GM Scales Autonomous Vehicle Fleet to 180 Electric Cars
GM is using mass-production methods to manufacture 130 fully electric Chevrolet Bolt EV test vehicles equipped with self-driving technology at an assembly plant in Michigan. These vehicles will join the 50 already deployed in San Francisco, Scottsdale and metro Detroit. GM is testing these self-driving cars and collecting real-world data, ensuring they meet the company’s strict safety and quality standards.
Here at General Motors, our road to electrification offers many different paths, and each can be taken in a fun-to-drive car that uses less petroleum.
Recognizing the different needs of customers in their daily commutes, access to recharging stations and passenger and cargo space, to name a few, we are developing a portfolio of vehicles that is as diverse as our customers. And they’re all designed and engineered with a simple focus: cutting down the use of petroleum.
Standard eAssist, optional turbocharging continue forward-thinking powertrain approach
(3BL Media) Detroit, MI - August 29, 2012 - The 2013 Buick Regal luxury sport sedan arrives at dealerships this fall with a standard advanced eAssist powertrain and 36 highway mpg. Two powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engines give Regal one of the most technologically advanced engine ranges in the brand’s history.