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GM and Ford hope to build first “robot” car

07/03/2012, All right, so everyone in the industry, no matter which industry it is, wants to play the role of being a pioneer, and in other words, being first. GM (General Motors) and Ford, very much pioneers in their own right, are right now in a rather tight race...

NASA and GM team up to create the Robo-Glove

03/13/2012, There are some jobs that require us to perform repeated tasks on a daily basis which could ultimately lead to repetitive stress related injuries. NASA and GM have realized that and have teamed up to create the Robotic Glove, a tool which they’re hoping...

GM offers to buy back Chevy Volt from unhappy customers

12/02/2011, Earlier this year in May, a routine crash test of GM’s Chevy Volt ended with the vehicle catching fire several weeks after the incident. This prompted an investigation from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to see if Chevy Volt...

Chevrolet EN-V enters next generation phase

10/13/2011, It seems that the EN-V has undergone a growth spurt of sorts in the hands of Chevrolet, as the next generation version of the electric concept vehicle is now in motion in order to fulfill General Motors’ vision of a zero-emissions future. General...

GM front center airbag is industry’s first

09/30/2011, Having airbags that work properly in a vehicle would go a long way in making sure the safety of the vehicle’s occupants are preserved in the event of an accident, but of course, nothing can substitute careful and calculated driving as no one would...

Power your car with exhaust fumes in the future?

05/26/2011, Engineers have been working on a way to convert the waste heat in your car’s exhaust into energy for some time now but so far attempts haven’t been very successful. The exhaust gases can reach up to 1,300 degrees Fahrenheit, and it’s...

OnStar FMV mirror is strutted

03/19/2011, CES 2011 was the platform where many new devices were launched, and it wasn’t surprising at all to see General Motors use that platform to introduce a mirror with a blue button which is touted to work in just about any vehicle. Well, the nameless...

A ride in the GM EN-V electric vehicle

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] GM was demonstrating its EN-V electric vehicle (Electric-Networked electric vehicle). Although it won’t be fielded for many years or possibly a decade, this vehicle is part of a research project about the future of transportation in urban...

GM’s Voltec EV Charging Station May Set You Back $2000

10/07/2010, Electric vehicle fans will be happy to hear that GM has just announced its own 240V Voltec home charger, getting into the game of Volt-compatible EV chargers. The good news is that the unit will only set you back $490, but the downside is that GM...

Chevy Volt electric car now on sale, no more a concept

07/27/2010, The Chevy Volt electric car was a concept as early as three years plus ago, but today, General Motors has turned that into a dream by rolling out this $33,500 green vehicle. How did we arrive at that figure? Well, it was slapped with a $41,000 price...