General Motors has been busy pivoting into the medical supply area over the past several weeks during the coronavirus pandemic, but GM has also been connecting the dots between electric vehicle ownership and rising demand for renewable energy.
GM has kicked its commitment to EV technology into high gear, inking a joint EV agreement with Honda, under which the two companies will develop two new electric vehicles for Honda that deploy GM’s proprietary new Ultium EV batteries.
On the lightweighting side of things, GM has collaborated with the company Continental Structural Plastics on a pickup box made from a new award-winning, proprietary carbon fiber thermoplastic material. On the recycling and waste management end, GM has been using recycled two-liter bottles to make wheel liners.
Read the article at Clean Technica.