GM Cuts Production at Four Assembly Plants Due to Microchip Shortage

General Motors will shutdown or reduce production at four of its global assembly plants beginning the week of Feb. 8, 2021 due to the ongoing automotive semiconductor shortage, according to the automaker. “Due to the fluidity around the availability of parts, our current plan is to update the plants each

GM and Honda Team Up to Build at Least Four Cars Together

Cutting development costs and diversifying vehicle lineups via domestic and global partnerships is no new trend in the auto industry. As of today, Ford has Volkswagen as an EV partner, FCA will form Stellantis with the PSA Groupe, and Thursday morning, General Motors and Honda announced plans to link up

Listen to the New Chevrolet Corvette C8.R Race Car's High-Revving V-8 Wail

General Motors made darned sure that everyone knew it’d reveal the convertible 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Wednesday night, but the Detroit company told nobody that it planned to launch the hardcore, wickedly designed C8.R sportscar racer. Still better, event attendees got to do more than stare at the car on a

Teenagers Steal $640,000 Worth of Chevrolet and GMC Pickup Trucks From GM Holding Lot

Demand for General Motors pickup trucks may have slowed down in 2019, but that hasn’t stopped window shoppers from imagining themselves behind the wheel of a new Silverado or Sierra HD. Clearly, this includes young teenagers, because a couple of them were recently arrested for stealing $640,000 worth of pickup

GM Will Build Upcoming Electric Pickup Truck in Detroit, Batteries at Brand-New Factory in Ohio

General Motors plans to build its future electric pickup truck in Detroit, a source familiar with the matter who chose to remain anonymous confirmed to The Drive on Monday afternoon. The manufacturing plans are said to be dependent on the culmination of ongoing contract negotiation between GM and the United Auto

Dozens of Chevrolet Dealers Promise No Markup on the 2020 C8 Corvette: Report

Every time a hotly anticipated enthusiast-oriented vehicle debuts, dealerships do their damnedest to ruin sales prospects by adding criminal markups to their often already-daunting MSRPs. Just look back to the introduction of the Honda Civic Type R, or what’s happening with the Toyota GR Supra. It’ll soon happen with the

GM Could Revive Hummer as Purely Electric Pickup Truck, Off-Road SUV Brand: Report

General Motors CEO Mary Barra confirmed at the end of April that an electric full-size pickup truck is on the way from the Detroit auto giant. It’s unclear if this upcoming truck might mark the rebirth of the defunct, military-inspired marque Hummer, but that’s what several rumors circling the American

GM Building Even More 2020 Chevrolet Silverado Pickup Trucks With 6.2-Liter V-8: Report

In sharp contrast with Detroit rival Ford, which will reportedly cut the supply of its V-8-powered F-series pickups, General Motors will for the 2020 model year Chevrolet Silverado make the pickup’s biggest, baddest V-8 available on more than half the model’s trim levels. Available only on two of the 2019

Ford, GM, and Toyota Are Working Together to Set Safety Standards for Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving cars are supposed to dramatically increase safety by eliminating human error. Ford, General Motors, and Toyota are teaming up to ensure they live up to that hype. The three automakers, along with SAE International, are forming the Automated Vehicle Safety Consortium, focusing on self-driving car safety. The consortium will

GM's Cruise Automation Launches Autonomous Food Delivery Program

General Motors’ Cruise Automation is partnering with DoorDash on a food delivery service using self-driving cars. The service will operate in San Francisco, and only in the areas of the city where Cruise’s prototype self-driving cars already roam. The pilot program will begin in March, according to a DoorDash blog