OE Clarity: ADAS compromised by aftermarket glass, GM position statement says

Toronto, Ontario — General Motors has issued an updated position statement on its standards for aftermarket glass replacements, hammering home the opinion that non-OEM glass could compromise the safety standards of their vehicles. “GM vehicles, safety systems and components are designed, engineered, tested, and validated to protect vehicle occupants based upon both government mandated and […]

Delivering Dreams: GM raises $313,000 in annual ‘Sharon’s Kids’ toy drive, fundraiser

Oshawa, Ontario — The Durham Children’s Aid Foundation (DCAF) yet again welcomed a convoy of Oshawa-built trucks, stuffed to the brim with gifts and toys, General Motors Oshawa’s “Sharon’s Kids” initiative carries on its more-than-50-year legacy. As part of the overall fundraising effort, GM held a contest among its dealers during which $253,000 from 106 […]

Glaring Error: GM recalls 85,000 Canadian vehicles for DRL glare glitch

Toronto, Ontario — General Motors dealership technicians ought to brush up on their headlight repair procedures, as a recall recently issued by the OEM will see about 85,000 Canadian Buick, Cadillac, GMC and Chevrolet vehicles headed in for a body control module (BCM) software update. The recall, which covers an additional 740,000 vehicles across North […]

A Brighter Blaze: New paint shades for 2023 Chevrolet Blazer include ‘Radiant Red Tintcoat’

(Photo by GMAuthority) Toronto, Ontario — The 2023 Chevrolet Blazer has had three new paint shades bestowed upon it recently, including one red tint that is truly befitting of the popular midsize crossover’s name. Refinishers, and close observers of General Motors’ recent paint developments, may recognize some similarities between the three new Blazer shades—Radiant Red […]

Corporate Decision: Ford Canada withdrawing from all Canadian auto shows

Toronto, Ontario — Ford Canada will be withdrawing corporate support from all Canadian auto shows in 2023, citing a change in business strategy. “As the auto industry experiences change at a pace never seen before, Ford of Canada is transforming every part of its business,” company spokeswoman Lauren More said in an email to Automotive […]

Tuesday Ticker: Software setbacks for Tesla and promising prospects for GM

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s auto industry roundup, software troubles with nearly 80,000 models in China are causing Tesla prices to dip further, while General Motors appears to be on the upswing with several new model launches on the way. One Step Forward, One Step Back Tesla’s stock price was dealt yet another blow […]

Outsourced Care: GM dealers repaired more than 11,000 Teslas in 2021

Michigan, United States — General Motors (GM) is proud to announce that its dealerships have added a new service to their portfolio—Tesla repairs. On Nov. 17 during the Detroit automaker’s Investor Day, GM president, Mark Reuss announced to investors that Tesla repairs have become a growing segment of the business, with more than 11,000 Teslas […]

EV/AV Report: Big tests, bigger data

Toronto, Ontario — In today’s EV/AV report, Tesla applies for a Canadian telecoms license, the first Honda CR-V Hybrids roll off Ontarian assembly lines and details for the world’s largest autonomous vehicle (AV) test are announced. This is the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Wider Web Tesla has applied for a basic telecoms license […]