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    COVID-19 pandemic: GM shares production process for medical face masks with suppliers
    General Motors (GM) is encouraging its suppliers to assist in ramping up the production of medical face masks for healthcare professionals fighting the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, CNBC reported on 5 April. The automaker has shared its step-by-step process to produce these masks wit...
    08-Apr-2020 News COVID-19
    PARTNERSHIP: General Motors, Honda to jointly develop two all-new EVs for Honda
    General Motors (GM) and Honda have partnered to jointly develop two new electric vehicles (EVs) for Honda, the companies announced in a joint press release on 3 April. The two new EVs will be based on GM’s global EV platform powered by proprietary Ultium batteries. The exteriors and interiors of t...
    COVID-19 impact: General Motors to delay launch of updated Chevrolet Bolt
    General Motors (GM) has delayed the launch of the updated Chevrolet Bolt due to production constraints amid  the coronavirus 2019 disease (COVID-19) pandemic, news website Green Car Congress reported on 31 March. The updates will now be offered in the model year (MY) 2022 Chevrolet Bolt, instea...
    03-Apr-2020 News COVID-19
    COVID-19 pandemic: GM halts operations at San Luis Potosi plant in Mexico
    General Motors (GM) has halted operations at its San Luis Potosi plant in Mexico from March 20, Reuters said in an article on 20 March. The plant is expected to remain shut till 13 April due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Significance: The US has recorded an alarming in...
    26-Mar-2020 News COVID-19
    COVID-19 pandemic: Automakers, suppliers offer help to build medical ventilators
    The automotive industry is collaborating to help medical equipment suppliers ramp up production of medical ventilators to fight the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, Reuters reported last week. Last week, General Motors (GM) partnered with Ventec Life Systems to increase the product...
    23-Mar-2020 News COVID-19
    COVID-19 pandemic: GM to shutter North American plants till 30 March
    American carmaker General Motors (GM) has announced that it will be temporarily closing down its production operations in the North American region at least until 30 March due to the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. According to a press statement released on 18 March, the compan...
    19-Mar-2020 News COVID-19
    COVID-19 pandemic: Toyota to temporarily close operations at plants in Europe, North America
    Toyota Motor has announced plans to temporarily close operations at its plants in Europe and North America to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Japanese automaker said in two separate press releases. In Europe, Toyota Motor Europe (TME) decided to organize p...
    19-Mar-2020 News COVID-19
    COVID-19 pandemic: UAW says GM, Ford, FCA agree to implement partial shutdown of facilities in US
    The United Automobile Workers (UAW) union informed that the three automakers in Detroit—General Motors (GM), Ford, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)—have agreed to address concerns about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic to factory workers by implementing partial shutdown of fac...
    18-Mar-2020 News COVID-19
    COVID-19 pandemic: UAW, GM, Ford, FCA form task force to protect manufacturing and warehouse workers
    GM, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) have teamed up with the United Auto Workers (UAW) to set up a coronavirus task force to implement enhanced protections for manufacturing and warehouse workers working at all three automakers, Ford said in a press release on 15 March. The task force will ...
    17-Mar-2020 News COVID-19
    GM recalls 20,352 vehicles in US to replace brake caliper bolts
    General Motors (GM) has issued a recall of 20,352 vehicles in the US to replace brake caliper bolts, according to a recall notice on the National Highway and Transport Safety Authority (NHTSA) website on 27 February. The recall covers certain model year (MY) 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sie...
    17-Mar-2020 News Recalls
    Tenneco to supply exhaust system for MY2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
    Tenneco is supplying its advanced exhaust and powertrain technologies for the model year (MY) 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, Tenneco announced in a press release on 12 March 2020. Tenneco’s Clean Air and Powertrain Business Groups is supplying the complete cold-end exhaust system, as well as a ...
    COVID-19 outbreak: GM can continue production uninterrupted in North America until late March, says CEO Mary Barra
    General Motors’ production could be interrupted by the end of this month due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, CNBC reported on 4 March, quoting GM CEO Mary Barra. She also added that a task force of employees is monitoring the COVID-19 epidemic and will make contingency plans to reduc...
    05-Mar-2020 News COVID-19
    General Motors unveils new Ultium batteries and modular EV Platform
    GM has unveiled its new Ultium batteries and modular platform for its future electric vehicles (EV), the company announced in a press release on 4 March. The new highly flexible, third-generation global EV platform by GM will be powered by its proprietary Ultium batteries. The battery energy op...
    05-Mar-2020 News New Products
    REGULATION: Cruise receives CPUC permit to transport passengers in self-driving vehicles in California
    Cruise Automation, a self-driving company owned by GM, has gotten permission by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), to carry passengers in its autonomous vehicles in California, Tech Crunch reported on 24 February. Cruise must update the CPUC with data about any incidents, the...
    GM triples EV charging stations for employees at US and Canadian facilities
    General Motors (GM) will add 3,500 new electric vehicle (EV) charging plugs throughout its US and Canadian facilities, the automaker announced in a press release on 3 March. To this end, GM will work with charging infrastructure companies to begin installing the charging locations starting in late 2...
    Punch Group acquires General Motors' propulsion engineering center in Italy
    Punch Group and General Motors (GM) have announced an agreement wherein, Punch Group has acquired GM’s propulsion engineering center in Turin, Italy, GM said in a press release on 27 February. The transaction between the two companies includes an engineering services agreement to support GM’s gl...
    INVESTMENT: GM to add 1,200 jobs at two assembly facilities in US
    General Motors (GM) will add more than 1,200 manufacturing jobs at two assembly facilities in the US to help it launch two new Cadillac sedans—CT4 and CT5, as well as meet customer demand for sport utility vehicles (SUVs)— Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave, the automaker announced in a p...
    02-Mar-2020 News Investments
    General Motors launches Chevrolet Menlo EV in China 
    General Motors has launched the Chevrolet Menlo electric vehicle (EV) in China, the automaker said in a press release on 20 February. It uses GM’s battery technology and a new-generation pure electric drive system, generating 110 kW of maximum power and 350 Nm of maximum torque, with electricit...
    25-Feb-2020 News New Products
    General Motors updates mobile app to make EV charging easier for customers
    General Motors (GM) is making enhancements to its ‘Energy Assist,’ which is a standard feature available in the myChevrolet mobile app for Bolt electric vehicle (EV) owners, according to a company press release on 20 February. The enhancements to Energy Assist include dynamic data integration, S...
    24-Feb-2020 News New Products
    General Motors to retire Holden brand and withdraw Chevrolet from Thailand
    In a press release dated 16 February, American automotive manufacturer General Motors stated that it will be retiring its Holden brand by the year 2021 and winding down sales, design and engineering operations in New Zealand and Australia. The company will shift focus to the GM specialty vehicle bus...
    Cadillac unveils 2021 Escalade luxury SUV featuring ‘curved OLED display’ and other technologies
    Cadillac has unveiled its model year 2021 Escalade luxury sport-utility vehicle (SUV) with several advanced technologies including curved organic light emitting diode (OLED) touchscreen, the AKG automotive audio system and Super Cruise driver assistance system that allows drivers hands-free driving ...
    12-Feb-2020 News New Products
    LG Electronics supplies in-vehicle P-OLED cockpit for MY2021 Cadillac Escalade
    LG Electronics has said that its P-OLED technology was used in the cockpit for the model year (MY) 2021 Cadillac Escalade SUV, a company press release on 6 February read. The Escalade is the first car to feature P-OLED Digital Cockpit Solution (DCS). It also marks the first-ever use of a curved OLED...
    10-Feb-2020 News New Products
    General Motors recalls 162,000 vehicles globally over faulty brake control software
    General Motors (GM) has issued a recall of approximately 162,000 full-size pickup trucks globally for a second time due to faulty brake control software, the Associated Press reported on 8 February. The recall involves model year 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra light-duty trucks.  Of th...
    10-Feb-2020 News Recalls
    Telenav to supply connected-navigation software and services for MY2021 Cadillac Escalade SUV
    Telenav announced on 6 February, that it would be supplying connected-navigation software and services for the infotainment system in model year (MY) 2021 Cadillac Escalade SUV. Telenav will provide navigation, traffic, and Yelp point-of-interest content. Passengers can search for destinatio...
    General Motors recalls 2,866 vehicles in US over issue with rear axle differential
    General Motors (GM) is recalling 2,866 vehicles in the United States over an issue with the rear axle differential, according to a recall notice on the National Highway and Transport Safety Authority (NHTSA) website last month. The recall affects certain model year (MY) 2014-2015 Cadillac CTS-V Spor...
    04-Feb-2020 News Recalls
    General Motors to unveil electric Hummer in May
    In a press release dated 30 January, General Motors has confirmed that it will relaunch the Hummer as an all-electric truck under the GMC brand. The company will reveal GMC Hummer EV in a  Super Bowl ad in May. The electric truck is expected to have around 1,000 horsepower and a torque of over ...
    31-Jan-2020 News New Products
    Cadillac to offer enhanced Super Cruise in MY2021 CT5, CT4 and Escalade
    The Cadillac brand of General Motors has announced it will introduce an enhanced version of its ‘Super Cruise’ driver assistance feature as an option, starting with the model year 2021 CT4 and CT5 models, followed by the all-new 2021 Escalade, in the second half of 2020, Cadillac announced in a ...
    29-Jan-2020 News New Products
    General Motor's Detroit-Hamtramck plant in US to assemble only EVs
    In a press release dated 27 January, General Motors (GM) announced that it will convert its Detroit-Hamtramck plant to assemble only electric vehicles (EV). GM is investing USD2.2 billion in this transformation. The  plant will produce a variety of all-electric trucks and SUVs. GM’s first all...
    28-Jan-2020 News Investments
    Minth Group to establish new facility in US state Tennessee to produce plastics parts
    Chinese auto parts supplier Minth Group announced plans to invest USD87 million to build a new facility in the US state Tennessee, according to a report by Plastics News on 22 January. The new facility is expected to create 254 jobs over the next five years. The 236,000-square foot plant in Lewis...
    24-Jan-2020 News Investments
    GM’s Cruise unveils ‘Origin’ self-driving electric vehicle for ride-sharing service
    Cruise Automation, a self-driving company majority-owned by GM, has unveiled its first autonomous electric vehicle called Origin for use in ride-sharing services, the company said in a blog on Medium. The Origin is the first fully autonomous vehicle by Cruise, as it does not feature conventional con...
    22-Jan-2020 News New Products
    Chinese automaker Great Wall agrees to buy GM’s plant in India
    Great Wall Motor has agreed to acquire General Motors’ (GM) Talegaon plant near Pune in Maharashtra, India, Reuters reported on 17 January. The deal is expected to accelerate the Chinese automaker’s plan to build and sell vehicles in India. Great Wall expects to formally close the deal by the se...
    Qualcomm, GM continue collaboration to power ADAS, digital cockpit and telematics
    Qualcomm will continue its collaboration with General Motors (GM) to deliver safe and intelligent next-generation vehicles, the US-based chipmaker announced during the CES 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, earlier this month. The company will continue to work with the US automaker to power d...
    GM to invest USD40 million in propulsion system plant in US
    GM has announced plans to invest USD40 million in its Spring Hill global propulsion system (GPS) plant in Tennessee, United States, to ramp up 5.3 L, V8 engine production capacity, the automaker said in a press release on 16 January. The company equips its select full-size SUVs and trucks including ...
    17-Jan-2020 News Interviews
    Geotab announces availability of integrated telematics solution for General Motors
    Geotab has announced the availability of Geotab Integrated Solution for General Motors, according to its press release on 15 January. The solution enables fleet managers to access Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicle data within the MyGeotab platform via a GM-engineered embedded OnStar modu...
    SAIC-GM’s Baojun to launch RC-6 sedan with Huawei HiCar technology
    Baojun, a joint venture between General Motors and SAIC Motor, unveiled their RC-6 vehicle fully equipped with Huawei’s latest in-car technology HiCar, Pandaily reported on 30 December. The HiCar technology includes AI voice control, intelligent driving, networking and image recognition. Its camer...
    30-Dec-2019 News New Products
    General Motors recalls 463,995 vehicles in US over issue with electronic brake control module
    General Motors (GM) will recall 463,995 vehicles in the United States over an issue with the electronic brake control module (EBCM), according to a recall notice on the National Highway and Transport Safety Authority (NHTSA) website on 12 December. The recall covers model year (MY) 2019 Chevrolet Si...
    27-Dec-2019 News Recalls
    General Motors recalls 350,371 vehicles in US over electrical fault
    General Motors (GM) will recall 350,371 vehicles in the United States over an electrical fault, according to a recall notice on the National Highway and Transport Safety Authority (NHTSA) website on 11 December. The recall covers model year (MY) 2019–20 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500...
    27-Dec-2019 News Recalls
    GM recalls 91,937 vehicles in Canada over brake, battery problems
    General Motors (GM) has issued two recalls affecting more than 91,937 vehicles in Canada to address brake software and fire risks, according to a report by Automotive News Canada on 20 December. The automaker is recalling 67,648 units of model year (MY) 2019 light-duty Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Cadi...
    24-Dec-2019 News Recalls
    GM issues two recalls for more than 900,000 vehicles globally over brake, battery problems
    General Motors (GM) has issued two recalls covering more than 900,000 vehicles globally to address brake software and fire risks, according to a report by Automotive News on 19 December. The first recall affects more than 550,000 model year (MY) 2019 light-duty Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Cadillac ...
    20-Dec-2019 News Recalls
    General Motors shuts down Oshawa plant in Canada
    General Motors has confirmed that the American car maker’s manufacturing facility in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, has been shut down. The factory, located outside Toronto, had been in operation for over a century, and its closure was announced last year. The next step for General Motors will be to ...
    MY2021 Cadillac Escalade to feature industry-first curved OLED display
    General Motors’ luxury marque announced that model year 2021 Cadillac Escalade will feature a 38-inch curved OLED screen. According to a company press release on 16 December, the 2021 Escalade will showcase the first curved OLED in the industry with over 38 inches diagonal of total display. The 20...
    GM to offer 'SiriusXM with 360L' on nearly one million MY2020 vehicles
    GM will integrate SiriusXM’s next generation listening experience in nearly one million model year (MY) 2020 cars, the automaker said in a press release on 17 December. Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac owners will be able to listen to music, sports and talk shows with SiriusXM with 360L. The ...
    GM to invest USD1.5 billion in US plant to produce next generation of midsize pickup trucks
    General Motors (GM) announced plans to invest USD1.5 billion in its existing plant in Wentzville, United States, to produce its next generation midsize pickup trucks, the automaker said in a press release on 13 December. Of the total investment, USD1 billion will be used to upgrade the truck plant i...
    General Motors, LG Chem to set up battery cell JV in US
    General Motors (GM) and LG Chem will set up a new  joint venture (JV) for producing electric vehicle (EV) battery cells in the United States, the automaker announced in a press release on 5 December. The new JV will build a battery cell assembly plant on a greenfield manufacturing site in the L...
    GM to resume offering 3-cylinder engines to North American vehicles
    American auto maker General Motors is reportedly bringing back its 3 cylinder internal combustion engine for vehicles in the North American markets after a gap of 20 years, according to a story filed by motoring publication Automotive News Canada. The engine will have its reintroduction to North ...
    02-Dec-2019 News New Products
    Buick launches Encore GX with added safety and connectivity features
    Buick has launched its Encore GX SUV with a plethora of safety technologies, driver assistance and convenience features, the company said in a press release on 19 November. The Encore GX will come equipped with the latest infotainment systems and connectivity, compatible with Apple CarPlay and An...
    26-Nov-2019 News New Products
    General Motors recalls 75,208 vehicles in Canada over problem with front seat belt pretensioner
    General Motors (GM) has issued a recall of nearly 75,208 vehicles in Canada over an issue with the front seat belt pretensioner, according to a recall notice on the website of Transport Canada earlier this month. The recall covers model year (MY) 2019-2020 Chevrolet Silverado, MY 2020 Chevrolet Silv...
    25-Nov-2019 News Recalls
    GM and Isuzu to invest USD175 million in new diesel engine components plant in the US
    In a press release issued on 21st November, American auto manufacturer General Motors (GM) stated that the company, along with Isuzu, would invest USD175 million in a new diesel engine components manufacturing facility. This new 251,000 sq. ft. plant will be located in Brookville, Ohio, and it will ...
    22-Nov-2019 News Investments
    General Motors recalls 640,000 pickups globally over risk of carpet fires
    General Motors is recalling over 640,000 pickup trucks globally over a risk of carpet fire, according to a report by The Associate Press. The recall covers model year (MY) 2019 and 2020 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks as well as MY 2020 Silverado and Sierra 2500 and 3500 heavy-duty pi...
    22-Nov-2019 News Recalls
    Chevrolet unveils all-electric EV Menlo for China market
    General Motors’ (GM) brand Chevrolet has unveiled a new all-electric electric vehicle (EV) Menlo for the Chinese market, the company announced in a press release on 8 November. The vehicle, which refers to as a sedan, gets a maximum range of 410 kilometers on a single charge, as per the New E...
    14-Nov-2019 News New Products
    Chevrolet showcases all-electric hot rod concept 'E-10' at 2019 SEMA Show
    Chevrolet showcased its all-electric hot rod concept ‘E-10’ at the 2019 SEMA Show in the United States, according to a company press release 4 November. Based on the 1962 C-10 pickup truck, the E-10 is powered by an electric Connect & Cruise concept crate propulsion package offering approxim...
    12-Nov-2019 News New Products
    GM recalls nearly 40,000 SUVs, pickups in Canada over unintended braking issue
    General Motors (GM) has issued a recall of nearly 37,373 sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and pickup trucks in Canada over an unintended braking issue, Automotive News Canada reported on 4 November. The recall covers model year (MY) 2015-2020 Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe, and Yukon and 2014-2018 Chevrolet...
    12-Nov-2019 News Recalls
    GM sells shuttered plant in US state Ohio to electric pickup truck start-up Lordstown Motors
    GM has completed the sale of its Lordstown Assembly Plant in Ohio, United States, to an electric vehicle (EV) start-up for an undisclosed amount, Reuters reported last week. The start-up, Lordstown Motors Corp (LMC), plans to revamp the shutter plant to begin production of an electric pick-up truck ...
    General Motors recalls 638,068 vehicles in US to reprogram Electronic-Brake Control Module (EBCM) software
    General Motors (GM) is recalling 638,068 vehicles in the United States over an issue with electronic-brake control module (EBCM) software, according to a recall notice on the National Highway and Transport Safety Authority (NHTSA) website earlier this month. The recall affects model year (MY) 2015-2...
    07-Nov-2019 News Recalls
    GM restarts production schedule after UAW strike ends
    General Motors (GM) employees returned to their normal work schedules on 28 October after the US automobile manufacturer resumed production operations. Many of the company’s employees had been on strike since 16 September, which came to a close on 25 October after American...
    Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium (AVCC): A step towards making autonomous driving a reality?
    As the industry moves towards autonomous vehicles, it is important to create an ecosystem that not only sustains the progress but also creates an environment for collaboration and information sharing. It is difficult for one company to take on the responsibility of creating an autonomous vehicle ent...
    Outlook for HVAC HMI systems
    Automotive manufacturers across the globe are investing ever increasing amounts of time, effort and money in order to make the interiors of their vehicles better. Vehicle owners are spending longer durations in their cars than ever before in history, particularly due to longer commute times. Studies...
    General Motors recalls 166 vehicles in US over issue with rear brake calipers
    General Motors is recalling 166 units of model year 2020 Chevrolet Equinox vehicles in the United States over an issue with rear brake calipers, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website earlier this month. Significance: In t...
    24-Oct-2019 News Recalls
    General Motors, Tata Consultancy Services to collaborate on vehicle engineering
    In a press release issued on September 16th, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has announced their partnership with American automotive manufacturer, General Motors (GM). According to the agreement, TCS will acquire some specific assets at the GM Technical Center located in Bangalore, India. TCS will ...
    GM collaborates with US Army to strengthen automotive cyber security
    General Motors (GM) and the US Army CCDC Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) have announced a new co-operative research and development agreement with a bid to strengthen automotive cyber-security expertise over the next two years, according to a company press release on 14 October. The agr...
    Buick launches all-electric VELITE 6 PLUS in China
    General Motors’ brand Buick has launched a new all-electric variant VELITE 6 PLUS in China, the company announced in a press release on 12 October. The VELITE 6 PLUS gets a new battery with 52.5 kWh and energy density of 140 wh/kg. This gives the car a total range of up to 410 kilometers under the...
    17-Oct-2019 News New Products
    GM, UAW union reach tentative agreement to end month long strike in US
    GM and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union have reached a tentative deal to end a month-long strike by around 50,000 union workers at the GM facilities across the United States, the union said in a statement on 16 October. “We just reached a Tentative Agreement with GM a short time ago, today, Wed...
    GM recalls 7,308 vehicles in Canada to reprogram instrument panel cluster
    General Motors (GM) is recalling 7,308 vehicles in Canada to reprogram the instrument panel cluster, according to a recall notice on the website of Transport Canada earlier this month. The recall affects model years (MY) 2019 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vehicles. Significance: In certain veh...
    04-Oct-2019 News Recalls
    GM suspends production at Mexican plant amid continuing UAW strike in US
    General Motors (GM) has suspended production at its Mexican plant located in Silao, Guanajuato, that produces its Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 pickups, temporarily laying off 6,000 workers, according to a report by CNBC on 1 October. Significance: General Motors informed that a parts s...
    GM to make Amazon Alexa available on MY 2018 and newer vehicles in first half of 2020
    General Motors (GM) has said that it would bring the Amazon Alexa to model year (MY) 2018 and newer cars, trucks, and crossovers with compatible infotainment systems, according to a company press release on 25 September. GM will add the in-vehicle Alexa to Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac owners ...
    26-Sep-2019 News New Products
    General Motors recalls more than 107,000 vehicles in North America over steering issue
    General Motors is expanding its previous recall of Chevrolet Trax vehicles in North America over a steering problem, according to a report by USA Today on 20 September. The automaker is recalling more than 107,000 of its small sport utility vehicles (SUVs) in the United States and Canada over an iss...
    23-Sep-2019 News Recalls
    General Motors recalls 13,683 vehicles in Canada over issue with lower control arms
    General Motors (GM) is recalling 13,683 vehicles in Canada over an issue with lower control arms, according to a recall notice on the website of Transport Canada earlier this month. The recall affects model years (MY) 2015–2018 Chevrolet Trax vehicles. Significance: In the affected vehicles, a ...
    19-Sep-2019 News Recalls
    GM partners with Michigan University to understand effectiveness of active safety, driver assistance, advance headlight features on crashes
    General Motors (GM) has partnered with the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute to understand the real-world effectiveness of some of its available active safety, driver assistance, and advanced headlighting features that may prevent or mitigate different types of crashes, the au...
    Irreversible diesel declines or “safe haven” market opportunities?
    Diesel, as a choice of fuel for light duty vehicle powertrains, has globally witnessed a fall in demand since 2016. IHS Markit forecasts the production of diesel powertrains will decline globally by about 3% in the period 2018-25. One of the key regions that will lower the global count will be Europ...
    General Motors recalls 177,276 vehicles in US to reprogram engine control module software
    General Motors (GM) has issued a recall of 177,216 vehicles owing to a faulty Engine Control Module (ECM). The affected model in this recall is the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu. General Motors will notify owners of the affected vehicles, and GM dealers will then reprogram the ECM software of these vehicles...
    17-Sep-2019 News Recalls
    UAW workers go on strike against GM in US
    Nearly 50,000 workers, who are members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) Union, went on strike against General Motors (GM) on Sunday mid-night (15 September), demanding higher pay, more benefits, more job security and a greater share of profits, the UAW said in a statement. The union is also pressing...
    MY 2020 Cadillac CT4 features IntelliBeam automatic high-beam headlamps
    Cadillac’s model year 2020 CT4 features LED headlamps with IntelliBeam technology, according to a press release on 12 September. The IntelliBeam automatic high-beam headlamps are available in three of the four variants—Premium Luxury, Sport and V-Series. The IntelliBeam turns the vehicle's high-...
    17-Sep-2019 News New Products
    Cadillac CT4 sport sedan features active thermal management system
    Cadillac is offering an active thermal management system in its new model year (MY) 2020 CT4, the company announced on 12 September. The MY2020 CT4 also features an integrated exhaust manifold and an efficient electric water pump for better thermal management of powertrain and within cabin resp...
    13-Sep-2019 News New Products
    General Motors recalls 19,342 vehicles in Canada over defective airbags
    General Motors (GM) is recalling 19,342 vehicles in Canada over defective airbags, according to a recall notice on the website of Transport Canada last month. The recall affects model years (MY) 2005–2008 Pontiac Vibe vehicles. Significance: According to the automaker, the latest recall involve...
    13-Sep-2019 News Recalls
    GM recalls 3.5 million pickups, SUVs in US over braking issue
    General Motors (GM) is recalling 3,456,111 pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) in the United States over a braking issue, according to a recall notice on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website earlier this month. The recall covers model year (MY...
    12-Sep-2019 News Recalls
    GM to integrate Google technology in new vehicles from 2021
    GM has announced it is collaborating with Google to integrate Google’s voice assistant, embedded navigation, and in-vehicle applications into compatible Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac vehicles, beginning in 2021, the US-based automaker said on 5 September. The company also plans to ...
    Toyota, GM recall 219,000 vehicles in US over airbags issue
    Toyota Manufacturing and Engineering will recall 219,000 vehicles in the United States to replace faulty airbags which may not properly deploy during a crash, according to a statement by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The recall affects about 14,000 units of model year (...
    03-Sep-2019 News Recalls
    Balancing aerodynamic performance and cooling efficiency using AGS
    Active aerodynamics and the art of manipulating airflow Modern automotive aerodynamics is more complex than just creating a vehicle with the lowest coefficient of drag (Cd). Cd of a vehicle is a dimensionless number that determines how much air resistance a moving vehicle encounters. Therefore, ...
    EV Connect partners with General Motors to improve EV charging experience
    EV Connect has partnered with American automaker General Motors to improve electric vehicle charging experience, the company announced in a press release on 6 August. Under the partnership, EV Connect will provide Chevrolet Bolt EV driver with dynamic charge station data, including insights on stati...
    Monetizing Connected Car
    Introduction A big buzz word in the automotive industry now is ‘connected car’—a vehicle which can optimize its operation and maintenance as well as the convenience and comfort of passengers using onboard sensors and Internet connectivity. General Motors (GM) introduced the concept of conne...
    Brembo supplies brake components for 2020 Corvette Stingray
    Brembo will supply brake components for the all-new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, Brembo said in a press release on 26 July. The company will supply brake components on all four corners of the mid-engine Corvette Stingray. Two separate brake package offerings will be available with the Corvette ...
    2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray features lightweight main structure made of diecast aluminum parts
    Chevrolet’s all-new 2020 Corvette Stingray is built with a smart mixed-materials strategy, the automaker announced in a press release earlier this month. The model features a strong, stiff and lightweight main structure made of six high-pressure diecast aluminum parts, also known as the Bedford Si...
    Cadillac vehicles feature ParkWhiz parking app to help drivers deal with parking hassles
    Cadillac has introduced a new embedded parking feature in select models that will allow drivers to locate, reserve, and pay for parking directly from their in-vehicle touch screen even before reaching their destination, the company said in a press release on 19 July. The new parking feature is ...
    24-Jul-2019 News New Products
    Chevrolet unveils 2020 Corvette Stingray with mid-engine layout
    Chevrolet has unveiled the model year (MY) 2020 Corvette Stingray with a mid-engine layout, the company announced in a press release on 18 July. The car is equipped with a 6.2L V8 VVT engine which is mated to an 8-speed dual clutch transmission (DCT). The car has a power output of 495 hp at 6450 rpm...
    22-Jul-2019 News New Products
    Hutchinson to supply belt drive for General Motors’ Silverado, Sierra pickups
    Hutchinson is supplying its ‘Stretchy Belt’ elastic belt-drive system to General Motors (GM), which will then be equipped in Silverado and Sierra pick-up models, the company announced on 10 July. Hutchison said that it has been chosen by GM for the conversion of the accessory belt driv...
    General Motors recalls 160,000 pickups in Canada over issue with rear window defroster fuses
    General Motors Canada is recalling 159,240 vehicles because of an issue with the rear defroster circuit that could overheat and catch fire, according to a recall notice on the Transport Canada website. The recall affects Chevrolet Silverado, Silverado HD, Silverado LD, GMC Sierra, Sierra HD, an...
    12-Jul-2019 News Recalls
    Technology and market dynamics of engine cooling fans & motors sector
    The internal combustion engine (ICE), irrespective of the fuel type, does not sit very high on the efficiency scale.  In most engines, up to 65% of the heat energy produced can be written off as losses—the lion's share lost mainly to the cooling circuit and via exhaust gases. The ICE must be ...
    Suppliers to the new Chevrolet Silverado HD
    The fourth-generation Chevrolet Silverado HD is assembled at the Oshawa, Canada, facility. According to IHS Markit production forecasts, output of the new-generation Chevrolet Silverado from the plant is expected to peak in 2019, at more than 242,000 units. If you would like your company...
    Android Auto - Making car's smarter since 2015
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    The e-mobility disruption in the automotive industry has reached more than the critical global mass and is now gunning to replace conventional ICE propulsion technologies from pole positions in markets across the world. It is not the breakthrough kid in business now and hence needs to address the re...
    Advantages of twin-scroll turbocharger
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    Cadillac has announced that an additional 70,000 miles of divided highways in the United States and Canada will be compatible with its Super Cruise driver assistance systems that supports hand-free driving, the company said on 5 June. With the latest expansion, 200,000 miles of divided highways in t...
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    Michelin, General Motors collaborate on airless tire technology
    Michelin and General Motors (GM) has introduced a new generation of airless wheel/tire technology for passenger vehicles, the two companies said in a joint press release on 4 June. According to Michelin, its new Unique Puncture-proof Tire System (Uptis) eliminates flats and blowouts and offers signi...
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    General Motors (GM), Bechtel to form JV for building EV charging stations in US
    General Motors (GM) and Bechtel, a leading construction company in the United States, are planning to set up a joint venture (JV) for developing electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the United States, CNN reported on 28 May, citing company officials. The JV aims to set up thousands of fast cha...
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    21-May-2019 News New Products
    General Motors in talks Workhorse Group to sell its Ohio complex in US
    General Motors (GM) has entered into talks with electric vehicle (EV) maker Workhorse Group to sell its Lordstown Complex in Lordstown, Ohio (the United States), according to a press release by GM on 8 May. Upon final agreement, an affiliated, newly formed entity led by Workhorse founder Steve Burns...
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