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September 14, 2020 Silverado, Sierra Now $1,500 CheaperThe two half-ton pickup trucks are known for having great fuel economy despite their size. The models are rated at 23 miles per gallon in city driving, 33 mpg on the highway for a two-wheel-drive variant, while a model with the four-wheel-drive layout registers 23 miles per gallon in city October 24, 2020 2022 GMC Hummer EV: Monster Truck With Monster Price TagThe electric truck reportedly goes from zero to 60 mph in three seconds and also features 35-inch tall tires, four-wheel steering, and removable roof panels. It has a range of 350 miles and comes with an 800-volt DC fast charger that can boost the range by another 100 miles in November 29, 2020 NHTSA Orders Recall of 6 Million GM Vehicles with Takata AirbagsHowever, in its final decision, the NHTSA ruled several GM models unsafe after reviewing the data and safety information the automaker provided. The conclusion shows that the Takata airbag inflators in the vehicles are a risk to drivers.
GM said that while it disagrees with the government decision, it will November 16, 2020 GM to Hire 3,000 Tech-Savvy Employees for EV Development“General Motors wants to put everyone in an EV,” GM’s Vice President of Electric and Autonomous Vehicles Ken Morris told the media. “It’s amazing what we’re able to do today versus just five years ago.”
GM is working on the release of the Hummer EV pickup as well as the Cadillac November 14, 2020 GM to Invest More Funds in EVs, “Affordable” SegmentsIt remains to be seen how EV sales can offset the costs of production, but the company is optimistic that every single electric car that will roll out from its assembly will produce a profit.
The GMC Hummer EV was the first GM vehicle to use the Ultium battery tech. November 10, 2020 GM Orders Company-Wide Recall of 194,000 VehiclesThe recall was prompted by a possible transmission oil leak caused by missing bolts on the start-stop accumulator end cap. In the bolts’ absence, there is a possibility for oil to leak to the transmission, which could then cause a lack of power in the vehicle. This also increases the