With its first new logo in 50 years unveiled last week, U.S. automaker General Motors is getting ready for its electrified future. GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra delivered the opening keynote at this year's virtual CES where she shared some updates on the company's vision of an electrified future. The automaker want to put everyone into an electric vehicle.
Eric Walz2021-01-12 16:50 PT
General Motors has once again teased its upcoming 2022 Bolt Electric Utility Vehicle (EUV), which will share most of its architecture with the Bolt EV hatchback. Production is set to begin in Summer 2021.
Manish Kharinta2020-12-30 09:30 PT
With Ford announcing that the F-150 is going to get similar hands-off technology, it looks like General Motors doesn’t want to fall behind in the pickup truck wars.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-12-12 07:45 PT
GM’s Autonomous Driving Division Cruise said it was deploying five self-driving vehicles in San Francisco without human backup drivers. Cruise chief executive Dan Ammann made the announcement in a conference call Wednesday morning. Cruise was granted a permit in October that allows it to test autonomous vehicles in the city without a driver behind the wheel.
Eric Walz2020-12-09 16:05 PT
Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. has joined General Motors in exiting a group of automakers that had backed U.S. President Donald Trump in his bid to prevent California from imposing its own vehicle emissions rules. Nissan initially sided with the Trump administration on loosening the fuel economy standards, but after GM reversed its stance last week, Nissan is following the company's lead.
FutureCar Staff 2020-12-04 17:00 PT
U.S. automaker General Motors will recall millions of vehicles due faulty airbag inflators, which can injure occupants if the vehicle’s airbags are deployed during an accident. The airbags in question were supplied by Japanese auto supplier Takata Corporation and are installed in GM vehicles beginning in the 2007 model year through 2014.
Eric Walz2020-11-23 10:45 PT
U.S. automaker General Motors (GM) is going all in on electrification in a bid to gain some ground on Tesla and other rival automakers with billions in new investments. The automaker’s total investments to develop new electric vehicles now totals $27 billion through 2025, which is more than half of GM's capital spending.
Eric Walz2020-11-19 13:00 PT
General Motors CEO Mary Barra plans to announce the company’s revised and accelerated EV strategy on Thursday, which is reported to include billions in new investments. The move is also to convince investors it can be a serious competitor to electric automaker Tesla in the future, which is now the world's most valuable car company.
Eric Walz2020-11-18 10:45 PT
U.S. retail giant Walmart Inc. is launching an autonomous delivery pilot with Cruise, the majority-owned autonomous driving subsidiary of automaker General Motors. The pilot program is set to begin early next year in Scottsdale, Arizona, Walmart announced on Tuesday. As part of the pilot, customers can place an order from their local Walmart store and have it delivered in one of Cruise’s fully-electric self-driving vehicles.
Eric Walz2020-11-10 13:00 PT
As U.S. automaker General Motors plans for an electric future that includes self-driving cars and software-as-a-service (SaaS), the company is looking to add thousands of high-tech roles. GM announced on Monday its hiring 3,000 employees through the first quarter of 2021 for new roles in fields such as software engineering, IT and design. The move will also increase diversity and inclusion and contribute to GM’s overall electrification strategy.
Eric Walz2020-11-09 16:35 PT
Despite the ongoing trade disputes between the U.S. and Beijing, China welcomes U.S. companies to actively participate in its market and will strive to create a fair and just environment, the industry ministry said on Monday after a meeting it held with firms including Qualcomm Inc and U.S. automaker General Motors.
FutureCar Staff 2020-10-20 07:30 PT
GM's Detroit Hamtramck assembly plant is being retooled to become the company's premier electric vehicle plant where the automaker will build many of its future EVs. The factory is also getting a new name that aligns with GM’s corporate mission of a future with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.
Eric Walz2020-10-16 11:15 PT
Trevor Milton, the CEO and founder of promising hydrogen fuel cell and electric truck startup Nikola Corp has resigned from the company he founded. Milton stepped down following claims of nepotism and fraud by a Wall Street short-seller that sparked an U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigation.
FutureCar Staff 2020-09-21 12:05 PT
Tesla's rising stock price has been hit by the unpredictable realities of the financial markets. On Tuesday, U.S. automaker General Motors announced its taking a $2 billion stake in electric truck startup and Tesla rival Nikola Motor Company. The announcement follows last Friday's news that Tesla missed out on being included in the elite S&P 500 stock index, sending its shares down 21.6% today, the biggest one day drop in Tesla's history.
FutureCar Staff 2020-09-08 17:00 PT
Electric truck startup Lordstown Motors has agreed to go public in a deal with blank-check company Diamond Peak Holdings. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter this year. The deal values the electric truck start-up at $1.6 billion, the companies announced on Monday.
Eric Walz2020-08-03 11:30 PT
U.S. automaker General Motors has teamed up with the EV charging infrastructure operator EVgo to triple the size of its U.S. charging network, building more than 2,700 new fast charging stations in cities throughout the U.S. The Los Angeles-based company currently owns and operates the nation's largest public fast charging network for electric vehicles in the U.S.
Eric Walz2020-07-31 09:30 PT
U.S. automaker General Motors announced its second quarter earnings on Wednesday and it appears that the automaker has weathered the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic better than analysts had predicted.
Eric Walz2020-07-29 15:45 PT
U.S. automaker General Motors (GM) released its tenth annual sustainability report on Thursday. The latest sustainability report confirms the automaker's commitment to electrification. The report outlines GM’s plans to introduce 12 new fully-electric models by 2023 and that the recent pandemic has not caused any delays in the launch of the new models.
Eric Walz2020-07-17 14:30 PT
At a livestream event today in Ohio, electric vehicle startup Lordstown Motors officially revealed its first vehicle, the fully-electric Endurance pickup truck. The Endurance is targeting a commercial market segment currently dominated by the popular Ford F-Series pickups and trucks from General Motors and its truck division GMC.
Eric Walz2020-06-25 12:00 PT
U.S. automaker General Motors is developing a fully-electric van aimed at business users, including shipping companies. The van will be built at the automaker’s Detroit-Hamtramck plant in Michigan. GM does “don’t want to leave the door open for Tesla” as they did in consumer passenger cars, sources say.
Eric Walz2020-06-04 09:45 PT
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