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  1. Global Cadillac News
    Roughly 1/5th of Cadillac dealers have opted to take a GM buyout that was reportedly offered to them last month. The buyout was intended to give dealers an opportunity to opt out of Cadillac's electrification plan. Of the roughly 900 dealers around the US, 150 have taken GM up on its buyout...
  2. Automotive Industry & GM News
    General Motors Design has been showing off loads of cool examples of what could have been. Sketches of concepts and ideas the studio had that weren't brought to life exactly as they had hoped. Or oftentimes at all. These latest are a look at what the GMC Hummer EV could have been. And, well...
  3. Automotive Industry & GM News
    On Monday, General Motors and Nikola Corp announced a revamped agreement that eliminates an equity stake in the startup for the Detroit automaker and nixed any plan for manufacturing Nikola's electric pickup truck. This makes the keystone of the revised contract their collaborative work on...
  4. Global Cadillac News
    Cadillac dealers who are unwilling or unable to sell EVs are being offered buyouts by GM, according to a report from Automotive News. The dealers could be offered between $300,000 and $500,000 to drop the Cadillac part of their dealerships.  The buyouts may be necessary if GM wants to go big on...
  5. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The heads of GM were in full-on presentation mode yesterday as they talked about the future of the company at the Barclays Global Automotive Conference. And as set decoration, the company decided to show off a number of unreleased concepts.  The most noteworthy are certainly the electric pickup...
  6. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Mary Barra will be announcing plans to deepen investments in GM's electric cars on Thursday, according to a report from Reuters. The plan would see GM adding to the $20 billion investment it has already made in electric cars. Although GM has declined to comment, the automaker has been accused...
  7. 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...
  8. Automotive Industry & GM News
    General Motors is looking to improve its software ahead of an electric vehicle onslaught. To do that, it will hire 3,000 new employees, most of whom software engineers. "As we evolve and grow our software expertise and services, it's important that we continue to recruit and add diverse...
  9. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Although the automotive world is divided on developing EV-only chassis, GM says its Ultium platform will allow for the very rapid development of further EVs. According to Mary Barra, GM CEO, what the company learned developing the Hummer and the Lyriq will allow it to develop more cars faster...
  10. 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...
  11. Global GMC & Wuling News
    With the Hummer EV Edition 1 selling out over what would constitute an extended lunch break, General Motors is clearly aware it has a hot commodity on its hands. While that may not continue into subsequent model years, the electrified monstrosity is seeing demand comparable to what we witnessed...
  12. Global GMC & Wuling News
    So, you liked that new GMC Hummer EV you saw last night, either on these pages or during the World Series. You want one, and you've got the scratch to plunk down over $110K and the patience to wait for the first builds a year from now. Well, if you're planning to reserve a Hummer EV Edition 1...
  13. Global GMC & Wuling News
    The previous poster child for gas-powered excess is reborn as an EV truck, with 1,000 horsepower, a crab walk mode … and something called Watts to Freedom? After nearly a year of teasing, GMC took the wraps off the Hummer EV tonight. The humongous pickup truck revives a name last seen on...
  14. Global GMC & Wuling News
    GM seems to be having fun developing new driving modes. The company has filed trademarks with the USPTO for an "Extract Mode." First discovered by HummerNation.com, the trademark will be used to refer to a "electronic suspension control system for motor land vehicles." With GM already on the...
  15. Global GMC & Wuling News
    GMC has purchased commercial airtime on October 20 and plans to show the Hummer to the public for the first time during Game 1 of the World Series on Fox and during The Voice on NBC. If you aren't planning on watching either of those, GMC will also be unveiling the Hummer live on YouTube. "We...
  16. Automotive Industry & GM News
    California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed an executive order that will ban the sale of new cars that are gasoline-powered, beginning in the year 2035. "This is the most impactful step our state can take to fight climate change," Newsom said in a statement. "For too many decades, we have...
  17. Automotive Industry & GM News
    A new report says that it's time for Cadillac dealers to start plugging in to the company's new plans. All 880 US dealers were told that they'll need to invest at least $200k each on EV necessities if they want to sell Caddys past 2022, Automotive News reports. "Now's really the time to start...
  18. Global GMC & Wuling News
    GMC finally has a new date in mind for the Hummer reveal: Tuesday, October 20. The all-electric SUV and truck were supposed to be unveiled to the world back in late May, but well, you know. We've also learned that Crab Mode, which we wrote about last week, isn't a new venereal disease that...
  19. Global Chevrolet News
    Automakers are notoriously tight-lipped about future products, keeping the new models secret until the appropriate time. And then along comes former vice president and current Democratic nominee for president Joe Biden, a man who is known for the occasional gaffe. He was speaking in Warren...
  20. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The Hong Guang MINI EV, a two-door micro EV launched by GM and its local partner, SAIC Motor Corp, has become the most sold EV in China. Last month, the group sold more than 15,000 of the micro EVs, reports Reuters. That's compared to Tesla's 11,800 sales. Tesla was the second-best-selling...
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