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Interiors & Electronics

GMC “Tows the Line” with Sierra Upgrades

The 2021 GMC Sierra makes trailering easier with improved visibility and a jackknife alert system

Batteries

GMC Hummer Gets Crabby

Off-road tech allows carmaker to get sideways (or at least diagonal) with new truck

Hybrid

Jeep Resurrects Luxury Grand Wagoneer

Concept previews next year’s production model, which will take on GMC and Land Rover

Production

Home Work Continues for Salaried Staffs

Big 3 target 2021 return to offices as GM deploys salaried volunteers at Missouri truck plant.

Sales

Ford Rated Top Automotive Brand for “Intimacy”

Auto industry also outshines most others in new study

Economics

A Tough Week for Carmakers

Lousy financial results but considerable optimism that the worst is over.

Batteries

GM and EVgo Make Massive EV Infrastructure Investment

Not only is GM increasing its electric vehicle portfolio, it is working with EVgo to build out charging infrastructure

The Age of Ultium?

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

GM Readies New EVs

Rollout includes full-size Chevy pickup with 400-mile range

Production

GM Pickup Plant Cuts 3rd Shift Due to COVID Concerns

High absenteeism rate triggers temporary layoffs. GM says plant is safe.

Sales

What Does Jeep Tell Us About the Market?

Forget Tesla-killers. Ford is going after Jeep with the Bronco. This could be epic. Or not.

Interiors & Electronics

NACTOY Announces 2021 Candidates

Yes, COVID-19 notwithstanding, there are still significant car launches happening this year

Business

GM’s Barra Says EV Switch Will Take Decades

GM sets its own pace for an all-electric future

Hybrid

GM to Join EV Delivery Van Race?

New niche lacks a market leader

Sales

Weighing in on Composites

Continental Structural Plastics aims to grow its sales from about $900 million last year to $1.5 billion by 2025.

GM Readies “Ultra” Super Cruise Tech

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

Autonomous Vehicles

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

Production

GM Expands Renewable Energy Program in Michigan

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

Economics

GM Tightens Its Belt

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

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Bob Boniface’s Italian Beauties

Third in our series of what auto people have in their garages. Here’s what Bob Boniface has inside

Business

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

Business

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

Hybrid

New Chevy EV Bows in China

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