General Motors (GM)

13th June 2019

What the Autonomous Industry Should Learn from Boeing

Boeing’s 737 Max disasters should be a wake-up call for the automotive industry. As we move through advanced driver safety to autonomous systems, there are troubling analogies with commercial...

By Susan Kuchinskas

29th April 2019

Weekly Brief: China Propels Hydrogen Into Auto Mainstream

Hydrogen fuel cell technology has solidified an important new ally in the Chinese government. Last week word came out of Beijing that China is committed to investing in, promoting...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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EV Auto-Charging Tech Debuts on GM’s Ride-Sharing Service
16th April 2019

EV Auto-Charging Tech Debuts on GM’s Ride-Sharing Service

GM’s service allowing non-car owners to drive for ride-sharing businesses is being used to launch North America’s first ‘automatic’ electric vehicle charging technology. Maven Gig is being used for...

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15th April 2019

Weekly Brief: Ford’s Dose of Reality to Driverless Dreamers

Ford is walking back its goal to mass produce self-driving cars by 2021. Speaking at a Detroit Economic Club event last week, Ford CEO Jim Hackett admitted that Ford...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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12th April 2019

BMW, Toyota and Renault Engineers Explore Driverless Standards

Engineers from BMW, Toyota and Renault have set up a working group in a bid to formulate global standards for future ADAS and autonomous technology. The group, working under...

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10th April 2019

Nissan Takes EV Punt Where GM Failed

Nissan is gambling on a hybrid system that General Motors tried in Europe and flopped. This high-risk strategy is now part of its wider electrification plan to, eventually, get...

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Energy Pricing Models Will Dictate EV Take-Up
8th April 2019

Energy Pricing Models Will Dictate EV Take-Up

Future EV charging models will become the make-or-break factor in the consumer’s decision to buy into BEV transportation. That’s according to Andrew Daga, CEO of wireless charger manufacturer Momentum...

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Ford, GM, Toyota, SAE Form AV Standards Consortium
4th April 2019

Ford, GM, Toyota, SAE Form AV Standards Consortium

Ford, General Motors, Toyota, and SAE International are forming a consortium to help develop industry-wide standards for autonomous vehicle technology. The automakers have joined forces with the professional association...

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Cadillac Teases EV Based on GM’s Platform
15th January 2019

Cadillac Teases EV Based on GM’s Platform

Cadillac has previewed an electric vehicle, the first based on the platform for EVs being developed by General Motors. Cadillac says further details about the car, along with its...

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GM’s Cruise Enters AV Grocery Delivery Battle
8th January 2019

GM’s Cruise Enters AV Grocery Delivery Battle

General Motors’ Cruise autonomous vehicles subsidiary is entering the growing market for AV food and grocery delivery services. Following Ford‘s trialing of such services in Florida and Nuro‘s deployment...

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11th December 2018

Weekly Brief: There’s Reason Behind Waymo’s Damp Squib Robo-Taxi Launch

Talk about a letdown. Waymo’s launch of its commercialized robo-taxi service last week was supposed to be a revolutionary moment in the history of the automotive industry. Here was...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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3rd December 2018

Weekly Brief: GM Cuts Head of Old Business to Run New One

General Motors capped off its stunning week of announcements by revealing that its President, Dan Ammann, will leave his current role to become the new chief executive officer of...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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