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EVgo to add thousands of fast chargers over next 5 years, with help from GM

EVgo fast chargerGeneral Motors is committed to launching 20 electric vehicles by 2023 in North America as part of a $20 billion investment into electrification and self-driving technology spanning the next five years. And to ensure future owners of its EVs will have places to charge their vehicles away from home, the automaker has teamed up with EVgo to roll out…

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GMC Hummer EVs Come Into Focus

A vehicle guaranteed to cause the least possible amount of harm to the planet and its finite resources, hands down, offered up something of a sneak peak on Wednesday. Make that “vehicles,” plural. The GMC Hummer EV, a beast of an electric pickup due to roll out of General Motors’ repurposed Detroit-Hamtramck plant late next […]

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More Names Emerge From Cadillac’s Future

Here at TTAC World Headquarters, we’re all in lockstep agreement that Cadillac’s electric vehicle naming strategy is both awesome and timeless. Names like Lyriq and Celestiq defy any and all attempts at derision and joke-making. With that lie out of the way, let’s move on to the next addition to the brand’s EV stable: Symboliq. […]

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Help Is on the Way for GM’s Full-size Trucks

No, General Motors hasn’t tapped an army of virus-resistant robot workers from Boston Dynamics to build its bread-and-butter models; rather, the pickups themselves will undergo changes to boost appeal amid potent competition from Detroit rivals. Sometime next year, The General’s full-sizers will reportedly correct a mistake that held the duo back upon their debut. Unfortunately, […]

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General Motors has 12 EVs planned for Buick, Cadillac, Chevy, and GMC

General Motors has already confirmed plans to introduce 20 electric vehicles globally by 2023, but now GM has released more details about the EVs we can expect to see in the United States. GM has confirmed 12 new EVs in its 10th annual sustainability report, which will be introduced across all of its brands: Buick, […]

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GM confirms 12 EVs, including Escalade-inspired SUV and 400-plus-mile Chevy pickup

'Teaser for Cadillac Lyriq debuting on August 6, 2020General Motors is committed to launching 20 electric cars by 2023 in North America as part of a $20 billion investment into electrification and self-driving technology spanning the next five years. The automaker has been slowly hinting at what it has planned, but on Thursday we learned the identity of 12 of the upcoming EVs in its 10th annual…

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Music to Certain Ears: Cadillac Explains the Lyriq

The decision to saddle the first all-electric Cadillac model with a name like “Lyriq” was made all the more eyebrow-raising when the second-in-line EV Caddy’s name cropped up: Celestiq. Stop it already! What’s going on here, many asked. While eager for a break from the de Nysschen days of alphanumeric gobbledygook, some were not ready […]

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So Long, Sonic: Another GM Car Bites the Dust

This was a long time coming. In fact, Wednesday’s announcement of the discontinuation of the Chevrolet Sonic subcompact was expected to arrive by the end of last year, not halfway through the present one. Regardless, the small hatchback and sedan that greeted buyers near the outset of the 2010s will not last more than a […]

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Rare Rides: A 1986 Izuzu P’up, Coming With Length and Turbodiesel

Today’s Rare Ride is from the period in the Eighties when many compact pickup trucks were available to the North American consumer. While most of these vehicles were Japanese, some covered their origins with American badges. Others wore both Japanese and American branding, albeit at different dealerships. Wouldn’t you LUV to check out this P’up? […]

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SUV Plant to Remain Open After GM Rebuffs UAW Request

If you’ve visited an airport recently, you probably heard on CNN that cases of COVID-19 are on the rise in jurisdictions that largely escaped the earlier wave. Against this backdrop, General Motors came under pressure this week to cease operations at its Arlington, Texas assembly plant. Home to four full-size SUV models currently undergoing a […]

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