Platform to Allow Non-GM Owners to Rent Their Vehicles

General Motors was one of the first automakers to allow owners to rent their vehicles when they are not using them and now the automaker says it will open its Maven peer-to-peer car-sharing platform to non-GM models beginning next year.

Xiaoli Tian2018-11-12 17:15 PT

General Motors Emails Buyout Offers to 18,000 Salaried Employees

General Motors Emails Buyout Offers to 18,000 Salaried Employees

Automaker General Motors is looking at ways to cut costs amid tariffs and other pressures from the market and announced that its sent buyout offers to 18,000 salaried employees. The buyouts were sent to GM employees with over twelve years of service.

FutureCar Staff 2018-10-31 15:12 PT

General Motors is Pushing for National Zero Emissions Program

General Motors is Pushing for National Zero Emissions Program

General Motors is pushing for a National Zero Emissions Program (NZEV) to be adopted across all 50 states starting in 2021. On Friday, GM plans to file its proposed plan to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Eric Walz2018-10-26 11:51 PT

General Motors Investing $28 Million to Expand its EV Battery Lab

General Motors Investing $28 Million to Expand its EV Battery Lab

GM is investing $28 million in its Warren, Michigan battery lab as the company continues to improve its EV battery technology.

Eric Walz2018-09-07 11:28 PT

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.

Jeremy Carlton2018-08-03 17:53 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.

Jacky Ho2018-06-06 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

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.

Derrick Smith2018-05-10 17:43 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

One of General Motor’s Autonomous Vehicles Got a Ticket in San Francisco

One of General Motor’s Autonomous Vehicles Got a Ticket in San Francisco

Self-driving cars may touted as being safer than regular human drivers, but an autonomous vehicle from Cruise got a ticket in California for failure to yielding to a pedestrian.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-04-05 09:30 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

General Motors Faces Similar Issues in China, U.S. With EVs

General Motors Faces Similar Issues in China, U.S. With EVs

While China is dictating what automakers do in the future, automakers moving towards selling electrified vehicles in the country are facing similar issues elsewhere as in the United States.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-01-28 09:00 PT

GM President Dan Ammann Discusses The Cruise AV Self-Driving Car in New Video

GM President Dan Ammann Discusses The Cruise AV Self-Driving Car in New Video

GM President, Dan Ammann, recently spoke with CNBC to discuss GM’s latest Cruise AV self-driving car and explained the vehicle in greater detail.

Eric Walz2018-01-23 13:06 PT

General Motors Racing to Make Profitable EVs by 2021

General Motors Racing to Make Profitable EVs by 2021

General Motors CEO Mary Barra recently stated that the American automaker hopes to make profitable electric vehicles by 2021 by following three crucial steps.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-01-20 09:00 PT

‘Human-Driven Vehicles Are on Their Way Out:’ Former Vice Chairman of GM

‘Human-Driven Vehicles Are on Their Way Out:’ Former Vice Chairman of GM

Automotive industry veteran Bob Lutz, recently wrote an editorial for Automotive News where he made some bold claims on the future of human-operated cars.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-11-19 16:00 PT

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