Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, TCA

GM Startup BrightDrop Projects $1 Billion in Revenue in 2023

BrightDrop, a General Motors Co. startup focused on offering electric delivery options, told investors Nov. 17 it’s on track to reach $1 billion in revenue in 2023.

Kalea Hall | The Detroit News
November 18, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, TCA

Hertz to Order Up to 175,000 EVs From GM

The Hertz Corp. is planning to order up to 175,000 electric vehicles from General Motors Co. over the next five years for its rental fleet, the companies said Sept. 20.

Kalea Hall | The Detroit News
September 21, 2022
Business, Technology, Autonomous, TCA

What Happens When Police Pull Over a Driverless Vehicle? Watch.

Who gets a ticket in a driverless car? It turns out no one does, the San Francisco Police learned recently.

Kalea Hall | The Detroit News
April 11, 2022
Business, Technology, Autonomous, TCA

Cadillac Unveils Concept AV InnerSpace

Cadillac revealed the InnerSpace concept two-passenger electric and autonomous luxury vehicle Jan. 6 at CES in Las Vegas.

Kalea Hall | The Detroit News
January 7, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100, TCA

BrightDrop Delivers First Electric Vans to FedEx

BrightDrop, General Motors Co.’s new electric delivery and logistics business, has delivered the first five vans of an order of 500 to FedEx Corp., the company said Dec. 17.

Kalea Hall | The Detroit News
December 17, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, TCA

Merchants Fleet Expands Order of BrightDrop EVs

DETROIT — BrightDrop, a General Motors Co. startup making electric delivery vehicles, said Nov. 18 that Merchants Fleet is planning to expand its purchase order to receive a total of 18,000 BrightDrop EVs.

Kalea Hall | The Detroit News
November 19, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, TCA

GM to Halt Midsize Truck Production on Chip Woes

DETROIT — General Motors Co. is halting production for two weeks at its Missouri midsize truck plant due to a global semiconductor supply constraint, the automaker said March 24.

Kalea Hall | The Detroit News
March 24, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous, TCA

GM’s BrightDrop to Make EV600s for Merchants Fleet

DETROIT — Merchants Fleet, a fleet management company, plans to purchase commercial EV vans from General Motors Co.’s newly formed company BrightDrop.

Kalea Hall | The Detroit News
February 3, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous, TCA

GM Introduces ‘Ultium Drive’ to Power EVs

General Motors Co.'s future electric vehicles are expected to be powered by five drive units and three motors known as “Ultium Drive,” which will help the company transition its lineup to all-electric, the automaker said Sept. 16.

Kalea Hall | The Detroit News
September 16, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

Cadillac Set to Debut First All-Electric Vehicle

Cadillac is turning to its next chapter as an electric-vehicle brand with the debut of the 2022 Cadillac Lyriq crossover.

Kalea Hall | The Detroit News
August 6, 2020