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China Allowing Foreign Carmakers Like Tesla To Set Up Their Own Factories

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - China will be allowing foreign automakers like Tesla to build vehicles without having to partner with local companies. Under new rules, foreign automakers would be allowed to establish their own wholly owned electric vehicle company in China’s free-trade zones, according to auto executives briefed on the matter.

Chevy Bolt EV, Sonic, Bolt, Sonic: GM mingles gas, electric cars on same assembly line

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors didn't have to construct an all-new assembly plant to build its affordable, mass-market Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car. In fact, it produces the electric car at the existing Orion assembly plant in Michigan, which opened in 1983.

Arnold Schwarzenegger On Hand For Presentation Of World’s First Electric Hummer H1

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Arnold Schwarzenegger (aka The Terminator) shows up to help unveil the world’s first electric Hummer H1. Kreisel Electric just opened its new research and development center accompanied by Austrian Federal Chancellor Mag.

Car sales a tough sell for job hunters (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Car sales a tough sell for job hunters;| How Cadillac is booking younger buyers; Time up for 30-sec. ads?; Feds: Fake hospice used to launder FCA-UAW funds; Informal GM-union talks.

2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 High Country quick take: Luxury and excess

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The High Country is the top-of-the-line Silverado 1500 truck in Chevy’s lineup, and it comes with nearly every extra imaginable. Continuing its battle with Ford for full-size truck supremacy, the 2017 Silverado argues for its steel body construction vs. the aluminum used by Ford.

2019 Chevy Silverado Prototypes Spotted in the Wild (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - This week, on one of our many trips to the Rocky Mountains in search of prototype vehicles, Nathan and Michael spotted a huge gaggle of GM pickups. Among these were a number of new 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500s. Although most of them were under covers, we did manage to catch one out in the open air.

EV Sales Key as China’s SAIC Looks to Expand Abroad

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - SAIC reportedly aims to enter the passenger sector in the European Union, the U.K., Australia and New Zealand through selling electric vehicles, connected cars and even ride-sharing services.