General Motors halts 6 factories in America due to lack of chips

General Motors, the parent company of Chevrolet, GMC, Cadillac and Buick, announced that it has temporarily halted production at six of its North American plants due to a global shortage of chips. General Motors is the latest major automaker to be affected by a shortage of basic computer chips. Four of the company’s plants in […]

General Motors cancels all Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles due to ignition hazard

As reported on the company’s website, the previously announced list of recallable vehicles has been supplemented by another 73,000. cars. The manufacturer intends to replace the batteries in them. According to the Associated Press, GM spokesman Dan Flores said production and sales of the Chevrolet Bolt will be suspended until the battery problem is resolved. […]

Totalcar – Magazine – GM sues Ford

GM said Ford should not offer its own driving assistance system under the name BlueCruise, as the name is too similar to General Motors Super Cruise. They don’t seem to be able to convince the neighbor peacefully, so they take the matter to court. General Motors claims that the Super Cruise name has been in […]

Honda is enticing the arrival of a new SUV. It will be created thanks to cooperation with GM

Honda intends to use the technology of the American carmaker General Motors developed for electric cars. The first result of this strategic cooperation is already emerging. The rapidly evolving automotive technology has recently brought together partners with whom we might not have expected their cooperation years ago. Volkswagen is now cooperating with Ford, while Honda […]

Which manufacturers stop using combustion engines and when

Internal combustion engine Soon such images will be a thing of the past. More and more car manufacturers are withdrawing from the production of the combustion engine. (Photo: dpa) Düsseldorf, Munich When Bertha Benz went on her famous pioneering journey in the patent motor car in 1888, she could not have suspected that the breakthrough […]

Lyft sells robot car division to Toyota subsidiary

Lyft co-founder John Zimmer emphasized that with the cost reduction of around 100 million dollars a year one would reach the profit zone in the operative business faster. Of the purchase price, 200 million dollars are to be transferred immediately and the remaining 350 million dollars over a period of five years. In return, Toyota […]

GM and Ford will reduce production at several plants due to lack of chips

Reuters Mexico City / 08.04.2021 16:09:57 General Motors (GM) y Ford further cut vehicle production due to semiconductor shortage that has affected the global automotive industry. The White House plans to hold a summit on the problem of chip shortage next Monday, which is expected to include GM CEO Mary Barra and Ford CEO Jim Farley and […]