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Tesla Autopilot ranking, GM EV investment, VW battery pact, Faraday fire sale: Today’s Car News

03.22.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

A new study is not kind to Tesla's Autopilot. GM announces a new electric Chevrolet to sell alongside the Bolt EV—but it wouldn't say what. Volkswagen forms an alliance to develop European batteries for EVs. And Faraday Future hosts a fire sale. ... ...

GM investing $300 million to build a new electric Chevy in the U.S.

GM announced Friday it will invest $300 million into a Michigan factory to produce a new Chevrolet electric vehicle, reversing a decision to build the EV outside of the United States. The announcement comes on the heels of recent job cuts and plant closures by GM, moves that have complicated bargaining with union workers over ...

Trump’s views about ‘crazy’ self-driving cars are at odds with his DOT

President Donald Trump is an automated-vehicle skeptic, a point of view that lies in stark contrast with agencies within his own administration, including the U.S. Department of Transportation . According to a recent scoop by Axios, Trump has privately said he thinks the autonomous-vehicle revolution is “crazy.” Trump’s point of view isn’t exactly surprising. His ...

Uber said to be raising $1B at a $10B valuation for its self-driving car unit

The SoftBank Vision Fund is in talks to invest directly in Uber's autonomous vehicle business, reports The Wall Street Journal. ...

GM Cruise snags Dropbox HR head to hire at least 1,000 engineers by end of year

GM Cruise plans to hire hundreds of employees over the next nine months, doubling its engineering staff, TechCrunch has learned. It’s an aggressive move by the autonomous vehicle technology company to double its size as it pushes to deploy a robotaxi service by the end of the year. Arden Hoffman, who helped scale Dropbox, will ...

Chevy Volt & Bolt Sales Estimates Low For February: Volt Production Ends

03.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Chevy Bolt EV sales are down slightly from last year. Because General Motors no longer reports monthly sales reports in favor of Tesla-like quarterly reporting, InsideEVs’ monthly Chevy Bolt EV and Chevy Volt delivery numbers are estimates. As has been the case since the beginning of time, Q1 EV deliveries are not much to get excited about. Especially coming off the yearly ...