The “Responsible Lithium Partnership” says the world’s largest lithium reserves are located in Chile’s Salar de Atacama. The region’s ecosystem is fragile and there is lack of consensus regarding the impacts and risks of lithium mining in the region.
Paul Jacobson, GM’s chief financial officer, says the automaker expects to pay for the additional investments in EVs from its cash flow, which is being supported by strong demand for the company’s trucks and SUVs powered by internal-combustion...
XL Fleet already has converted more than 4,000 vehicles originally built by Ford, General Motors and Isuzu into gasoline-electric hybrids, and commercial business allowed to triple its revenue in 2020 despite the pandemic, according to company...
General Motors signs a memorandum of understanding with Honda that increases cooperation in R&D, purchasing, connected services and battery and vehicle development. GM will be able to draw on Honda’s expertise to maintain its lineup of ICE vehicles.
The all-wheel-drive i4 M50 takes performance honors. It gets two electric motors, one on the front axle with 255 hp and another at the rear with 308-hp. Together they develop a combined system output of 536 hp and 586 lb.-ft. of torque.
The UAW, which is facing the loss of jobs held by union members as the industry moves away from vehicles with internal-combustion engines, is pressing automakers such as General Motors and Ford for additional work and investment at plants in the U.S.
Established automakers are going to fight like hell to keep what they’ve got. It’s going to be the greatest battle this industry has ever seen, against startups Tesla, Fisker, Arrival, Rivian, Faraday Future, Lucid, Nikola and others.