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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 July 31

General Motors and EVgo announced today that they plan to add more than 2,700 new fast chargers at grocery stores, retail outlets, and entertainment centers in 40 metropolitan areas. The project, which will take five years to complete, is an effort to convince renters and condo dwellers that EVs are practical. The message is to fast-charge in a half-hour while you’re completing errands.

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GM Stories July 18

GM is planning a Silverado-like electric pickup truck with 400 miles of range on a single charge, as disclosed in a new document released by the automaker. expand full story

GM Stories June 17

GM has released the first picture of its Buick Velite 7 Electric, a small SUV/crossover for the Chinese market, and it might give us a pretty good idea of what the upcoming Bolt EUV will look like. expand full story

GM Stories May 20

Teaser image of the Hummer EV

GM has released the first teaser images from inside the GMC HUMMER EV electric pickup — showing its open-top feature. expand full story

GM Stories May 12

General Motors is following an orderly people-first process to reopening its factories. The company is working with its union and local health officials. Earlier this week, GM told employees “significant planning is under way to safely restart production” of vehicles.

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Ken Morris, GM’s vice-president for electric and autonomous vehicles, today provided an update on the company’s progress with electric vehicles throughout the lockdown period. “We’re absolutely on time,” said Morris. “We haven’t lost a beat.”

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GM Stories May 1

In November, Ken Morris, who has been with GM for 31 years, was named vice-president for electric and autonomous vehicles. It’s hard to imagine how he could be more gung-ho on EVs. In interviews over the past few months, he repeatedly states that GM (and the world) will soon hit an inflection point for electric propulsion. He told Automobile magazine last week that GM will be all-electric “sooner than people would think.”

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GM Stories March 25

GM is going all out to push the Chevy Bolt EV electric car at the end of the quarter with a discount of up to $10,000, leases for just $199 a month, and more. expand full story

GM Stories March 24

There is a ripple effect from Ford establishing its EV headquarters in Detroit’s Corktown, and GM dedicating its Detroit-Hamtramck plant for electric vehicles. America’s troubled automotive capital is taking on new importance as a center for EV engineering. That’s paying off in unexpected ways.

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GM Stories March 19

Several automakers offered today to turn their manufacturing expertise toward helping alleviate medical device shortages as the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to overload hospitals. GM, Tesla, and Ford were among those who offered help in the US.

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