Transforming Transportation

A collection of GM releases and blog posts about the future of mobility, such as autonomous vehicle technology and the Maven car-sharing service.

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General Motors' eBike Crowdsourcing Campaign Seeks Ideas From Consumers
As part of General Motors’ commitment to an all-electric future, the eBike is one of the latest electrification technologies developed to give customers more freedom to move and dream beyond the traditional vehicle.

Innovation & Technology

Orion Assembly Welcomes Back Local-built Bolt Ev for a Special Pitt Stop on Its Way to New York Climate Week
Employees at General Motors' Orion Assembly plant recently held a homecoming ceremony for a very special Chevrolet Bolt EV. Pun intended, this locally-built EV was charged with traveling cross-country as part of the New American Road Trip, an 11-day, nearly 3,000-mile journey from the San Francisco Global Climate Action Summit to New York’s annual Climate Week.

Events, Media & Communications

Consumers Energy Plugs in to Clean Energy Future,Turning to Electric Vehicles for Company Employees
Consumers Energy yesterday announced plans to provide more electric vehicles for its employees -- a major step toward a clean energy future for Michigan.

Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe said yesterday morning that the company is now buying or leasing electric vehicles instead of purchasing new sedans that rely on gasoline. Poppe and an official from General Motors also announced the start of a pilot program to test smart charging for electric vehicle owners.

Innovation & Technology

It's Electrifying - 5 Ways We're Increasing Awareness of Electric Vehicles
In 2017, General Motors announced plans to reveal 20 new all-electric vehicles by 2023, a key element of our vision of a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.

We know it’s an ambitious goal, and we’re helping to put the foundation in place to ensure the EV market thrives. This means working to shape industry standards and policies that will propel EV technology, supporting sustained investment in charging infrastructure and partnering with state and local stakeholders to implement EV education programs.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Mary Barra Shares Progress Made Toward an All-Electric Future
In a recent LinkedIn post General Motors Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mary Barra, outlined our progress toward an all-electric future. Along with our efforts to support industry standards and policies that will bolster EV development, partnering with utilities, states and others to build a robust infrastructure and helping to increase consumer awareness, we’re moving forward on bringing more electric vehicles to market.

Innovation & Technology

Three Things You May Have Missed: GM Moves Quickly, Safely to Lead in Future of Personal Mobility
Over the last several years, General Motors has made considerable progress towards realizing our vision of a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion. Those efforts were advanced recently with three key announcements over a brief, seven-day period.

Innovation & Technology

Honda Partners on General Motors’ Next Gen Battery Development
General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) and Honda (NYSE: HMC) announced an agreement for new advanced chemistry battery components, including the cell and module, to accelerate both companies’ plans for all-electric vehicles. The next-generation battery will deliver higher energy density, smaller packaging and faster charging capabilities for both companies’ future products, mainly for the North American market.

Innovation & Technology

SoftBank and GM Join Forces on Large-Scale AV Deployment
In the next critical move toward the commercialization of autonomous vehicles, this week General Motors announced an historic deal with SoftBank Vision Fund. The world’s largest tech and ridesharing investor will invest $2.25 billion in GM Cruise, our recently formed majority owned subsidiary. With the addition of $1.1 billion from GM, the funds will drive large AV commercialization beginning in 2019.

Innovation & Technology

Advanced Software Design Technology Leads GM to Lighter, More Efficient Vehicles
General Motors is committed to building efficient vehicles in a responsible manner, reducing its footprint and strengthening its communities around the world. As part of those efforts, General Motors is the first automaker in North America to use new generative design software technology from Bay Area-based software company Autodesk. The technology is key to vehicle lightweighting, or developing lighter and more efficient vehicles.


Keeping Our Commitment to an All-Electric Future
General Motors remains steadfast in its vision of an all-electric future. Today, Chairman and CEO Mary Barra reaffirmed the company's stance on vehicle efficiency standards with employees globally.

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