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GM Spotted Benchmarking Tesla’s Model Y and More

It’s no secret that Tesla is held as the gold standard for success in the electric vehicle (EV) market, both outside the automotive industry and within. Rival automakers often test and benchmark Tesla’s EVs to guide the development of their own (usually in secret, of course). Automotive publication GM Authority recently spotted General Motors Co. doing […]

GM’s Chevy Bolt Production Pause Extends to April

General Motors (GM) halted production of the Chevy Bolt last year, before delaying its production start multiple times — and a new update shows the company is delaying production once again. GM is extending its production halt of the Chevy Bolt through April 4, according to Reuters. The recall, originally announced in August, applies to […]

GM to Invest $154 Million into New York Plant for EV Components

General Motors (GM) has announced yet a second renovation project, which the company will use to create an electric vehicle (EV) hardware supply facility. GM plans to invest almost $154 million USD into its Western New York Lockport Components plant, in order to outfit the facility to produce the company’s stator modules, a key piece […]

Chevy Unveils Equinox EV from $30,000, Blazer SUV EV

The $106,695 USD 2024 Chevy Silverado electric truck General Motors announced for 2023 was the highlight of the veteran automaker’s CES 2022 conference, but that’s not all it had in store. GM CEO Mary Barra on Wednesday also unveiled a Chevy Equinox EV and Blazer EV for 2023 — reports Roadshow by CNet. The American […]

GM Plans to Sell Electric Vehicle Components to Other Industries

General Motors Co. on Wednesday announced plans to expand sales beyond the consumer level and offer electric vehicle (EV) components as well as other electrification technology to commercial and enterprise customers across industries — reports Automotive News. GM estimates that the total addressable market for electrification components could grow to $20 billion USD by 2030 […]

GM Can ‘Absolutely’ Catch Tesla in U.S. EV Sales, Says CEO

General Motors (GM) plans to up the ante in the overall electric vehicle (EV) market, and the company’s head believes they can upend Tesla as soon as 2025, according to new statements from the CEO. GM CEO Mary Barra said on Wednesday that the company can “absolutely” catch Tesla in U.S. EV sales by 2025, […]

GM to Build 40,000 EV Charging Stations in the U.S. and Canada

Following up on General Motors’ (GM) plans to become all-electric by 2035, the company has shared plans to build a network of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations GM announced plans on Tuesday to build 40,000 EV charging stations across the U.S. and Canada, according to Reuters. The project will be funded as a piece of […]

GM’s Chevy Bolt Recall to Be Paid for by LG Electronics

General Motors (GM) said on Tuesday it will be reimbursed for costs associated with recalling every Chevy Bolt ever made over fire risks – offsetting billions of dollars in losses. LG Electronics has agreed to reimburse GM for recall costs on the Chevy Bolt EV, according to a press release shared on Tuesday. The agreement […]

GM Tells Bolt EV Owners to Park Away from Others, Citing Fire Risk

General Motors (GM) recalled every Chevy Bolt ever made last month, shortly thereafter halting Bolt production altogether – and the company has followed up with another fire safety request of owners of the Bolt electric vehicle (EV). GM has asked Chevy Bolt EV owners that park in decks or parking garages to park on the […]

GM Pausing Production at Most Factories For 1-2 Weeks

Amidst General Motors (GM) plans to move towards zero-emission vehicles in the coming years, the company is reportedly pausing production for a short period of time due to a shortage of necessary components. GM is pausing production at most of its manufacturing facilities in North America for 1-2 weeks, due to an increasingly sparse supply […]

General Motors Electric Vehicles to Use Canada’s Telus for 5G Connectivity

General Motors announced on Wednesday it has partnered with Canadian wireless carrier Telus for 5G connectivity for its current automobiles and upcoming electric cars. The new agreement will apply to existing 4G LTE-equipped model year 2019 and newer vehicles, such as Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac owners, as they transition to the Telus network. “Connectivity is […]

GM Recalls Every Chevy Bolt Ever Made, Due to Battery-Fire Risk

According to The New York Times, General Motors Co. (GM) is expanding a previously issued vehicle recall for the Chevrolet Bolt over battery fire risks. The recall now covers every single Bolt EV produced to date. Late last year, GM recalled 68,667 Chevy Bolt units manufactured between 2017 and 2019, admitting to a manufacturing defect […]