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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Chevrolet Silverado EV gets four-wheel steering and 24-inch wheels

General Motors has revealed that the Silverado EV will get four-wheel steering. That means the rear wheels of the Chevrolet Silverado EV will be able to turn at specific angles and make the truck more maneuverable. Together with the front wheels, the vehicle can turn tighter, shrinking the overall turning radius by a significant amount. […]

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Chevrolet Camaro to be replaced by an electric sedan: Report

General Motors is one of the first companies to commit to battery-electric vehicles when it announced that it won’t sell anything else by 2035. Within five years, it will have 20 EVs in North America while retaining the same number of gas-powered nameplates. According to a report from Automotive News, General Motors won’t stick to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Chevrolet Corvette is poised to turn the tables again with electrification

Driving the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is a revelation. Why? Because moving to a mid-engine layout turned it into a supercar for the masses, giving you performance that punches above its weight minus the requisite price tag. In short, this icon has evolved into a world breaker — and this is just the start. The […]

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Consumers are looking forward to the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning, other electric trucks: Study

A new study from Piplsay has revealed that the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning has consumers excited for electric trucks. Piplsay polled 27,870 Americans nationwide and found that 57 percent are excited about the battery-electric pickup with 32 percent saying they’re most impressed with the Lightning. The survey was conducted from June 1 to 2 on […]

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Every new pickup truck debut now should have an BEV option

A paradigm shift recently occurred. EVs went from interesting talking points in the United States to genuinely considered products when Ford revealed the all-new F-150 Lightning electric pickup. In the future, we’ll look back on this time as Before Lightning and After Lightning. Any pickup truck reveal occurring After Lightning will have to have a […]

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