Category: GM

GM and Lyft to Shape the Future of Mobility

SAN FRANCISCO – General Motors and Lyft today announced a long-term strategic alliance to create an integrated network of on-demand autonomous vehicles in the U.S. GM will invest $500 million in Lyft to help the company continue the rapid growth of its successful ridesharing service. In addition, GM will hold a seat on the company’s Read More …

The Results Are In: More Range for the 2016 Volt

DETROIT – The 2016 Volt is engineered to offer customers more of what they want: range, range and more range. The Volt’s all-new second-generation Voltec extended-range electric propulsion system delivers 53 miles of pure EV range, based on EPA testing. That is nearly a 40-percent improvement over the first-generation Volt. Chevrolet expects many next-generation Volt Read More …

Chevrolet Leads Expertise in Electrification

DETROIT – Chevrolet is bringing electric vehicles to the masses. The brand is committed to providing technology solutions that simplify customers’ lives and make driving fun. Chevrolet has made a significant commitment to electrification for consumers around the world, as witnessed by the introduction of the 2016 Volt, Malibu Hybrid, FNR Concept and production commitment Read More …

Used Chevrolet Volt Batteries Help Power New IT Building

MILFORD, Mich. – What happens to the batteries that power Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric cars when their useful life is done? Five of them are helping keep the lights on at the new General Motors Enterprise Data Center at its Milford Proving Ground. Repurposed scrap Volt battery covers already star in a variety of applications, Read More …

Out with Heavy Metal

New, high-volume joining process expands use of aluminum in autos RICHLAND, Wash. – Researchers have demonstrated a new process for the expanded use of lightweight aluminum in cars and trucks at the speed, scale, quality and consistency required by the auto industry. The process reduces production time and costs while yielding strong and lightweight parts, Read More …

Ad Shows 2016 Chevrolet Volt is ‘Tomorrowland’ Today

DETROIT – Chevrolet and the upcoming Disney feature, “Tomorrowland,” share a history and future full of possibility, innovation and freedom. “Tomorrow, Today,” celebrates the launch of the next-generation Chevrolet Volt by capturing the spirit of imagination in the process of creating the car of tomorrow. The spot, which uses a portion of the film’s score, Read More …

Georgia Power Rolls Out New Statewide EV Fleet

Dozens of plug-in electric Chevy Volts to hit roadways across the state demonstrating flexibility of driving electric ATLANTA – As the early summer sun rose on the parking lot of Georgia Power headquarters in Atlanta this morning (5-6-15), hundreds of Georgia Power employees, community and business leaders gathered for a special event around a glistening new Read More …

What’s Next? GM Predicts Jobs of the Future

Top 10 jobs of the future that will drive exciting technologies DETROIT – As smartphones get more sophisticated, watches connect us to the world and our homes grow more automated, cars will advance in ways customers cannot imagine. Already, people are developing and bringing products to the mainstream that we don’t even know we want. Read More …

Chevrolet Announces 2016 Volt Pricing

Next Gen delivers more technology at new price as low as $26,495 DETROIT – The Chevrolet Volt is poised to continue to bring new owners to the electric plug-in family. Pricing will be as low as $26,495 after the full federal tax credit of $7,500. (Federal tax credit can range from $0 up to $7,500.) Read More …

2016 ELR Advances with More Power, Technology

DETROIT – Cadillac today announced the ELR electrified luxury coupe will offer a host of upgrades for the 2016 model year, including boosts in acceleration, driving performance and connectivity. Major product upgrades include a more than 25 percent boost in power and torque, faster acceleration that improves 0-60 mph by 1.5 seconds, higher top speed, Read More …