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

GM Stories January 18

When asked about doing an electric pickup truck to compete with Tesla’s upcoming pickup, GM CEO Mary Barra gave a great non-answer that would make politicians proud, but she did tease us with a ‘stay tuned’. expand full story

GM Stories January 15

GM’s electrification approach by using Cadillac as its ‘lead electric brand’ is being heavily compared to Tesla’s and the company accepts that as it admits to being ‘obsessively’ benchmarking Tesla ahead of the launch of their first EV. expand full story

As part of its renewed electrification effort announced last month, GM confirmed that it was killing the Chevy Volt, which many saw as counter-intuitive – but now the automaker says that it’s part of its plan to focus on all-electric vehicles. expand full story

GM Stories January 13

As we reported last week, GM recently announced plans to position Cadillac as its lead electric vehicle brand.  Today, GM shared the first images of Cadillac’s planned first all-electric vehicle.

So far, we have no details other than two images, showing it to be a crossover-style vehicle.  We are still waiting on a name, timeline, and other specs – which Cadillac says will be revealed “closer to launch”.

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GM Stories January 11

After GM announced that it would shut down some factories, Elon Musk said that Tesla would consider buying one of them, but now GM CEO Mary Barra says that it will not work out because Tesla doesn’t want GM’s union employees. expand full story

As we reported yesterday, GM is announcing that Cadillac will act as its ‘lead electric vehicle brand’.

The news was confirmed by the company today and here are my thoughts on the situation: expand full story

GM Stories January 10

GM will position Cadillac as their lead EV brand in a mission to catch up to Tesla in the US electric vehicle market, according to sources talking to Reuters.

They report that GM will announce these plans to investors on Friday. They are expected to announce that a Cadillac vehicle will be the first car made on their upcoming next-generation “BEV3” platform. This would be the first all-electric Cadillac GM has made or announced.

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GM Stories January 9

GM announced today that it is partnering with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots, three of the biggest charging networks in the US, in order to improve its electric vehicle charging solution for customers. expand full story

GM Stories January 3

After Tesla last year, GM has become the second automaker to deliver 200,000 electric vehicles in the US – triggering the phase-out of the $7,500 tax credit.

Potential Bolt EV and Volt buyers have until the end of March to take delivery in order to claim the full tax credit. expand full story

GM Stories December 7, 2018

If GM goes through with its recently announced restructuring that would see several North America plants shut down, Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that they would consider buying some of those shuttered factories. expand full story

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