Factory ZERO becomes first U.S. auto plant to install 5G technology

The FINANCIAL — General Motors today announced that Factory ZERO, Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center, the company’s all-electric vehicle assembly plant, is the first automotive plant in the U.S. to install dedicated 5G fixed mobile network technology. Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband service is operating…

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General Motors adds 3,000 new tech jobs

The FINANCIAL — Through the first quarter of 2021, General Motors will hire 3,000 new employees across engineering, design and IT to help transform the future of product development and software as a service. GM will offer more remote opportunities than ever before as…

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GM reported $4 bln income in third quarter

The FINANCIAL — General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today reported third-quarter earnings driven by its agility, and strong and growing franchises. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the company continued to invest in its electric vehicle and autonomous vehicle growth initiatives, launched an all-new portfolio…

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GM Defense delivers first ISV to U.S. Army

The FINANCIAL — GM Defense LLC, a subsidiary of General Motors, is celebrating the first delivery of the Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV) – a light and agile all-terrain troop carrier intended to transport a nine-Soldier infantry squad and their equipment – to…

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GMC introduced 2022 HUMMER EV

The FINANCAIL — GMC announced that reservations are being accepted for its new supertruck, the 2022 GMC HUMMER EV, which launches with initial production fall of next year in the unique Edition 1 trim. “The GMC HUMMER EV is revolutionary, defying what the…

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GM investing $2 bln in Tennessee factory to build electric vehicles

The FINANCIAL — General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) announced today that its Spring Hill, Tennessee assembly plant will begin the transition to become the company’s third vehicle manufacturing site to produce electric vehicles, joining Factory ZERO in Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan, and…

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GM becomes first automaker to surpass 1M subscriptions to its Wi-Fi

 The FINANCIAL — In September 2020, General Motors crossed a new milestone as the first automaker with more than 1 million subscribers to its Wi-Fi-enabled data services provided by AT&T. The company initially launched a broad rollout of 4G LTE connectivity across Chevrolet,…

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Studies show that GM produces the most American-made vehicles

The FINANCIAL — General Motors produces more models with the highest amounts of American-produced components than any other automaker, according to two recent independent studies. In the Cars.com annual American-Made Index for 2020, nine of the top 25 models are GM products, more than…

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General Motors unveils Factory ZERO

The FINANCIAL — General Motors announced its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center will be known as Factory ZERO, reconfigured to an all-electric vehicle assembly plant. The name Factory ZERO reflects the significance of this facility in advancing GM’s zero-crashes, zero-emissions and zero-congestion future. Factory…

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General Motors and Nikola announced a strategic partnership

The FINANCIAL — Nikola Corporation and General Motors announced a strategic partnership that begins with the Nikola Badger and carries cost reductions through Nikola’s program. As part of the agreement, Nikola will utilize General Motors’ Ultium battery system and Hydrotec fuel cell technology,…

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Honda and GM are teaming up to work on vehicles together

The FINANCIAL — General Motors and Honda announced that they had 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…

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