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July 2015 - March 2018

GM designs and manufactures a few electric vehicles under its brands. Like the Volt and the Bolt with Chevrolet.

GM Stories March 21

Several legacy automakers, like GM, are claiming to be all-in on electric vehicles, but they are still lobbying to relax fuel consumption standards that would accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles.

GM CEO Mary Barra is now reportedly meeting with Trump administration about relaxing the standard as the EPA is even considering trying to force states to stop following California’s more aggressive standards. expand full story

GM Stories March 17

While Tesla doesn’t make any commercials itself, it has often been the target of other automakers’ commercials.

Now we get another example of it as GM takes a swipe at Tesla in its latest Cadillac commercial. expand full story

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GM Stories March 15

GM announced today that it is investing $100 million into upgrading two factories to start making the production version of its self-driving Chevy Bolt EV for its upcoming driverless ride-sharing service to be launched next year. expand full story

GM Stories March 7

GM CEO Mary Barra reiterated the company’s commitment to zero-emission vehicles and announced that they are increasing Chevy Bolt EV production. expand full story

GM Stories March 2

GM has been using the Chevy Bolt EV electric car has an anchor vehicle for its car-sharing network, Maven. 

Now they are using it again today by sending 20 Chevy Bolt EVs to Austin. expand full story

GM Stories March 1

Industry analysts suggested that Tesla’s delays in ramping up Model 3 production and reaching its promised base price of $35,000 would open the door for other all-electric vehicles in the same price range, but it doesn’t seem to be the case so far.

GM’s Chevy Bolt EV sales in the US are still significantly down from the highs of 2017. expand full story

GM Stories February 15

The Chevy Bolt EV came to Europe as the Opel Ampera E around the same time that GM sold its European operation to PSA.

The change affected the rollout of the electric vehicle in Europe, but Opel announced this week that it is bringing an electric Corsa, which is in the same segment as the Ampera E, to market. expand full story

GM Stories February 1

GM’s Chevy Bolt EV sales started significantly down in 2018 on a month-to-month basis, but they remain slightly up over the same period last year. expand full story

GM Stories January 16

GM ended up delivering over 23,000 Chevy bolt EVs in the US during its first full year of production, but availability was limited in other markets.

Despite troubles in Europe where the vehicle is sold as the Opel Ampera-E, 2018 is expected to be a more important year for GM’s only all-electric vehicle sold internationally.

Now, we learn that South Korea could become an important market for the car as GM confirms that it is allocating 5,000 units to the country for the year. expand full story

GM Stories January 12

Today, GM unveiled the first image of its upcoming autonomous fourth-generation Bolt EV-based vehicle – the “first without a steering wheel or pedal.”

The automaker also says that it filed a petition asking the DOT permission to deploy the vehicle as soon as next year. expand full story

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