UVeye’s ‘MRI for cars’ system lands startup $100M from GM, CarMax

UVeye’s automated vehicle inspection technology may have started out as a system to detect security threats, but the six-year-old Israeli startup has found deep interest and investment from the

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

GM is killing off the Chevy Bolt and Bolt EUV

General Motors Chair and CEO Mary Barra said Tuesday the automaker will stop producing its two top-selling EVs: the Chevy Bolt and its larger sibling, the Bolt EUV, by the end of 2023. Barra told inve

Cruise recalls 300 robotaxis, issues software update after crashing into city bus

GM’s self-driving unit Cruise filed with federal regulators a voluntary recall to update the software in 300 robotaxis after one struck the back of a city bus in San Francisco. Cruise said in a

First drive: The 2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV is the perfect vehicle for chaos

The Hummer is and always will be, a study in extravagance. GM reviving a brand that was the target of the eco-conscious in an earlier life displays the type of hubris that usually comes from Tesla. Br

Cruise to begin testing Origin robotaxis in Austin in coming weeks

Cruise, the self-driving unit under GM, is rolling out its custom-built Origin robotaxi on Austin’s public streets in the next several weeks, CEO Kyle Vogt said while onstage at SXSW. The Origin

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

GM invests $650M in lithium mining to lock down EV raw materials

General Motors said Tuesday it will invest $650 million into Lithium Americas as part of an agreement to develop a mine in Nevada, the latest effort by the automaker to lock down a supply chain of key

GM, please build the baby EV pickup of my dreams

In an industry obsessed with making everything huge (at least here in the U.S.), you may not’ve expected GM to show interest in an electric baby pickup, but here we are. GM is considering a pick

Cruise’s autonomous driving tech comes under scrutiny from safety regulators

U.S. safety regulators have opened a preliminary investigation into the robotaxis developed and operated by GM self-driving subsidiary Cruise. The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration sa

GM’s Cruise pursuing permit to test its custom-built ‘Origin’ robotaxi in San Francisco

Cruise, GM’s self-driving technology subsidiary, has started the long and winding regulatory process to test its next-generation “Origin” robotaxi on public roads in San Francisco. T

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 takes another full-size pickup electric with the 400-mile range GMC Sierra EV

General Motors unveiled Thursday an all-electric GMC Sierra Denali pickup truck, the latest model in the automaker’s march toward a global annual sales target of 1 million electric vehicles by 2

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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