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Ford Reintroducing Mask Requirements in Three States

For the last several nights it’s been impossible to turn on a screen and not encounter some besuited mouthpiece telling you that face coverings and social distancing will be the peak of fashion by this fall. In the real world, we’ve seen this mirrored by governments and businesses reinstituting COVID restrictions. General Motors even got […] The post Ford Reintroducing Mask Requirements in Three States appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Cdc, General Motors, Ford, Delta, Autos, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Ford Motor Co, UAW, United Auto Workers, News Blog, Masking, COVID, Safety Protocols, Mask Rules


Tesla isn't the only car maker charging a monthly fee to unlock premium features

Maja Hitij/Getty Images In July, Tesla began offering its "Full Self-Driving" software with a $199 per month subscription option. BMW, Mercedes, and Cadillac, have also explored subscription services. With the services, drivers could tack on personalized features like heated seats or autopilot. See more stories on Insider's business page. Drivers may start paying for subscription services akin to Netflix as automakers develop more sophisticated and luxurious features for their cars.Ea...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, Germany, Cars, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Netflix, Bmw, Mercedes, Electric Cars, Musk, Cadillac, Mercedes Benz, FSD


Founder of embattled electric truck startup Nikola charged with fraud

Nikola founder Trevor Milton was indicted on three counts of fraud on Thursday. Massimo Pinca/Reuters Trevor Milton was indicted on fraud charges on Thursday, the US Department of Justice said. His EV startup, Nikola, had been accused of misleading investors by a short-seller. Milton resigned from Nikola in September as the company's plans unraveled. See more stories on Insider's business page. Trevor Milton, the founder of electric truck maker Nikola, has been indicted on charge...
Tags: Trends, General Motors, US Department of Justice, Milton, Nikola, Hindenburg, Trevor Milton, Hindenburg Research, Massimo Pinca Reuters Trevor Milton, Elon Musk Insiders, Tim Levin Reuters


GM Prioritizing Pickup Production Over Crossovers, Sedans

General Motors will resume full-size pickup assembly next week, leaving its crossovers will have to continue enduring production hang-ups related to the semiconductor shortage. American manufacturers have been absolutely creamed by supply shortages this year and a lack of chips really hurt pickup volumes. We’ve seen a lot of creative solutions, including automakers putting unfinished […] The post GM Prioritizing Pickup Production Over Crossovers, Sedans appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Supply Chain, General Motors, Production, Industry, Gm, Autos, Automotive Industry, Suppliers, Semiconductor, Industry News, Assembly, News Blog, Factory News, Chip Shortage, Semiconductor Shortage, Production Updates


Why Did Honda Pair With GM on EVs?

Last month, we wrote up the news that Honda will be working on a battery-electric vehicle called the Prologue — not to be mixed up with the Prelude — and the company would work with General Motors, using GM’s Ultium battery packs. Why would Honda, known especially for engine development, pair with GM? To refresh […] The post Why Did Honda Pair With GM on EVs? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Gm, Autos, Honda, Partnerships, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, Prologue, Ultium, Honda Prologue


Media Confuses Pro-Saturn Lemons Gag as Earnest Protest

Over the weekend a gaggle of sign-toting individuals assembled at the Detroit Renaissance Center to demand General Motors restore the long-defunct Saturn brand. While we would wager that there were a few earnest individuals keen to see the return of “A Different Kind of Company,” the event was actually a last-minute goof put on by attendees […] The post Media Confuses Pro-Saturn Lemons Gag as Earnest Protest appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Protest, General Motors, Gm, Autos, Saturn, Detroit, Lemons, Renaissance Center, News Blog, 24 Hours Of LeMons, Goofs, Concours d'LeMons, Detroit Renaissance Center, Earnest Protest


50 Years Ago, NASA Put a Car on the Moon

The lunar rovers of Apollo 15, 16 and 17 parked American automotive culture on the lunar surface, and expanded the scientific range of the missions' astronaut explorers. From a report: Dave Scott was not about to pass by an interesting rock without stopping. It was July 31, 1971, and he and Jim Irwin, his fellow Apollo 15 astronaut, were the first people to drive on the moon. After a 6-hour inaugural jaunt in the new lunar rover, the two were heading back to their lander, the Falcon, when Mr. Sc...
Tags: Tech, General Motors, Nasa, Earth, Swift, Boeing, Falcon, Scott, Alan Shepard, Irwin, Jim Irwin, Dave Scott, Seatbelt Rock, Earl Swift


Brother of Top Biden Adviser Lobbied for General Motors

Washington, D.C. has long been thought of as a “swamp” of shady dealings, regardless of what party is in charge of the White House and/or Congress at any given time. The previous president even promised to “drain the swamp,” though his critics would argue he made it swampier than ever. A close adviser of the […] The post Brother of Top Biden Adviser Lobbied for General Motors appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Congress, Washington, Government, White House, General Motors, Joe Biden, Industry, Gm, Autos, Biden, Lobbying, Donald Trump, Trump, News Blog, Swamp, The Swamp


General Motors to Debut New Super Cruise Features on Six 2022 Model Year Vehicles

This article originally appeared on AutoVision News. It has been republished with permission. General Motors will debut new Super Cruise features on six different vehicles during the first quarter of 2022. Enhanced versions of Super Cruise will be available on select 2022 model year vehicles, including the Cadillac Escalade, CT4, and CT5; the GMC Hummer EV Pickup and Sierra; and the Chevrolet Silverado. According to GM, Super Cruise will be available on 22 vehicles by 2023, including the Cadi...
Tags: General Motors, Canada, Gm, Autos, Detroit Lions, Sierra, Cadillac, Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, Car News, Carl Anthony, Midwest Automotive Media Association, Super Cruise, Cadillac Super Cruise, Maiorana, Ally Jolie Baldwin Foundation


Rare Rides: A 1996 Buick Riviera, Last Gasp of Personal Luxury

Today’s Rare Ride is a very unique example of the final generation Buick Riviera. A holdout in the personal luxury coupe space, the Riviera was the last large two-door the company ever produced. This is the third time we’ve featured a Riviera in this series; we covered the fifth-generation model in 75th Anniversary (of Buick) […] The post Rare Rides: A 1996 Buick Riviera, Last Gasp of Personal Luxury appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Classic Cars, Luxury cars, Editorials, Gm, Autos, Riviera, 1990s, Convertibles, Buick, PLC, Buick Riviera, News Blog, Domestic Cars, Personal Luxury Coupe, Collector Cars


10 Things in Politics: Biden's EV arms race against China

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Biden's hope for the future of American cars hinges on beating China in a battery arms raceA major day for vaccine mandates in the USRepublican Sen. Tommy Tuberville failed to disclose up to $3.56 million in stock tradesWhat we're watching today: The House select committee on the Capitol riot is set to h...
Tags: Europe, Post, Colorado, California, Washington Post, Cbs News, White House, China, New York City, Global, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, General Motors, Tesla


Los Angeles, Orange County region sees biggest tech-talent gain in North America

The greater Los Angeles/Orange County region climbed eight spots to land at ninth overall in CBRE’s 2021 Scoring Tech Talent report. It posted the biggest jump of any market in North America, emerging as the fifth largest tech-talent labor pool in the U.S. with an 18.6% increase from 2015 to 2020. The region’s power to attract and nurture top technology companies is evidenced by the players that are here. General Motors announced it will be bringing its Advanced Design Center to Pasadena, and Ir...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Business, Technology, General Motors, Tesla, Sport, Soccer, Gm, West Coast, North America, Pasadena, Orange County, Cbre, Palmer Luckey, Southern California


General Motors sues Ford over its 'BlueCruise' self-driving branding, saying it's too similar to GM's 'Cruise.’ Ford says the suit is 'frivolous.'

Ford BlueCruise. Ford General Motors sued Ford for trademark infringement over its "BlueCruise" self-driving tech. "Ford knew exactly what it was doing" when it used a brand name similar to GM's "Cruise," GM said. "We think GM Cruise's claim ... is meritless and frivolous," a Ford spokesperson said. See more stories on Insider's business page. General Motors on Friday filed a lawsuit against Ford over the branding of its "BlueCruise" hands-free driving tech.Ford's April ann...
Tags: Trends, General Motors, Cruise, Ford, Gm, Bmw, Hyundai, US District Court, Northern District of California, GM Cruise, Cruise GM, Kevin Shalvey, Ford BlueCruise Ford General Motors


General Motors sues Ford over its BlueCruise self-driving branding, saying it's too similar to GM's Super Cruise brand. Ford says the suit is 'frivolous.'

Ford BlueCruise. Ford General Motors sued Ford for trademark infringement over its "BlueCruise" self-driving tech. "Ford knew exactly what it was doing" when it used a brand name similar to GM's "Cruise," GM said. "We think GM Cruise's claim ... is meritless and frivolous," a Ford spokesperson said. See more stories on Insider's business page. General Motors on Friday filed a lawsuit against Ford over the branding of its "BlueCruise" hands-free driving tech.Ford's April ann...
Tags: Trends, General Motors, Cruise, Ford, Gm, Bmw, Hyundai, US District Court, Northern District of California, GM Cruise, Cruise GM, Kevin Shalvey, Ford BlueCruise Ford General Motors


General Motors sues Ford over its 'BlueCruise' self-driving branding, saying it's too similar to GM's 'Cruise' and 'Super Cruise'

Ford BlueCruise. Ford General Motors sued Ford for trademark infringement over its "BlueCruise" self-driving tech. "Ford knew exactly what it was doing" when it used a brand name similar to GM's "Cruise," GM said. Ford said the term "cruise control" has been widely used for decades, Reuters reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. General Motors on Friday filed a lawsuit against Ford over the branding of its "BlueCruise" hands-free driving tech.Ford's April announ...
Tags: Trends, General Motors, Cruise, Ford, Gm, US District Court, Reuters, Northern District of California, Kevin Shalvey, Ford BlueCruise Ford General Motors


General Motors sues Ford over its 'BlueCruise' self-driving branding, saying it's too similar to GM's 'Cruise' and 'Super Cruise.' Ford says the suit is 'frivolous.'

Ford BlueCruise. Ford General Motors sued Ford for trademark infringement over its "BlueCruise" self-driving tech. "Ford knew exactly what it was doing" when it used a brand name similar to GM's "Cruise," GM said. "We think GM Cruise's claim ... is meritless and frivolous," a Ford spokesperson said. See more stories on Insider's business page. General Motors on Friday filed a lawsuit against Ford over the branding of its "BlueCruise" hands-free driving tech.Ford's April ann...
Tags: Trends, General Motors, Cruise, Ford, Gm, Bmw, Hyundai, US District Court, Northern District of California, GM Cruise, Cruise GM, Kevin Shalvey, Ford BlueCruise Ford General Motors, Super Cruise Ford


GM files trademark lawsuit against Ford

General Motors and its subsidiary, a self-driving car developer, Cruise filed a lawsuit on Friday against Ford claiming that its...
Tags: General Motors, Cruise, Ford, Gm


Automakers have battery anxiety, so they’re taking control of the supply

Battery joint ventures have become the hot must-have deal for automakers that have set ambitious targets to deliver millions of electric vehicles in the next few years. It’s no longer just about securing a supply of cells. The string of partnerships and joint ventures show that automakers are taking a more active role in the development and even production of battery cells, . Automakers are taking a more active role in the development and even production of battery cells. And ...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Tech, General Motors, Basf, Tesla, Automotive, Porsche, Ford, Silicon Valley, Toyota, Panasonic, Bmw, Volkswagen, Hyundai


Hot Tip: Chevrolet Addresses Bolt EV Fires, Readies Recall

Chevrolet has issued a statement to owners of Bolt EVs that could be subject to surprise fires while charging, offering more tips on how to avoid burning down their homes while it preps another recall. General Motors and supplier LG Chem have identified “two rare manufacturing defects” that they believe are causing the fires and […] The post Hot Tip: Chevrolet Addresses Bolt EV Fires, Readies Recall appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Safety, General Motors, Recalls, Electric Vehicles, Fires, Gm, Batteries, Autos, Lg, Bolt, Chevrolet, EVs, Volt, Chevrolet Bolt, Ev


Rare Rides: The 2003 Studebaker XUV Story, Part III

Today marks Part III and a conclusion to our series on the 2003 Studebaker XUV. We’ve covered the truck’s announcement and immediate lawsuit action from General Motors, who were not keen to let something so similar to the Hummer H2 enter production without a fight. We join the action post courtroom. Avanti conceded to making changes […] The post Rare Rides: The 2003 Studebaker XUV Story, Part III appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Autos, Avanti


GM Issues 2nd Bolt Recall; Faulty Batteries Can Cause Fires

General Motors is recalling some older Chevrolet Bolts for a second time to fix persistent battery problems that can set the electric cars ablaze.
Tags: General Motors, GM Issues 2nd Bolt Recall


Electric car sales in the US will overtake those of combustion vehicles by 2036, according to an EY report

In 25 years, by 2045, sales of non-electric cars will barely account for 1% of the global market. Lucid Electric car slaes will equal those of combustion cars in the US in 2036, says a Bloomberg report. Millennials and government incentives will be key to the growth of non-polluting mobility. Germany is leading the way in Europe, having sold 398,000 electric cars in 2020. See more stories on Insider's business page. Of the 78 million vehicles sold worldwide in 2020, 3.2 million were el...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, UK, China, Germany, US, International, Trends, General Motors, Markets, Bloomberg, Economy, United States, Retail, Ey, Biden


GM Using Expanded Super Cruise on 6 Vehicles Next Year

General Motors says it will feature its expanded Super Cruise hands-free driver-assisted technology on six vehicles next year.
Tags: General Motors, Gm


We Can Love Electric Cars, But Let’s Not Spurn Biofuels

Right now, electric cars have the momentum and the “inevitability” narrative on their side. Is the idea of pursuing two paths forward a waste of money? By Dan Morgan Note: This article originally appeared in the Globalist and is re-published with permission. More about the Globalist here. https:theglobalist.com The Biden administration, the European Union, China and General Motors want to make battery-powered electric cars the champion of motorists worldwide. At the same time, U.S. a...
Tags: Amazon, Europe, Obama, Congress, California, Washington, China, Germany, Alabama, Sacramento, General Motors, Tesla, Eu, European Union, Atlantic, United States


GM is shutting down most of its pickup truck production for a week

General Motors will stop making most of its full-size pickup trucks for a week starting Monday. It's another sign that the auto industry continues to struggle with the year-long global computer chip shortage.
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GM is shutting down most of its pickup production for a week

General Motors will stop making most of its full-size pickup trucks for a week starting Monday. It's another sign that the auto industry continues to struggle with the year-long global computer chip shortage.
Tags: General Motors, Cnn, Gm


UAW and General Motors Are Backing Mask Mandates Again

Despite American carmakers and the United Auto Workers abandoning mask mandates at the end of June, there’s been an about-face in Wentzville, Missouri. The state witnessed an uptick of cases, encouraging both the UAW and General Motors to reintroduce masks and social distancing protocols. The facility is responsible for the GMC Canyon and Colorado, as well as Chevrolet’s […] The post UAW and General Motors Are Backing Mask Mandates Again appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Colorado, General Motors, Gm, Autos, Automotive Industry, Chevrolet, Automakers, GMC Canyon, UAW, United Auto Workers, Health And Safety, Wentzville Missouri, News Blog, Union News, United Automobile Workers


General Motors Tells Chevy Bolt Owners To Park Outside Because Batteries Could Catch Fire

General Motors is telling owners of some older Chevrolet Bolts to park them outdoors and not to charge them overnight because two of the electric cars caught fire after recall repairs were made. A Slashdot reader shares a report: The company said Wednesday that the request covers 2017 through 2019 Bolts that were part of a group that was recalled earlier due to fires in the batteries. The latest request comes after two Bolts that had gotten recall repairs caught fire, one in Vermont and the othe...
Tags: Tech, General Motors, New Jersey, Gm, Vermont, Slashdot, Kevin Kelly, Chevrolet Bolts


General Motors has warned owners of 51,000 previously recalled Chevrolet Bolt EVs that they might still pose a fire risk

GM has updated a recall notice for some owners of the 2017-2019 Chevy Bolt EV Yalonda M. James/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images GM has told some Chevrolet Bolt EV owners to park their vehicles outside immediately after charging. The automaker said it had been "notified of two recent Chevrolet Bolt EV fire incidents." GM recalled more than 50,000 Bolt EVs in November after reports of battery fires. See more stories on Insider's business page. General Motors (GM) has told aro...
Tags: US, Trends, General Motors, New Jersey, Korea, Gm, Philadelphia, Hyundai, Vermont, Cnbc, Reuters, Chevrolet Bolt EV, General Motors GM, Chevrolet Bolt EVs, Getty Images GM, Anna Cooban


US says 50,000 Bolt owners should park cars outside

By David Shepardson | Reuters WASHINGTON – U.S. auto safety regulators on Wednesday urged about 50,000 owners of General Motors electric Chevrolet Bolt vehicles that were recalled last year to park outside and away from homes and other structures after charging because of fire risks. Earlier on Wednesday, GM made the same recommendation and added owners should not leave vehicles charging overnight. The recommendation was prompted after the largest U.S. automaker said it was investigating reports...
Tags: Technology, News, Washington, US, General Motors, Sport, Soccer, United States, Gm, Nhtsa, Reuters, Chevrolet Bolt, David Shepardson, LG Chem Ltd, National News, Chevrolet Bolt EVs