GM cancels new Holden Colorado platform and Jeep Wrangler rival - report
GM has stopped work on a new "mid-size" truck platform codenamed GMT-32xx, designed to underpin its next-generation trucks and a new Jeep Wrangler rival.
That's according to Muscle Cars and Trucks, which says the GMT-32xx platform was to be the basis of the next-generation Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon, Holden Colorado, and associated SUVs.
The motoring world is moving away from manual transmissions, but Cadillac has committed to keeping three-pedal performance cars alive.
Having launched the warmed-over CT4-V and CT5-V, vehicles similar in approach to AMG 43 or BMW M Performance models, Cadillac confirmed there are proper M and AMG rivals in the works – and they'll have manual variants.
Michelin is working with General Motors (GM) on a tyre called the Unique Puncture-proof Tyre System, handily abbreviated to Uptis, which could be ready for production by 2024.
At the moment, the Uptis Prototype is being put through its paces in a controlled environment on the Chevrolet Bolt, but the companies will move into the real world later this year.
General Motors has an all-electric pickup truck in the works, as it prepares for what Mary Barra has described as an "all-electric future".
Speaking at the quarterly earnings call on Tuesday, the GM CEO said her company has "an industry-leading truck franchise and industry-leading electrification capabilities".
"I assure you we will not cede our leadership on either front," she said.