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Qualcomm to Supply General Motors With Chips for Next-Gen Digital Cockpits and Advanced Driver Assist Systems

Qualcomm to Supply General Motors With Chips for Next-Gen Digital Cockpits and Advanced Driver Assist Systems

Qualcomm Technologies​ is providing chips and other hardware to automaker General Motors for powering digital cockpits, which will include next generation telematics systems, future advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and automated driving features that will be used in GM’s future vehicles, many of which will be fully-electric models.

FutureCar Staff 2021-01-26 16:40 PT

General Motors Launches New Startup 'BrightDrop' for Electric Delivery Vehicles

General Motors Launches New Startup 'BrightDrop' for Electric Delivery Vehicles

The new startup company will focus on making electric delivery vehicles and offer other services to companies like FedEx and UPS.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-01-16 08:00 PT

General Motors to Expand Truck Production to Help Fund the Development of New Electric Vehicles

General Motors to Expand Truck Production to Help Fund the Development of New Electric Vehicles

​As U.S automaker General Motors prepares to electrify its model lineup over the next few years, the company plans to boost capital spending over the next three years to speed development of battery-powered vehicles, CEO Mary Barra said on Thursday. Based on strong sales of pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles in North America, GM will boost annual capital spending through at least 2023 to fund its accelerated EV plans.

FutureCar Staff 2020-11-05 11:55 PT

General Motors Interested in Exploring Possibility of Flying Cars

General Motors Interested in Exploring Possibility of Flying Cars

If true, the U.S. automaker would become one of the first traditional automotive brands to set its sights on taking automobiles to the sky.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-09-19 08:00 PT

General Motors Ultium EV Batteries to Feature Wireless Management System

General Motors Ultium EV Batteries to Feature Wireless Management System

The American automaker’s high-tech batteries will feature a new wireless battery management system that should make things easier for GM to manufacture multiple EVs.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-09-13 07:30 PT

General Motors Forms Alliance with Japan’s Honda, Will Co-Develop Vehicles for North America

General Motors Forms Alliance with Japan’s Honda, Will Co-Develop Vehicles for North America

U.S. automaker General Motors (GM) announced its forming an alliance with Japan’s Honda Motor Co to develop electrified vehicles as well as new propulsion technologies. The goal of the partnership is to accelerate innovation by combining resources.

Eric Walz2020-09-03 09:45 PT

U.S. Automakers Resume Vehicle Production, with New Safety Protocols in Place

U.S. Automakers Resume Vehicle Production, with New Safety Protocols in Place

​On Monday, General Motors, Ford Motor Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) resumed production at their U.S. factories for the first time in nearly two months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Eric Walz2020-05-18 15:00 PT

Electric Vehicle Startup Rivian Shares an Update on its Illinois Factory That Was Once Owned by Mitsubishi Motors

Electric Vehicle Startup Rivian Shares an Update on its Illinois Factory That Was Once Owned by Mitsubishi Motors

In the midst of the coronavirus shutdown of the auto industry, Electric vehicle startup Rivian shared a video of the construction progress at its factory in Normal, Illinois. The new factory is where Rivian will build its electric pickup truck and SUV.

Eric Walz2020-04-01 14:15 PT

Automakers Ford & General Motors are Allowing Rival Tesla to Lead U.S. EV Production Until at Least 2026, Data Indicates

Automakers Ford & General Motors are Allowing Rival Tesla to Lead U.S. EV Production Until at Least 2026, Data Indicates

U.S. automakers Ford Motor Co and General Motors plan to collectively build 325,000 electric vehicles per year by 2026, according to their executives and suppliers familiar with the plans. Although its an ambitious goal for the two legacy carmakers, the number of new EVs may not be nearly enough to gain any ground on segment leader Tesla.

FutureCar Staff 2020-03-26 15:15 PT

U.S. Automakers General Motors & Ford Instruct Employees to Work From Home Beginning Next Week Due to the Coronavirus

U.S. Automakers General Motors & Ford Instruct Employees to Work From Home Beginning Next Week Due to the Coronavirus

On Friday, U.S. automakers General Motors and Ford Motor Co said they will have most of their white-collar workforce working remotely as of Monday to protect against the spread of the Coronavirus, which is disrupting the U.S. economy.

FutureCar Staff 2020-03-13 15:00 PT

Electric Truck Startup Lordstown Motors Gets its First Order From Utility Company FirstEnergy

Electric Truck Startup Lordstown Motors Gets its First Order From Utility Company FirstEnergy

Electric truck startup Lordstown Motors already has a customer its first vehicle—a fully-electric pickup. Electric utility company FirstEnergy has agreed to buy 250 Endurance pickup trucks from the company.

Eric Walz2020-02-26 11:15 PT

Industry Analysis: It’s Now or Never for U.S. Automakers General Motors & Ford to Catch Up to Tesla

Industry Analysis: It’s Now or Never for U.S. Automakers General Motors & Ford to Catch Up to Tesla

As the shares of electric automaker Tesla soared since the beginning of the year, the company’s market capitalization surpassed both General Motors and Ford combined, which is an amazing accomplishment for the 17-year-old automaker. However, even before Tesla’s recent stock surge, it was still worth more than both GM and Ford individually, two legacy automaker’s with a 100-year head start on Tesla, leaving them struggling to catch up.

Eric Walz2020-02-15 07:00 PT

Despite Push from U.S. Automakers, Bill to Extend EV Tax Credit is Not Expected to Be Included in Year-End Budget Deal

Despite Push from U.S. Automakers, Bill to Extend EV Tax Credit is Not Expected to Be Included in Year-End Budget Deal

It looks as though time is running out on a bill to extend the federal electric vehicle tax credit. Automakers, including General Motors and Tesla, as well as congressional aides, said they do not expect the U.S. Congress will extend a $7,500 tax credit for electric vehicles in a year-end spending bill expected to be released later today.

FutureCar Staff 2019-12-16 14:45 PT

GM President Mark Reuss Believes These Three Things Are Holding EVs Back

GM President Mark Reuss Believes These Three Things Are Holding EVs Back

Price, range, and charging infrastructure are the three main things holding electric vehicles back from going mainstream in the U.S. believes General Motors’ President Mark Reuss.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-12-01 08:00 PT

GM Sells Lordstown Plant to EV Startup Lordstown Motors

GM Sells Lordstown Plant to EV Startup Lordstown Motors

With ownership of the massive plant in Lordstown, Ohio, Lordstown Motors can get to work on building the Endurance, an all-electric pickup truck.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-11-16 06:00 PT

GM Recalls 680,000 SUVs & Pickups Due to Faulty Brake Sensor

GM Recalls 680,000 SUVs & Pickups Due to Faulty Brake Sensor

General Motors has issued its second largest recall this year, affecting 680,000 SUVs and pickup trucks in the U.S. The recall was issued due to a faulty brake sensor which can lead to unintentional braking, the automaker said on Thursday.

FutureCar Staff 2019-10-31 15:30 PT

Volkswagen to Invest $577 million in Brazil Auto Plant

Volkswagen to Invest $577 million in Brazil Auto Plant

Volkswagen AG will invest 2.4 billion reais ($577 million) in one of its Brazil factories, Sao Paulo state governor Joao Doria said on Thursday during a visit to the automaker’s headquarters in Germany.

FutureCar Staff 2019-08-29 10:30 PT

General Motors Teases Ultra Cruise Technology During Conference Call

General Motors Teases Ultra Cruise Technology During Conference Call

In an earnings call at the beginning of the month, General Motors’ CEO Mary Barra confirmed that Ultra Cruise would have more capability than the automaker’s current Super Cruise system.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-08-10 16:00 PT

Workhorse, the EV Company Looking to Move Into GM’s Shuttered Ohio Plant Gets a $25 Million Cash Infusion

Workhorse, the EV Company Looking to Move Into GM’s Shuttered Ohio Plant Gets a $25 Million Cash Infusion

Workhorse Group, the electric truckmaker that General Motors confirmed last month it was in negotiations with the company’s founder to purchase its shuttered assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio has received a much-needed cash infusion.

FutureCar Staff 2019-06-10 20:17 PT

Cadillac Boosts Super Cruise System With 70,000 Extra Miles

Cadillac Boosts Super Cruise System With 70,000 Extra Miles

Before General Motors plans to expand its semi-autonomous Super Cruise system to other vehicles, the automaker expands the system’s reach by adding 70,000 extra miles.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-06-09 11:00 PT

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