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Ford, GM ramp up EV development plans

Ford, GM ramp up EV development plans

Ford EV development under “Team Edison” Two major American automakers are speeding up development of electric vehicles.  Ford and GM both released ambitious plans to build EVs after a number of governments announced they would restrict the sale of fossil fuel-powered vehicles in the coming years. Ford Motor Co has formed “Team Edison” and has […]

By October 2, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
As Chevy Bolt inventories swell, GM extends plant shutdown

As Chevy Bolt inventories swell, GM extends plant shutdown

Chevy Bolt sales amount to 7,592 in first six months of 2017 General Motors is extending the shutdown of its plant in Michigan that builds the Chevy Bolt electric car.  The company says the move is part of a broader effort to take control of growing inventories of unsold vehicles in the US. In June, […]

GM expanding test fleet of self-driving Chevy Bolt EVs

GM expanding test fleet of self-driving Chevy Bolt EVs

Chevy Bolt self driving fleet expanded to 180 General Motors is expanding its fleet of Chevy Bolt autonomous electric vehicles to 180, joining the existing fleet of 50 Bolts under testing in San Francisco, Scottsdale, Arizona and metro Detroit. The 130 cars rolled off the production line from the Orion Assembly Plant in Orion Township, Michigan on Tuesday. […]

GM sets Chevy Bolt electric car price at $37,495

GM sets Chevy Bolt electric car price at $37,495

Chevy Bolt under $30,000 after tax breaks By Joseph White DETROIT, Sept 20 (Reuters) – General Motors Co on Tuesday announced its Chevy Bolt electric vehicle will cost under $30,000 after tax breaks, a price that makes it significantly cheaper than the average new U.S. vehicle and sets up a test of whether the technology […]

By September 20, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
GM, Lyft expand Express Drive program, tout partnership

GM, Lyft expand Express Drive program, tout partnership

Express Drive a short-term rental program ASPEN, Colo., July 11 (Reuters) – General Motors Co and ride-hailing company Lyft Inc said on Monday they would expand their short-term rental program to California and Colorado, building on an effort that GM President Dan Ammann said has “dramatically exceeded expectations.” The program, called Express Drive, makes GM cars […]

GM car sharing services united under new brand ‘Maven’

GM car sharing services united under new brand ‘Maven’

GM car sharing service should be open to general public next month DETROIT _ The final destination is a mystery, but General Motors is taking another step on its fast-moving journey into new ways of getting around. The company on Thursday announced that it’s formed a brand called “Maven” that will run its car-sharing ventures, including […]

By January 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →