GM promises to provide advanced technology
General Motors committed to introducing more advanced technologies into the Chinese market in pursuit of a clean and smart future. Thereby accelerating its electrification process in China.
Julian Blissett, executive vice president and president of GM China, said that by 2040, the company will achieve carbon neutrality globally. However, The company plans to achieve zero emissions for all new light-duty vehicles by 2035.
To achieve this goal, General Motors plans to invest US$27 billion in electric vehicles and autonomous driving by 2025.
In an interview, Brissett said: “We believe in the future of pure electric. Furthermore, General Motors committed to bringing products with the most advanced global technologies to China.”
The automaker is accelerating the introduction of global technology in China. According to Blissett, the first Cadillac Lyriq SUV based on General Motors Ultium ultra-large battery platform will be unveiled in China. However, First time at the upcoming Shanghai Auto Show, and will be put on the market early next year.
Moreover, the company said that the Ultium battery system will use GM’s localized manufacturing. Supply base to provide power for electric vehicles of various brands and market segments in China.
After Lyriq, Buick and Chevrolet models using the Ultium platform will be launched.
General Motors said that an enhanced version of the intelligent driving assistance system Super Cruise will be launched in China this year. However, Its functions include changing lanes on demand and richer map data.
GM’s vehicle intelligence platform is another technology. Moreover, A digital platform called the vehicle’s central nervous system that can connect, power, and control almost every component.
VIP has been launched on the Cadillac CT5 sedan has now been extended to Buick models, and will be promoted in most GM global models in 2023.
GM combines GM’s engineering flexibility and technological advancement with highly localized manufacturing and its supply chain in China to improve quality and cost competitiveness.
GM China’s design center upgraded and will participate in the design of global electric vehicles. Moreover, Blissett said that it will take into account the needs of the Chinese market in the early stages of development. The upgraded center will open in June.