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GM increases EV investment by 75%

More and more car brands are shifting production to focus on electric vehicle technology. This move is critical for increasing available EV options, making them more affordable, and increasing public confidence in these vehicle types. Most recently, General Motors (GM) announced a 75 percent Read More...

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GM’s new Li-metal batteries nearly double the capacity of lithium-ion cells

Back in January 2021, General Motors (GM) announced that it will only produce electric vehicles by 2035. If such an announcement from America’s biggest automaker wasn’t encouraging enough for the transition to electric vehicles in the US, GM has followed it up with another big announcement Read More...

General Motors will only produ

General Motors will only produce electric vehicles by 2035

America’s biggest automaker, General Motors (GM), has been rather slow in embracing electric vehicles. Of the 2.55 million vehicles sold last year by GM, only about 20,000 of those were electric vehicles. With that said, GM seems to be going all-in on electric after the automaker announced plans Read More...

The planet’s least loved

The planet's least loved vehicle, The Hummer, is back as an EV

The Hummer was once the poster boy of wasteful, resource-intensive transportation. With its clunky size and low gas mileage, the Hummer had a reputation of being one of the least environmentally-friendly vehicles on the market, which is part of the reason they went out of production a decade Read More...

The case for banning SUVs from

The case for banning SUVs from urban areas

After an SUV lost control and took the lives of 4 people in Berlin, the streets erupted with protesters who argued SUVs have no place in urban areas. And for good reason: SUVs are a paradox. While many people buy them to feel safer, they are statistically less safe than regular cars, both for Read More...

Your next car may have tires t

Your next car may have tires that don’t need air

In the future, you may never have to pump air into your car’s tires again. That’s because GM and Michelin have been working together to create an airless tire made of a mix of composite rubber and resin embedded fiberglass that allows it to operate at highway speeds; earlier versions of airless Read More...