Toyota was the first to launch a high volume, mainstream hydrogen fuel cell vehicle with the release of Mirai FCV to streets of Los Angeles, followed by the announcement of a strategic partnership
First I asked Campbell where the the car batteries nowadays and if there are any problems car companies face with today's batteries.
The Problem of Dying Batteries
General Motors has long operated in Europe with their Opel and Vauxhall brands, but with today’s announcement, it appears as though GM will focus their efforts on other markets.
General Motors and Honda Motors have worked together on Hydrogen Fuel Cell advancements since 2013.
Before getting into my review of the GMC Sierra All Terrain X, I should clarify that this is not GM’s answer to the Ford F150 Raptor.
The Ford F Series is the bestselling vehicle in America for the 35th consecutive year while also being the bestselling truck in America for the 40th straight year thanks to over 800,000 units sold
If it seemed like Volkswagen ads were everywhere this year, you were 100 percent right; they were everywhere. Europe’s largest automaker also led automotive advertising spending.
In a highly unusual move, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has given General Motors the go-ahead to delay a massive recall of potentially defective airbag inflators, givin
Let me make it clear right at the start, I don’t mean spam in the sense that they are trying to scam you. General Motors and IBM will use Watson to try to get you to buy advertiser’s products.
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) has become one of the leaders in offering various vehicle ratings for the consumer market and one of their newest studies focuses on the function of
Does it seem that there might be a large hole in the wake of the impending Dieselgate class-action lawsuit settlement?
The specialized Chevrolet Colorado ZH2 stands more than six feet tall and is more than seven feet wide. It has massive 37" tires and its modified chassis can climb up or down steep inclines.
American workers were concerned because any work stoppage in the Canadian plants would have caused problems, like parts shortages, immediately.
"We will continue to work around the clock and are optimistic that a deal can be reached before the deadline, however investment and product must part of any agreement," said Unifor National Presid
According to the General Motors release, the automaker is voluntarily recalling the trucks, SUVs and sedans because the software can go into test mode and signal the airbags to not inflate.
Unifor, which used to be called the CAW until 2013, says the negotiations with GM in Canada will set the pattern for its talks with Ford and Fiat-Chrysler.
With yesterday’s announcement by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it had expanded its investigation into devices made by ARC of Knoxville, Tenn., a new page has been
General Motors Vice President of Design Ed Welburn has spent a long, successful career with the American automaker, having joined the company as an intern back in 1971 before being hired as GM’s fi
This week the 2016 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon’s Duramax Diesel fuel economy numbers were approved by the EPA after a very close analysis and revealed by GM.
Windshield wipers seem like a pretty mundane piece of apparatus.
As the old ‘50s cop-dramas used to say, “We can do this the easy way, or the hard way…” That seems to be the message Fiat Chrysler Automobiles U.S. (FCA US) is trying to send General Motors.
If you follow the American auto industry, there is a good chance that you are familiar with the fact that manual transmissions are slowly vanishing from the lineups of almost every major automaker.
Ford Motor Company took a big risk in using aluminum to craft the bodies of the 2015 Ford F150 pickup and while there are still plenty of critics who aren’t sold on the long term viability of the a
This trend can be used to benchmark a car model vs its competitors within the same price range. There will always be outliers, but in general this trend works as a benchmark. As an example, if the MSRP of a car is 15 K and it sells 1,000 cars that is a failure. If it sells 500,000 cars, the car would be is a resounding success.
There are always qualifiers which have to be taken into consideration, these are either limited production, supply constrained, some other economic mechanism, or new model year/change in style mechanism at play.
The Chevy Bolt is a smaller car with presumably a smaller battery. Pumping that current is not a good idea; Tesla gets away with because of battery size. Sure the Bolt could be designed to throttle back the charge, but then you lose some advantage to the quick charge.
Second issue is battery chemistry. Not all lithium batteries are created equal and they. Tesla uses NCA. The Bolt, if the whispers are to be believed, is supposed to use NCM.
From what I've read NCM degrades faster than NCA.