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GM invests $918m in four US powertrain production facilities

2023-01-24T11:02:00+00:00By AMS

Investment will prepare four GM plants for production of 6th generation small block V8 and EV components

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AMS Electric Vehicles – The road to e-mobility

2022-11-25T09:20:00+00:00By AMS

In this latest AMS digital edition we will look closely at how manufacturers are developing and finetuning their electric powertrain technologies, platforms and production processes, with in-depth features on Skoda, GM, Ford, Volta Trucks, REE Automotive and more.

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Leader of the pack: GM looks to optimised cell chemistry and format for EV success

2022-11-10T18:56:00+00:00By Mike Farish

GM focuses on optimising the Ultium battery cells and pack to make it configurable across a number of vehicle segments

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GM benefits from EV plant upgrades across North America in pick-up truck battle

2022-10-07T06:30:00+01:00By Peter Murphy

General Motors’ investments in EV trucks and pick-up manufacturing position it to capture growth in what is a fiercely contested segment in North America.

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Hertz turns to GM and Sixt to China’s BYD for nearly 300,000 electrified rental cars

2022-10-04T12:02:00+01:00By Peter Murphy

Hertz will place orders for up to 175,000 electric cars from General Motors over the next five years and Sixt will order around 100,000 BEVs and PHEVs from BYD.

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Framework for adapting passive grippers in the assembly line

2022-10-03T15:40:00+01:00By Hazel Southwell

Digital framework developed to support design of passive grippers and adaptive assembly operations

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Automotive battery manufacturing and supply chain 2022: Risks, regulation and resiliency

2022-07-28T13:15:00+01:00By Daniel Harrison

The latest AMS battery report forecasts production capacity, analyses suppliers and materials, and shows why OEMs and suppliers are forging new partnerships

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Lithium-ion battery gigafactory database 2022

2022-07-26T23:00:00+01:00By Automotive from Ultima Media

Track electric vehicle lithium battery gigafactories by manufacturer, location, manufacturer, current and planned gigawatt (GWh) capacity.

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Cadillac Celestiq to be built by hand at GM’s Global Technical Center

2022-06-20T16:05:00+01:00By Peter Murphy

The automaker will invest $81m to produce the car at its R&D hub in Warren, Michigan.

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GM expands its EV supply chain with POSCO Chemical in Canada

2022-03-08T10:55:00+00:00By AMS

GM and POSCO Chemical will process cathode active material at new joint venture plant in Quebec

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GM announces $6.6 billion investment in Michigan EV and battery production

2022-01-26T13:12:00+00:00By Jason Dunn

General Motors has announced $6.6 billion worth of investment across Michigan to construct a new manufacturing plant and develop EV pickup production.

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GM invests in more production of electric motor components

2022-01-25T09:00:00+00:00By AMS

Electric motor stator modules built at GM Lockport Components plant will help power future Ultium platform-based electric truck and SUV products

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GM and POSCO Chemical to build a new North America factory to process critical battery materials for Ultium batteries

2021-12-02T18:52:00+00:00By AMS

The new plant will process cathode active material (CAM), a key battery material that represents about 40% of the cost of a battery cell

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GM to invest $46 million in Parma metal stamping plant

2021-11-09T11:14:00+00:00By Jason Dunn

General Motors has unveiled plans to invest over $46m at its Parma, Ohio, metal stamping operation to expand equipment upgrades and lay the foundation for the facility to support future product programs.

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Wolfspeed ahead for GM’s Ultium Drive supply

2021-10-05T08:43:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

GM has signed supplier agreement with US electronic subcomponents supplier Wolfspeed (formerly Cree) to secure the supply of silicon carbide devices that the carmaker said will enable it to install more efficient propulsion systems for its electric vehicles (EVs). 

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EV battery supply chains on the move

2021-06-08T13:34:00+01:00By Illya Verpraet, Daniel Harrison

As electric vehicles become serious business for OEMs, they are reassessing their battery supply and manufacturing bases, putting their eggs in multiple baskets and taking more control of the process.

EV and hybrid EV assembly plant database

Electric vehicle and hybrid vehicle plant database

2021-06-03T18:10:00+01:00By Automotive from Ultima Media

Track factory locations for electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid and hybrid vehicles by manufacturer, model and location.

OEM battery cell supplier database

OEM and lithium-ion battery cell supplier database

2021-06-03T18:09:00+01:00By Automotive from Ultima Media

Keep up with changing supplier relationships between electric vehicle manufacturers and battery cell suppliers in this database.

Battery supply chain report 2021

Electric vehicle battery supply chain analysis 2021: How lithium-ion battery demand and production are reshaping the automotive industry

2021-06-03T18:08:00+01:00By Daniel Harrison, Christopher Ludwig

Download this report for forecasts of lithium-ion battery demand, analysis of battery cell factories and insight on EV battery manufacturing and sourcing. 

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Texas winter storm blackouts hit automotive sector

2021-02-22T15:14:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Severe weather conditions in the US state of Texas over the last ten days have closed down manufacturing locations, including vehicle and parts supplier plants, as well as disrupting delivery routes.

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