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GM’s EV charging fix uses hydrogen where the grid falls short

GM’s EV charging fix uses hydrogen where the grid falls short

General Motors has announced three new projects that'll leverage the company's hydrogen-based fuel cell technology for a variety of clean energy applications. Though this tech has largely revolved around zero-emissions vehicles, GM envisions additional uses for its Hydrotec-based power generators, ones that would replace traditional "dirty" gas and diesel generators at everything from construction sites to outdoor concerts.

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General Motors CarBravo aims to change how people shop for used cars

General Motors CarBravo aims to change how people shop for used cars

Traditionally, GM dealerships selling new Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and other GM umbrella brands sold used cars from all manufacturers, often taken in as trades for new vehicles. However, there is increasing competition in the used car market, with some dealerships only selling used cars, such as Carvana, CarMax, and others. When the pandemic hit, many people began looking for different ways to purchase new and used vehicles, including services that never required them to step foot in a dealership. General Motors has announced a new way for people to shop for used vehicles called CarBravo.

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Chevy Silverado EV RST First Edition truck is already sold out

Chevy Silverado EV RST First Edition truck is already sold out

One of the biggest Chevrolet announcements in recent months was its unveiling of the Silverado EV during CES 2022. When Chevrolet announced the truck, it said there will be several trim levels coming, but the very first version of the Silverado EV will be the RST First Edition. The First Edition will come with every conceivable option and a massive price tag.

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GM Ultra Cruise reveals the brain of its hands-free door-to-door driving tech

GM Ultra Cruise reveals the brain of its hands-free door-to-door driving tech

GM has revealed the brain for Ultra Cruise, its upcoming door-to-door hands-free driving system, which the automaker aims to have in dealerships by 2023. Announced in October 2021, Ultra Cruise builds on the Super Cruise system already offered on select Cadillac, GMC, and other models, expanding the hands-off system to a claimed 95% of all driving scenarios.

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GM’s BrightDrop EV vans found a huge new customer

GM’s BrightDrop EV vans found a huge new customer

GM brand BrightDrop has announced a new partnership with Walmart that'll involve thousands of its electric vehicles for use in the retailer's last-mile delivery network. In addition, BrightDrop and FedEx have expanded their existing partnership, increasing the delivery company's initial EV reservation from 500 to 2,000 vehicles.

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GM Ultium news: Hummer EV production and BrightDrop deliveries to FedEx

GM Ultium news: Hummer EV production and BrightDrop deliveries to FedEx

GM has announced the big news regarding electric vehicles based on its Ultium platform. The automaker has confirmed the deliveries of its next-generation electric vehicles, including the Hummer EV Edition 1 pickup and the BrightDrop EV600 light commercial vehicle. Both of those vehicles are built on the Ultium Platform, GM's dedicated EV architecture and propulsion system that will be the underpinnings of all of its future electric vehicles.

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Ford and Honda hit with major recalls over brake and hood issues

Ford and Honda hit with major recalls over brake and hood issues

The automotive world is no stranger to significant recalls on various vehicles for different reasons. Recently, Ford confirmed that it recalled almost 115,000 Escape and Bronco Sport SUVs. Those two SUVs look vastly different but are built on the same platform. The recall comes after a government audit uncovered a potential problem with how the vehicles brake in an emergency.

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GM reveals deal to make a key EV battery element in North America

GM reveals deal to make a key EV battery element in North America

You can't build electric cars without batteries, and GM is announcing a new joint venture that it hopes will bring down costs and boost performance as it launches EVs at $30,000 and below. The automaker plans to source, process, or manufacturer the majority of its Ultium electric vehicle batteries in North America by 2025, with the aim of reducing reliance on what's already looking like a stretched supply chain.

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GM’s EV roadmap is getting wet

GM’s EV roadmap is getting wet

General Motors is wading into boating, splashing out on a 25% stake in a US EV firm specializing in electric boat propulsion systems. Pure Watercraft is a Seattle-based company that developed a zero-emissions outboard motor which is not only near-silent, but requires no maintenance either.

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Chevy fans can get the Duramax 3.0 engine again

Chevy fans can get the Duramax 3.0 engine again

Parts shortages are hitting virtually all automakers, forcing them to be unable to produce some vehicles or to produce some vehicles missing critical components. One of the products that Chevrolet was forced to stop offering during the shortage was its 3.0-liter in-line-six turbodiesel Duramax engine. That engine is found under the hood of both its Silverado 1500 and the GMC Sierra 1500 trucks.

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SES Holdings shows off new battery technology for electric vehicles

SES Holdings shows off new battery technology for electric vehicles

When it comes to EVs, every automotive manufacturer wants to build one with the longest driving range possible. The decision tree for which electric vehicle to purchase for a shopper often comes down to a mixture of cost and how far it will drive per charge. SES Holdings, a battery manufacturer startup with a significant investment from GM, has shown off a new battery technology that could give future electric vehicles a significantly longer driving range.

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GM Bolt plant won’t resume production until December 6

GM Bolt plant won’t resume production until December 6

The problems plaguing the Chevy Bolt EV have been well-publicized. The battery supplier for GM is LG, and the battery manufacturing plant had robots that were causing problems during the construction of the battery packs. The manufacturing defect caused at least a dozen Bolt vehicles to catch fire, destroying the vehicles and damaging property. General Motors reopened the factory producing the Bolt vehicles towards the end of October.

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