Two Tonne Shimmy: Ford patents off-road ‘crawling’ technology

Toronto, Ontario — Ford appears to be taking cues from the GMC Hummer EV with reports circulating that the automaker has been granted patent approval for a piece of tech called “Crawl Operations for Four-Wheel Steering Vehicle.” Not wanting to be the only OEM in Detroit without crawling cars, a report from The Drive found […]

EV/AV Report: April 4, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, a report from Clean Energy Canada shows the “true cost” of owning an EV, demand for GMC’s electric Hummer is hotter than ever and Sheridan College partnered up with Rogers to develop an AV roadmap. The Charge to Charge New analysis conducted by Clean […]

Burst Bubbles: Class action suit launched against GM for defective paint on Chevy, GMC models

Toronto, Ontario — Some American drivers are fed up with defective paint on their Chevrolet and GMC vehicles and have decided to launch a class action lawsuit against General Motors.. Currently before U.S. district court in Florida’s middle district, the suit represents drivers from Florida and Tennessee who allege that their vehicle’s paint “delaminates, bubbles, […]

Tricky Terrain: GMC to recall 727,000 Terrains in U.S. for headlight issue

Toronto, Ontario — General Motors is being called on to get its house in order as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has directed the automaker to recall approximately 727,000 2010–2017 GMC Terrain vehicles in the U.S. for safety standards non-compliance. GM’s request to deem the issue inconsequential was shot down by NHTSA regulators […]

EV/AV Report: April 12, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Chevrolet announced the future home of the new electric Silverado pickup, Communauto is expanding their electric fleet in Canadian cities and drivers in Saskatchewan are upset over what they are calling an unfair EV tax.  EV Truck Race Amping Up Quickly becoming one of […]

Hummer on the Horizon: GMC to launch electric SUV in 2023

Oshawa, Ontario — GMC has expanded its electric Hummer lineup expands with the addition of the 2024 HUMMER EV SUV. The company unveiled the model during the NCAA Men’s Final Four basketball tournament in an ad narrated by LeBron James. GMC said the vehicle will have a range of about 480 kilometres, driven by the […]