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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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 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
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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