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Brands related to this company: Chevrolet, Opel (GM), Vauxhall (GM)

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GM aims to only offer ZEVs in light-duty from 2035

29 January 2021

GM has announced that it plans to become carbon neutral in its global products and operations by 2040, including a target to fully eliminate  tailpipe emissions from all its new light-duty vehicles by 2035.

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28 January 2021

General Motors plans to be carbon neutral by 2040

28 January 2021

GM announced that it plans to become carbon neutral in its global products and operations by 2040 and has committed to setting science-based targets to achieve carbon neutrality.

GM to supply fuel cell cubes to Navistar

27 January 2021

General Motors said on Wednesday it would supply its Hydrotec fuel cell power cubes to heavy truck maker Navistar for use in its production model fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) – the International RHTM Series.

Qualcomm and GM confirm ongoing collaboration

26 January 2021

Qualcomm Technologies and General Motors (GM) on Tuesday announced their "continued relationship to deliver premium experiences to upcoming vehicles".

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26 January 2021

GM to supply Navistar with hydrogen tech

26 January 2021

General Motors will supply its Hydrotec fuel cell power cubes to freight truck maker Navistar for use in its production model fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) – the International RHTM Series. The Navistar tie-up is the latest for GM with its 'hydrotech' fuel-cell technology.

Chinese self-driving tech firm UISEE raises US$155m

26 January 2021

Chinese autonomous driving technology firm UISEE said it raised over CNY1bn (US$155m) in its latest fundraising round, according to local reports.

GM's Cruise - no customers, but attracting backers

21 January 2021

Cruise, the autonomous vehicle (AV) developer that’s majority owned by General Motors, announced earlier this week that it had secured an additional $2 billion of funding. The cash injection comes from an investment round led by Microsoft along with existing partners GM and Honda. This pins a valuation of $30 billion on Cruise – a significant increase over the $19 billion valuation it earned in 2019 – which is impressive considering the company still has no paying customers.

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21 January 2021

Ford ordered to recall 3m vehicles over Takata air bags

20 January 2021

Ford must recall 3m vehicles with potentially defective driver-side Takata air bags, the US auto safety regulator announced rejecting the automaker's bid to avoid a recall.

Honda to collaborate with Cruise and GM on AVs for Japan

20 January 2021

Honda said on Wednesday it would collaborate with Cruise and General Motors on self-driving vehicles for its autonomous vehicle mobility service (MaaS) business in Japan, based on the development and commercial agreements signed in October 2018.

Cruise, GM and Microsoft combine to commercialise AVs

19 January 2021

Cruise and parent General Motors said they had entered a long-term strategic relationship with Microsoft to accelerate the commercialisation of self-driving vehicles.

GM to invest $800 million to convert CAMI into Canada’s first large-scale commercial electric vehicle manufacturing plant

19 January 2021

Subject to ratification of a tentative 2021 agreement reached with Canadian auto workers union Unifor and confirmation of government support, General Motors plans to bring production of its recently announced BrightDrop electric light commercial vehicle, the EV600, to its CAMI manufacturing plant in Ingersoll, Ontario.

2020 Brazil sales drop 26.2% but "strong" recovery likely

18 January 2021

During a truly dramatic 2020, Brazilian sales, production and exports plummeted strongly, yet not as drastically as initially forecast in the early days and months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Predictions suggested a drop of over 40% but that ended up at 26.2%.

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14 January 2021

VIRTUAL CES: GM shoots for electric delivery segment

13 January 2021

General Motors is taking on the growing urban electric delivery market with electric delivery products backed up by software and services aimed at delivery and logistics fleet operators. As part of the initiative, a new purpose built electric delivery van will be generally available to market in 2022 in the US, but FedEx is slated to receive the first deliveries this year.

GM "working with all the best startups" on EVs - EVP

12 January 2021

General Motors, as part of its US$27bn initiative to match or pass Tesla in the electric vehicle sector, is working with "all the best startups" on next-generation EV battery technology while planning a big boost in production capacity for its new Ultium battery system, an executive has said.

Plans progressing for Honda EVs to be built at GM plants

12 January 2021

Details of the evolving tie-up between Honda and General Motors to build electric vehicles together are beginning to emerge.

Chip shortage cuts more vehicle production

12 January 2021

Ford, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Nissan Motor have all said they would cut vehicle production this month due to a shortage of semiconductors as demand rebounds from the coronavirus crisis.

GM Invites 'Everybody In' to EV world

11 January 2021

General Motors is launching a new US marketing campaign as part of efforts to accelerate mass adoption of electric vehicles.

Cadillac looks outside automotive industry to deliver next-generation user experience

8 January 2021

At CES 2021 (all-digital rtaher than in-person this year), GM's Cadillac brand says it will showcase 'how it continues to push the boundaries of the in-vehicle user experience'.

Increased new car demand during pandemic has US industry optimistic about 2021

7 January 2021

Increased demand for new vehicles during the COVID-19 pandemic helped General Motors and other automakers begin reporting strong fourth quarter US sales this week while executives voiced optimism the rebound from low sales during the April-May production shutdown would continue in 2021.

just-auto Plus only GM 2020 sales far outperform US industry in fourth quarter and calendar year

6 January 2021

South Korean sales fall 8% in December

5 January 2021

Domestic sales by the five main South Korean automakers combined declined by 8.1% to 133,061 units in December 2020 from 144,839 in the same month of the previous year, according to preliminary data released individually by the companies.

GM Korea agrees wage deal with unions

21 December 2020

GM Korea workers have accepted the carmaker’s revised wage proposals for 2020, bringing to an end weeks of strike action at its plants and lost production.

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17 December 2020

Honda leads growth in 'influencer conversations on Twitter'

15 December 2020

Honda Motor witnessed an 80% jump in influencer conversations on Twitter during June-November 2020 over the previous six months, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

GM spending $76m at two US plants

15 December 2020

General Motors plans to spend $70m at its Tonawanda, New York engine plant and $6m at the Parma, Ohio metal stamping plant.

Cadillac using Veoneer 4G night vision

14 December 2020

Veoneer said it had commenced production of its fourth generation thermal sensing system, called Night Vision which makes its debut on the 2021 Cadillac Escalade to enhance forward visibility by using a wider field of view thermal camera with four times greater resolution compared to the previous generation, to extend road coverage, improve detection capability, and display a sharper image to the driver.





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GM targets lost chips output recovery in H2

8 April 2021

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Posco to supply battery anodes for GM EVs

7 April 2021

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South Korean sales fall by 7% in March

6 April 2021

Domestic sales by South Korea's five main automakers combined declined by 6.7% to 140,971 units i...

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