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  1. 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...
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    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...
  3. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Details of the upcoming Rivian R1T and R1S electric vehicles leaked just hours ahead of the company sharing some equipment options for the various trims and announcing that the online configurations (allowing you to build your own) will launch on November 16th. As of now, Rivian's plan involves...
  4. Global GMC & Wuling News
    A new trademark application for the name Guidex has been filed by GM and it will apparently refer to "lenses for vehicles." Despite the new trademark, the name isn't new. GM formerly used the Guidex name for a variety of lights and reflectors. This was back in the '50s and '60s when absolutely...
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    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...
  6. 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...
  7. Global GMC & Wuling News
    In order to build the Hummer EV, GMC's engineers say they had to flip everything they knew about heavy trucks on its head. In this 16 minute video, GMC tells you exactly what went into the 19-month development period that created the Hummer EV...
  8. Automotive Industry & GM News
    A report E&E News states that GM executives were warned by their own scientists that human activity caused global warming as early as the '60s and still lobbied government not to take action against it. The evidence was presented to at least three high-level executives by Ruth Reck, one of the...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. Global GMC & Wuling News
    Epic Games appears to be branching out into the automotive space and will provide the software for the Hummer EV's infotainment system.  "The use of Unreal Engine in the GMC Hummer EV will provide richer graphics than ever before, celebrating the vehicle and its customers," said Scott Martin...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. Automotive Industry & GM News
    A new report, backed up by GM, claims the Corvette's engineering team will set up shop in the General's exhaust-free autonomous and electric vehicles program come September. Citing an internal source, corvetteforum.com revealed Thursday that the Corvette Engineering team will be moved from the...
  17. Automotive Industry & GM News
    It's not their first kick at the can, if you'll recall the EV1 of the late 1990s. It's not even their second kick at the EV can, which was the Spark EV (don't remind us of the 1960s EV testbeds). And the automaker has plenty of EVs in China now. But now General Motors is going big on...
  18. Automotive Industry & GM News
    We shared a report with you last week suggesting that GM might be looking at creating another brand for electric vehicles. If you were at all curious why the idea might appeal to a company with quite a few EVs already, Hyundai's stock price is an indication of why. Hyundai announced Sunday that...
  19. Global GMC & Wuling News
    With the fall fast approaching, GMC is getting ready to show off one of its most important vehicles to date. Delayed by the pandemic, details about the Hummer won't be available for a few months, but GM is happy to tease us with another revealing (but not too revealing) video about the electric...
  20. Automotive Industry & GM News
    GM released its sustainability report this week and in it, Cadillac's electric ambitions are outlined. Among the revelations is the confirmation that Cadillac's hand-built ultimate luxury EV, the Celestiq will be produced at the snail's pace of just 1.2 per day. The report also revealed that...
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