Will the general public feel safe sharing the road with driverless vehicles without steering wheels or brake pedals, including being a passenger in one of these autonomous vehicles? More importantly, are these cars actually safe? These are some of the questions regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) want answered and the agency is asking the public for their comments.
FutureCar Staff 2019-03-15 12:49 PT
The Trump administration’s new budget proposal is seeking to eliminate the federal EV tax credit on the purchase of electric and hybrid vehicles in the U.S. Critics say the move will cause electric vehicles sales in to fall in the U.S.
Eric Walz2019-03-13 17:44 PT
The U.S. Commerce Department sent its report on auto tariffs late Sunday evening to U.S. President Donald Trump, hours before the end of the 270-day deadline. The report’s recommendations can potentially lead to steeper tariffs on imported cars and auto parts.
FutureCar Staff 2019-02-18 16:43 PT
Why come out with multiple autonomous vehicles running different sensors, hardware, and systems? General Motors came out with a simple solution that makes it possible to turn any car intone that can drive itself.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-02-08 06:00 PT
As General Motors announces massive layoffs and the closure of several U.S. plants, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is looking to reopen a idle Detroit assembly plant to build the upcoming full-size Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV.
FutureCar Staff 2018-12-07 11:57 PT
General Motors has announced a massive restructuring plan, and will close up to five North American plants and lay off nearly 14,000 workers– roughly 15 percent of its global workforce.
Xiaoli Tian2018-11-26 18:41 PT
General Motor’s large pickups and SUVs may be some of the automaker’s least fuel-efficient offerings, but the American brand is looking to reduce the vehicles’ impact on the environment by using wind power to run the plants where they’re built.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-10-10 14:30 PT
Under the partnership, Honda will make a $750 million equity investment in General Motors’ Cruise subsidiary and spend an additional $2 billion over the next 12 years to jointly develop self-driving technology.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-10-03 16:00 PT
President Trump’s escalating trade war with China has hit the automotive industry once again. The Ford Motor Company has cancelled plans to import the Focus Active, a new compact crossover it hoped to import to the U.S. market next year.
Eric Walz2018-08-31 16:56 PT
Think electric cars from Tesla and General Motors cost a lot of money now? Prices are expected to increase in the near future as the $7,500 tax credits are set to run out before the end of 2018.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-08-06 12:00 PT
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
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
GM announced it is investing an additional $175 million in a Michigan plant to build two of Cadillac's next-generation sedans.
Eric Walz2018-06-18 11:19 PT
With a meeting involving Donald Trump, automakers, and CEOs on the horizon, GM’s Chairman Mary Barra expressed wishes for a national fuel economy standard.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-05-20 17:30 PT
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
EVgo, which operates the largest U.S. network of public electric vehicle (EV) DC Fast charging stations, today announced an agreement with Maven, General Motors’ car-sharing platform, to construct a dedicated DC fast charging network available to Maven Gig drivers.
Eric Walz2018-04-12 14:13 PT
The AutoDrive collegiate design competition is sponsored by SAE International and General Motors and will see Michigan Tech convert a Chevrolet Bolt EV into a Level 4 autonomous vehicle.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-03-23 10:30 PT
In order to meet the growing demand for electric vehicles, GM has announced that will will increase production of the Bolt EV. General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra made the announcement at the annual CERAWeek energy conference in Houston on Wednesday.
Eric Walz2018-03-07 13:47 PT
Futurecar got first-hand experience driving a 2018 Cadillac CT6 that was equipped with GM’s Super Cruise hands-free driving system and came away extremely impressed.
Vineeth Joel Patel2017-10-31 11:37 PT
General Motors announced a new strategy for zero-emissions vehicles that will see the automaker put two new electric vehicles onto the road by 2019.
Vineeth Joel Patel2017-10-15 09:40 PT
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