Tag: GM

Chevrolet Extends Bolt EV Production Halt Until Mid-October

General Motors will extend the shutdown of the assembly plant on Michigan that builds the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt and Bolt EUV. The car manufacturer has confirmed that production at the Orion Assembly plant will be halted at least until October 15 as it is still not satisfied that a recent recall remedy will resolve the […]

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NHTSA Asks 12 Automakers For Help In Tesla Autopilot Investigation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asked 12 major automakers for information about the advanced driver aids systems in their vehicles. This, the administration made clear, is part of its investigation into crashes involving Tesla’s driver aids. According to Reuters, the NHTSA sent letters out to GM, Toyota, Ford, VW, and others as it conducts […]

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Cadillac’s U.S. Dealers Are Bullish On The Brand’s Electric Future

Many Cadillac dealers across the United States are eagerly awaiting the company’s transition to electrification and are investing millions of dollars on new showrooms and various upgrades. Last year, General Motors told its 880 Cadillac dealerships in the U.S. that they would each need to be willing to spend around $200,000 for upgrades in order […]

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GM Extends Chevrolet Bolt Production Pause For Another Two Weeks

General Motors is extending the production shutdown at the Michigan plant, where the Chevrolet Bolt is made, for another two weeks following a recall related to the battery units catching fire. Reuters reports that the pause in production will last until at least September 24 as “a result of a battery pack shortage.” GM added that […]

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Car Sales Slump 17% In U.S. As Chip Crisis Bites, High Prices May Be A Factor Too

Sales of new cars in the U.S. are tanking due to a combination of a shortage of microchips and supply problems stemming from COVID-19 restrictions. But at least one analyst believes dealerships are also to blame. While Ford and GM’s problems, including factory shutdowns and having to sell cars without some expected electrical features such […]

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GM Stops Building Bolt EVs As It Isn’t Confident LG Chem Can Produce Batteries Without Defects

General Motors is facing a big problem with the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt and has now admitted that it isn’t confident LG Chem can produce defect-free battery modules to use for its ongoing recall. Chevrolet has recalled the Bolt due to a fire risk. The recall was first announced last year for 2017-2019 models before a […]

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