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General Motors Extends Vehicle Production Cuts Due To Global Chip Shortage

Credits: www.carandbike.com GM, whose shares dipped 1.6% after the announcement, did not disclose the impact volumes or say which supplier and vehicle parts were affected by the chip shortage. General Motors Co said on Tuesday it was extending production cuts at three North American plants until at least mid-March due to the global semiconductor chip […]

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GM, Cruise to Partner With Microsoft for Self-Driving Vehicles

General Motors Co. and its autonomous partner Cruise LLC have entered into a long-term strategic relationship with Microsoft Corp. to help commercialize self-driving vehicles faster, the two companies said Tuesday. Cruise will use Azure, Microsoft’s cloud and edge computing platform, to commercialize its AVs at scale. Microsoft joins GM, Honda Motor Co. and institutional investors in a combined new […]

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Automakers Prep For Stronger Mileage Standards Under Biden

Now that it’s clear Joe Biden soon will be president, the fight over automobile pollution and fuel efficiency standards is likely to peter out, and US consumers should see a broader selection of electric and efficient vehicles.But just how wide those choices will be and when they will come depends a lot on how negotiations […]