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.
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.
17 Jan 2022
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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.
19 Nov 2021
GM to Celebrate Grand Opening of Factory ZERO
Production is now set to begin at the former Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant, less than two years after GM announced the massive $2.2 billion investment to fully renovate the facility to build a variety of all-electric trucks and SUVs.