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Perhaps befitting its status as a relative newcomer to the industry, Tesla is facing high warranty costs due to problems with quality. Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised investors that the company will be profitable in 2016, but in order to do so, the company must cut down on warranty costs that are higher than those […]

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General Motors’ China operations will have access to its entire portfolio of electrified tech solutions to begin turning out domestic and “global” green cars over the next five years. China is the world’s largest car market and GM’s largest as well, accounting for over a third of its business. The company said last month that […]

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To date Chevrolet has accepted zero pre-orders for its 2017 Bolt EV, it makes no attempt to one-up fashionable German sedans, but it does have a few things going for it. One is the purpose-built electric car will be for sale and in production at the end of this year – a year-and-a-half or more […]

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Since 2013 Honda and GM have collaborated on fuel cell powertrain development, and plans now are to launch individually branded vehicles in the U.S. by 2020. While GM has yet to roll out an actual production FCV for all to see, Honda has been out in front with its second-generation Clarity which went on sale […]

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Indiana’s so-called “Kill Tesla” bill was tabled yesterday by its state legislature. The action came as a state senate committee met to discuss the bill which would require any electric-car maker who’d been selling cars in the state for more than 30 months to work with franchised dealerships. Indian’s Senate Commerce and Technology Committee has […]

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General Motors is bringing hybrid power back to its pickup trucks, though for now the trucks are limited to buyers in California. In a select number of 2016 Chevy Silverados and GMC Sierras fitted with a 5.3-liter V8 and eight-speed transmission, GM will offer eAssist mild-hybrid technology, resulting in a boost of 2 mpg across […]

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Tesla and General Motors are embroiled in a fight over legislation that could determine whether the electric-car automaker can continue to sell its vehicles in Indiana. Tesla, which is presently licensed to sell cars in Indiana, is accusing GM of being behind a bill that would prevent Tesla from continuing to sell in the state. […]

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When GM announced the Volt-based Opel/Vauxhall Ampera was being killed due to lack of sales in Europe, it promised a replacement would come, and sure enough it has – the Chevy Bolt rebadaged. To be called the Ampera-e, the new Opel was revealed by CEO Mary Barra yesterday at the CAR Symposium in Bochum, Germany, […]

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When it goes on sale later this year, the $37,500 Chevy Bolt will be the first electric car priced in the realm of a Nissan Leaf but with battery about as big as an entry level Tesla Model S. The Bolt’s 60-kwh pack is actually the size of what was supplied in the outgoing 208-mile […]

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General Motors has invested $500 million into ride-sharing company Lyft as it looks to the future of transportation. Besides straight financial backing, GM has pledged to work with Lyft to develop a network of autonomous vehicles that would be available to paying customers on demand. “We strongly believe that autonomous vehicle go-to-market strategy is through […]

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