The rise and fall of the Nikola Badger, the all-electric Cybertruck rival that never was

Nikola Motor Company's Badger all-electric pickup truck was one of the most highly anticipated products from the startup, and on the EV market as a whole.

Can Detroit Catch Tesla?

As the traditional automakers finally steer toward an all-electric future, batteries will be essential. GM hopes a second-mover advantage will let it catch up to Tesla and pass it on the straightaway.

GM promises 30 EVs by 2025 in 'all-out pursuit of global EV leadership'

Mary Barra says GM will spend $27 billion to speed a dozen models to market.

GM Drops Support For Trump Administration Lawsuit Against California Clean-Air Standards

General Motors CEO Mary Barra says the company supports President-elect Joe Biden’s plan to expand electric vehicle use.

G.M. Drops Its Support for Trump Climate Rollbacks and Aligns With Biden

General Motors said it would no longer back President Trump’s lawsuit seeking to strip California of the power to set fuel economy standards.

GM teases future electric Chevy crossover and pickup, invests more in EVs

While they weren’t explicitly mentioned in the presentation, two new all-electric Chevrolet vehicles appeared behind Barra and other GM executives as a backdrop.

General Motors Recalls Almost 69,000 Electric Cars Over Battery Fires

General Motors just issued a recall on almost 69,000 Chevrolet Bolt cars around the world.

Fully electric vehicles will see a faster transition and more investment than hybrids, GM's chief sustainability officer says

"I think we'll see a faster transition to pure EV's," GM chief sustainability officer Dane Parker said.

Walmart teams with electric self-driving carmaker Cruise in the retail giant's latest push for futuristic delivery technology

"Technology that has the potential to not only save customers time and money but also be helpful to the planet is technology we want to learn more about," Walmart SVP of Customer Product Tom Ward wrote.

Want to invest in electric cars? GM could be a better bet than Tesla

It's been a long time since General Motors has been a hot stock for investors. Electric vehicles could turn it into one.
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The EVs Are Coming

From Ford and GM to startups like Rivian, automakers are dialing up dozens of new electric vehicles to challenge Tesla for a battery-powered future. Will Americans buy them?

GMC Hummer EV vs. Tesla Cybertruck, Rivian and Bollinger: Electric pickups compared

GMC's new Hummer looks like a formidable all-electric beast. Here's how its specs stack up vs. the Tesla Cybertruck, Bollinger S2 and Rivian R1T.

GM Super Cruise beats Tesla Autopilot again in latest hands-free test

Autopilot is 'a distant second' but ahead of Ford's Co-Pilot 360, says Consumer Reports.

General Motors has what it takes to put everyone in an EV

"Our zero-emissions, all-electric future is underway right now, and we are moving faster than ever. " - Mary Barra GM CEO

Cruise is doubling down on shared autonomous rides with new COVID protocols

The GM-owned company is also seeking a new exemption from the federal government to mass-produce the Origin.

A Q&A with Cruise’s head of AI, Hussein Mehanna

AI engineers of all descriptions—the autonomous vehicle industry wants you.

American excess is back with the 1,000hp 2022 GMC Hummer EV truck

There is nothing subtle or restrained, including the $112,595 price.

Watching Unlisted Driving Videos From GM's Cruise Autonomous Cars Reveals Some Alarming Behavior

To get to full Level 5 autonomy, I think we need to accept that the path may well be asymptotic — we’ll get closer and closer, but that last little bit may very well take a lot longer than we expect.

GM's Cruise allowed to drive empty autonomous cars in San Francisco

Five cars will start testing without a back-up driver.

GM and Nikola have not finalized deal, will continue discussions

Either side can terminate the agreement if it isn't finalized by Dec. 3.

GM tests its Ultium battery system for Cruise Origin autonomous electric vehicle

The vehicle was technically the first vehicle to get GM’s new Ultium battery system.

GM is considering getting into the electric 'flying car' market

Mary Barra: 'Our Ultium battery system opens doors ... including aerial mobility'.

GM unveils Ultium Drive family of integrated electric drive units

“Ultium Drive will be more responsive than its internal combustion equivalents, with precision torque control of its motors for smooth performance,” says GM.

Wall Street is ditching automakers like Ford and GM in favor of untested electric car startups

Legacy automakers have been in a slump during recent years, while newer startups continue to climb.

GM self-driving unit Cruise cuts jobs as pandemic hits sector

Cruise told staff on Thursday it has decided to lay off workers, the latest start-up in the nascent industry to cut jobs during the coronavirus pandemic.

GM is working with Honda to build two new electric vehicles

Honda will design the exteriors and interiors of the new EVs, while the platform will be engineered to support Honda’s specifications, the companies say.

The new version of the Chevy Bolt is delayed due to coronavirus

Originally due out later this year, the new version of the Bolt EV was detailed last month by Chevy parent company General Motors at its big “EV day” press event.

Detroit automakers' big transition to electric cars? Don't hold your breath

General Motors and Ford have widely touted their commitment to emission-free electric cars, but their production plans show a growing reliance on ever-larger gas-powered vehicles.

Video: See the electric trucks that want to steal the show from electric cars

Rivian, Tesla and Hummer can give you at least five reasons to switch.

A Hummer battery that pushes the envelope

GM has a new battery design it will introduce in the GMC Hummer EV next year that promises a 400-mile driving range.

There are now 7 upcoming electric pickup trucks like the Tesla Cybertruck and Rivian R1T — here's how they will compare

There are currently seven electric pickup trucks on the horizon in the US: Tesla's Cybertruck, Nikola's Badger, Bollinger's B2, Lordstown Motor's Endurance, Ford's electric F-150, GMC's Hummer EV, and Rivian's R1T. All of the vehicles have varying specifications and prices. Of the 11 different specifications compared, Tesla's Cybertruck came out as "best in category" five times.

GM CEO: EV adoption needs to shift from ‘regulatory-driven to customer-driven’

Last week, General Motors unveiled an entire portfolio of about a dozen electric vehicles that it plans to sell in the next four years. At the event, we had the chance to speak with Mary Barra, GM’s chief executive. We asked Barra about EV profitability, regulations, and the big-ness of most of its upcoming electric vehicles.

These are the 5 leaders in the self-driving-car race

In this report, Business Insider Intelligence takes an in-depth look at the most expansive self-driving car tests taking place in the US, and offers insights on the leaders in the self-driving car race.

G.M. Lays Out Ambitions for Electric-Vehicle Lineup to Rival Tesla

General Motors says it is aiming to sell a million electric cars and trucks annually by 2025 in the United States and China.

General Motors to spend $20 billion through 2025 on new electric, autonomous vehicles

The investment is GM's hardest push yet to convince skeptics, particularly on Wall Street, that the more than 110-year-old automaker can compete against Tesla as the auto industry pivots to all-electric vehicles.

G.M.’s Cruise Unveils a Self-Driving Car. Don’t Look for It on Roads.

The futuristic Origin, which seats six passengers and lacks a steering wheel, will require intensive testing and regulatory scrutiny before it can hit the streets.

Video: MIT Self-Driving Cars: State of the Art (2019)

Introductory lecture of the MIT Self-Driving Cars series by Lex Fridman.

Daimler and Bosch to Test Self-Driving Taxis Next Year

The German companies follow in the footsteps of Waymo and GM's Cruise.