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

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GM Stories November 24

GM has said that its Cadillac brand could go all-electric by the end of the decade, and it is facing some pushbacks from its dealerships.

The automaker has now given them a generous ultimatum.

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GM Stories November 23

GM announced today that it dropped out of litigation the Trump administration launched against California over the state’s effort to implement its own more stringent emission regulations on the auto industry.

While it is good news, the move does appear opportunistic following President Trump being defeated in the US elections earlier this month and President-elect Joe Biden having confirmed his support for electric vehicles.

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GM Stories November 20

GM is getting serious about its new electric vehicles coming to market in the new few years, and it is going to support them with a new EV organization and tools.

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GM Stories November 19

GM has given everyone a first peek at the SUV version of the GMC Hummer EV, which will complement the previously unveiled pickup truck version.

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GM has teased a new electric pickup truck prototype in the background of a new investor presentation.

We bring you a glimpse of it.

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GM has committed to an additional $7 billion in funding for electric car and autonomous vehicle programs and will launch 30 new EV models globally through 2025, CEO Mary Barra announced today. Two-thirds of these new EV models will be available in North America, and 40%(!) of GM’s US model line will be battery electric vehicles by 2025. GM also announced it would be moving its US debut of the Cadillac Lyriq SUV up from late 2022 to early 2022.

But GM has been making a lot of announcements lately, yet if you go to a GM dealership today, there’s a very small chance you’ll see an EV. Should we take GM at its word?

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GM Stories November 13

GM is announcing today that it is initiating a voluntary recall of 68,667 Chevy Bolt EV electric cars model year 2017 to 2019 over a potential fire risk. There have been 5 reported fires in close to 70,000 vehicles produced.

What you need to know if you are a 2017-2019 Bolt Owner:

  • There have only been 5 fires out of almost 70,000 cars on the road over 3.5 years
  • GM recommends that you don’t park your car in a garage at full state of charge
  • GM recommends that 2017-2018 Bolt owners set “Hilltop” state of charge or 2019 owners manually set to 90% when charging. Instructions are below. Some 2019 Bolts were made from LG Cells manufactured in Holland MI and those aren’t affected by this recall.
  • Chevy Dealerships will put a 90% top limit on the amount of charge (There is no OTA) until there is a long term solution found. You can enter your Bolt VIN here to start the process.

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GM Stories November 9

GM has released the tiniest of teasers for its upcoming Chevy Bolt EUV electric car — the much-anticipated follow-up to the Bolt EV.

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GM Stories November 5

GM is kicking off its hiring effort and making construction progress at its Ultium battery factory under its new Ultium Cells LLC joint-venture with LG Chem.

The new startup is looking to hire over 1,000 workers that will support the production of GM’s future electric vehicles.

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GM Stories October 29

GM has unveiled its 1977 Chevy K5 Blazer-E converted to electric power with its upcoming eCrate conversion kit using Chevy Bolt EV batteries.

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