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General Motors

General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) is a linchpin of the U.S. automotive industry, selling millions of vehicles every year - 8.3 million in 2018, to be precise – and employing more than 170,000 workers. More familiarly known as GM, the auto company counts iconic brands Buick and Cadillac under its corporate umbrella, as well the more utilitarian GMC brand and the budget-conscious Chevrolet badge.

Formed in 1908 in Flint, Michigan, General Motors has a long history with the Great Lakes State. Alongside the Ford Motor Company, GM’s presence in the region and its creation of popular cars under various brands are some of the main reasons that Detroit is so widely known as Motor City. GM is a Fortune 500 company and frequently appears in the top 25 of that list as one of the largest U.S. corporations by revenue.

Here at Torque News, we cover a wide variety of stories involving General Motors, from new models and announcements to the company’s latest technology developments and electric vehicle initiatives. GM plans to release more than 20 new electric models across its major brands by 2023 and you’ll hear about all of them on this site, as well as the latest and greatest from GM’s existing models.

By Mary Conway on December 6, 2023 - 10:58AM
There are only a few major awards that make a difference in vehicle sales. This is one of them.
By Mary Conway on December 4, 2023 - 10:38PM
GM Defense won a $300 million dollar contract to build agile, armor-plated vehicles. We look at how the vehicle will be built to withstand dangerous situations.
By Tinsae Aregay on December 1, 2023 - 11:51AM
A Tesla Cybertruck in “Beast Mode” has taken on the Rivian R1T and Hammer EV in the first quarter mile race. The Cybertruck leaves both vehicles behind and only a day after deliveries officially becomes the fastest pickup truck in the world.
By Mary Conway on November 29, 2023 - 8:41PM
The Chevy Tahoe and Suburbans already are the top sellers in the large SUV market. Chevrolet is adding a huge infotainment screen and more engine choices to stay ahead of competitors.
By Mary Conway on November 28, 2023 - 10:25PM
Neiman Marcus is known for its extraordinary holiday adventures. This year, one fantasy trip involves a hand built Cadillac luxury vehicle.
By Mary Conway on November 28, 2023 - 9:48PM
GM is recalling 60,000 2024 Chevy Trax, 2024 Buick Encore GX and 2024 Buick Envista because their instrument panels can go blank while the vehicles are being driven.
By Mary Conway on November 23, 2023 - 10:44AM
As people prepare for the holidays, Chevrolet reminds us that their vehicles, old and new, are part of nearly everyone's best memories.
By Mary Conway on November 14, 2023 - 8:10PM
Cadillac is trying to get into F1 partnering with Andretti. GM announced today that it will be its own race engines.
By Mary Conway on November 12, 2023 - 2:56PM
A new company has caught GM's eye for using different, more affordable compounds.
By Mary Conway on November 8, 2023 - 9:04PM
GM is recalling all of the Cruise autonomous Chevrolet Bolts after one of the robotaxis injured a pedestrian.
By John Goreham on October 31, 2023 - 9:49AM
The new Chevrolet Equinox pricing has been announced and it is not “Around $30K” as almost every media outlet reported. The starting price is closer to $50K. Here are the details on how the auto media helps automakers pretend EVs are affordable.
By Mary Conway on October 28, 2023 - 4:41PM
After "Finding New Roads" and Being "Like a Rock," Chevrolet wants you to know it has a vehicle for wherever you are heading.
By Mary Conway on October 25, 2023 - 9:49PM
The 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV was just introduced this past summer and already is drawing notice for its performance and range.
By Mary Conway on October 18, 2023 - 9:23PM
GM is pushing back a plant conversion by a year to try and make EV pickups more profitable.
By Mary Conway on October 15, 2023 - 5:43PM
GM wants a number of automakers to share software to save money in research and development.
By Timothy Boyer on September 19, 2023 - 1:51PM
Here’s an excellent opportunity to learn a little something about the one car that probably started more kids down the road of auto enthusiasm than any other car in history: K.I.T.T. (Knight Industries Two Thousand) from the Knight Rider TV show.
By Armen Hareyan on September 18, 2023 - 9:56AM
The ongoing UAW strike has sent shockwaves through the automotive industry, and as The Future Fund's Gary Black aptly pointed out in a recent blog post, there's one company that could emerge from this battle stronger than ever: Tesla ($TSLA).
By Mary Conway on September 17, 2023 - 8:47PM
Cadillac is promising to go all EV eventually. However, the gas-powered 2025 CT5 will be loaded with luxury and technology.
By Mary Conway on September 16, 2023 - 10:21PM
Newly upsized SUV has more passenger and cargo space plus a lot more technology.
By Justin Hart on September 16, 2023 - 1:17PM
US electric vehicle (EV) sales continue to grow at a healthy pace, with about 7% of all new auto sales through the first half of the year being EVs. The problem is establishment brands, like GM and Ford, are barely competing in this evolving market.
By Mary Conway on August 31, 2023 - 8:28PM
GM is expanding its partnership with Google to explore how AI can help the automaker.
By Mary Conway on August 27, 2023 - 10:00PM
This weekend, GMC and EarthCruiser debuted a tricked-out GMC HUMMER EV in Colorado. It will provide all the creature comforts plus be all-electric.
By Mary Conway on August 16, 2023 - 10:06PM
General Motors says it is leading a $60 million Series B financing round in a new company in hopes it can speed up battery development and make batteries more affordable.
By Mary Conway on August 13, 2023 - 5:49PM
See why GM intends to make V2H charging an available option on new Ultium-powered vehicles.
By Mary Conway on August 12, 2023 - 6:07PM
Cadillac is expected to sell every one of the 2025 Cadillac Escalade IQs that it can build. We look at why this particular EV is so important.
By Timothy Boyer on August 1, 2023 - 12:08AM
Here is Consumer Reports latest large-scale listing of cars, SUVs, and trucks under actual road-testing conditions that CR analysts determined get the most miles per gallon or its electric equivalent.
By Mary Conway on July 31, 2023 - 9:24PM
Studies show that more and more drivers fear assisted driving technology. GM is ramping up education about the technology so drivers will use it not shy away from it.
By Mary Conway on July 27, 2023 - 9:01AM
Lack of chargers and range anxiety has always been the big hold up for reluctant buyers but now seven automakers are agreeing to work together on super charging network.
By Mary Conway on July 26, 2023 - 5:19PM
See how Chevrolet plans to revive production of its most popular EV.
By Justin Hart on July 15, 2023 - 5:42AM
Earlier this week, news broke regarding the imminent arrival of the first Chevrolet Blazer EVs. They may have already arrived at US dealerships as the first batch left the Ramos Arizpe plant in Mexico about two weeks ago. As exciting as that may be, I believe GM may struggle to move large numbers of their newest EV, initially.