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GM says defect-free Bolt batteries are in production

Credit: It will start swapping them in October, but the recall is far from over General Motors said Monday that it will start swapping new batteries into Chevy Bolt EVs in October in response to at least a dozen fires that triggered a massive recall. GM did not say when it will restart production […]

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The Chevy Bolt recall is burning up what’s left of GM’s EV good will

Credit: The largest automaker in the US has big goals for electric vehicles, but the last half-decade is now full of stumbles General Motors plans to launch 30 new electric vehicles around the world by 2025, and aspires to sell only zero-emissions vehicles by 2035. But over the last few years, the United States’ […]

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GM to add AT&T’s 5G connectivity to vehicles starting in 2023

Credit: A 33-inch-diagonal superior LED show integrates a single, giant display that spans the viewing space for the driving force and incorporates driver info particulars, infotainment controls and digital camera views. General Motors plans to promote vehicles with 5G mobile connectivity supplied by AT&T starting in 2023, the businesses introduced Thursday. The greater pace […]

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General Motors (GM) Slashes Truck Production Amid Chip Dearth

Credits: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 […]