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 […]

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 […]