Bill Gibson, director of national sales for ELMS, passed away on August 26, 2021, in Orlando, Fla., following a brief illness. Gibson is best remembered for his fleet career at General Motors, where he retired on April 30, 2011, as director, sales for General Motors Fleet & Commercial Operations. He worked at GM for 38 years, which included 21 years in GM Fleet & Commercial Operation, which included rental, commercial, and global fleet sales.
August 28, 2021
The batteries supplied to GM for these electric vehicles may have two manufacturing defects in the same battery cell, which increases the risk of fire.
August 20, 2021
General Motors and BrightDrop's new Ultium Charge 360 is designed to accelerate the adoption of fleet electrification and connect customers to services and access to preferred charging providers.
July 15, 2021
The program includes current offerings that can help expand access to renewable energy for GM’s customers and suppliers in Texas, and free renewable energy charging hours for GM’s EV owners in the coming months.
June 29, 2021
GM will pull ahead construction of two new Ultium battery cell plants in the U.S.,
and has plans to expand and accelerate the rollout of EVs for retail and fleet customers, and deploy self-driving technology at scale through its Cruise subsidiary.
June 21, 2021
The first-ever electric Silverado full-size truck will have a GM-estimated range of more than 400 miles and will be built at Factory ZERO, the renamed Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center.
April 6, 2021
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 plans to achieve carbon neutrality for its global products and operations by 2040, and aspires to eliminate tailpipe emissions from all new light-duty vehicles produced by 2035.
January 31, 2021
Navistar, Inc. is introducing a hydrogen fuel-cell semi truck for customer implementation through a new zero-emission long-haul system in collaboration with General Motors and OneH2.
January 27, 2021
General Motors plans to bring production of its recently announced BrightDrop EV600 electric light commercial vehicle to its CAMI manufacturing plant in Ingersoll, Ontario.
January 19, 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
General Motors announced its Spring Hill, Tennessee assembly plant will begin the transition to become the company’s third vehicle manufacturing site to produce electric vehicles.
October 21, 2020
With a rear seat delete option and cargo upfit packages from Adrian Steel and Knapheide, the 2020 Chevy Bolt will function as a small van with 66 cu. ft. of cargo space.
September 29, 2020
Nikola Corporation reacts to a Hindenburg Research report detailing fraud and misrepresentation by the hydrogen fuel cell and electric automaker.
September 11, 2020