GM Pledges To Stop Selling Petroleum-Powered Cars And Trucks By 2035

GM Factory Zero
A new sign is unveiled at General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in Hamtramck, Mich. The automaker is investing $2.2 billion at its plant to produce a variety of all-electric trucks and SUVs. GM's first all-electric truck will be a pickup with production scheduled to begin in late 2021. Carlos Osorio / AP Photo
GM Factory Zero
A new sign is unveiled at General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in Hamtramck, Mich. The automaker is investing $2.2 billion at its plant to produce a variety of all-electric trucks and SUVs. GM's first all-electric truck will be a pickup with production scheduled to begin in late 2021. Carlos Osorio / AP Photo

GM Pledges To Stop Selling Petroleum-Powered Cars And Trucks By 2035

American carmaker General Motors on Thursday announced an ambitious plan to only sell zero-emission vehicles by 2035. Reset finds out if the news is as game-changing as it sounds.

GUESTS: Karen Weigert, executive vice president at Slipstream, a clean energy innovation non-profit; former chief sustainability officer at the city of Chicago

Elizabeth Kócs, professor and director of partnerships and strategy for the University of Illinois, Chicago’s Energy Initiative