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General Motors announces another $7 billion investment for electrification

General Motors has doubled down once again on electrification with the announcement that it will invest another $7 billion on the technology and expand its manufacturing activities in Michigan. This will see the creation of 4,000 new jobs and the retention of an existing 1,000. A new battery cell plant will be built in Lansing […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/26/2022
Cadillac will be the first brand to get Ultra Cruise

During the virtual keynote at the 2022 CES Show, General Motors Chair and CEO Mary Barra unveiled a lot of details regarding the company’s electrification plans. In addition to the unveiling of the 2024 Silverado EV, 2024 Equinox EV, and announcement of the Blazer EV, Barra also revealed that Cadillac will be the first brand […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/5/2022
Cadillac InnerSpace Autonomous Concept is a luxurious autonomous EV

General Motors’ keynote presentation at the 2022 CES Show highlighted electrification. In the case of Cadillac, it focuses on luxury and autonomy. The Cadillac InnerSpace Autonomous Concept is the latest in the brand’s Halo Concept Portfolio series and is essentially a self-driving luxury vehicle for two that leverages GM’s technologies to enhance the passenger experience […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/5/2022
GM working with dealerships to roll out 40,000 community-based chargers

The folks at General Motors are working to roll out some more EV charging stations around the country, and the focus this time is on level 2 EVSEs. While those don’t make sense for road trips, a solid level 2 infrastructure within a community can satisfy most charging needs. The key is knowing where to […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/26/2021
Where do you go from Super Cruise? Ultra Cruise, GM’s answer to Tesla’s “Full Self Driving”

General Motors has announced the next step up from its Super Cruise semi-autonomous driver assistance feature. Called Ultra Cruise, the new system has been designed to enable hands-free driving in 95 percent of scenarios and will be usable in most highways within the United States and Canada. This is the latest step in the company’s […]

by Stefan Ogbac
10/6/2021
General Motors to open new battery facility to support EV lineup

General Motors has announced that it will expand its battery technology development operations with a new facility. Called the Wallace Battery Cell Innovation Center, this new site will help the company accelerate the development and commercialization of battery-electric vehicles while making them more affordable. The new plant will be located in Warren, Michigan on the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
10/6/2021
General Motors reveals its three Ultium electric motors

General Motors used the 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference to show off the three electric motors that will be used on its Ultium vehicles. Revealed by GM president Mark Reuss, the company built all three in-house as a scalable family with similar tooling and manufacturing strategies. “Twenty years of electric drive system development and more than […]

by Stefan Ogbac
9/24/2021
Cadillac to compete in Le Mans in 2023 with a hybrid race car

Cadillac has announced that it will return to racing and enter the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2023. The brand aims to use a fourth-generation V-series prototype with a hybrid powertrain. Initially, it will compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) LMDh for the 2023 season. “For nearly […]

by Stefan Ogbac
9/9/2021
General Motors, Cruise file suit against Ford for BlueCruise name: Report

General Motors and Cruise Automation have reportedly sued Ford for the BlueCruise name of its semi-autonomous hands-free driving assistance feature. According to Reuters, GM and Cruise say that the name infringes on the trademarks for Super Cruise and Cruise. “While GM had hoped to resolve the trademark infringement matter with Ford amicably, we were left […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/27/2021
General Motors expands Super Cruise features, vehicle availability

General Motors has announced that it will expand the capabilities of its Super Cruise semi-autonomous driving assist. These include a Trailering feature, enabling owners to tow something and drive hands-free on select stretches of highway. Automatic lane changing allows the vehicle to switch lanes on its own once the driver initiates the maneuver. The built-in […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/26/2021