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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]