General Motors Joins Tesla in Urging IRS to Reconsider EV Tax Credit Eligibility

General Motors wants the U.S. Treasury to reconsider its eligibility criteria for electric vehicle (EV) tax credits available under President Joe Biden’s recently-signed Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) — reports Yahoo Finance. The news comes after the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) did not classify GM’s all-electric Cadillac Lyriq as an SUV, denying it federal EV […]

GM Recalls 140,000 Chevy Bolt EVs Due to Fire Risks

General Motors (GM) is recalling 140,000 Chevy Bolt electric vehicles (EVs) in North America, citing fire risks related to the carpet, according to a report from Reuters on Tuesday. The risks come from an area of the carpet material where the front seat belt pretensioners are, where experts say the floor carpeting fibers could catch […]

NHTSA Opens Probe into GM’s Cruise Autonomous Driving System

The federal U.S. safety regulator said on Friday it has opened an investigation into the General Motors-owned Cruise autonomous driving system’s safety. The National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHTSA) is opening the probe into Cruise following reports in which the self-driving vehicles “inappropriately hard braking or become immobilized,” according to a report from Auto Blog. […]

GM Battery Factory Employees Vote to Unionize with UAW

General Motors (GM) workers are unionizing at a joint battery venture with LG after voting in favor of being represented by one of the country’s largest auto unions. Employees at GM’s battery plant in northeast Ohio voted to unionize with the United Auto Workers (UAW) labor union on Friday, according to statements from the union […]

FLO to Supply GM’s Dealer Community Charging Program

In the latest of General Motors (GM)’s partnership announcements with charging infrastructure companies, the automaker is now looking to team up with FLO on tens of thousands of charging stations. Charging network operator FLO will help the GM Dealer Community Charging Program install 40,000 public EV chargers in communities throughout North America, as detailed in […]

GM’s BrightDrop Electric Delivery Vans Expand to First International Market: Canada

General Motors’ subsidiary BrightDrop announced on Monday it has expanded to its first international market, Canada. DHL Express Canada has signed on as a customer for the company’s Zeve electric delivery vans, with plans to pilot BrightDrop Trace eCarts. Today also saw the announcement of BrightDrop Zevo 600 electric delivery van production starting at GM’s CAMI Assembly […]

GM Announces Over 15 Ultium-Based EVs Launching in China by 2025

General Motors (GM) is set to launch more than 15 electric vehicles in China by 2025, according to statements from the automaker during its Tech Day event on Tuesday in Shanghai. The EVs are set to be launched on GM’s Ultium drivetrain, and the company expects to have an annual production capacity of about one […]

Dominos Launches EV Delivery Fleet with 800 Chevy Bolts

Domino’s announced plans to order custom-branded Chevy Bolt electric vehicles, set to receive 100 this month with 700 more rolling out in the coming months, according to a press release from the pizza company on Monday. The fleet will consist of 2023 Chevy Bolt EVs, which are set to arrive at select franchise and corporate […]

Cruise Launches Daytime Driverless Rides in San Francisco

Cruise has launched driverless rides during the daytime in San Francisco, with the first ride taking place on Thursday at 8:30 a.m., according to co-founder @Kyle Vogt. The post includes a video detailing the first ride, showing actually footage from the ride and reactions from some of the company’s employees using the daytime driverless ride. […]

General Motors ‘Pauses’ Twitter Advertising Following Elon Musk Takeover

General Motors is “pausing” all paid advertising on Twitter after Elon Musk completed his $44 billion USD acquisition of the social network and assumed corporate control on Thursday — reports CNBC. The veteran automaker told the outlet that it will maintain a presence on the platform and continue to interact with customers as it evaluates […]

First Look: 2024 Cadillac Celestiq EV, Pricing at $300,000+ [VIDEOS]

Cadillac tonight officially unveiled their all-electric luxury vehicle, the Celestiq, which will have pricing start “north” of $300,000 USD. Production of the Celestiq EV will begin in December 2023. “CELESTIQ is the purest expression of Cadillac, acknowledging our incredible history and driving us to a bolder and brighter future,” said Global Vice President of Cadillac […]

GM Stops Taking Hummer EV Reservations as Numbers Pass 90,000

After GMC surpassed 90,000 reservations for the electric Hummer last week, the automaker plans to officially close pre-orders for the 2023 model year vehicle. GM is set to close reservations for the Hummer EV pickup and SUV, following over 90,000 preorders, as reported by CNBC. The automaker will keep them closed for now to help […]

Hertz to Buy Up to 175,000 GM Electric Vehicles–Through 2027

Hertz and General Motors announced a partnership on Tuesday that will see up to 175,000 electric vehicles purchased from the latter. The agreement will see up to 175,000 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac and BrightDrop EVs purchased through 2027, offering a wide array of choices for customers. According to Hertz, it estimates the new EV fleet should […]

2023 GMC Hummer EV Reservations Surpass 90,000, Says Company

Since GMC’s Hummer EV reviews started hitting the internet in the spring, the automaker has garnered an impressive amount of reservations, and the company’s head says most customers are completing their sales, too. GMC has surpassed 90,000 reservations for the GMC Hummer EV, according to Marketing Director Rich Latek who shared the figure at the […]