Intel confidentially files Mobile Eye IPO
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Tuesday, 08 March 2022 12:08

Intel confidentially files Mobile Eye IPO


Biggest flotation of the year

Intel self-driving car unit Mobileye confidentially filed for an initial public offering in the United States in what could be one of the biggest stock market flotations of the year.

GM suspends production due to chip shortages
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Friday, 03 September 2021 11:43

GM suspends production due to chip shortages


Can't get enough chips

General Motors will temporarily halt production at all but four of its North American factories due to electronic chip supply problems.

GM gets an electric truck to run for 400 miles
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Only 100 more miles to reach ISO Proclaimers standard

General Motors has confirmed it's making an all-electric version of the Chevy Silverado pickup truck with around 400 miles of range on a full charge.

GM pulls model because of chip shortage
Published in Transportation
Tuesday, 16 March 2021 09:23

GM pulls model because of chip shortage


Fuel management becomes a casualty 

General Motors said that due to the global semiconductor chip shortage the US automaker is building certain 2021 light-duty full-size pickup trucks without a fuel management module.

GM says it will phase out petrol powered vehicles
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No more after 2035

General Motors said it would phase out petroleum-powered cars and trucks and sell only vehicles that have zero tailpipe emissions by 2035.

Qualcomm Nuvia has acquisition automotive angle
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Analysis: General Motors, Renault, Bosh, Continental, and co.  

Automotive plays a vital role in the Nuvia deal. Nuvia has a data center chip that will tape out first, but what works in a data center can quickly be turned into an automotive chip. An Automotive/self-driving chip is nothing but a data center on wheels designed to be power-aware and process tremendous amounts of data from multiple sensors.

General Motors gets into flying cars
Published in Transportation
Wednesday, 13 January 2021 12:57

General Motors gets into flying cars


Maybe we will get our jet packs soon

General Motors unveiled a new electric van and revealed potential plans to delve into flying cars.

General Motors' dealers would rather quit than go electric
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150 take a buy out deal

 General Motors dealerships are not too keen on the outfit’s move to electric cars.

GM invests  $2.2 billion for electric cars
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Wednesday, 21 October 2020 11:27

GM invests $2.2 billion for electric cars


Wants to increase production

General Motors is investing about $2.2 billion in its US manufacturing operations, largely to increase production of electric vehicles.

Amazon and GM invest in electric truck manufacturer
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Rivian now valued at $1-2 billion

Amazon and General Motors want to invest in Rivian Automotive in a deal that would value the US electric truck manufacturer at between $1 billion and $2 billion.