Posts Tagged general motors

GM To Go Large-Scale With Self-Driving Cars In U.S. In 2019

General Motors told investors that it is planning a commercial launch of self-driving vehicles at a large scale in U.S. in 2019, seeking bold revenue opportunities. According to GM, robo-taxis could generate “several hundred thousands of dollars” of revenue over its lifetime, compared to $30,000 on average that GM’s gets from…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 76

GM Says It Will Meet China’s Electric Car Quotas By 2019

General Motors says that it will be able to comply with China’s stringent quota levels of New Energy Vehicles (aka plug-in vehicles) that will be required from 2019, starting at level of 10%. GM’s China representatives said that the company’s joint ventures will generate enough NEVs credits to meet the requirements,…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 4

Chevy Bolt

In Media Debut, Taco Truck Trips Up Autonomous Chevy Bolt

Though some automakers are working diligently on self-driving cars, this Chevy Bolt proves that it may still be awhile before a robot can fully comprehend its environment. GM’s Cruise Automation initiated the first public rides in its autonomous Bolt this week. Reporters and non-employees were able to experience the self-driving…

3 months ago by Steven Loveday 32

GM’s Baojun E100 Surges To 1,700 Sales In China For October

Earlier this year GM, through its joint venture SAIC-GM-Wuling, introduced its all-electric, two-seat, Baojun E100; a model that has now found sales success. It seems that lowering pricing to the no brainer level of RMB 35,800 (~US $5,300) after subsidies, is the way to best crack the Chinese market. In October alone, more…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 11

Chevrolet Bolt Sales

GM’s Future Rides On The Chevrolet Bolt

General Motors has pledged to bring at least 20 new electric models to market, and the Chevrolet Bolt has paved the way. When GM CEO Mary Barra first introduced the Bolt, she talked about it being a platform for the future in more ways than one. At that time, no…

3 months ago by Steven Loveday 196