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  1. Global Chevrolet News
    As we reported about a month ago, the NHTSA was sniffing around the Chevrolet Bolt due to a small number of fires that occurred in the EVs while they were parked. Now after launching its own internal investigation, GM is issuing a recall of the vast majority of Bolts produced. The...
  2. Global Chevrolet News
    As EVs become ever more popular, their practicality and ease of use grow, too. Meaning that conversions and crate motors will become increasingly popular, or so GM is betting. And to figure out if they're right, they've built the K5 Blazer-E. Complete with a 60 kWh battery pack and a 200 hp...
  3. Global Chevrolet News
    According to the very people trying to sell them, electric vehicles are slated to become the hottest commodity on the automotive market since the Ford Pinto, Pontiac Fiero, or Ferrari 458 Italia. But, following a swath of highly publicized fires, there's been this creeping narrative that there...
  4. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Speaking on Leadership Live with David Rubenstein, Mary Barra argued that the transition from gas-powered cars to electric ones would happen over the course of many years. Moreover, she predicted that not every car would be electric by 2040. "I think it'll happen over a period of years and...
  5. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The future's electric according to Chevrolet's head of marketing and advertising, Tony Johnson. And yes, that means performance cars, too. "We'll definitely fulfill unique customer needs and expand our portfolio. The only way we can grow this movement is to start attacking each segment one by...
  6. Global Chevrolet News
    Autonomous vehicles "feel" the road ahead with a variety of sensors, with data received sent through the vehicle's brain to stimulate a response. Brake action, for example. It's technology that's far from perfected, yet self-driving trials continue on America's streets, growing in number as...
  7. Global Chevrolet News
    Super Cruise is finally starting to be rolled out across the Cadillac range and now we know where it will jump to next: The Bolt EUV. The crossoverified version of the Bolt EV, the EUV is expected to hit the market in 2021 as a MY2022. GM has said that it expects to sell 10 vehicles with Super...
  8. Automotive Industry & GM News
    GM and Tesla were both looking for an expansion of the federal EV tax credit. Now it doesn't look like it's going to happen, and a new report points the blame at the President. The current federal EV tax credit is $7,500, but it only applies to the first 200,000 EVs an automaker sells. Once...
  9. Automotive Industry & GM News
    With a brace of sedans not arriving until later in the year, Cadillac's big attention-getter last January was a gas-free, unnamed crossover… as well as a conventional one with little charisma in the tank. The concept EV heralded an electrified product surge from General Motors as well as...
  10. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Forget about six-figure super-sedan battles on fancy German racing circuits - it's all a sideshow to what really matters in the electric vehicle realm: range and cost. The world doesn't electrify in the manner envisioned by our most revered environmentalists without affordability and the ability...
  11. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The clock on tax credits for Chevrolet's Bolt and Volt is quickly running down. On October 1, the tax credit for people buying these green cars will shrink from $3,750 to $1,875. Although it's unfortunate for customers, the reduction comes as a result of the cars' sales. Having reached more...
  12. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The future is electric, says GM, so why bother with a stopgap? That's according to Mark Reuss, who recently spoke to the Wall Street Journal. Reuss argues that electric vehicles are a richer area of investment than hybrids in the interview, suggesting that GM will instead focus on pure EVs...
  13. Automotive Industry & GM News
    There are a number of things holding up the electric revolution, but one of the biggest obstacles is the high sticker price of battery-powered vehicles compared to internal combustion rivals. General Motors recognizes this wants to reassure potential customers that this won't be the case...
  14. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Michelin and GM announced today at the Movin'On Summit for sustainable tech, that they plan to test a Bolt at the Milford proving grounds with a so-called Unique Puncture-proof Tire System (Uptis). "General Motors is excited about the possibilities that Uptis presents, and we are thrilled to...
  15. Automotive Industry & GM News
    General Motors has announced that it will build a charging network for electric cars in partnership with infrastructure engineering company, Bechtel. GM will provide the data on where to build stations while Bechtel will engineer, build, and procure permits for the charging stations. Using...
  16. Automotive Industry & GM News
    GM has just trademarked the name Bolt EUV, and if our guesses are correct that means there's going to be a Chevy Bolt crossover coming. The trademark, with a filing of April 9 and discovered by GM Authority, is for "Bolt EUV" for use on automobiles. Now we're making some assumptions here, aware...
  17. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Good news for would-be Volt owners? Not really. Chevrolet's soon-to-be-discontinued plug-in hybrid won't live long enough to suffer the indignity of a halved federal EV tax credit. It's dead in March, though remaining examples of the car everyone should want will no doubt linger on lots through...
  18. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Good news for EV buyers, bad news for Camaro buyers, or good news for everybody? The head engineer on the Chevrolet Camaro program is making a change. To the automaker's electric vehicle development team. Al Oppenheiser has been leading the Camaro program for more than 10 years. He's the person...
  19. Automotive Industry & GM News
    White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow announced Monday that the Trump administration is seeking an end to federal subsidies on electric cars. Interestingly, the move appears to be related to General Motors' plant closings and layoffs. The company's restructuring plan hasn't gone over well...
  20. Automotive Industry & GM News
    General Motors has confirmed it will reach the threshold for the U.S. federal electric car tax credit this year. By the end of 2018, GM told Green Car Reports on Wednesday it will sell its 200,000th qualifying vehicle, which will trigger the tax credit's sunset period. Come April...
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