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Posts Tagged: GM EVs

2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV faces off against 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

Two electric pickups from GM and Ford makers take surprisingly different approaches to electrifying the full-size truck The 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV unveiled today by General Motors CEO Mary Barra shows the largest US auto company’s determination to hang onto its core large-pickup market even as vehicles of all sorts accelerate the transition from gasoline… Read more »

GM and POSCO Chemical to open cathode materials processing plant in North America

GM has announced a plan to work with global materials firm POSCO Chemical on a battery material processing facility in North America, which is scheduled to open in 2024.  POSCO Chemical manufactures anode and cathode materials. GM plans to use the battery materials processed with POSCO for the cells it plans to produce at its… Read more »

GM begins offering electrification components to commercial customers

General Motors has announced a new strategy to offer its EV technology to other vehicle-makers and commercial customers. The company estimates that the total addressable market for electrification components could reach $20 billion by 2030, as a growing number of industries introduce their own emissions reduction goals. “GM has an established strategy, network of integrators… Read more »

GM delivers first BrightDrop EV600 electric vans to FedEx

The legacy automakers have a long history of making big publicity splashes for their EVs, then taking years to deliver. Well, things seem to be changing at GM, which has quietly beaten both Ford and Tesla to the electric pickup party, and stolen a march on Rivian/Amazon in the electric delivery van space. FedEx has… Read more »

GMC offers a sneak peek at the upcoming electric Sierra pickup

Will 2022 be the year of the electric pickup truck? Startup Rivian snatched the first-mover advantage with its impressive R1T, and Ford recently grabbed some headlines with the announcement that demand for its upcoming F-150 Lightning has been far greater than anticipated. Hope springs eternal that Tesla’s unorthodox Cybertruck will hit the road sometime in… Read more »

EV Connect to provide charging management and network services for GM dealerships

GM has approved EV Connect as a solution provider to support the deployment of charging stations at GM dealerships across the US and Canada. EV Connect will provide its charging management solutions, which include data analytics and 24/7 customer support. The first charging stations under the new program have been installed at select GM dealers,… Read more »

GM to deploy 40,000 Ultium-branded Level 2 chargers at community locations

A pair of related announcements from GM indicate that, as the company moves steadily forward with electrification, it understands the critical importance of charging infrastructure. Ultium Chargers GM will introduce its own line of residential and commercial chargers under the Ultium brand. The new family of Ultium Chargers, which GM developed in collaboration with charging… Read more »

GM teases electric Chevy Equinox and Blazer

GM has promised to launch 30 new EV models by 2025, and the automaker teased a couple of these at the recent From Automaker to Platform Innovator event for investors. GM President Mark Reuss said that Chevrolet will launch an electrified version of the Equinox. “The Chevrolet crossover you see up here is an Equinox… Read more »

GM expands its battery tech development at new Wallace Battery Cell Innovation Center

General Motors has announced plans to build a new battery development facility on the grounds of its Global Technical Center in Warren, Michigan. The Wallace Battery Cell Innovation Center will “significantly expand the company’s battery technology operations and accelerate development and commercialization of longer-range, more affordable electric vehicle batteries.” The facility is named after the… Read more »