• GM details its Ultium Drive modular EV powertrain offering up to 1,000 horsepower

    1 day ago - By High Gear Media

    General Motors is committed to launching 20 electric vehicles in North America by 2023, and most of these will be powered by a modular battery system branded Ultium and sit atop GM's third-gen EV platform. The electric drive system powering the actual wheels will be branded Ultium Drive, GM said Wednesday. Like the batteries, the drive system...
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  • Will GM's Ultium Drive be the small-block V-8 for a generation of EVs?

    Will GM's Ultium Drive be the small-block V-8 for a generation of EVs?

    2 days ago - By High Gear Media

    The ubiquitous General Motors 350 small-block V-8, which went into a generation of vehicles, made GM strong. For decades it was offered in a wide range of output levels and to this day is made by the company as a crate engine for hobbyists. GM announced Tuesday, in a move harking back to its treatment of core engine and transmission components in...
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