GM to hire 3,000 for tech jobs as part of EV push

General Motors Co. plans to hire 3,000 employees in engineering, design and IT to help push forward as a leading electric vehicle maker and to develop more in-car connected technologies, the automaker said Monday.

GM is battling its Silicon Valley competition for talent to be able to achieve its mantra of zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion, and to provide connected software that puts them ahead of the competition.