Feb 14, 2023 - 09:33 am
Magna produces battery cases for new General Motors EV
Magna will supply battery enclosures to the new Chevrolet Silverado EV, said to hit the read in 2024. Production of the battery cases will begin later this year at the Magna Electric Vehicle Structure facility in St. Clair, Michigan, US.
Feb 1, 2023 - 04:11 pm
General Motors invests in Lithium Americas
General Motors is investing in the lithium producer Lithium Americas, thus securing access to the Thacker Pass mine in Nevada, the largest known source of lithium in the USA and the third largest in the world. In addition, GM has secured its supply for another component for its electric cars with a German company.
Oct 4, 2022 - 02:38 pm
General Motors to boost Bolt production
General Motors has announced that it will increase production of its electric models due to high demand – and not only for the new Ultium vehicles but also for the ageing Bolt series. This comes despite the previous production capacity not being fully utilized.
Sep 26, 2022 - 01:09 pm
General Motors to build electric drive systems in Toledo
General Motors is converting its transmission plant in Toledo in the US state of Ohio with the aim of initiating additional production of electric drives on-site. According to the U.S. carmaker, the conversion will cost 760 million US dollars.
Jun 27, 2022 - 02:16 pm
GM temporarily shuts Hamtramck plant to upgrade
In the USA, General Motors has shut down production at its Factory Zero electric car factory in Detroit-Hamtramck for four weeks from today to prepare the plant for the production of more models. The aim is not only a wider variety of models but also to increase overall production capacity.
Jan 6, 2022 - 12:40 pm
Chevy Silverado receives 350 kW of charging capacity
Chevrolet has unveiled the Silverado EV. The all-electric pickup truck offers up to 495 kW of drive power, up to 400 miles (640 kilometres) of range and enables DC charging of up to 350 kW. Market launch is in 2023, with prices later expected to start at under $40,000.
Oct 7, 2021 - 12:20 pm
General Motors reveals EV strategy details
General Motors revealed more details about its plans for e-mobility, among other things, at a two-day investor event. The carmaker not only published its sales plans, but also those for the conversion of its plants.
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.
Jan 25, 2019 - 04:44 pm
General Motors considers electrifying pickup
Shortly after Ford announced a fully electric offshoot of its successful F-150 pickup model, US rival General Motors is also thinking out loud about electrifying off-road vehicles and pickup trucks from its GMC market.