#LG

Batteries

Yes, Hybrids Still Matter

And hybrid—mild, full and plug-in—are likely to continue to be important as the industry makes the transition to full electrification. An examination in three parts.
#Ford #BMW #GeneralMotors

Business

Panasonic: Tesla Batteries Getting a Boost

Take your pick: extended driving ranges and/or improved packaging
#LG #Tesla

The Age of Ultium?

GM’s plans for an electric future don’t include a name change…yet
#Oldsmobile #Buick #Chevrolet

Batteries

Suppliers’ Legal Battle Rattle EV Plans at Ford, GM, VW

Outcome could threaten timing of EV programs at all three carmakers
#Ford #asia #GeneralMotors

GM Readies New EVs

Rollout includes full-size Chevy pickup with 400-mile range
#Buick #Chevrolet #Cadillac

Batteries

Tesla to Expand Battery R&D Unit

“Roadrunner” design promises lower cost, more power, longer life
#people #tech #Tesla

Design

Speaking Out: LG Chem’s Denise Gray Charges Ahead in a Male-Dominated Industry

A pioneering engineer and industry leader, who also happens to be an African-American woman
#LucidMotors #engineer #people

Business

GM’s Barra Says EV Switch Will Take Decades

GM sets its own pace for an all-electric future
#Buick #Cadillac #GMC

Interiors

Clover: Adient Creates an Interior for the CASE Future

Connected, automated, shared and electric (CASE) is the near-future—and Clover has an interior execution that is just as advanced and almost ready to go
#Adient #Autoliv #LG

Batteries

Is Tesla on the Verge of an EV Battery Breakthrough?

Million-mile battery could debut by year-end
#tech #Fisker #GeneralMotors

Marketing

Lucid Motors Moves Forward with EV Launch Plans

Validation testing expected to resume soon
#LucidMotors #HP #LG

Business

Conti Names New N. America President

Jeff Klei to retire; Bob Lee tapped as successor
#asia #people #Continental

Interiors & Electronics

GM’s Electric Offensive and Other Automotive Developments

Here’s a solid hour of informative observations about what’s going on in the auto industry right now
#carreviews #Chevrolet #GMC

Propulsion

GM Unveils Its Commitment to EVs: What Does This Mean?

GM, no stranger to electric vehicles, is getting ready for an extensive build—and will start next year
#carreviews #Cadillac #Chevrolet

Batteries

GM Touts Cheaper EV Battery Tech

More power, more range, less cost
#quality #facilities #Cadillac

Batteries

Audi’s EV Output Chokes on Battery Shortage

Problem may portend a wider auto industry issue in Europe
#europe #facilities #Audi

Hybrid

GM Makes Hamtramck an All-EV Plant

It’s alive! EVs give GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck plant a new life
#Chevrolet #facilities #Vauxhall

Interiors

2021 Escalade Gets Giant OLED Display

If big screen picture quality is your thing, then the 2021 Cadillac Escalade may be the ultimate living room on wheels.
#BMW #tech #Tesla

Batteries

Observation on the GM/LG Chem Battery JV

When an OEM and a supplier collaborate for battery production
#Nissan #LG #Cadillac

Production

GM Loans Lordstown Plant Buyer $40 Million

General Motors has extended an open-ended, mortgage-like $40 million loan to the buyer of its sprawling auto plant in Lordstown, Ohio. The deal includes an option for GM to buy back the entire facility.
#facilities #GeneralMotors #LG