Deflated Once Again: Climate activists vandalize 25 SUVs in Montreal, 600 worldwide

Montreal, Quebec – Montreal activist organization, “SOS SUVs” has claimed responsibility for disarming 25 SUVs in Outremont and Ville Mont-Royal, deflating their tires to protest against vehicles they say are “a disaster for our health, our public safety and our climate.” This attack is one of the many on Sep. 7, where activists affiliated with […]

Pillar of Promise: Patent approved for GM’s see-through A-pillar design

Detroit, Michigan — General Motors may have found a clear path forward in addressing pedestrian safety around SUVs, as the automaker has been granted a patent for a see-through A-pillar to potentially be used on GM’s larger vehicles. The idea is a fibre-reinforced composite A-pillar that includes one or more openings filled with a transparent resin […]

EV/AV Report: June 7, 2021

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s EV/AV Report, SUVs catch a bad rap from environmentalists; Apple’s vehicle project reportedly drops multiple top managers; and a Canadian battery recycler gets a boost from the CleanBC Plastics Action Fund. Selfish SUVs Evidently, most models are doing their part to reduce carbon emissions, except sport-utility vehicles.  The International […]