GM Adopts Tesla Charging Standard and Supercharger Network

In a commitment to standardizing electric vehicle (EV) charging, General Motors announced today it plans to integrate Tesla’s North American Charging Standard (NACS) into its EV designs from 2025. This move comes as part of a collaboration with Tesla, which will also allow GM EV drivers to access Tesla’s extensive Supercharger network from early 2024. […]

Samsung SDI, GM Partner on $3 Billion EV Battery Plant

Samsung SDI and General Motors (GM) have announced plans to establish a joint venture (JV) for the production of battery cells for electric vehicles (EVs) in the United States. The companies intend to invest over $3 billion in the JV, which will have an annual production capacity of more than 30 gigawatt-hours. Mass production is […]

GM to End Chevy Bolt Production by Year’s End

Summary: GM plans to cease production of Chevrolet Bolt EV and EUV models by the end of 2023. The Detroit plant will be retooled to prepare for electric Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra truck production in 2024. GM aims for a production capacity of 1 million EVs annually in the U.S. and China to compete […]

GM Q1 Delivers Over 20,000 EVs–But Only 2 Hummer EV Pickups

General Motors (GM) is set for a “breakout year” for electric vehicles, according to their Q1 2023 production and delivery numbers shared on Monday. The auto giant is on track to build 50,000 EVs in North America through June and double that number in the second half of the year. Cadillac LYRIQ deliveries are also […]

GM to Ditch Apple CarPlay in Upcoming Electric Vehicles

General Motors (GM) has announced its plans to phase out the widely-used Apple CarPlay and Android Auto technologies in its future electric vehicles, in favor of its built-in infotainment systems developed with Google, confirming the news with Reuters. The automaker has been working with Google since 2019 to develop the software foundations for infotainment systems […]

Chevy Debuts 2024 Corvette E-Ray All-Wheel-Drive Hybrid

Chevrolet debuted an electrified hybrid version of the Corvette, dubbed the E-Ray, at New York City’s Motorama this month as shared in a press release on Tuesday. The vehicle is set to go on sale in 2023 before delivering in 2024, starting at a price of $104,295 USD for the 1LZ coupe trim. The Corvette […]

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 […]