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General Motors taps Apple executive to lead software effort

General Motors has hired Apple executive Mike Abbott to head up its software division as the automaker ramps up its efforts to sell “software-defined vehicles” that offer a wide array of c

Hyundai, GM partner with Korean battery makers to build US plants

Hyundai Motor Group and General Motors announced separately Tuesday plans to build electric vehicle battery plants in the U.S. in partnership with South Korean battery manufacturing firms. Hyundai wil

BMW, Rivian, Hyundai, Volvo lose access to EV tax credit

The United States Treasury updated its list of electric vehicles eligible for a $7,500 EV tax credit per its new rules for battery sourcing, and BMW, Nissan, Rivian, Hyundai, Volvo and Volkswagen are

GM leads $50M EnergyX deal to lock down lithium for its EVs

Eager to secure all the lithium it needs to power a growing lineup of electric vehicles, General Motors said on Tuesday that it will lead a $50 million investment into lithium extraction and refining

BrightDrop signs Ryder as customer, starts first Zevo 600 deliveries

BrightDrop, the electric delivery van subsidiary of General Motors, has signed on supply chain logistics company Ryder as a new customer. Ryder plans to add 4,000 BrightDrop EVs to their rental and le

Here are the tech industry’s 2023 Super Bowl commercials, with noticeably less crypto

At Super Bowl LVII, the Kansas City Chiefs referees emerged victorious over the Philadelphia Eagles. But maybe the real winner was us, the viewers, who did not have to sit through a bunch of crypto ad

GM locks in exclusive US semiconductor chip production with GlobalFoundries

Automakers have struggled in recent years to secure the semiconductor chips needed in today’s modern and increasingly tech-laden vehicles. The shortage has chipped away at profits, periodically

Tesla, Ford and GM win in EV tax credit change

A few more electric vehicle models now qualify for the federal EV tax credit, including GM’s Cadillac Lyric, the Ford Mustang Mach-E and Tesla’s five-seater Model Y, thanks to a change by

Netflix to include more EVs in its TV shows and movies as part of new partnership with GM

Netflix and General Motors announced today that the streaming service will join the automaker’s “Everybody In” campaign that aims to accelerate mass adoption of electric vehicles. As

Chevy announces the fastest Corvette yet, the electrified 2024 Corvette E-Ray

The great American sports car is going partly electric. Chevy pulled the wraps off the 2024 Corvette E-Ray, revealing a dual powertrain affair. A 6.2L Small Block V8 sits behind the driver in a mid-en

America’s weak EV charging infrastructure might get a boost from dealers

As electric vehicles begin to take some market share, the nation’s charging infrastructure is playing catch-up. Some folks already have an edge in this race, including some California residents

BrightDrop expands e-delivery van business to Canada with DHL Express

BrightDrop, General Motors’ electric delivery van subsidiary, added DHL Express Canada to its portfolio of customers, marking the company’s entrance into its first international market. Br

GM says supply chain issues won’t affect EV profitability by 2025

General Motors says supply chain constraints won’t hinder the automaker’s goal of reaching electric vehicle profitability by 2025. GM expects its EV portfolio to have “the same margi

BrightDrop is tracking $1 billion revenue in 2023

General Motors’ e-delivery van subsidiary BrightDrop said Thursday it’s on track to reach $1 billion in revenue next year. The company, which launched in 2021 and was incubated at the automaker’

GM pauses paid advertising on Twitter as Chief Twit Elon Musk takes ownership

General Motors has temporarily paused paid advertising on Twitter, one day after billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk finalized a $44 billion acquisition of the social media platform. CNBC was the firs

Who is going to buy Cadillac’s $300,000 hand-built EV?

The battery-electric Celestiq sedan, which starts “north of $300,000,” is tasked with more than restoring Cadillac to its former glory; it now must back executives’ bold claim to “reestabl

5 things you didn’t know about Cadillac’s $300,000 Celestiq EV

Cadillac confirmed Monday that its forthcoming flagship Celestiq sedan will launch late next year with all of the futuristic bells and whistles befitting a bespoke EV starting “north of $300,000.”

GM is in the energy business now

General Motors is launching a new line of energy products to homeowners, businesses and utilities — the next step in an EV offensive designed to generate revenue beyond making and selling electric v

GM partners with and invests in OneD Battery Sciences in quest for cheap, energy-dense EV batteries

General Motors and OneD Battery Sciences are teaming up on a joint research venture into building more efficient batteries for electric vehicles. The partnership will focus on using OneD’s silicon n

GM invests in Canadian battery recycler to fight supply shortage

General Motors is partnering with a Canadian battery recycler to produce new batteries from recovered battery materials, as it aims to scale EV production in North America amid supply shortages and ri
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