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U.S. Commerce Dept Sends Auto Tariff Report to the White House for Review

U.S. Commerce Dept Sends Auto Tariff Report to the White House for Review

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

GM Files Patent That Adds Autonomous Driving Capabilities to Any Car

GM Files Patent That Adds Autonomous Driving Capabilities to Any Car

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

FCA to Reopen Idle Detroit Factory to Build the New Jeep Cherokee

FCA to Reopen Idle Detroit Factory to Build the New Jeep Cherokee

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

GM Announces Massive Restructuring Plan, Will Close up to 5 Assembly Plants & Cut Thousands of Jobs

GM Announces Massive Restructuring Plan, Will Close up to 5 Assembly Plants & Cut Thousands of Jobs

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 Motors to Utilize Wind Power to Manufacture Large Pickups and SUVs

General Motors to Utilize Wind Power to Manufacture Large Pickups and SUVs

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

GM, Honda Strike up Partnership to Develop an Autonomous Car

GM, Honda Strike up Partnership to Develop an Autonomous Car

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

Amid Trump’s Growing Trade War, Ford Cancels the Focus Active SUV for the U.S. Market

Amid Trump’s Growing Trade War, Ford Cancels the Focus Active SUV for the U.S. Market

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

Electric Vehicles Expected to Cost More as Tax Credits Run Out

Electric Vehicles Expected to Cost More as Tax Credits Run Out

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

General Motors’ Maven Launches Peer-to-Peer Car-Sharing Service

General Motors’ Maven Launches Peer-to-Peer Car-Sharing Service

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

GM Quietly Working On Launching its Robo Taxi Service in San Francisco

GM Quietly Working On Launching its Robo Taxi Service in San Francisco

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 Investing Additional $175 Million into Cadillac for Next-Generation Sedans

GM Investing Additional $175 Million into Cadillac for Next-Generation Sedans

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

General Motors CEO Mary Barra Calls for National Fuel Economy Standard

General Motors CEO Mary Barra Calls for National Fuel Economy Standard

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 Velite 6 Hybrid is GM’s First Vehicle in its Ambitious EV Plan

Buick Velite 6 Hybrid is GM’s First Vehicle in its Ambitious EV Plan

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 to Build a Dedicated Fast Charging Network for GM's Maven Unit

EVgo to Build a Dedicated Fast Charging Network for GM's Maven Unit

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

Michigan Tech to Test Autonomous Cars at Road America

Michigan Tech to Test Autonomous Cars at Road America

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

GM Ramping Up Production of the Bolt in Push Towards its Electric Future

GM Ramping Up Production of the Bolt in Push Towards its Electric Future

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

2018 CADILLAC CT6 TEST DRIVE: Move Over Tesla, GM's 'Super Cruise' is the Real Deal

2018 CADILLAC CT6 TEST DRIVE: Move Over Tesla, GM's 'Super Cruise' is the Real Deal

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

Watch Out Tesla, GM Looks to Introduce two EVs by 2019

Watch Out Tesla, GM Looks to Introduce two EVs by 2019

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