In a recent LinkedIn post, General Motors Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mary Barra, outlined our progress toward an all-electric future.
Along with our efforts to support industry standards and policies that will bolster EV development, partnering with utilities, states and others to build a robust infrastructure and helping to increase consumer awareness, we’re moving forward on bringing more electric vehicles to market.
DETROIT and TOKYO, June 11, 2018/3BL Media/ - General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) and Honda (NYSE: HMC) announced an agreement for new advanced chemistry battery components, including the cell and module, to accelerate both companies’ plans for all-electric vehicles. The next-generation battery will deliver higher energy density, smaller packaging and faster charging capabilities for both companies’ future products, mainly for the North American market.
Utilities need to start thinking about how to scale up power infrastructure to meet demand
Last year marked a monumental turning point for the future of electric vehicles (EVs), with several auto companies such as Volkswagen AG, General Motors and Volvo announcing significant electrification plans. Bolstered by improved battery technology, longer battery range, greater variety and lower prices, consumer confidence in EVs is at an all-time high. According to Forbes, light-duty EV sales in the United States rose 37 percent in 2016.