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GM And LG Are Working Around The Clock On Bolt EV Battery Recall

General Motors "is taking a more direct role" with LG Chem's LG Energy Solution, in solving the huge battery recall issue that affects all Chevrolet Bolt EV and Chevrolet Bolt EUV electric cars and paralyzed the production. According to GM's representatives (via Reuters) the two companies are working around the...
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Detroit Free Press

Frustrated Chevy Bolt owners want their money back after massive recall

Nathan Gardner loved his 2019 Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle when he bought it three years ago, but now it sits outside his home "like a firebomb," he said. He wants General Motors to buy it back. So do Bolt owners Wendy Fong, Stan Goldberg and Durham Smith. They find it unsettling to own a vehicle even GM has warned could catch on fire.
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2024 Silverado HD Refresh Spied With New Front Fascia

Back in August, GM Authority brought you the very first spy shots of the upcoming Silverado HD refresh in prototype form draped in camouflage while undergoing testing. Today, just days after GM revealed the refreshed 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500, we are getting an even more revealing look yet at the updated front end of the upcoming 2024 Silverado HD.
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Detroit Free Press

Public to get a peek at GMC Hummer SUV EV at upcoming Motor Bella

For the first time ever the public can see the GMC Hummer SUV electric vehicle before it comes to market in 2023. GM will showcase several performance and electric vehicles, including the GMC Hummer SUV EV, at Motor Bella, the new car event at the M1 Concourse in Pontiac starting Sept. 23, GM said Monday.
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Factbox: Chevrolet Bolt fires date back to early 2019, GM says

Sept 13 (Reuters) - One of the earliest battery-related fires in a Chevrolet Bolt electric car was reported 18 months ago. General Motors Co (GM.N) did not open a formal investigation on Bolt fires until August 2020. A year later, GM launched its third recall, covering all Chevy Bolts built, to replace potentially defective batteries. Here is a chronology leading up to the August 2021 recall, compiled from documents submitted by GM to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration:
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TechCrunch

GM invests in radar software startup Oculii as demand for automated driving features rise

Oculii and GM have already been working together “for some time now,” CEO Steven Hong told TechCrunch in a recent interview. While he declined to specify exactly how GM plans to use Oculii’s software, it could be used to bolster the capabilities of the automaker’s hands-free advanced driver assistance system known as Super Cruise. Hong added that the company is also working with a few other OEMs, including one on the cap table.
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All The General Motors Cars That Will Appear In Forza Horizon 5

We’ve already put the spotlight on the custom widebody C8 Corvette Stingray that will feature in Forza Horizon 5, the next instalment in Turn 10 Studio’s massively popular open-world racing game, but that’s far from the only cool General Motors product that will appear in the upcoming title. Turn 10...
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GM Announces Refreshed 2022 Chevy Silverado In The Middle East

Just hours after the official unveiling of the refreshed 2022 Chevy Silverado and the world debut of the first 2022 Silverado ZR2 in Detroit, General Motors announced the massive new Silverado upgrade in Middle East. The automaker confirmed that both the standard model and the all-new 2022 Silverado ZR2 will be introduced in the middle of next year in Southwest Asian countries.
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Like GM, Ford Using Video Games To Develop Vehicle Tech

General Motors’ crosstown rival, Ford Motor Company, recently detailed the ways in which Ford is using gaming and game engines in developing new vehicles and vehicle technology. General Motors is also leveraging gaming and game engine in its vehicle development. “The way we are transforming how we design our products...
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CNBC

GM extends shutdown of Bolt EV production amid recall and battery fires

General Motors is extending downtime at a Michigan plant that produces its Chevrolet Bolt EV as it works with battery supplier LG Chem to fix manufacturing defects with the car's battery. Orion Assembly will be down the weeks of Sept. 13 and Sept. 20. The plant has been shuttered since...
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Detroit Free Press

GM to halt production at nearly all North America assembly plants due to new chip problem

General Motors will idle nearly all its assembly plants in North America starting Monday as the COVID-19 pandemic affects production of semiconductor chips overseas. GM said its Arlington Assembly in Texas, where it makes its highly profitable full-size SUVs, will run regular production next week, along with Flint Assembly, where it makes its heavy-duty pickups, Bowling Green Assembly in Kentucky, where it makes its Corvette, and a portion of Lansing Grand River Assembly, where it will make some Chevrolet Camaro and Cadillac Blackwing cars.
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GM doubles the number of ‘chip shortage’ lost units

General Motors is now expecting less vehicle sales and production in the second half of 2021 than previously expected. The global chip shortage will cut GM’s wholesale deliveries by about 200,000 vehicles in North America during the second half of the year compared with the 1.1m it delivered in the first half of the year, CFO Paul Jacobson said during an RBC Capital Markets conference, according to a CNBC.com report.
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How GM Will Retool CAMI Plant For BrightDrop EV600 Production

General Motors has contracted a German supplier called Kuka AG to build the first batch of BrightDrop EV600 utility vans at a facility in Michigan. Production will eventually move to a permanent location at the GM CAMI Assembly plant in Ontario, but the automaker will first have to ship the production equipment from the Kuka AG facility to the Canadian location.
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CNBC

GM to significantly cut North American vehicle production due to chip shortage

DETROIT – General Motors is once again significantly cutting production at its North American plants due to the semiconductor chip shortage, signaling the global parts problem remains a serious issue for the automotive industry. The automaker said Thursday it's adding or extending downtimes at eight plants in the U.S., Canada...
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