GM Sues San Francisco Over $108M Tax on Self-Driving Unit

General Motors has initiated legal action against the city of San Francisco, contesting a $108 million tax levy imposed over a span of seven years. The automotive giant claims the city unjustly linked the tax to a portion of its global revenue due to the presence of its Cruise self-driving unit, despite GM’s minimal operational […]

GM’s Cruise Cuts 900 Jobs from Self-Driving Unit, 24% Gone

Cruise, General Motors’ troubled self-driving car subsidiary, announced it is laying off approximately 900 employees, equating to 24% of its workforce. This decision is part of the company’s strategy to reduce costs and restructure operations following an incident on October 2, which involved a pedestrian being struck and dragged by one of its autonomous vehicles. […]

Cruise’s Co-Founder and CEO Has Resigned

Kyle Vogt, the co-founder of Cruise who led the company from a startup to its acquisition by General Motors (GM), has resigned from his CEO position. This development was revealed in an email Vogt sent to employees, as reported by TechCrunch, which obtained a copy of the email. Following Vogt’s departure, GM Chair and CEO […]

Cruise Continued Robotaxis Despite Child Detection Issues: Report

Cruise, a subsidiary of General Motors, has come under scrutiny for the safety of its autonomous vehicles (AVs), particularly regarding their ability to detect and appropriately respond to children. Internal documents obtained by The Intercept have revealed that Cruise’s driverless cars have struggled to recognize children, posing a risk of collision in certain scenarios. The […]

GM and Honda Pull the Plug on Budget EV Collaboration

General Motors (GM) and Honda Motor have terminated their plans to collaboratively develop affordable electric vehicles (EVs), citing slower-than-anticipated demand and shifting market conditions. The decision comes approximately 18 months after the initial announcement of the partnership. The collaboration aimed to leverage GM’s next-generation Ultium battery technology to manufacture millions of sub-$30,000 EVs for global […]

2022-2023 Chevy Bolt Charging Cords Recalled in Canada

Transport Canada has issued a recall notice, numbered 2023-486, for 1,241 SUVs in the country, specifically affecting the Chevrolet Bolt EUV models from the years 2022 and 2023. The recall was initiated by General Motors on August 31, 2023, and last updated on September 13, 2023. The issue centers around the portable charging cord that […]

GM Recalls 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ for Pedestrian Alert Software Issue

General Motors (GM) has issued a safety recall for its 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ vehicles, affecting an estimated 62 units. The recall was initiated on October 12, 2023, under the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Recall No. 23V-682. The company has identified a defect in the Body Control Module (BCM) software calibration that compromises pedestrian […]

Honda, GM and Cruise to Launch Robotaxis in Japan

General Motors, Honda and Cruise announced today that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a joint venture for a driverless ridehail service in Japan. Pending regulatory approvals, the new company is expected to be established in the first half of 2024 and aims to begin operations in central Tokyo in early […]

GM Says Vehicle-to-Home Charging Coming for More EVs

General Motors (GM) has unveiled plans to incorporate vehicle-to-home (V2H) bidirectional charging technology into its range of Ultium-based electric vehicles (EVs) by 2026. This innovative technology will debut in the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV RST, and subsequently in models like the 2024 GMC Sierra EV Denali Edition 1, 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV, 2024 Chevrolet Equinox […]

Cadillac Celestiq EV Pricing Starts From Just $340,000 USD

General Motors Co. (GM) officially introduced the world to the Celestiq, a new high-end electric vehicle with a deep connection to women in the industry. The event marked a significant shift in an industry historically dominated by men, touted the company. With a whopping $340,000 USD starting price for the electric hatchback, it will serve […]

2024 Chevy Blazer EV Pricing and Range Revealed, Now Shipping to Dealers

General Motors has started shipping of its much-anticipated Chevrolet Blazer EV, with the official pricing for the trims set to be released later this year. The first of the Blazer EVs, the RS all-wheel-drive trim, began shipping from GM’s plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, to dealers on Monday. The vehicle, which boasts an estimated range […]

Chevrolet Announces Next-Gen Bolt EV is Coming

General Motors Chair and CEO Mary Barra announced today during the company’s quarterly earnings conference call that Chevrolet will introduce a next-generation Bolt. The updated model will continue to offer customers the affordability, range, and technology they have come to expect from the Bolt. “Our customers love today’s Bolt. It’s delivering record sales and some […]

GM Defense Unveils Military Hummer EV Concept

Image via Breaking Defence GM Defense–a subsidiary of GM–made a significant stride in the evolution of military vehicles by revealing a new hybrid concept at the Modern Day Marine 2023 event. The vehicle, based on the company’s all-electric GMC Hummer pickup, is part of the US military’s larger exploration into the potential application of electric […]

GM Delays Tesla-Compatible Chargers; Revises Silverado Pricing

General Motors (GM) announced on Monday that Tesla-compatible charging ports would not feature on its Chevrolet Silverado EV pickups until the 2025 model year. Additionally, the automaker has abandoned the idea of offering a base version of the Silverado EV with a $39,000 USD price tag, according to Amy Masica, Director of Chevrolet Truck Marketing, […]

Tesla May Earn $3 Billion from GM, Ford Charging Deals: Analyst

Tesla, under the leadership of Elon Musk, could potentially garner earnings as high as $3 billion by the end of the decade, leveraging its charging network agreements with automotive giants Ford and General Motors. The projection comes from an analysis conducted by Piper Sandler, reports Bloomberg. The most recent agreement was announced on Thursday in […]