General Motors News and Reviews

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.

Chevrolet Silverado WT

GM's EV Line Aims To Answer Questions, Enhance GM's EV Sales Game

GM's quest to enhance EV sales has been an impressive effort, but while EVs have rapidly leaped into the mainstream, there are still questions that remain unanswered for consumers with a significant percentage of these customers not willing to enter the EV ranks until they get more information. GM is out to change that with an all-new EV hotline
Washington State capital building and Mt. Rainier

Washington State aims for all new Passenger Vehicles Sales to be Electric by 2030

Last week the Washington State legislature passed a bill, now heading to Governor Inslee’s desk, that bans the sale, registration, and purchase of new gasoline powered vehicles, beginning with model year 2030. An earlier bill proposing the same, though also including a controversial road usage fee, was rejected last year. This time the bill doesn’t include the fee and is likely to pass. If it does, Washington State’s ban will go into effect before all other states.
Hummer EV pickup

2022 GMC Hummer EV vs 2024 Chevrolet SIlverado EV Which Is Better?

The 2022 GMC Hummer Edition 1 and the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV take a unique approach when it comes to utilizing the Ultium platform. The Hummer is a tech-filled behemoth aimed at being a rolling showcase while the Silverado is the first viable fruit of a more mainstream-focused purchase. But which one is the right offering for you?
Chevrolet Bolt Orion Assembly Plant

Newly Published Report Sheds New Light On When Chevrolet Bolt Lineup Resumes Production

Production of the Chevrolet Bolt and its bigger EUV sibling has been shuttered for the past few years as GM and battery supplier LG navigated their way through a massive battery recall that saw some of the affected Bolts catch fire when charging due to a battery cell defect. A new report however finally appears to reveal when Orion Assembly plant will resume Bolt production once again
Cadillac Lyriq, Kia EV6, and Toyota Prius Prime

Battle for 3rd place: Kia vs Toyota vs GM In 2022 U.S. Plug-In Vehicle Market

After Tesla and Ford, GM had the best selling fully electric vehicle in the U.S. in 2021, the Chevy Bolt, at 24,803 combined for the two different models (EV and EUV). Thus, GM has set a precedent and may be able to compete for one of the top spots in 2022 BEV sales too, depending.
Hummer EV Ultium Platform

Michigan Approves GM EV Investments, $824M Investment Will Create 4,000 Jobs

GM has been working diligently to secure the final pieces for two major Michigan EV investments which would help breathe new life into both the Delta Township and Orion Assembly plants. While GM still has to polish some final details, the state of Michigan just gave GM a huge lift by approving the $824 million investment plan
GM Mobile Power Generator

GM Plans to Sell Mobile Generators and Charging Stations Using its Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology

GM announced a new partnership to expand using its fuel cell technology beyond powering trucks, planes and trains. One type of fuel cell can be used to power charging stations to charge vehicles likes the Chevrolet Silverado EV.