With BrightDrop, GM is creating a new business to develop the commercial electric vehicle ecosystem. This includes a new electric delivery vehicle and support for infrastructure, logistics, and service planning — as well as an entirely new sales and service network.
February 1, 2021
General Motors has revealed a new electric delivery vehicle that will feature an estimated 250 miles of range following the announcement of its BrightDrop business unit, which is designed to offer a new ecosystem of electric first-to-last-mile products, software, and services for delivery and logistics companies.
January 12, 2021
A new agreement between General Motors and Nikola shifts the focus to electrified heavy-duty trucks, with GM no longer planning to build the electric Badger pickup truck for Nikola.
November 30, 2020
Nikola Corporation reacts to a Hindenburg Research report detailing fraud and misrepresentation by the hydrogen fuel cell and electric automaker.
September 11, 2020
Nikola gets the manufacturing partner it needs to deliver on mass producing the electric and fuel cell variants of the Nikola Badger pickup truck.
September 8, 2020
In its annual sustainability report, General Motors outlines its electrification and mobility initiatives as well as a previously unannounced electric full-size pickup.
July 17, 2020
The van would reportedly start production in late 2021 and be powered by GM’s new proprietary Ultium batteries.
June 4, 2020
The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500's all-new 3.0L Duramax turbo-diesel engine will deliver an EPA-estimated 33 mpg highway and 23 mpg city in rear-wheel-drive models, the company announced.
July 25, 2019
General Motors has proposed a national mandate that would require that 25% of the vehicles sold by manufacturers in 2030 would be zero-emission vehicles, according to comments submitted as part of President Trump's plan to roll back fuel economy standards.
October 26, 2018
Chevrolet's 2019 Silverado that's powered by a new turbocharged 2.7L four-cylinder engine can achieve 23 mpg on the highway and 20 mpg in city driving.
October 10, 2018
General Motors has developed a medium-duty chassis cab truck powered by a hydrogen fuel cell powertrain for commercial buyers that the company is also pitching to the U.S. military, the company announced.
October 6, 2017
General Motors has responded to a civil lawsuit claiming that it included a defeat device in its diesel-powered vehicles by saying the claim is baseless, according to a company statement.
May 25, 2017
General Motors' lineup of 19 diesel-powered vehicles will reach 20 with the launch of its new Class 4 to 5 straight truck it's co-developing with Navistar – all of them approved for use with B20, a blend of 20% biodiesel and 80% ultra-low sulfur diesel.
January 17, 2017
General Motors is expanding its lineup of heavy-duty pickups and vans fueled by compressed natural gas and propane autogas for the 2017 and 2018 model years, which will bring its alternative fuel lineup to more than 25 vehicles.
November 21, 2016
The diesel-powered Chevrolet Silverado HD will add an improved air intake system for the 2017 model year that pushes cool, dry air through a hood scoop.
June 3, 2016