GM's $2,000,000,000 Disaster

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GM shocked the industry when they partnered with EV startup Nikola to make an electric truck. But nobody expected the controversy that would follow. Is GM making a huge mistake? Is Nikola a scam company? Will the Badger be a total fail? Nolan does a deep dive on allegations of fraud, scandalous lawsuits, and all the controversy surrounding the deal.
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felix acosta
felix acosta - 26 minutit tagasi
Hey maybe nikola owner will think of using huge rubber bands to propel his vehicles..then there will be no emissions..
Landon Jensen
Landon Jensen - Tund tagasi
Classic Utah company
CreepSoldier - 2 tundi tagasi
Soon GM will be bankrupt. So we dont have much to expect
Insulus - 2 tundi tagasi
lol, 13:35 'give tesla a roll down the hill' i see what ya did there.
Caprifreak - 3 tundi tagasi
GM outdid themselves again.
Joe Leonard
Joe Leonard - 3 tundi tagasi
Welp, looks like they finally broke ties...
B. Baker
B. Baker - 4 tundi tagasi
Fake it till you make it
Sparkour - 4 tundi tagasi
Man if only video games were held to this level of justice.
EA and Bethesda out here pulling the same moves.

DISCLAIMER: Sarcasm was used heavily in this comment and thus this comment should not be taken seriously. I fear EA's lawyers and their abilities to straight-up lie to congress and get away with it.
KevTheHunter1 - 5 tundi tagasi
Well this didn't age well lol.
Quinton Lawman
Quinton Lawman - 7 tundi tagasi
My only complaint about this video (and it's minor) is that you said "GM is late to the game" in regard to EVs. That's only sorta true. The Volt and Bolt have been out for years, and they're ahead of every single traditional OEM out there in terms of EV tech, bar none. Hell, they even have Tesla beat in a few important areas (like battery degradation--though this lead is slight).
Where you're aboslutely right is: they're notoriously risk adverse. They developed some great tech, and then were VERY slow to get behind it.
I know, kinda semantics, but it's important to note that they're not behind in tech (compared to all of the other traditional OEMs). Rather, they didn't promote it and build it out as aggressively as they should, sacrificing the lead they had (which was stupid). :-)
Nick Earl
Nick Earl - 7 tundi tagasi
So did us Xpress lol
I know you're right, but
I know you're right, but - 7 tundi tagasi
Things changed today.!
stugotswins - 8 tundi tagasi
I almost put money on GM probably will find some way of messing up that deal as well just like they have messed up everything else since 1980s
Lysander - 8 tundi tagasi
now GM did it.
Alex Covid19
Alex Covid19 - 13 tundi tagasi
GM being late to the EV game?! Are you f**king kidding me? What about GM EV1? They were too early to the EV game
ss ss
ss ss - 14 tundi tagasi
Remember that guy, Jared and Subway? Just sayin'.....
Ryan Fisher
Ryan Fisher - 16 tundi tagasi
Oh well I got con-d into opening a Donut Shop
David Richardson
David Richardson - 17 tundi tagasi
Makes me want to be a con’s so easy
David Richardson
David Richardson - 17 tundi tagasi
Audi has been car.... POS
girohead - 18 tundi tagasi
Props for mentioning Theranos, the first thing I thought of....
John Hughes
John Hughes - 19 tundi tagasi
So GM is gonna want another bail out?
TheSoloAsylum - 19 tundi tagasi
It almost sounds like GM just took this guys company and then publicly destroyed him. Sounds like a democrat move.
Jonki Pastramki
Jonki Pastramki - 21 tund tagasi
Excellent Excellent Excellent!
Ghost In My Shell
Ghost In My Shell - 21 tund tagasi
All the bull crap from the idiot lying about the technology I understand, but I don't buy the sexual assault accusation.
The timing of the accusation is far too convenient. The serial assault occurred back in 1999, when they were teenagers, and she never came forward until now, 21 years later? I call B.S.
It seems that they truly want to get him off the board of a company he founded, even on lies. What are GM hiding? Maybe some of that technology does work, and they want it for themselves without really investing in it.
Either GM was involved or they truly are that stupid...avoid GM vehicles at all costs then.
hoiy vinosa
hoiy vinosa - 17 tundi tagasi
Based on this, we now know that the name Nicola is bad but Tesla isn't.
Know Whey
Know Whey - 21 tund tagasi
It threw the auto industry "through a loop"?
Condescendingly pats Millennial on the head; did you mean, "for a loop"?
hoiy vinosa
hoiy vinosa - 17 tundi tagasi
Title couldn't be more clickbait.
m Cave
m Cave - 23 tundi tagasi
The enemy of my enemy is my friend. Two companies trying to catch up to Tesla...sad. Meanwhile Tesla is on pace to reach 1 trillion....GAME OVER.
Lodix - Päev tagasi
You need to buy at least 1 share of NKLA so you don't get sued by him lmao
Greg Summerson
Greg Summerson - Päev tagasi
Get woke go broke,any Englishmen watching,this is england in a decade
5.9Aaron - Päev tagasi
That nikola pick up looks amazing i want one now
Pablo Salinas
Pablo Salinas - Päev tagasi
I love the Nikola 1 truck. Sure it isn’t real but they should sell it to Tesla or other big name in the game like Kenworth, Peter built, freightliner , that great looking truck doesn’t goes to waist.
StarSeed - Päev tagasi
I have proof of a rigged election, Bejing Biden is still President regardless that his empire is built on lies and crimes.
Adam Terrell
Adam Terrell - Päev tagasi
What about the GMC hummer?
Sam S
Sam S - Päev tagasi
GM is partnering today with Honda, which I bet is going much better than this did.
D Legionnaire
D Legionnaire - Päev tagasi
zapfanzapfan - Päev tagasi
He can share a jail cell with Theranos lady...
Layne Frazier
Layne Frazier - Päev tagasi
6:13 what’s funny is that this happened on my birthday the 10th
Adrian Trans-Am GTA
Adrian Trans-Am GTA - Päev tagasi
Looks like an R8 that ate too many Lays.
ExileXCross - Päev tagasi
Title couldn't be more clickbait.
Wabefuhon - Päev tagasi
Based on this, we now know that the name Nicola is bad but Tesla isn't.
C Mott
C Mott - Päev tagasi
In history when ever a company makes a deal with GM something always happens... GM makes deals to destroy the competition!
gkiltz0 - Päev tagasi
GM may be trying to generate a tax wrieoff
Foxtrot39 - Päev tagasi
To make electric relevant the governement shouldn't increase taxes on it to compensate for fuel tax losses...
Electric car are more expensive to maintain than gaz one, so the economic incentive to save on fuel is lost if you pay more for electric
Russell T
Russell T - Päev tagasi
Shamwow!! For jail time!!
Mike Walls
Mike Walls - Päev tagasi
8:30 Also 3.5 megawatts of solar pannels requires lots more space than he has on his roof, by about a square kilometre or so...
Serhatyelizemir 7
Serhatyelizemir 7 - Päev tagasi
8:48 if you dont pause it you may think it says Reaaady
Serhatyelizemir 7
Serhatyelizemir 7 - Päev tagasi
3:13 lol imagine naming your car company enzo
Serhatyelizemir 7
Serhatyelizemir 7 - Päev tagasi
Thanks to Omaze, You can get a rs q8 and 20.000$.
Toto Marnanto Kadri
Toto Marnanto Kadri - Päev tagasi
It is still much much better impoving the fuel cell hydrogen engine technology for very clean electric vehilcles, including heavy trucks.. It has a very significant future. Hidrogen have been used as excellent fuel for a long time. Hydrogen was used safely as fuel in the Space Shuttle main engine, as well as other powerful rocket engines. Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe. We can easily get hydrogen from water, of course also sea water. It does need a special fuel tank to hold hydrogen fuel for its very large pressure and as very cold fuel, but the technolog is available, and as technogy progress it can get better. Hidrogen is also been used to generate electricity and produce drinking water for astronauts in outer space for some time, also using the fuel cell engine as electric generator.
Using batteries to store energy for trucks is not good. It will be an enormous and utterly expensive battery, to power a heavy laden truck on distances. To calculate the cost of fuel, the cost of the battery must be taken to account. Not to mention the production of the battery and recharging batteries that consume a lot of hydrocarbon fossil fuels, to generate the electricity, creating lots of pollution. Also the efficiency of recharging batteries. There is also the problem of discading dead batteries. By the way, after some time mobile phone batteries can go bad. Imagine replacing a bad truck battery.
Rafael Aquino
Rafael Aquino - Päev tagasi
"A total coincidence, I'm sure." -Nolan
There's no such things as coincidences, Nolan; James keeps telling us.
Lewis Tillett
Lewis Tillett - Päev tagasi
I’m surprised to see GM produced more vehicles than Ford
gioyu comi
gioyu comi - Päev tagasi
Did he just say "Hearse power?" I'm dying to know...
That sounds like JOE BIDDEN and HUNTER BIDDEN .
Erick Rodriguez
Erick Rodriguez - Päev tagasi
Awesome journalism man 👏🏽
DJ Spi
DJ Spi - Päev tagasi
"It's an all around win-win for GM"
Whats the title of this video, again?
gioyu comi
gioyu comi - Päev tagasi
company after a dead guy to try to associate his accomplishments with your company? So Nicola simply took the guys unused first name. Hey, no fair. Tesla stole it first - LOL
Vanya Wolf
Vanya Wolf - Päev tagasi
David Wallace
David Wallace - Päev tagasi
6:01 You don't own ANY stock! Wow! You have lost all credibility.
No 401k, no ira You can buy stock through cashapp. Wtf! Are you trying to keep your earn income credit status? (Taxpayers cannot have over $3600 of investment income for the EC credit)
Alexis Mackey
Alexis Mackey - Päev tagasi
Would Omaze ship overseas?
Kenny Delgado
Kenny Delgado - Päev tagasi
I love the amount of facts and information that was put into this video please do more like this!
mike dubovs
mike dubovs - Päev tagasi
An electric pickup.. 20k lbs towing and 300 miles range that can recharge in 5mins. Good luck
Dedra Kuhn
Dedra Kuhn - 2 päeva tagasi
What does this doushe have for his desire of hearse power? What's up with your obsession with cars that haul coffins?
Shawn D
Shawn D - 2 päeva tagasi
GM should call it Pontiac! lol
BiscuitPuncher - 2 päeva tagasi
GM has some smart lawyers.
shiz br0
shiz br0 - 2 päeva tagasi
nikola thats my name
Walt Williams
Walt Williams - 2 päeva tagasi
"GM is not very big at taking risks" Very true. Remember some of GM's first diesel car and pickups? It was a disastrous converted 350 CID converted gasoline engine.
WaapRepeat - 2 päeva tagasi
Well now the name Nilkola starts to get impressed in our mind, all the stuff behind doesn't matter if the company starts somehow to deliver veichles.
Yakuza_Suske - 2 päeva tagasi
Did anyone get an Honda ad after he spoke of the Audi?
Bill Bear
Bill Bear - 2 päeva tagasi
Dave March
Dave March - 2 päeva tagasi
Since you're criticizing Nicola for their name, it seems to me pretty brazen of Musk to appropriate the Tesla name for their company. Not illegal, I guess, but... naming your company after a dead guy to try to associate his accomplishments with your company? So Nicola simply took the guys unused first name. Hey, no fair. Tesla stole it first - LOL
TC Wong
TC Wong - 2 päeva tagasi
OMG Jailbreak creator in comments?
muitnecsA - 2 päeva tagasi
It's like starting a car company named Henry? No it's fucking not. You talk like its Nikola Tesla that started Tesla car company. Wtf is your stupid logic here?
Larry Reiff
Larry Reiff - 2 päeva tagasi
Nikola reminds of Joe Biden !
giridhar alakkadan
giridhar alakkadan - 2 päeva tagasi
GM is genius
bilinas mini
bilinas mini - 2 päeva tagasi
"Entrepreneur" With some research even I could make one that works a little.
Mark Erskine
Mark Erskine - 2 päeva tagasi
Sounds like someone didn't want that company to get off the ground!!!!!
Richard Gledhill
Richard Gledhill - 2 päeva tagasi
No matter how you look at this, and no matter how much of a fake this company is, Trevor is a very clever man.
Jason - 2 päeva tagasi
Plot twist. GM knew Nikola was fake and just played tech investors for fools.
Davie Shaw
Davie Shaw - 2 päeva tagasi
I mean, hes right...the truck did have ZERO emissions
bilinas mini
bilinas mini - 2 päeva tagasi
Electric pickups will fail big time!!!
2013 Subaru Wrx sti
2013 Subaru Wrx sti - 2 päeva tagasi
“It’s like naming a car brand Henry” already happened manss
George Towers
George Towers - 2 päeva tagasi
George Towers
George Towers - 2 päeva tagasi
This Truck it's Fully Functional 🥒💦
bashpr0mpt - 2 päeva tagasi
Milton and Reznik are the same religion as Epstein, for some reason those guys get away with shit normal people would be in prison forever for committing 1/1000th of the amount of. Even Girzsky is. Fancy that.
Misfit 13
Misfit 13 - 2 päeva tagasi
Fake it till you make it..
Caleb G.
Caleb G. - 2 päeva tagasi
13:40 “GM has an opportunity to give them A ROLL DOWN THE HILL for their money.” Props to the Donut writing team for that line.
Savlat Playz
Savlat Playz - 2 päeva tagasi
6:13 whats the name of the song???
Jason joncas
Jason joncas - 2 päeva tagasi
Ford getting into the ev now. The only automaker not needing a bailout in the past drive them live them love them will die with my hands wrapped around an F150 steering wheel or my 1985 GT Mustang is what it is.And just saying.
floyd schake
floyd schake - 2 päeva tagasi
Got bored at this dudes own commercials in between commercials. Boring as fuck
Evergreen King
Evergreen King - 2 päeva tagasi
I own stock in both companies. But bought in for none of these reasons except the EV Hummer which is probably why GM didn't..... pull out.
igotwhips - 2 päeva tagasi
Nikola piggybacking off Tesla is similar as Shelby Supercars (now SSC) piggy backing off Shelby American.
Elk4758 - 2 päeva tagasi
Like I ton of other people have said: You can say GM didn't handle their EV cars well, but you can't say they were late to the game. They were doing EV production cars before anyone else.
1963 Chevrolet Impala
1963 Chevrolet Impala - 2 päeva tagasi
Rip General Motors :c
Leo Mengel
Leo Mengel - 2 päeva tagasi
Electric pickups will fail big time!!!
dfcvda - 3 päeva tagasi
is Milton related to Trump?
Alex C
Alex C - 3 päeva tagasi
"five hundred and ninety one hearsepowers"
Car Repair
Car Repair - 3 päeva tagasi check out this Bentley being crushed
contentioushackery - 3 päeva tagasi
Headline: two billion dollar disaster!!!!
Actual content at 11:52: it costs GM nothing.
Click-bait headline is click-bait. Good bye Donut. Good luck in your future.
enduroelite - 3 päeva tagasi
I know what happened, the 2020 election.
SiirChriss - 3 päeva tagasi
i wonder if anyone ever wins any of those cars they give out
Richard Forhurholes
Richard Forhurholes - 3 päeva tagasi
I see we got 934 nikola employees watching this lmao 🤣
Kunt - 3 päeva tagasi
Omaze is a scam.
rEdf196 - 3 päeva tagasi
Nikola trucks look like Edsel’s