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Autodesk technology helps GM advance vehicle lightweighting

Autodesk technology helps GM advance vehicle lightweighting

General Motors is using new, advanced software design technology to introduce the next generation of vehicle lightweighting. The technology is key to developing efficient and lighter alternative propulsion and zero emission vehicles. The company is the first automaker in North America to use new generative design software technology from Autodesk. […]

PSA Group acquires Opel and Vauxhall from General Motors

PSA Group acquires Opel and Vauxhall from General Motors

General Motors (GM) and the PSA Group have announced that they have reached an agreement under which GM’s subsidiary Opel/Vauxhall and GM Financial’s European operations will be acquired by the French company in a transaction valuing these activities at €1.3 billion and €0.9 billion, respectively. With Opel/Vauxhall achieving €17.7 billion […]

Chevrolet Colorado ZH2 fuel cell electric vehicle

Chevrolet Colorado ZH2 fuel cell electric vehicle

Building an all-new, hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle is itself a huge challenge. To engineer one that is off-road capable makes the challenge even greater – and that was what faced the Chevrolet Colorado ZH2 team. “The ZH2 integrates the strong foundation of the Colorado pickup architecture with GM’s advanced […]

2016 Cadillac Escala concept

2016 Cadillac Escala concept

The Escala Concept unveiled at the annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California, is said to introduce the next evolution of Cadillac design as well as previewing the technology being developed for many future models. “Escala is a concept with two clear objectives,” said Johan de Nysschen, President of Global […]

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

In the late 1990s, General Motors produced and sold the EV-1, a fully electric car which it thought would spearhead a new range of zero emission vehicles. However, the EV-1 had technical issues that were difficult to resolve and also proved unprofitable for the company and production was stopped after […]

Active Phone Cooling to be offered in some Chevrolet models

Active Phone Cooling to be offered in some Chevrolet models

While occasional smartphone overheating is normal, it can be disconcerting as it affects the phone’s battery life and slows processing speeds. Soon, owners of some new Chevrolet models sold in America will have an industry-first solution to this problem in their car – Active Phone Cooling. Most smartphones have built-in […]