The mysterious story of the battery startup that promised GM a 200-mile electric car

Untested small suppliers almost never get in the door of the world’s major automakers. This is fascinating story about Department of Energy backed Envia Systems, General Motors, and the battery technology that wasn't all it claimed to be, in a big way.

GM showcases Spark EV

The Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association Show (SEMA) is the place each year to showcase vehicles, concepts and otherwise, that are accessorized “to allow personalization while maintaining excellent refinement and ride characteristics.”

GM and Honda team up on fuel cell tech

The race to develop fuel cell vehicles for what automakers hope will be an interested consumer audience has mildly been heating up of late.

GM promises in-car 4G LTE next year

General Motors says it's planning to introduce 4G LTE connectivity to its cars as early as next year, through a deal with AT&T.

Advanced "smart materials" found in 2014 Corevette

The engineering and technology found in the upcoming 2014 Chevrolet Corvette is quite impressive.

Tricked-out 2014 Corvette Stingray is packed with the latest tech

General Motors has unveiled the long-awaited 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray.

Cadillac teases luxury ELR hybrid coupe

GM luxury division Cadillac has posted a shadowy teaser image of its upcoming 2014 ELR extended-range, electric luxury coupe.

Siri Eyes Free tech headed to Chevy's Spark and Sonic

GM adds Siri voice technology to its small Spark and Sonic cars.

GM: 500,000 green cars by 2017, Spark EV debuts next week

General Motors, seeming more confident in the face of rising Volt plug-in hybrid sales, looks to be expanding its vehicle electrification efforts.

GM wants a wireless pedestrian detection system

It is often difficult for drivers to see pedestrians, especially at night, in foggy conditions or during a heavy rainstorm.

Onstar to let you make money renting your car

If you have Onstar equipped in your car, you'll soon be able to make some cash on the side.

GM accelerates self-driving vehicles

A vehicle capable of driving itself may sound like something out of a science fiction story, but General Motors (GM) expects to equip its vehicles with such technology by the middle of this decade.

Trouble brewing for GM crops

Pests are adapting to genetically modified plants designed to kill them, raising doubts over the future of biotech crops.

2013 Chevy Volt goes slightly further on a charge


GM has been talking up details of the 2013 Chevrolet Volt extended range plug-in hybrid this week, noting the vehicle's electric only range will see an increase as well as its miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) and total range.

GM pulls paid ads from Facebook

Just days before its IPO, Facebook's had a big blow: General Motors has decided to pull all of its paid advertising, saying it's just not cost-effective.

GM concept car is an electric-networked vehicle

What is the car of tomorrow? A flying space car a la the Jetsons? The once popular people mover in Disneyland’s Tomorrowland? 



Cadillac showcases self-driving vehicle

There has been quite a lot of news about self-driving vehicles in recent months. Google is currently working on an autonomous car, while BMW is designing a "highly automated" vehicle capable of navigating through traffic.

Powered Roboglove moves from space to auto plants

General Motors and NASA have teamed up to create a powered robotic glove for use in space - and on the auto factory floor.

Chevy Volt’s plug temporarily pulled by GM

General Motors has confirmed that it will be temporarily suspending production of the Chevy Volt and putting jobs related to it on hold.

For GE, the future is Chevy's Volt

For an individual, moving to a hybrid or electric vehicle may or may not pan out in the long run.