GM working with Microvast to develop safer, more energy-dense batteries

On Wednesday, GM announced it’s working with an outfit called Microvast to develop a new battery separator technology that should improve the energy-storage capability of electric vehicles. The automaker and battery manufacturer will build a new separator plant in the U.S., which is expected to create hundreds of jobs. GM is, of course, a 100-plus-year-old […]

by Craig Cole
Last Updated: 11/3/2022
The 2024 GMC Sierra EV is here, starting with the Denali Edition 1

We’ve seen the Hummer EV pickup truck. We’ve seen the Chevrolet Silverado EV pickup truck. Now it’s time to take a look at the next Ultium-powered pickup truck from General Motors. This time it’s back to the GMC badge with the 2024 GMC Sierra EV. The Sierra EV is GM’s different take on the Ultium-platform […]

by Chad Kirchner
Last Updated: 10/20/2022
Do I need a level 2 charger at home for my GMC Hummer EV?

Yes. There’s no lengthy introduction here, or beating around the proverbial bush. You need a level 2 home charger if you have a GMC Hummer EV or plan on getting one. The 2022 GMC Hummer EV marks the return of the Hummer nameplate, and we’re quite fond of the new truck. There’s even an SUV […]

by Chad Kirchner
Last Updated: 7/14/2022
Hummer EV 3X reservation holders can customize this summer, price increasing for future reservations

The Hummer EV is a big, bold, in your face electric pickup truck. It’s also no cheap. But for those fortunate enough to get their hands on one, it’s an experience they likely won’t soon forget. Edition 1 models sold out pretty quickly, but next in line to start getting their trucks will be those […]

by Chad Kirchner
Last Updated: 6/17/2022
Watts To Freedom is more than just launch control on the 2022 GMC Hummer EV

To achieve the 0 to 60 mph claim of 3 seconds on the 2020 GMC Hummer EV Edition 1, the driver must initialize and use the truck’s launch control function. Except on the Hummer EV, it’s not called that. Watts To Freedom, or WTF, is what GMC is calling the launch mode on the Hummer […]

by Chad Kirchner
Last Updated: 5/20/2022
Ultium Energy Recovery enhances range, efficiency in General Motors’ new BEVs

General Motors has outlined an energy recycling system feature for its Ultium-based battery-electric vehicles. Called Ultium Energy Recovery, wasted energy can be reused to increase driving range, reduce battery power used for heating, improve charging speeds, and enhance the overall driving experience. This is done by recovering the heat produced by the batteries, electrical components, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Last Updated: 4/25/2022
2022 GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 first drive review: Return of the king

According to our friends over at J.D. Power, the most hesitant group of vehicle buyers to electric vehicles is pickup truck owners. So how do you start to try tow in over those customers as your company moves to all electric models? If you’re General Motors — more specifically GMC — you revive an old […]

by Chad Kirchner
Last Updated: 4/7/2022
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
Last Updated: 1/26/2022
All-electric 2023 GMC Sierra Denali teased, debuts next year

A second electric pickup truck has been confirmed for the GMC lineup and it’s likely more practical than the Hummer EV. The first teaser for the all-electric 2023 GMC Sierra Denali has confirmed the existence of the Chevrolet Silverado E’s cousin. This time, it’s looking more luxurious and imposing. The 19-second teaser shows the front […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Last Updated: 12/15/2021
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
Last Updated: 10/26/2021