General Motors has officially launched its new Dealer Community Charging Program with the first public charging station going online in Michigan and Wisconsin. The program in partnership with its dealership network aims to double the number of Level-2 EV charging locations in North America. The program will expand to Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers in January 2023.
Eric Walz2022-12-07 09:30 PT
With Buick set to go all-electric by 2030, General Motors is willing to buy out dealerships that don’t want to invest money into selling Buick’s upcoming EVs.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-10-11 07:40 PT
General Motors launched a new interactive virtual experience called “EV Live” where customers can learn more about its electric vehicles. The new website can be accessed via a desktop computer or mobile device and its part of GM’s mission to make EV ownership accessible to all. EV Live will also serve as an educational platform to accelerate EV adoption in the U.S.
Eric Walz2022-08-31 11:15 PT
General Motors officially revealed the new 2024 Blazer EV last night, which marks the company’s first entrance into the popular mid-size electric crossover segment that’s currently dominated by Tesla’s Model Y, the Ford Mustang Mach E and Hyundai IONIQ 5, along with dozens of other gas-powered models.
Eric Walz2022-08-25 07:30 PT
General Motors announced a new partnership with Pilot Company, a leading operator of gas stations and truck stops in the U.S. The two companies are collaborating on a nationwide DC electric vehicle fast charging network that will be installed, operated and maintained by EV charging provider EVgo.
FutureCar Staff 2022-08-20 14:10 PT
With rising inflation in the U.S. it's not just consumers dealing with higher prices, the world’s biggest automakers are also dealing with rising costs of raw materials like nickel and cobalt used in electric vehicle batteries. As automakers invest billions into electrifying their models lineups they are now asking Congress to lift the 200,000 vehicle cap on the $7,500 federal EV tax credit.
Eric Walz2022-07-20 10:00 PT
This teaser image gives us our first look at Honda’s upcoming electric SUV that will be built in partnership with General Motors.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-06-28 15:00 PT
Japan’s Honda Motor Co plans to ramp up its electric vehicle production, producing millions of EVs by 2030, a top executive at the company told Reuters on Thursday. The future electric models will be built on three new dedicated EV platforms, one of which will be shared with General Motors.
Eric Walz2022-05-29 10:00 PT
Honda and General Motors are expanding their partnership to work on electric vehicles together to focus on coming out with more affordable electric cars for consumers to purchase.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-05-17 17:45 PT
General Motors plans to build new batteries for the two electric vehicles at the same time it fixes batteries that are part of the recall.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-05-17 07:00 PT
U.S. automaker General Motors has created a new organization within the company named “Commercial Growth Strategies and Operations”. The new organization will oversee current cross-brand activities that strengthen GM’s position in the commercial market. GM appointed Steve Hill to lead the new organization. Hill has served as vice president of GM’s Chevrolet brand since Nov 2019.
FutureCar Staff 2022-05-04 10:40 PT
General Motors announced on Friday its acquiring SoftBank Vision Fund’s equity ownership stake in San Francisco-based autonomous driving technology developer Cruise for $2.1 billion. As part of the massive investment, GM is separately making an additional $1.35 billion investment in Cruise, replacing a previous commitment made by the Softbank’s Vision Fund fund in 2018.
Eric Walz2022-04-24 17:00 PT
General Motors has recalled the brand new GMC Hummer EV due to an embedded software fault in the tail light assemblies. The recall affected only 10 vehicles, but identifying the problem early on helped GM to avoid a more widespread recall, along with the backlash from the public that often is a result of safety recalls in the auto industry.
FutureCar Staff 2022-04-24 13:00 PT
An electric vehicle’s powerful battery is an untapped power source when the vehicle is parked. So to put that usable power to good use, General Motors announced a new partnership with California utility provider Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) that will allow GM customers to use their electric vehicles as backup power sources for their homes.
FutureCar Staff 2022-04-14 11:15 PT
General Motors once had big plans for its investment in electric truck startup Lordstown Motors, but after accusations of fraud which led to the sudden departure of Lordstown Chief Executive and founder Steve Burns along with Chief Financial Officer Julio Rodriguez last year, GM is officially walking away. GM announced on Tuesday it has sold off its stake in Lordstown Motors.
FutureCar Staff 2022-04-07 17:30 PT
General Motors’ autonomous driving unit Cruise has petitioned the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for permission to deploy the Cruise Origin driverless shuttle on roads in the U.S. as part of a commercial ride-hailing service that’s similar to Uber. The Origin is the first production vehicle purposefully built by a global automaker without a steering wheel or brake pedal.
FutureCar Staff 2022-03-30 15:10 PT
General Motors now plans to increase production of its electric trucks and Cadillac sport utility vehicles this year six times more than previously planned, according to information shared with suppliers. GM told suppliers for its electric GMC Hummer EV trucks to plan for production of 21,000 vehicles this year at the automaker's Factory Zero in Detroit, up from the previous plan to build just 3,800 vehicles.
Eric Walz2022-03-17 16:45 PT
GM announced today its investing more than $7 billion in four Michigan manufacturing sites to build electric vehicles and batteries. The massive investment will significantly increase GM’s production capacity for electric vehicles. The $7 billion investment is the single largest investment announcement in automaker's 100+ year history.
Eric Walz2022-03-03 10:00 PT
General Motors announced plans on Friday to invest nearly $154 million in its Lockport Components plant in Western New York. The investment will be used to renovate the facility and purchase and install new machinery and equipment used in the production of stator modules, a key component for the electric motors of EVs.
FutureCar Staff 2022-03-02 13:45 PT
Japan’s Honda Motor Co. today signed a joint development agreement with Massachusetts-based EV battery research and development company SES that will focus on the development of Lithium-Metal (Li-Metal) batteries for electrified vehicles. SES was founded in 2012 as an MIT spinoff company. The company was formerly known as “SolidEnergy Systems”.
Eric Walz2022-02-25 11:00 PT
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