Threat of cobalt supply crunch could hinder EV growthMay 21, 2018
A burgeoning risk of a supply crunch in cobalt -- a key battery metal that has more than tripled in price in two years -- poses one of the biggest threats to forecasts for rising electric vehicle adoption.
Downsized engines a test for GM pickupsMay 21, 2018
Ford's success with its V-6 EcoBoost engines has proved that V-8 engines aren't necessarily the default choice for pickup buyers. The question now is: How low can you go?
GM will equip big '19 pickups with I-4 turbo in mpg battle vs. Ford, RamMay 18, 2018
GM is doubling the number of engines available on the retooled 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, including a new four-cylinder turbocharged engine that can run on two cylinders to increase fuel economy. The 2.7-liter, I-4 turbo is a milestone for the company and industry.
EV batteries present new challenges for firefightersMay 16, 2018
Fires on electric vehicles are rare, but the volatile chemistry of their batteries and the need for special training on how to extinguish them raises new safety questions as automakers are poised to dramatically increase production.
Title violations for Michigan Chevy dealership lead to suspension, then stayMay 14, 2018
A Michigan Chevy dealership was granted an emergency stay to continue selling vehicles despite a 15-day suspension it received based on customer complaints and numerous title-processing violations.
GM says 2017 Chevy Bolt needs software updateMay 2, 2018
GM is asking owners of 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EVs to take the vehicles to dealerships for a software update that will sooner detect a potential battery issue that could lead to a reduction or loss of acceleration.
Camaro blows out candles on Mustang birthday cakeApril 23, 2018
Ford wants to celebrate the Mustang's 54th birthday. That gave Chevy its own marketing idea.
GM offers in-dash fuel payments in 3-city pilot programApril 18, 2018
The feature is being piloted in roughly 1 million Chevrolet vehicles at select Shell stations in the Detroit, Seattle and Houston metropolitan areas.
GM to cut shift at Ohio plant as Chevy Cruze sales slumpApril 13, 2018
GM is cutting one of two shifts at its Lordstown Assembly plant in Ohio amid stalling sales of the Chevrolet Cruze. Up to half of the factory's roughly 3,000 workers, including 2,700 hourly, could be affected when the shift is eliminated on June 18.
Chevy to launch all-new 2020 Silverado HD in fall 2019April 10, 2018
With profits from pickups more important than ever as sales of cars fade, Chevrolet is making sure one of its biggest cash cows won't ever get old. The brand said the next-generation Silverado HD will debut next year as a 2020 model.
Chevy refreshes 2019 Camaro, expands 1LE track packageApril 9, 2018
Chevrolet is expanding the availability of its popular 1LE track package and 10-speed transmission as part of a refresh of the Camaro for the 2019 model year.
GM Korea may drop Chevy Spark, replace it with crossoverApril 9, 2018
General Motors' South Korean unit said it may discontinue its Spark minicar and replace it with a crossover as demand in the United States falls.