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 […]

Just Keep Building: GM to bolster EV development with expanded truck, SUV production

Detroit, Michigan — In the face of global parts shortages and skyrocketing gas prices, General Motors’ CEO has announced that the legacy OEM will double-down on its North American production capabilities and plans on “selling every truck we can build.” Mary Barra, the automotive giant’s head since 2013, made the announcement on Monday during GM’s […]

Orange Wave: Simplicity Car Care releases 2021 annual report

Toronto, Ontario — Simplicity Car Care released its 2021 Annual Report for stakeholders on Monday, pulling back the curtain on a year of impressive growth and bold goals for the collision repair banner’s legacy. This year’s annual report comes with the theme of “rebuilding to what life was pre-pandemic,” according to Simplicity CEO Paul Prochilo. […]

Light at the End: SEMA trends report claims supply chain trouble to ease by 2023

Toronto, Ontario — A new future trends report from SEMA is predicting that supply chain constraints in the global automotive industry will finally start to ease by the end of this year. According to SEMA’s data, more than 80 percent of automotive companies reported moderate to severe impacts on their business through 2021, as a […]

Back from Whence You Came: Auto parts stuck in B.C. to be re-routed through Alta.

Vancouver, British Columbia — In just a matter of days British Columbia has become an isolated enclave on Canada’s west coast due to intense rainfall and flooding, leading to many of the province’s imported products being stuck in limbo in port warehouses. Among these delayed products are in-demand auto parts that were due for delivery […]