General Motors today announced is investing $300 million in its Orion Township, Michigan, assembly plant to produce a new electric vehicle. The announcement is part of GM’s new commitment to invest a total of $1.8 billion in its United States manufacturing operations
FutureCar Staff 2019-03-22 13:55 PT
San Francisco-based Cruise Automation, the startup working with General Motors to develop its self-driving technology, is expanding its presence to Southern California. The self-driving arm of GM is reportedly moving into a two-story building in Pasadena, California.
FutureCar Staff 2019-02-25 19:03 PT
As the auto industry moves toward electrification, big corporations not normally associated with investments in the auto industry have been pouring money into electric vehicle startups working on electric vehicles, batteries and EV charging infrastructure.
Eric Walz2019-01-11 18:12 PT
General Motors has announced it will collaborate with the operators of three largest electric vehicle (EV) charging networks in the U.S., to make is easier for owners of the electric Bolt to charge their vehicles.
Eric Walz2019-01-09 16:27 PT
General Motors today announced the appointment of Mark Reuss as company president, effective immediately. Reuss is taking over from Dan Ammann, who left his role in November 2018 to become the president of Cruise, GM’s autonomous driving unit based in San Francisco.
FutureCar Staff 2019-01-03 12:52 PT
General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit as the company deals with the political fallout triggered by its recently announced plan to shutter several U.S. assembly plants and cut thousands of jobs. The EV tax credit is designed to promote the adoption of electric vehicles.
Eric Walz2018-12-10 17:27 PT
General Motors was one of the first automakers to allow owners to rent their vehicles when they are not using them and now the automaker says it will open its Maven peer-to-peer car-sharing platform to non-GM models beginning next year.
Xiaoli Tian2018-11-12 17:15 PT
Automaker General Motors is looking at ways to cut costs amid tariffs and other pressures from the market and announced that its sent buyout offers to 18,000 salaried employees. The buyouts were sent to GM employees with over twelve years of service.
FutureCar Staff 2018-10-31 15:12 PT
General Motors is pushing for a National Zero Emissions Program (NZEV) to be adopted across all 50 states starting in 2021. On Friday, GM plans to file its proposed plan to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency.
Eric Walz2018-10-26 11:51 PT
GM is investing $28 million in its Warren, Michigan battery lab as the company continues to improve its EV battery technology.
Eric Walz2018-09-07 11:28 PT
GM has begun the automotive industry's first-ever embedded, in-dash fuel payment and loyalty experience with Shell gas stations. Customers refueling their eligible Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles at Shell stations, will be able to use the Shell Pay & Save app available from the GM Marketplace to pay for their fuel directly from their vehicles' infotainment screen.
Eric Walz2018-08-17 11:44 PT
The Trump administration's tariffs on Chinese imports is threatening U.S. automaker General Motors. The detroit-based automaker is seeking to exempt the China made Buick Envision sport utility vehicle to prevent the key model in the brand’s U.S. lineup from becoming a victim of the U.S. China trade war.
Jeremy Carlton2018-08-03 17:53 PT
General Motors is expanding its Super Cruise autonomous driving system, which allows drivers to ride hands-free on the highway, to Cadillac’s entire lineup starting in 2020 and later to other GM brands.
Jacky Ho2018-06-06 12:38 PT
General Motors is ramping up the launch of electric vehicles in China, the world’s largest market for electric and plug-in-hybrid vehicles. The U.S. automaker announced plans to introduce 10 more new energy vehicles (NEVs) in the China market between 2021 and 2023, in addition to its existing plans to launch 10 EV models between 2016 and 2020.
Eric Walz2018-06-05 12:36 PT
Although industry analysts are predicting a decline in car ownership as car sharing and on-demand mobility services take hold, General Motors foresees a future where self-driving cars are still customizable and personally owned.
Derrick Smith2018-05-10 17:43 PT
General Motors has unexpectedly replaced the U.S. head of its Cadillac luxury brand, as it struggles to compete against German and Japanese luxury automakers in the U.S.
Eric Walz2018-04-18 11:33 PT
Self-driving cars may touted as being safer than regular human drivers, but an autonomous vehicle from Cruise got a ticket in California for failure to yielding to a pedestrian.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-04-05 09:30 PT
Other top-rated automakers on the list include: Daimler-Bosch, Ford, Volkswagen Group, BMW-Intel-FCA, and Aptiv.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-03-04 19:30 PT
While China is dictating what automakers do in the future, automakers moving towards selling electrified vehicles in the country are facing similar issues elsewhere as in the United States.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-01-28 09:00 PT
GM President, Dan Ammann, recently spoke with CNBC to discuss GM’s latest Cruise AV self-driving car and explained the vehicle in greater detail.
Eric Walz2018-01-23 13:06 PT
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