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GM is About to Spend $800 Million Fixing Chevrolet Bolt EVs

Nearly 70,000 Bolts have been recalled for battery issues. The cost-per-vehicle is estimated at $11,650. Hyundai will face a similar bill as it too will replace batteries in 82,000 of its EVs. The recalls involving nearly 70,000 Chevrolet Bolt EVs began last November following...

GM Heavy-Duty Truck Production Stalled Once More

2021 GMC Sierra HD
GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado HD assembly line will be down the week of August 9th. The Silao Assembly in Mexico and Fort Wayne Assembly plants will also be idled. It’s no secret that trucks mean huge revenues and profits for automakers. The ongoing global microchip...

GMC Cuts Rear Heated Seats from Sierra 1500

This is likely due to the chip shortage. This is not the first feature GM cuts from some of its vehicles. As you read these lines, numerous automakers are dealing with stalled assembly lines due to the ongoing microchip shortage. The end of this...

Global Chip Shortage May Drag on into 2022

So says Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares. GM forced to idle truck assembly lines. Meanwhile, Biden administration officials are seeing signs of relief. The semiconductor shortage is the auto industry’s biggest story of 2021, of that there can be no doubt. All automakers are dealing...

2022 GMC Sierra AT4-X is on the Way

It will be a more hardcore version of the popular AT4 trim. GM trademarked AT4-X some years ago. All things off-road are trendy. The automotive industry and buyers are hot for SUVs and anything that looks robust. A parallel trend involves offering off-road-ready iterations...

GMC Will get its Own Electric Full-Size Pickup

Back in April, GM confirmed that an electric Chevrolet Silverado was coming. The timeline is unclear however we know the GMC Hummer EV pickup is coming next year. The Hummer and electric GMC pickup should be built alongside each other. It would almost seem...

Honda Will Go All EVs By 2040

Honda e Frankfurt Motor Show
They are the first Japanese automaker to commit to such a plan. Honda’s EV plans also include motorcycles. Meanwhile, Toyota hasn’t made a similar commitment. It’s indeed a risky decision. Critics of Honda’s move wonders if this is not simply a move to grab...

Chevrolet Will Cover Level 2 Home Charging Outlet Installation Costs

The catch is that you need to get a new 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV or Bolt EV. Chevy understands that owners do 80% of their charging at home. If you already have a home charger, GM will give you a $750 FLO public charging...

GM Temporarily Drops Start-Stop From Its Full-Size Trucks

This decision was forced by the ongoing global chip shortage. Trucks without the technology will be discounted by $50. This bit of news comes as a potential blessing for many owners. Due to the ongoing global microchip shortage, GM has decided to deliver brand...

Chevrolet Corvette Production To Be Halted Next Week

The C8 Corvette is one of the hottest cars in North America. Unlike most other temporary plant closures, this one is not due to the global chip shortage. Over the last few months, news about assembly lines pausing and shutting down has almost exclusively...