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CES 2021: GM teases Cadillac Celestiq electric sedan, BrightDrop electric van brand announced
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13th Jan 2021
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CES 2021: GM teases Cadillac Celestiq electric sedan, BrightDrop electric van brand announced

General Motors has teased a number of its upcoming electric vehicles (EVs) during the virtual 2021 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), including the flagship Cadillac Celestiq sedan and what appears to be an SUV inspired by the mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette sports car.
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Alex Misoyannis
Nikola Badger electric pick-up scrapped, GM distances itself from controversial start-up
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1st Dec 2020
2 min read

Nikola Badger electric pick-up scrapped, GM distances itself from controversial start-up

The Nikola Badger all-electric pick-up – which was set to rival the Tesla Cybertruck, Hummer EV, and Rivian R1T – is now almost certain to be scrapped. In September, the Nikola brand shot to prominence when it signed a $2 billion (AU$2.7 billion) deal with US manufacturing giant General Motors to commence production of its zero-emission vehicles.
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William Davis
General Motors offers ‘in-flight movies’ for cars with WarnerMedia RIDE streaming service
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31st Oct 2020
2 min read

General Motors offers ‘in-flight movies’ for cars with WarnerMedia RIDE streaming service

Cross country road trips in the US have been upgraded to Business Class with the announcement of a collaboration between General Motors, WarnerMedia and telecommunications provider AT&T. The service, called WarnerMedia Ride, allows owners of GM-brand vehicles (Chevrolet, GMC, Buick and Cadillac) to stream on-demand entertainment via the car’s WiFi hotspot and an unlimited-data AT&T 4G plan.
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James Ward
Uber pushes to electrify service with help from Renault, Nissan, and GM
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10th Sep 2020
2 min read

Uber pushes to electrify service with help from Renault, Nissan, and GM

Uber has pledged to make its fleet of cars carbon neutral, however concedes this process will likely take two decades. A spokesperson for Uber told CarAdvice the company is “committing to become a fully zero-emission platform by 2040, with 100 per cent of rides taking place in zero-emission vehicles, on public transit, or with micro-mobility”. “This is a global commitment and includes Australia,” the spokesperson added.
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William Davis
Holden dealers sign $150 million compensation deal 
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1st Jul 2020
4 min read

Holden dealers sign $150 million compensation deal 

The majority of Holden dealers have finally signed compensation packages – worth a combined value of close to $150 million – with US car giant General Motors. It follows a protracted legal battle that spilled onto the political field and caught the attention of Australia’s peak consumer and business watchdog. In the end, General Motors did not increase its initial offer by $1. Dealers who are yet to sign say they have not given up the fight with Detroit.
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Joshua Dowling