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Propulsion

New Chevy EV Bows in China

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

Hybrid

Scoring the 2020 Super Bowl Car Ads

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

Batteries

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

Propulsion

Carbon Fiber Joins Fight for EV Battery Cases

SGL touts recent wins in North America and Europe

Marketing

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.

Regulations

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.

Regulations

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.

Business

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.

Production

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.

Assembly

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.

Business

GM Adds Capabilities to OnStar Fleet Tool

General Motors Co. has renamed and added capabilities to its OnStar-based fleet management tool.

Electronics

Engineering the 2020 GMC Sierra HD

Tim Herrick and his team create a no-compromise vehicle for people who like to do things like tow trailers that make tiny houses look, well, really small.

Business

GM Recalls Trucks, SUVs for Spontaneous Braking

General Motors Co. is recalling some 638,100 large pickup trucks and SUVs in the U.S. with a flaw that could suddenly cause one wheel to brake.

Production

Report: GM May Revive Hummer Brand for SUVs

General Motors Co. reportedly is developing a family of high-end electric SUVs and pickup trucks to produce at its assembly plant in Detroit-Hamtramck.

Interiors & Electronics

GM Cars to Get Amazon’s Alexa Digital Assistant

Next year General Motors Co. will begin offering Amazon.com Inc.’s Alexa digital assistant directly through a vehicle’s infotainment system.

Semi-Finalists Chosen for N. American Vehicle Awards

Fifty North American journalists have chosen semi-finalists for the North American car, truck and utility vehicles of the year.

Labor

UAW Strike Idles GM’s Oshawa Plant in Canada

General Motors Co. is suspending all assembly operations at its factory in Oshawa, Ontario, today because of the United Auto Workers union’s nationwide strike in the U.S.

Off-Road Chevy Silverado in the Works?

General Motors Co. is developing a more capable off-road version of the Chevrolet Silverado fullsize pickup truck to better compete against Ford’s F-150 Raptor and Fiat Chrysler’s upcoming Ram Rebel TRX.