Hoods Up: Chevrolet Spark recalled for corroded hood latches

Toronto, Ontario – The Chevrolet Spark faces a second recall, after initial attempts to replace corroded hood latches in 2014 were found to be insufficient. In both cases, the secondary hoot latch lever in both the Spark and its EV variant faced a risk of premature corrosion. In cases of severe corrosion, the National Highway […]

Assembled As Is: GM to deliver some Equinox, Terrain models without certain ADAS features

Toronto, Ontario — An ongoing microchip shortage isn’t stopping major automakers from carrying on with production as General Motors revealed that they will be shipping some 2022 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain vehicles without certain advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) features. A GM spokesperson said on July 4 that certain Equinox and Terrain models will […]

DEG-ging Deep: Updated procedure for Chevrolet Equinox impact bar replacement

Toronto, Ontario — A pair of inquiries to the Database Enhancement Gateway (DEG) have brought about some new insights into the proper procedure for Chevrolet Equinox impact bar replacement. An inquiry submitted in April 2021 pointed out that the plates welded to the end of the frame rail and bracket of the impact bar don’t […]

EV/AV Report: January 17, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, heat pumps in Tesla’s Model 3 and Model Y are under a Transport Canada investigation, the Windsor, Ont.-area has more EV chargers on the way and Chevrolet has announced the electrified edition of one of its most popular models. Pump Dump Transport Canada is […]

EV/AV Report: January 10, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, VinFast prepares to enter the Canadian EV market later this year, Nova Scotia makes strides in connecting more communities to the EV charging grid and General Motors unveiled its champion in the electric pickup race. New player has joined Vietnamese EV startup VinFast unveiled […]

Power Saving Mode: Chevrolet Bolt update limits range to curb fire risk

Toronto, Ontario — Drivers of the 2019 Chevrolet Bolt will have their full parking privileges back “in the coming weeks” as General Motors announced that a new software update is expected to significantly reduce fire risk in the vehicle. A spokesperson from GM said that the update will limit the maximum state of charge for […]

The Smoke Clears: GM announces fix to Bolt battery fire issue

Detroit, Michigan — In a piece of good news for the automotive supply chain and drivers alike, engineers at General Motors have figured out how to fix a battery problem with the Chevrolet Bolt electric hatchback that has already caused five of them to catch fire. The company says they developed diagnostic software to look […]