GM and POSCO to build battery material facility in North America
General Motors (GM) and POSCO Future M are planning to build a new battery material facility in North America, in the second phase of their joint venture estimated to exceed $1billion.
China: European, US and Japanese Vehicle Manufacturers rebalance production and supply chains
AMS looks at the changing role of the Chinese operations of European and other long established brands’ operations in China and their changing roles in the global auto sector
Magna to build new battery enclosures facility in Canada to support Ford F-150 Lightning production
The company will also manufacture battery enclosures for GM’s Silverado EV in St. Clair, Michigan, adding to existing battery enclosure production for the Hummer EV
GM invests $918m in four US powertrain production facilities
Investment will prepare four GM plants for production of 6th generation small block V8 and EV components
AMS Electric Vehicles – The road to e-mobility
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.
Leader of the pack: GM looks to optimised cell chemistry and format for EV success
GM focuses on optimising the Ultium battery cells and pack to make it configurable across a number of vehicle segments
GM benefits from EV plant upgrades across North America in pick-up truck battle
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.
Hertz turns to GM and Sixt to China’s BYD for nearly 300,000 electrified rental cars
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.
Framework for adapting passive grippers in the assembly line
Digital framework developed to support design of passive grippers and adaptive assembly operations
Automotive battery manufacturing and supply chain 2022: Risks, regulation and resiliency
The latest AMS battery report forecasts production capacity, analyses suppliers and materials, and shows why OEMs and suppliers are forging new partnerships
Lithium-ion battery gigafactory database 2022
Track electric vehicle lithium battery gigafactories by manufacturer, location, manufacturer, current and planned gigawatt (GWh) capacity.
Cadillac Celestiq to be built by hand at GM’s Global Technical Center
The automaker will invest $81m to produce the car at its R&D hub in Warren, Michigan.
GM expands its EV supply chain with POSCO Chemical in Canada
GM and POSCO Chemical will process cathode active material at new joint venture plant in Quebec
GM announces $6.6 billion investment in Michigan EV and battery production
General Motors has announced $6.6 billion worth of investment across Michigan to construct a new manufacturing plant and develop EV pickup production.
GM invests in more production of electric motor components
Electric motor stator modules built at GM Lockport Components plant will help power future Ultium platform-based electric truck and SUV products
GM and POSCO Chemical to build a new North America factory to process critical battery materials for Ultium batteries
The new plant will process cathode active material (CAM), a key battery material that represents about 40% of the cost of a battery cell
GM to invest $46 million in Parma metal stamping plant
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.
Wolfspeed ahead for GM’s Ultium Drive supply
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).
EV battery supply chains on the move
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.
Electric vehicle and hybrid vehicle plant database
Track factory locations for electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid and hybrid vehicles by manufacturer, model and location.