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GM, Autocar collaborate on zero-tailpipe-emissions commercial vehicles

These jointly developed trucks will be powered by GM’s Hydrotec power cubes.

Photo gallery: CARB, CALSTART showcase zero-emission trucks

CARB and CALSTART hosted their first Zero Emission Truck Showcase and Ride and Drive at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., earlier this month, showcasing 25 OEMs and fleet operators including Xos, GreenPower Motor Co., Ford, GM, Kenworth, Navistar, Nikola, Hyundai, Workhorse, BYD, Phoenix Motorcars, Orange EV, Lion Electric, AME, Lightning eMotors, Hyzon, Motiv

Penske Logistics honored by GM with Supplier of the Year awards

Penske Logistics’ work in the automotive sector has been recognized by long-time customer General Motors, with a pair of 2021 Supplier of the Year awards, at GM’s recent Phoenix awards ceremony. Penske took home the hardware in the Lead Logistics Provider (LLP) category for services provided in Mexico, and for Dedicated Delivery Service (DDS) efforts to transport service parts

GM to expand hydrogen fuel cell technology, here’s our take

General Motors has announced new commercial applications of its Hydrotec fuel cell technology. Hydrotec projects, which are currently in development, from heavy-duty trucks to aerospace and locomotives, are being planned for use beyond vehicles for power generation. GM is planning multiple Hydrotec-based power generators, all powered by GM’s Generation 2 Hydrotec fuel cell power cubes,

Geotab, GM expand integrated telematics offerings for Canadian fleets

Geotab has announced the expansion into and availability of the Geotab Integrated Solution for General Motors in Canada. According to the company, this offering provides Canadian customers the ability to manage their fleet in one platform with no additional hardware installation required. With this integration, data from compatible GM vehicles, 2016 or newer, with OnStar

GM introduces new ACDelco National Fleet Parts Program

General Motors Customer Care and Aftersales has introduced the ACDelco National Fleet Parts Program (NFPP), an initiative designed to provide qualified fleet owners with access to resources and tools to simplify their service workflow. The new program replaces the Fleet Parts Purchase Program, which was discontinued in August 2019. The NFPP enables qualified fleet owners

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Five truck trend takeaways from January

We know it’s not easy to keep up with everything that happens in the world of trucking. So here are the biggest stories from January focused on the latest truck trends, all in one place. 5. Navistar partners with General Motors, OneH2 to bring long-haul hydrogen truck to market In collaboration with General Motors and

GM to stop selling gas and diesel light-duty vehicles by 2035

According to a report by The Washington Post, General Motors announced it will end the sale of all gasoline and diesel passenger cars, light trucks and SUVs by 2035. The news won’t affect medium- and heavy-duty trucks, but includes everything from cars and crossovers to full-size trucks and SUVs, such as the light-duty Silverado and

Navistar partners with General Motors, OneH2 to bring long-haul hydrogen truck to market

In collaboration with General Motors and OneH2, Navistar Inc. introduced a complete solution for customer implementation of a zero-emission long-haul system, which will be initially piloted by J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. “Hydrogen fuel cells offer great promise for heavy-duty trucks in applications requiring a higher density of energy, fast refueling and additional range,” said Persio

XL Fleet expands XLP plug-in hybrid electric drive system for use in GM vehicles

XL Fleet‘s XLP plug-in hybrid electric drive technology is being expanded for use across a range of fleet vehicles from General Motors. The platform is expected to begin shipping on select configurations of the Chevrolet and GMC Silverado/Sierra 2500 HD and 3500 HD pickup trucks in the first quarter of 2021, and on Chevrolet and

InPower highlights start/stop control module for diesel GM, Navistar CV trucks

InPower has developed the SS-GM-02, a Start/Stop High Idle Control Module for chassis engine control in 2019 and newer General Motors C2500 to C6500 and Navistar CV vehicles equipped with diesel engines. These vehicles must have the factory-installed power takeoff (PTO) option with the remote PTO controls enabled (requires GM Techtool). In addition to start/stop

General Motors to suspend production due to Coronavirus

General Motors Co. confirmed it will begin a systematic orderly suspension of manufacturing operations in North America due to market conditions caused by Coronavirus. The suspension will last until at least March 30, the company says. Production status will be reevaluated week-to-week after that. “GM and the UAW have always put the health and safety