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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

Michelin & General Motors to Test ‘Airless’ Tires on a Fleet of Chevy Bolt EVs

Michelin & General Motors to Test ‘Airless’ Tires on a Fleet of Chevy Bolt EVs

Michelin and automaker General Motors presented a new generation of airless tire technology for passenger vehicles called the Michelin Uptis Prototype, which is an acronym for “Unique Puncture-proof Tire System." Later this year, the two companies will begin testing the airless tire on a fleet of Chevy Bolt EVs in Michigan.

Eric Walz2019-06-04 14:56 PT

General Motor’s Pulling Maven out of Eight Cities

General Motor’s Pulling Maven out of Eight Cities

Maven, which is a mobility brand that’s run by General Motors, is ceasing operations in eight major cities in the U.S. Major cities that will see the service come to an end include Chicago and New York.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-05-27 16:00 PT

General Motors Holding Talks to Sell Lordstown Factory to Startup Workhorse

General Motors Holding Talks to Sell Lordstown Factory to Startup Workhorse

The Cincinnati-based Workhorse group that is positioned to manufacture electric pickup trucks could bring a shuttered factory back to light and some much-needed jobs.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-05-11 06:00 PT

GM’s Self Driving Unit Cruise Secures $1.15 Billion in New Funding

GM’s Self Driving Unit Cruise Secures $1.15 Billion in New Funding

GM Cruise LLC, the self-driving arm of parent General Motors, continues to attract big investments. The San Francisco-based company announced today a new $1.15 billion funding round for its autonomous driving technology.

Eric Walz2019-05-07 12:11 PT

General Motors Looking to Refine Super Cruise Before 2020 Expansion

General Motors Looking to Refine Super Cruise Before 2020 Expansion

More competitors are coming out with semi-autonomous systems, and GM is gearing up its own Super Cruise system to make sure it’s competitive.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-05-01 05:00 PT

U.S. Regulators Seeking Public Opinion on Driverless Cars Without Steering Wheels or Brake Pedals

U.S. Regulators Seeking Public Opinion on Driverless Cars Without Steering Wheels or Brake Pedals

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 Says Ending the EV Tax Credit Will Save Taxpayers $2.5 Billion, Automakers Want it Extended

The Trump Administration Says Ending the EV Tax Credit Will Save Taxpayers $2.5 Billion, Automakers Want it Extended

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

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

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