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GM Q3 Retail Share Climbs Despite Tight Inventory

General Motors (NYSE: GM) announced today that it delivered 665,192 vehicles in the third quarter of 2020, a decrease in total vehicle sales of about 10 percent compared to a year ago. In a sign of a recovering industry, sales improved sequentially each month within the quarter. Industry and GM sales rebounded significantly in September, finishing the month with year-over-year sales increases. Total industry SAAR1 was an estimated 15.9 million vehicles for the quarter, up about 4 million units from the previous quarter.
  • October 1st 2020 at 15:50

General Motors is Leading a Sustainable Renewable Energy Transition in the U.S.

General Motors announced today a new power purchase agreement for a 180-megawatt solar project, the equivalent of about 47,882 U.S. homes’ electricity use for one year ⁱ. The solar energy will come from a new solar field in Arkansas originally developed by First Solar, Inc. and will use photovoltaic solar modules. With this agreement, GM has the option to store energy for future use, a first for the company.
  • September 30th 2020 at 14:00

GM Investing $71 Million in Two Ohio Manufacturing Plants

General Motors announced today plans to invest $71 million into two Ohio manufacturing facilities, including $39 million at its Toledo transmission plant and $32 million at its Defiance casting plant. Work will begin immediately at the two locations. These investments will enable GM to retain 240 good-paying U.S. manufacturing jobs.
  • September 28th 2020 at 18:45

Ultium Drive to Help Power GM’s All-Electric Future

General Motors’ next-generation EVs are expected to be powered by a family of five interchangeable drive units and three motors, known collectively as β€œUltium Drive.” Ultium Drive will help the company transition its current portfolio to a fully electric lineup, providing significant advantages over GM’s previous EVs in performance, scale, speed to market and manufacturing efficiencies.
  • September 16th 2020 at 13:00

General Motors’ Future Electric Vehicles to Debut Industry’s First Wireless Battery Management System

General Motors will be the first automaker to use an almost completely wireless battery management system, or wBMS, for production electric vehicles. This wireless system, developed with Analog Devices, Inc., will be a primary driver of GM’s ability to ultimately power many different types of electric vehicles from a common set of battery components.
  • September 9th 2020 at 13:00

General Motors Helps Drivers on Uber’s Platform Switch to Electric

General Motors is teaming up with Uber to help accelerate the rideshare industry’s transition to an all-electric, zero-emissions future by offering drivers on Uber’s platform special pricing on the purchase of a new electric vehicle and charging accessories.
  • September 8th 2020 at 16:30

Nikola and General Motors Form Strategic Partnership; Nikola Badger to be Engineered and Manufactured by General Motors

Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ: NKLA) and General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced a strategic partnership that begins with the Nikola Badger and carries cost reductions through Nikola’s programs, including: Nikola Badger, Nikola Tre, Nikola One, Nikola Two and NZT. As part of the agreement, Nikola will utilize General Motors’ Ultium battery system and Hydrotec fuel cell technology, representing a key commercialization milestone for General Motors.
  • September 8th 2020 at 12:30

Honda and General Motors Sign MoU Toward Establishing a Strategic Alliance in North America

General Motors and Honda today announced they have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding following extensive preliminary discussions toward establishing a North American automotive alliance. The scope of the proposed alliance includes a range of vehicles to be sold under each company’s distinct brands, as well as cooperation in purchasing, research and development, and connected services.
  • September 3rd 2020 at 13:00

General Motors Welcomes Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump to Tour Newly Upgraded Technical Learning University

DETROIT – General Motors Co. today welcomed Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump to the Technical Learning University located on the GM Global Technical Center campus in Warren, Michigan. During the visit, GM highlighted the company’s commitment to continued workforce training for hourly skilled trades workers and salaried manufacturing engineers. The tour, hosted by GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra, included a visit to the electrical apprentice classroom and an interactive demonstration in the electrical apprentice robotics lab. To learn more about GM’s Technical Learning University, visit
  • September 2nd 2020 at 18:38

General Motors and Ventec Life Systems Complete Delivery of 30,000 V+Pro Critical Care Ventilators

The team General Motors and Ventec Life Systems assembled to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic delivered its 30,000th V+Pro critical care ventilator to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services yesterday, the companies announced today.
  • September 1st 2020 at 13:00

General Motors Donates 2 Million Face Masks to Michigan Public Schools as Students Return to Class

GM will donate 2 million face masks to Michigan public schools as part of the State of Michigan’s MI Mask Aid partnership. GM’s contribution includes 750,000 child-size masks for elementary students, which will be ready for delivery by Sept. 14, and 1.25 million adult-size masks for high school students, faculty and staff, which will be ready for delivery by Sept. 28.
  • September 1st 2020 at 12:45

OnStar Business Solutions is the New Hub for All Things Fleet Management

OnStar is taking its more than 20 years of safety and security expertise and expanding its offerings to meet the needs of fleet managers and small business owners in a new, more seamless way. Available now, OnStar Business Solutions brings four distinct product offerings together β€” OnStar Safety Services, OnStar Vehicle Insights, API & Data Services and Wi-Fi β€” to make fleet management simpler than ever before.
  • August 25th 2020 at 18:00

GM Outlines China Advanced Technology Roadmap for Accelerating β€œDrive to 2030”

General Motors today announced its technology rollout plan for electrification, intelligent driving and connectivity in China, with an immersive display at the PATAC Design Dome in Shanghai and virtual presentations from the Warren Design Dome in Michigan.
  • August 19th 2020 at 13:30

GM Develops and Shares New Workplace Safety Technology

General Motors has developed new technology to aid workplace safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the company is sharing its innovations with the world for potential use in job sites as diverse as manufacturing plants, offices or even schools. The new technologies include an automated kiosk for temperature scanning, software for contact tracing and a mobile app for touchless printing.
  • August 12th 2020 at 13:30

GM Names John Stapleton Acting CFO

General Motors today announced John Stapleton, GM North America chief financial officer, has been named acting global chief financial officer, effective Aug. 31. The appointment follows the resignation of Dhivya Suryadevara, executive vice president and CFO, who will leave the company for an external opportunity outside the automotive industry. GM will conduct an internal and external search for a successor.
  • August 11th 2020 at 13:58

General Motors and EVgo aim to accelerate widespread EV adoption by adding fast chargers nationwide

General Motors and EVgo plan to triple the size of the nation’s largest public fast charging network by adding more than 2,700 new fast chargers over the next five years, a move set to help accelerate widespread electric vehicle adoption.
  • July 31st 2020 at 17:30

General Motors Introduces New 350 Service Engines

General Motors today announced the all-new 350 small-block engine. This new GM Original Equipment 5.7L, 350 cubic-inch V-8 replacement highlights the great features of the iconic engine and is never remanufactured or reverse engineered.
  • July 30th 2020 at 19:57

Construction of Ultium Cells LLC Battery Plant in Lordstown, Ohio Progressing on Schedule

Today marks the beginning of steel construction at the all-new Ultium Cells LLC battery cell manufacturing facility in Lordstown. Ultium Cells LLC is a joint venture that will mass-produce Ultium battery cells for electric vehicles and create more than 1,100 new jobs in Northeast Ohio. Since May 2020, ground has been broken and concrete footings have been poured at the facility. Steel construction at Ultium Cells LLC will continue into fall 2020.
  • July 29th 2020 at 19:00

GM Names Alan Wexler Senior Vice President, Innovation and Growth

General Motors today announced the appointment of Alan Wexler to the newly created position of senior vice president, Innovation and Growth, effective Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. Wexler is the former Chairman and CEO of digital business transformation firm Publicis Sapient.
  • July 27th 2020 at 15:00

General Motors Welcomes Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette to Warren Campus

General Motors today welcomed Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette to the Estes Engineering Center battery lab in Warren, Michigan and showcased its commitment to an all-electric future. The visit included a comprehensive tour of the company’s electric vehicle battery manufacturing facilities, domestic supply chain development, electric vehicle infrastructure and EV design.
  • July 16th 2020 at 18:00