Tag: General Motors

Sep 9, 2021 - 01:06 pm

Rising sales for BEVs and PHEVs built in China

China’s electric car manufacturers recorded rising sales figures for electric cars and plug-in hybrids in August. BYD surpassed the 60,000 new electric vehicle (NEV) sales mark for the first time. By comparison, Tesla sold 44,264 of its vehicles manufactured in China last month.

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Aug 12, 2021 - 10:22 am

Total recall for Bolt turns into a horror for GM

The latest recall campaign for the Chevrolet Bolt due to ongoing battery problems is costing General Motors dearly. In its latest financial figures, the company itself has now put a figure on just how expensive: $800 million, or around $11,600 per car.

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Aug 6, 2021 - 11:21 am

GM reveals plans for 2 new utility vehicles

General Motors is planning two new electric commercial vehicles outside its BrightDrop brand. GM has now officially confirmed the previous rumour that two more battery factories are planned in the USA – without, however, giving any details.

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Aug 5, 2021 - 05:40 pm

US carmakers aim for 40%-50% EV sales by 2030

The car companies General Motors, Ford and Stellantis have announced in a joint statement that they want to achieve between 40 and 50 per cent of their sales in the USA with BEVs, PHEVs and FCEVs by 2030. This sales target was apparently wrested from the carmakers by US President Joe Biden.

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Jul 16, 2021 - 12:02 pm

Honda open to cost-saving EV alliances

Honda is open to new alliances in the field of electric mobility. With this move, the new CEO of Honda Motor Corporation Toshihiro Mibe wants to reduce costs and make electrification profitable.

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Jul 4, 2021 - 10:46 am

GM to source Lithium in the USA

General Motors has agreed a strategic investment and collaboration with Controlled Thermal Resources (CTR) to secure lithium from the US. The cooperation is intended to accelerate the introduction of lithium extraction methods that have a less harmful impact on the environment.

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Jul 1, 2021 - 11:32 am

GM accelerates Ontario plant conversion for electric transporters

General Motors is accelerating the schedule for the plant conversion and production of the BrightDrop EV600 light-duty electric utility vehicle at Ingersoll in the Canadian province of Ontario. In order for GM to meet the demand for the electric van, the internal combustion engine built at Ingersoll is to be phased out earlier.

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Jun 29, 2021 - 02:29 pm

GM & Shell cooperate on energy for GM customers

General Motors and Shell are collaborating to provide comprehensive energy solutions programs to GM’s customers and supply chain partners. This includes fixed-rate home energy plans backed by 100 per cent renewable energy resources.

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Jun 28, 2021 - 03:07 pm

Honda’s first electric SUV for US market called ‘Prologue’

Honda’s first all-electric model based on General Motors’ Ultium platform for North America will be called Prologue and will be launched in early 2024. This has now been officially announced by Honda. Further details on the Prologue electric SUV are to be published in the coming months.

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Jun 17, 2021 - 02:47 pm

GM reveals plans for increased e-mobility investment

US automaker General Motors has now officially confirmed that it will increase its investment in electric and automated driving vehicles from $27 billion to $35 billion by 2025, as previously leaked. GM has revealed some details of what the extra funds will be used for.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 11:07 am

GM is planning billions in EV investment & battery production

General Motors wants to increase its investments in electric and automated driving vehicles again by 2025, from the last planned 27 billion to 35 billion US dollars, according to a media report. Meanwhile, GM offshoot Cruise has presented the first nearly 100 pre-production models of its Cruise Origin.

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Jun 2, 2021 - 10:28 am

NASA take electric vehicles to the moon

NASA has contracted General Motors and Lockheed Martin to develop the next generation of e-vehicles for future lunar missions. This will allow astronauts on the Artemis mission, scheduled for 2024, to explore the lunar surface over further distances than ever before.

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May 26, 2021 - 12:09 pm

General Motors to construct Ultium vehicles in China

General Motors apparently wants to produce the Ultium platform for its electric vehicles in China in the future through its joint venture with SAIC. According to local media, SAIC-GM has recently entered into a strategic partnership with the Wuhan municipal government.

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May 25, 2021 - 11:29 am

Electric vehicles are a heavy business

The GMC Hummer EV, unveiled in early April, will apparently be the heaviest electric car yet. GMC has already confirmed the reports that the electric SUV weighs in at a whopping 9,046 pounds or 4,103 kilograms.

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Apr 30, 2021 - 11:58 am

GM invests one billion to expand Mexican plant

General Motors has announced that it will invest one billion US dollars in the expansion of its plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico. Initially, battery packs and electric motors will be assembled there, followed by electric cars starting in 2023.

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Apr 29, 2021 - 03:34 pm

GM presents Ultium Charge 360 charging services

General Motors has presented its concept for simplifying electric car charging for US customers under the name ‘Ultium Charge 360’. The “holistic approach” is supposed to cover all charging scenarios, public and private.

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Apr 27, 2021 - 10:51 am

Evergrande valued higher than GM but has sold no cars

Evergrande New Energy Vehicle, the electric car offshoot from the Chinese Evergrande Group, is now worth 87 billion US dollars on the stock market meaning it is valued higher than Ford or GM. The valuation is odd, as the company has yet to sell a single car.

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Apr 22, 2021 - 12:36 pm

Cadillac to focus exclusively on BEVs

Cadillac has presented the production version of the Lyriq electric SUV and at the same time announced its transformation to an electric car brand by the end of this decade. From now on, all newly introduced models will all be battery-electric vehicles.

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Apr 20, 2021 - 02:53 pm

General Motors invests $139 million in SES

General Motors has led a 139 million US dollar investment round by solid-state battery specialist SolidEnergy Systems (SES). This follows a development agreement the US car company had signed in March with SES.

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Apr 7, 2021 - 04:21 pm

General Motors announces electric Chevy Silverado

General Motors has officially announced a pure battery-electric Chevrolet Silverado. The electric Chevrolet pickup truck is to be produced at the electric vehicle plant ‘Factory Zero’ in Detroit-Hamtramck. However, GM has not yet given a concrete schedule for production.

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Apr 6, 2021 - 12:45 pm

GMC debuts 2024 Hummer EV SUV with 300+ mile range

After General Motors had revived the former fuel monster, Hummer, as an electric pickup, an SUV variant now follows. The GMC Hummer EV SUV is scheduled to go into production in early 2023 and will be available at base prices between $79,995 and $110,595 depending on the variant.

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Mar 12, 2021 - 01:26 pm

LG aims for 110 GWh cell production in the USA by 2025

The South Korean battery cell manufacturer LG Energy Solution has announced that it will invest more than 4.5 billion US dollars (just under 3.8 billion euros) by 2025 to expand its production capacities in the USA by 70 GWh to 110 GWh. At least two new factories are planned.

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Mar 5, 2021 - 12:02 pm

GM invests in battery cell production in the USA

General Motors is planning to build a second plant in the US to manufacture battery cells for electric vehicles as part of its joint venture with LG. In response to a media report that GM was close to making a decision, the carmaker itself confirmed the plans.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/09/09/rising-sales-for-bevs-and-phevs-built-in-china/
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