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Canadiens’ Bergevin Owes GM of the Year Candidacy to Price

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin had a good last offseason, but was it “Jim Gregory General Manager of the Year Award” good?
Tags: Sport, Gm, Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, Canadiens, Lou Lamoriello, Carey Price, Marc Bergevin, Bergevin, Top Story, Canadiens Management, Jim Gregory

Dirk Nowitzki rejoins Mavs as special adviser to help Mark Cuban search for new GM, head coach

Two of the Mavericks’ longest-tenured employees are out. Enter an even more familiar face. Dirk Nowitzki will assist owner Mark Cuban...
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1 in 5 electric vehicle owners in California switched back to gas because charging their cars is a hassle, research shows

Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition. Ford Roughly 20% of electric vehicle owners in California replaced their cars with gas ones, a recent study shows. The main reason drivers made the switch was the inconvenience of charging. The findings suggest new challenges facing the growth of the nascent electric vehicle market. See more stories on Insider's business page. In roughly three minutes, you can fill the gas tank of a Ford Mustang and have enough range to go about 300 miles with its...
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GM boosts spending on electric vehicles to $35 billion by 2025

General Motors announced Wednesday that it has increased its planned spending on electric vehicles to $35 billion by 2025.
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Lincoln’s first EV will arrive in 2022 with three more to follow

Lincoln Motor will launch its first all-electric vehicle in 2022 followed by three other EVs as part of the luxury brand’s goal to electrify its entire portfolio by the end of the decade. The first EV will come to market just in time for Lincoln’s 100th birthday celebration — and nearly four years since initial reports emerged that the brand was aiming to electrify its lineup. Like GM’s luxury brand Cadillac, Lincoln doesn’t have an all-electric vehicle in its lineup. But Lincoln is keen to catc...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Tech, Automotive, United States, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Shanghai, Gm, Lincoln, Lincoln Motor, Cadillac Lincoln, China Lincoln, Lincoln Aviator, Rivian, Corsair Lincoln

GM expects inflation, semiconductor shortage to add $3 billion in extra costs in second half

The increased costs include a greater-than-expected impact from the parts shortage as well as rising commodity inflation costs of up to...
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GM Increases Investment Into Electrification, Stellantis Promises Four New EVs

There is plenty of electrification news this week, despite the brunt of consumers remaining seemingly disinterested in the automotive segment that’s entirely dependent upon batteries. General Motors recently announced that it would be increasing its EV investments through 2025 to $35 billion, noting that some amount of the funding will also be going toward autonomous vehicle […] The post GM Increases Investment Into Electrification, Stellantis Promises Four New EVs appeared first on The Truth Ab...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, General Motors, Investment, Industry, Electric Vehicles, Mary Barra, Gm, Autos, Automotive Industry, EVs, Industry News, Carlos Tavares, News Blog, Product Planning, Union News, Ultium

GM Looking at Longer-Term Supply Contracts and Partnerships Related to Chips - CFO

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co is looking at signing longer-term supply contracts or partnering with chip suppliers in the future to...
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GM Looking at Longer-Term Supply Contracts and Partnerships for Chips -CFO

By Ben KlaymanDETROIT (Reuters) -General Motors Co is looking at signing longer-term supply contracts or partnering with chip and wafer suppliers...
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GM wants to replace 50-year-old Lunar Rovers still on the moon

There are three 50-year-old cars parked on the moon. Now, General Motors and Lockheed Martin wants to build some new ones and put them on the moon, too.
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GM increases EV and AV investments to $35B through 2025

General Motors Co. has yet again upped the amount it says it will spend on electric and autonomous vehicle investments, saying Wednesday that it would spend $35 billion through 2025 – an $8 billion increase from its previous plan announced in November 2020. The company has set a target to bring 30 new EVs to the global market 30 by 2025 and to transition to all-zero-emission by 2035. With the new investment, GM said it will add new electric commercial trucks to its North American plan, as well a...
Tags: Transportation, Tech, General Motors, Cruise, Automotive, United States, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Mary Barra, Gm, Autonomous Vehicles, Honda, Pittsburgh, General Motors Co, Navistar, LG Chem

The 1970s moon buggies are still up there. GM and Lockheed Martin want to make new ones

There are three 50-year-old cars parked on the moon. Now, General Motors and Lockheed Martin wants to build some new ones and put them on the moon, too.
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Despite pressure from investors GM CEO insists the company is more valuable keeping its EV battery group

Keeping the unit within GM will create more value for the company than spinning it off, CEO Mary Barra said.
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General Motors’ electric vehicle plan just got even more expensive

GM keeps upping the amount it will spend on EVs.
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GM to Spend More on Electric Vehicles, Add 2 Battery Plants

General Motors will raise spending on electric and autonomous vehicles and add two U.S. battery factories as it gambles that consumers will eagerly switch from gasoline to the new technology.
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GM Escalates the Electric Vehicle Arms Race

(Corrects AlixPartners electric vehicle spending forecast to $330 billion by 2030, instead of over the next five years)By Ben KlaymanDETROIT (...
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GM says it will now spend $35 billion on electric and autonomous cars

General Motors ups its game on electric vehicles.
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GM ups spending on EVs and autonomous vehicles by 30% to $35 billion by 2025 on higher profits

GM, America's largest automaker, is racing to catch up to Tesla on EVs and become a leader in the space against other well-established...
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QOTD: Should Drug Testing Be Necessary for Plant Work?

Matt raised an interesting question yesterday in his piece on GM’s worker woes. Specifically, should drug testing even be a thing for plant work when many states are legalizing or at least decriminalizing marijuana? Matt pointed out that weed is becoming normalized, as normal a vice as booze. But plant work is dangerous. It’s one […] The post QOTD: Should Drug Testing Be Necessary for Plant Work? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Weed, Gm, Autos, Manufacturing, Qotd, Matt, Marijauna, News Blog, Question of the Day, QOTD Question of the Day, Wacky Tobaccky

Exclusive: GM to Boost Spending on Electric Vehicles 30%, Add Two New Battery Plants - Sources

By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors Co will boost global spending on electric and autonomous vehicles to $35 billion through...
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Lordstown Motors execs cite binding orders to restore confidence a day after CEO, CFO resignations

Lordstown Motors has enough ‘binding orders’ from customers to fund limited production of its electric pickup truck through May 2022, executives at the company said Tuesday just a a day after an executive shakeup that included the resignation of the company’s CEO and CFO. Reaching that goal will come at a cost. The company is putting all of its resources towards the Endurance pickup truck, which means other projects including an electric recreational van has been put on hold, according to commen...
Tags: Transportation, Tech, Ford, Gm, SEC, Don, SPAC, SCHMIDT, Lordstown, LMC, Reuters GM, Lordstown Motors, Hindenburg Research, Angela Strand, Rich Schmidt

Report: GM Needs More Manpower, UAW Suggests It Stop Drug Testing

Flint Truck Assembly is the only standing reminder of General Motors’ formerly impressive commitment to Genesee County, Michigan. Other representations include a myriad of crumbling factories that were closed decades ago and the area’s preponderance of vintage, high-mileage Buicks retained out of utility after the employment situation turned sour. Saying that the region has fallen […] The post Report: GM Needs More Manpower, UAW Suggests It Stop Drug Testing appeared first on The Truth About Car...
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Cruise secures $5B credit line to buy electric, autonomous Cruise Origin vehicles from GM

Cruise, the self-driving subsidiary of GM, has tapped a $5 billion line of credit from the automaker’s financial arm to pay for hundreds of purpose-built electric and autonomous Origin vehicles as they start to roll off the assembly line. The access to the credit provided by GM Financial will push Cruise’s “total war chest” to more than $10 billion as it prepares for commercialization, CEO Dan Ammann wrote in a blog post Tuesday. Pre-production of the Cruise Origin, which was first unveiled in J...
Tags: Transportation, Tech, Cruise, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Autonomous Vehicles, Honda, Milford, Dan Ammann, Detroit Hamtramck, GM Financial, Detroit Hamtramck Assembly, Cruise Origin

GM's Self-Driving Car Unit Cruise to Access $5 Billion Credit Line

BERKELEY, California (Reuters) - General Motors Co's majority owned Cruise self-driving car subsidiary said on Tuesday it would gain access to a...
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GM to Supply Electric Batteries, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Systems for Wabtec Locomotive

By Ben KlaymanDETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co will supply electric batteries and hydrogen fuel cell systems for rail supplier Wabtec Corp's...
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Kia and Uber partner to give drivers in 20 European markets discounts to EVs

Uber and Kia Europe are teaming up to offer drivers in 20 European markets deals on buying, leasing, financing or renting Kia’s e-Niro and e-Soul, the latest move by the ride-hailing giant to achieve its emissions goals.  Uber has committed to being a zero-emission mobility platform across Europe by 2030, and hopes to get up to 30,000 Uber drivers into Kia’s BEV range by the same year. Kia is the latest in Uber’s collection of automakers offerings its drivers discounted rates on electric cars...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Uber, Europe, London, Tech, European Union, Electric Vehicles, Paris, Gm, Nissan, Hyundai, Kia, Niro, Hyundai Motor Group, Kia Europe

Google’s AirTable rival, Tables, graduates from beta test to become a Google Cloud product

Last fall, Google’s in-house incubator Area 120 introduced a new work-tracking tool called Tables, an AirTable rival that allows for tracking projects more efficiently using automation. Today, Google says Tables will officially “graduate” from Area 120 to become an official Google product by joining Google Cloud, which it expects to complete in the next year. The Tables project was started by long-time Google employee, now Tables’ GM, Tim Gleason, who spent 10 years at the company and many more ...
Tags: Google, TC, Apps, Technology, Microsoft, Tech, Computing, Gm, Orion, CRM, Tables, Tim Gleason, Google Sheets, Google Cloud, Inventory Management, Cloud Applications

GM Exec: Company to Announce More Battery Plants This Week

General Motors President Mark Reuss says his company plans to announce more U.S. battery factories later this week.
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The Station: Robotaxi apps on the rise, an AI pioneer’s new startup and mobility event highlights

Hello and welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages move (today and in the future) from Point A to Point B. Welp, the mobility event is over and we had loads of interesting interviews and anyone with an Extra Crunch subscription can access the videos. For instance, Rita Liao moderated a panel with executives from three Chinese robotaxi companies — WeRide, AutoX and Momenta — that also test and develop in Europe and the United States. One inter...
Tags: Google, Transportation, Asia, Twitter, Europe, Indonesia, California, Senate, White House, China, Russia, Softbank, America, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg

Lordstown Motors slumps 15% on announcement of CEO and CFO resignation

FILE PHOTO: A view of the entrance to the West Plant of the General Motors Lordstown Complex assembly plant in Warren. Reuters Reuters Lordstown Motors shares fell 15% Monday after the company announced the CEO and CFO resigned. The resignations are effective immediately, according to a press release. Shares of the electric-vehicle startup have now lost about half their value this year. See more stories on Insider's business page. Lordstown Motors slumped 15% early Monday after two ...
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