17 Jun 2022
Marine Electrification — Fireside Chat with General Motors
While General Motors has been providing engines to the maritime sector for decades, earlier this year it announced its first investment into electric boating — a 25% stake in outboard maker Pure Watercraft, with an initial collaboration on an electric pontoon boat. In this fireside chat, IDTechEx talks to GM about the investment, translating EV technology from automotive to marine, regulations, the impact of shortages, and more.
15 Jun 2022
Pure Watercraft is an electric outboard maker, which recently received a landmark investment and partnership from General Motors. IDTechEx caught up with General Motors to learn more.
2 Jun 2022
Buick Commits to All-Electric Portfolio by End of Decade
Buick is set to embark on a brand transformation that will fully electrify its lineup in North America, led by a new badge and brand identity. In support of General Motors' vision of a zero-emissions, all-electric future, Buick will bring its first electric vehicle to market for North America in 2024.
18 Apr 2022
GM and Glencore Enter Multi-Year Cobalt Supply Agreement
Glencore and General Motors Co.announced a multi-year sourcing agreement in which Glencore will supply GM with cobalt from its Murrin Murrin operation in Australia. Cobalt is an important metal in the production of EV batteries, and the cobalt processed from Australia will be used in GM's Ultium battery cathodes, which will power electric vehicles such as the Chevrolet Silverado EV, GMC HUMMER EV and Cadillac LYRIQ.
7 Feb 2022
Ford Motor Company (2022)
The electric era is here, and Ford is in the midst of implementing an ambitious, comprehensive plan to make the transition to an electric future.
Ford is investing $22 billion in electrification through 2025 as part of its plan to lead electrification in areas of strength. The company is electrifying its most iconic products - the Mustang, F-150 and Transit - with many more to come in the years ahead. A key part of Ford's goal to drive the adoption of electric vehicles is to target the large market for fully electric commercial vans and pickups. The company has had some initial success while entering the market, but now faces competition from other OEMs and their offerings.
17 Jan 2022
General Motors (2022)
General Motors has set lots of ambitious and impressive electrification and autonomous vehicle targets over the past couple of years, which has led to claims of being a 'market leader' from both CEO Mary Barra and President Biden. The reality is GM delivered 26 battery electric vehicles in Q4 2021. In this article, IDTechEx cuts through the talk and provides an analysis on GM's leadership.
24 Nov 2021
GM 25 Percent Stake in Pure Watercraft, Accelerates All-Electric Boats
General Motors has acquired a 25 percent ownership stake in Pure Watercraft, a Seattle-based company that specializes in creating all-electric boating solutions.Through 2025, GM is investing $35 billion in electric and autonomous vehicle technology — including work to improve performance and reduce battery costs.