GM to Invest $81 Million to Hand-Build Cadillac Celestiq in Michigan
General Motors’ Global Technical Center in Warren, Michigan has never been used to manufacture a vehicle before. That’s going to change with the all-electric Cadillac Celestiq flagship luxury sedan.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-07-27 06:40 PT
GM CEO Mary Barra Shares the First Look at the New Chevy Blazer EV Launching in Spring 2023
General Motors CEO Mary Barra shared the first look at the upcoming Chevy Blazer EV that will launch in Spring 2023 as a 2024 model. Additional details of the new electric SUV from GM will be shared on July 18. The new Blazer marks GM’s entry into the highly competitive electric mid-size SUV segment.
Eric Walz2022-07-20 12:30 PT
GM’s Buick Division is Getting a Makeover, Will Only Offer Electric Vehicles by the End of the Decade
General Motors division Buick will become a fully-electric brand by the end of the decade. The automaker also announced that the first of these new Buick EVs will debut in 2024. Buick’s future EV products will also carry the "Electra" name, drawing inspiration from the brand’s history.
FutureCar Staff 2022-07-08 08:30 PT
General Motors and Red Hat to Collaborate on the Future of Software-Defined Vehicles
General Motors announced it will collaborate with open source software company Red Hat to help advance the development of software-defined vehicles with cloud connectivity. Red Hat is widely recognized for its cloud-native, enterprise-grade open source operating system. The collaboration will help GM accelerate the development of its software-defined vehicle programs following the launch of its new Ultifi vehicle software platform announced in Sept 2021.
Eric Walz2022-06-16 08:00 PT
GM to Start Deliveries of the Electric Cadillac Lyriq 9 Months Ahead of Schedule
General Motors want to get the new Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV on the market as soon as possible, so the automaker has accelerated its timeline to begin deliveries to customers. General Motors President Mark Reuss said in a LinkedIn post on Thursday that the pre-production version of electric Lyriq has been assembled and the final production version is expected to be delivered to customers in just a few months.
FutureCar Staff 2022-02-27 13:25 PT
GM Finally Recognizes California’s Right to Set Emissions Standards
Three years after General Motors backed Trump, the American automaker has changed its tune.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-02-21 07:15 PT
General Motors & German Company Vacuumschmelze Announce Plans to Build a Magnet Factory in the U.S. for EV Motors
General Motors announced a new partnership with German company Vacuumschmelze (VAC) to build a plant in the United States that will manufacture permanent magnets for the electric motors for GM’s future electric vehicles. The permanent magnets will be used in the electric motors of the GMC HUMMER EV, Cadillac LYRIQ, Chevrolet Silverado EV and more than a dozen other EVs in development that will be built on GM’s Ultium EV Platform.
FutureCar Staff 2022-01-15 14:55 PT
General Motors Confirms That Electric Versions of the Blazer & Equinox Are in the Works
General Motors wants to double its annual revenues by 2030 by improving its EBIT adjusted margins as its transitions to its electric future. GM plans to push out many different EVs across vehicle segments in the coming years. Among the new models are all-electric versions of the Blazer SUV and Equinox crossover.
Manish Kharinta2021-11-17 16:00 PT
General Motors Invests in Oculii, a Startup Developing Advanced Radar Software for Autonomous Vehicles
General Motors has made another key investment in the autonomous driving space, as the automaker looks to add more advanced self-driving driving capabilities to its model lineup. GM’s venture capital arm invested “millions of dollars” in Oculii, according to its co-founder Steven Hong.
Eric Walz2021-10-20 10:30 PT
General Motors to Suspend Production at 8 Plants in North America Due to Ongoing Chip Shortages
U.S. automaker General Motors announced it is suspending production at half its factories in North America. The work stoppages are expected to last one to two weeks and begin on Monday, Sept 6. Only a handful of GM's North American plants will remain in operation during the shutdowns, including the plants make GM’s most profitable full-size SUVs and pickups.
FutureCar Staff 2021-10-10 12:50 PT
GM Advises Bolt EV Owners to Park Vehicles Outside Over Fire Risk
The latest safety issues involve a recall that was announced last November.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-08-23 07:45 PT
GM, Startup Commercial Company BrightDrop Announce Fleet Charging Service
General Motors believes that having a charging service for fleet use will help the transition to electric vehicles.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-08-17 16:00 PT
General Motors Accelerated the Development of the Cadillac LYRIQ Using Virtual Engineering Tools
On Monday, automaker General Motors said its was able to speed up development of the upcoming Cadillac LYRIQ electric SUV using the same types of virtual engineering tools used by engineers and researchers in other fields. GM said that employing virtual design, development and validation (VDDV) has a profound impact on the overall efficiency of its vehicle development programs.
Eric Walz2021-06-02 14:10 PT
General Motors Contemplating Bolt EV Regional Inventory Hub
The American automaker is considering coming out with regional inventory hubs that would cut customer wait times and dealer costs.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-05-03 07:45 PT
General Motors is Going Electric, Plans to Phase Out Internal Combustion Engine Vehicles by 2035
U.S. automaker General Motors announced on Thursday that it plans to become a carbon neutral company by 2040. To reach that goal, the automaker plans to phase out internal combustion engine models, including light-duty trucks and SUVs by 2035 in what will be a historic move for the company that has been building gas-powered vehicles since 1908.
Eric Walz2021-03-06 16:15 PT
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 Patel2021-02-22 08:00 PT
General Motors Changes Course, Sides With California on Fuel Economy Regulations
With the incoming Biden Administration, General Motors has decided to no longer back President Donald Trump in his effort to stop California from setting its own emissions regulations.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-01-04 07:40 PT
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 2020-12-12 11:55 PT
Cadillac’s Suspension Technology Gets Even Faster and More Precise with ‘MagneRide 4.0’
Cadillac’s parent company General Motors claims that its “MagneRide” is the world’s fastest reacting suspension technology, which allows for greater responsiveness and enhanced isolation from road imperfections. The latest version is called “MagneRide 4.0” and it improves the suspension of Cadillac models even further.
FutureCar Staff 2020-11-27 06:30 PT
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 Patel2020-10-26 08:00 PT
LG Develops ‘Invisible' Speaker Sound Technology That Could Revolutionize In-Vehicle Audio
Eric WalzDec 28, 2022 10:45 AM PT
Toyota's Redesigned Prius May Get More Drivers Behind the Wheel of a Hybrid Vehicle
FutureCar Staff Dec 25, 2022 12:50 PM PT
Researchers at South Korea's Chung-Ang University Develop a ‘Meta-Reinforcement' Machine Learning Algorithm for Traffic Lights to Improve Vehicle Throughput
Eric WalzDec 22, 2022 2:30 PM PT