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GM Readies “Ultra” Super Cruise Tech

Upgraded system will enable hands-free driving on and off the highway

Batteries

Cruise Trims Autonomous Vehicle Staff

The GM affiliate still has a huge cash reserve. But the outlook for robo-taxis is uncertain.

Hybrid

Lincoln Pulls the Plug on Rivian-Based EV

COVID-19 continues to take its toll on vehicle programs

Quality

Cummins, Tula Test Cylinder Deactivation Tech in Diesels

In this case, it’s mostly about reducing emissions—but fuel economy gains still add up

Production

GM Expands Renewable Energy Program in Michigan

Solar and wind sources will generate 100% of U.S. facilities by 2030 

Business

GM Tightens Its Belt

Pay cuts for staff, deferred product programs to avoid “serious damage”

Propulsion

New Chevy EV Bows in China

The first in a wave of new EVs GM plans to launch worldwide in coming years

Mobility

Addressing Autonomy: ZF Exec Explains the Tech

There is a lot of noise about autonomous driving. Here’s some straight information from a ZF exec about what’s going on.

Hybrid

Scoring the 2020 Super Bowl Car Ads

Jeep, Hyundai, Audi and Porsche hit the mark; Hummer EV fizzles

Hybrid

GMC Hummer EV Gets “Eye-Popping” Performance

Output to top 1,000 hp… and 11,500 lb-ft of torque

Propulsion

GM Aims to Make Towing (and Braking) a Trailer Easier

Concept promises 20% reduction in stopping distance

Hybrid

Carbon Fiber Joins Fight for EV Battery Cases

SGL touts recent wins in North America and Europe

Propulsion

Will There Be an Electric Hummer & How Would It Affect GM?

The rumor is that General Motors is going to bring back the Hummer.

Propulsion

Hummer Goes Green

General Motors plans to revive its gas-hog Hummer brand, this time to adorn an array of environmentally correct, all-electric SUVs and pickup trucks.

Labor

Canadian Union Won’t Give Up on Closed GM Plant

Canada’s Unifor union is hoping to somehow resurrect the Canadian assembly plant General Motors closed this week in Oshawa, Ont., after 112 years of operation.

Business

GM Recalls Target Fire, Braking Problems

General Motors is calling back roughly 900,000 fullsize pickup trucks and luxury sedans worldwide to fix a fire risk and/or eliminate a software glitch that could knock out a vehicle’s antilock braking and stability control systems.

Business

U.S. Steps Up Probe on GM Wiper Failures

U.S. regulators may order General Motors to more than quadruple a 2-year-old recall of SUVs with windshield wiper systems that could stop working.

Sales

GM Goes All In for Trucks

General Motors will spend more than $7 billion in four years to defend its booming lead in U.S. truck sales.

Regulations

Ford Recalls Pickups for Carpet Fire Hazard

Ford is following General Motors in recalling late model large pickup trucks that could set fire to their floor carpet in a crash.

Propulsion

GM, Isuzu JV to Add Diesel Parts Plant in Ohio

Dmax Ltd., General Motors Co.’s diesel engine joint venture with Isuzu Motors Co. in Morain, Ohio, is constructing a components plant in nearby Brookville.

Regulations

GM Recalls Pickups for Carpet Fire Hazard

General Motors Co. is recalling 556,400 late-model fullsize pickup trucks in the U.S. whose carpets could catch fire in a crash.

New ’Vette, Ram HD, Kia Telluride Win Motor Trend Awards

Motor Trend has named the Chevrolet Corvette, Ram Heavy Duty pickup and Kia Telluride SUV/crossover vehicle as its Car, Truck and SUV of the year, respectively.

Hybrid

GM Hamtramck Plant to Make Caddy, GMC EVs?

General Motors Co. reportedly will use its revived Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant to build all-electric versions of its fullsize Cadillac Escalade and GMC Sierra SUVs.

GM Names New Chiefs for Dealer Ops, Chevrolet

General Motors Co. has promoted the head of its Chevrolet brand to a newly created position as vice president of dealer operations and innovation.