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General Motors (GM) Slashes Truck Production Amid Chip Dearth

Credits: finance.yahoo.com General Motors GM recently announced the decision to abort the production of most of its full-size pickup trucks in North America amid the ongoing global semiconductor supply crisis plaguing vehicle production. The auto giant noted that its Flint Assembly plant in Michigan that develops the Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD pickups will […]

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GM confirms third electric pickup truck ahead of Hummer production

Credits: www.cnbc.com GM on Monday confirmed it will offer an electric GMC full-size pickup truck, its third such vehicle under a $35 billion investment in EVs and autonomous vehicles. It follows the GMC Hummer EV, which is expected to begin deliveries later this year, and confirmation in April of an electric Chevrolet Silverado. Automakers are […]

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles: If It Moves, GM Will Build Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Credits: www.forbes.com General Motors has built hydrogen fuel-cell automobile prototypes and it plans to do the same for trains and now airplanes. Thursday’s airplane-power announcement is the most recent of this week’s GM news about plans for an electrified, autonomous, low-emissions future for transportation. The airplane fuel-cell deal is with Europe’s Liebherr-Aerospace and there’s a big asterisk: […]

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General Motors to boost spending on electric vehicles 30%, add two new battery plants: Sources

Credits: www.moneycontrol.com As part of that spending, the No. 1 U.S. automaker will build two additional U.S. battery plants and move ahead some of its EV investments, said the sources, who asked not to be identified. In November, GM upped its spending plans from $20 billion, a figure that was announced in March before the […]

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Ford Motors Vs General Motors: Which Is The Better Buy?

Credits: seekingalpha.com Both companies posted solid Q1 results. Chip shortages are weighing on car manufacturers, but one has an advantage in that regard. While there are obvious similarities in the two, the differences in the companies may determine which is the better investment. It goes without saying that Ford Motor Company (F) and General Motors […]

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How Mazda Rode Out the Pandemic While Rivals Slipped

Credits: us.newschant.com The pandemic crushed new-vehicle gross sales final year in the United States, with behemoths like Ford Motor, General Motors and Honda all posting double-digit gross sales declines. Altogether, the gross sales slide reached 15 %, with underneath 14.5 million new vehicles hitting American roads, down from a five-year common of round 17 million. […]

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U.S. asks Mexico to review alleged labor violations at GM plant

Credits: www.detroitnews.com Flint Rep. Dan Kildee and two other Democratic lawmakers sent a letter Tuesday to General Motors Co. CEO Mary Barra raising concerns about “disturbing reports of gross labor rights violations” at one of the automaker’s plants in Mexico.  U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai responded quickly Wednesday morning, asking Mexico to review the lawmakers’ complaints under a new […]

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The Most Powerful C8 Corvette On The Planet Might Be This One

Credits: www.hotcars.com FuelTech USA founder Anderson Dick and his crew managed to get this C8 to deliver 1,075 horsepower from the wheels. Automakers in the muscle car world have been jousting for public attention of late, especially with Ford’s Mustangs squaring off against Dodge’s Hellcats. But Chevrolet hasn’t been doing too shabbily, especially with its C8 Corvette dominating […]

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GM unveils electric Hummer SUV topping $110,000

Credits: www.cnbc.com GM’s new all-electric Hummer SUV will top $110,000 when it goes on sale in 2023. The SUV will be the stablemate to an upcoming Hummer pickup that’s scheduled to go on sale this fall. They are the first Hummers since GM discontinued the well-known, gas-guzzling versions of the vehicles in 2010. General Motors unveiled […]

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Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Would Provide Big Boost For Tesla, GM And EV Startups

Credits: www.forbes.com President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion plan to overhaul U.S. infrastructure, the biggest such initiative in more than half a century, could trigger a “green tidal wave,” in the words of one analyst, speeding the transportation industry’s shift to electricity from carbon-based fuels and generating big benefits for companies ranging from Elon Musk’s Tesla […]